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Old 01-23-2013, 10:04 AM   #1501
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Jason, Thanks for the update....

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Old 01-23-2013, 10:53 AM   #1502
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Ordered mine on December 27th.
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Old 01-23-2013, 02:30 PM   #1503
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I got my set of rails ladt week for my 2dr but gotta find the time to install them. I see that the box has the labels for which side the rails go to. But lets say what are other ways to tell which side each rail goes to?
I think the front slant is a little longer than the back slant.
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:50 AM   #1504
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I ordered mine on 12/21 and they show delivery today! Thank you Jason for the great deal and the heads up that they were coming my way!! Pics once I get them on...
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:44 AM   #1505
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I've had mine a little over 3 weeks on my 4dr. I bought it cause I liked the looks, and appreciated the step.. a benefit that I quickly realized, given i live the city,, is that it has protected me from flying doors in the parking lot. The other day I sat in my jeep while on a call outside a starbucks . A new Lexus pulled up next to me in a tight spot.. the passenger flew open the door.. & the loud scrape of that white lexus hitting my ACE rocksliders had the driver running over to see what happened. they spent 5mins examining the damage , albeit minor that my sliders caused. I have heavy tint & it was pretty priceless to observe their consternation without being noticed
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:59 AM   #1506
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I think the front slant is a little longer than the back slant.
The distance between the end of the slider and mount is longer in the rear than the front......That, or I installed mine backwards.
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:01 AM   #1507
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I've had mine a little over 3 weeks on my 4dr. I bought it cause I liked the looks, and appreciated the step.. a benefit that I quickly realized, given i live the city,, is that it has protected me from flying doors in the parking lot. The other day I sat in my jeep while on a call outside a starbucks . A new Lexus pulled up next to me in a tight spot.. the passenger flew open the door.. & the loud scrape of that white lexus hitting my ACE rocksliders had the driver running over to see what happened. they spent 5mins examining the damage , albeit minor that my sliders caused. I have heavy tint & it was pretty priceless to observe their consternation without being noticed
Maybe I have a demented mind, but I LOVE reading stories like these....nothing like some Street Justice.
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Old 01-25-2013, 08:50 AM   #1508
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Maybe I have a demented mind, but I LOVE reading stories like these....nothing like some Street Justice.
The only thing I worry about is some jerk keying my Jeep after he bangs his door on my rails. Never under-estimate the mentality of some people. It's why I still park away from other cars when I can.
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:05 AM   #1509
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I would loose my mind if some hit my jeep while I was in it. That's why I park in the back of the lot.
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:36 AM   #1510
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I'm at work right now and don't have the rails with me but could someone tell me how much to grind down the spacers. I don't have a grinder at home
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:46 AM   #1511
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I want to say it calls for 1/16th of an inch on opposite sides. Its not much at all.
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:51 AM   #1512
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Did mine at 1/8" each side and then sprayed them with galvanized trailer paint I had laying around
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:59 AM   #1513
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:30 AM   #1514
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Just got tracking info - can't wait to get these on!
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Yes, we just sent out a bunch of tracking numbers for these and should have another round going out later today!

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Old 01-29-2013, 10:55 AM   #1516
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Got my tracking #, should be here tomorrow!
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:59 PM   #1517
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Rumor has it that mine are in transit, just waiting for tracking info. Hopefully have them next week.
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Old 01-30-2013, 04:06 PM   #1518
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I received mine today. Thanks Jason!

Had a little time this afternoon and it was 60 out I figured I would give it a shot solo. They fit perfectly. There were a couple of operator errors that you can avoid so you don't have to do things twice.

When taking out the factory bolts I had to pull down really hard on them to get them to come out. Put something soft on the driveway so when the bolt pops free you don't smash your ratchet hand. I did that twice.

Secondly when you grind down the washers it's better to over do it than under do it. I was using a hand grinder and ground them till they just fit. Tapped them with a hammer to get them in. I found out if they don't sit close to flush with the bottom of the pocket they aren't long enough for the threads to catch.

Here's the result.


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Old 01-30-2013, 04:55 PM   #1519
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Have had mine on for about 4 months. Love 'em!
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:07 PM   #1520
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I've had mine for about a month and still haven't put them on cause I hate the way they look without the rubi rails. To much of a gap
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I've had mine for about a month and still haven't put them on cause I hate the way they look without the rubi rails. To much of a gap
Mine are in transit and I was leaning the same way but after looking at multiple Jeeps with the Ace rails and Rubi rails, I don't think there is enough rail to use as a step, so when mine show up, they are going on until I decide that I really don't like the way they look.
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:49 PM   #1522
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I don't think there is enough rail to use as a step,
There's enough for me to use it as a step, even with the Smittybilt(rubi) rails.
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:55 PM   #1523
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I installed both Smitty and Ace rails today.

For those about to do an install, my rolling garage stool was the perfect height to use as a second set of hands.
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Old 01-30-2013, 09:43 PM   #1524
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Got and installed my rails. None too soon either, I found some chips that would have been protected if I had the rails.
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Mine are in transit and I was leaning the same way but after looking at multiple Jeeps with the Ace rails and Rubi rails, I don't think there is enough rail to use as a step, so when mine show up, they are going on until I decide that I really don't like the way they look.
I have both the Ace rails and Rubi rails and I use the Ace rails as a step, as does my wife, my kids, and friends of my kids. I never understand why some people claim the Ace rails don't make good steps.
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X2!! Great foot rest when doors are off too!!
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Ordered mine today through KrawlOff-Road, thanks Jason
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:45 AM   #1528
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Installed mine last weekend (thanks Jason!) and they look great, and even my wife says it looked like something was missing before, and now the jeep looks complete. She didn't think it was funny when I said that this was just the start!
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:43 AM   #1529
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I am getting mine installed on Friday. I can't wait. I am looking forward to seeing ace engineerings operation.
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Old 01-31-2013, 06:05 AM   #1530
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"I never understand why some people claim the Ace rails don't make good steps"

Because they aren't at a low enough height to really make them an effective step. I use mine as s step, as does my 3 year old, but it's an awkward entrance when doing so.

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