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Old 01-05-2016, 12:19 AM
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2016 Rubicon Hard Rock Side Marker Light Replacement

Hello- Has anyone replaced the side marker light on a 2016 Rubicon? I've performed the change on a 2012 but it is different from what I can remember. On the 2012, you have to pull out all of the side rivets to make room to pull out the orange marker which is attached to a black square piece.

I noticed on the 2016, it has a real bulb separate from the orange marker. Curious if that means its easier to replace. And if you want the details, my father in law broke the tail light on my new baby (UGHHHH).

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Re: 2016 Rubicon Hard Rock Side Marker Light Replacement

I wasn't aware that they changed during the JK run.


Regardless, possibly this might offer some help: http://www.quadratec.com/Assets/Installation/92421.pdf
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Re: 2016 Rubicon Hard Rock Side Marker Light Replacement

I replaced mine with clear lenses to match the front. If you are just changing the bulb, it is a simple twist and pull. If you want to replace the whole thing, it is like you described. Except I only cut the one rivet off in the front. It was a PITA to pull the fender apart to get them in/out, but it is doable.
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Re: 2016 Rubicon Hard Rock Side Marker Light Replacement

Thanks man. Sucks, it certainly is a pita. Appreciate the help!
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Re: 2016 Rubicon Hard Rock Side Marker Light Replacement

Quick question, did your clear lense come with the black piece that wraps around the lense?
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Quick question, did your clear lense come with the black piece that wraps around the lense?
They have the black square plastic backing just like the OEM ones. They are glued to lense. Nothing covers the lense see at all.
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Re: 2016 Rubicon Hard Rock Side Marker Light Replacement

Cool man, thanks again!
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Re: 2016 Rubicon Hard Rock Side Marker Light Replacement

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Check out the attached picture, I got the clear lenses from usaautoparts.com (not super cheap haha) and used a t10 LED bulb with the t10 adapter. Not the easiest, but proud of the essentially 8 LED bulbs I now have from the windshield up.

The clear markers in the front can be found almost anywhere (quadra tech comes to mind) and its just your standard 3157 led (need resistors).

Definitely a good way to rid yourself of those ugly Amber bulbs that come stock


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Re: 2016 Rubicon Hard Rock Side Marker Light Replacement

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Definitely a good way to rid yourself of those ugly Amber bulbs that come stock
I guess now you should also get rid of those ugly red tail lights / brake lights and make them clear lens with white led also?
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I guess now you should also get rid of those ugly red tail lights / brake lights and make them clear lens with white led also?

But seriously, good job being an asshole


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Re: 2016 Rubicon Hard Rock Side Marker Light Replacement

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But seriously, good job being an asshole


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Didn't you see the after my statement?

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Re: 2016 Rubicon Hard Rock Side Marker Light Replacement

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Why you cursing at me?



Didn't you see the after my statement?



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Oh, I forgot that rule where after you put a smile after making fun of someone and being an asshole makes everything ok.

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