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Old 11-16-2010, 09:51 PM   #1
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Rampage JK Retractable Rocker Guard

Has anyone seen/installed/used the Rampage JK Retractable Rocker Guards?

This Rocker Guard has small gas shocks so it can be used as a step and then when there's no pressure on the step, it pulls up into a rocker guard configuration.

I think it's a sweet idea, I'm just wondering how reliable they are and if they look good. If you have pictures of your JK with these installed, please post them.

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Old 11-17-2010, 07:08 AM   #2
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Looks pretty nice, but I haven't seen them in person so I can't speak to the sturdiness. Normally I'd be concerned with components like this that have an unnecessary number of moving parts that can fail, but it's probably fine.

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Old 11-17-2010, 09:43 AM   #4
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Here are my two concerns- if it moves, it won't be much use as a rocker guard. Also, if it moves only when you're stepping on it, there's a solid risk of slippage. I'll stick to my no-frills step/guard, thanks! Mark W.
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Old 11-17-2010, 03:35 PM   #5
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I'm with Mark. The concept is nice and it looks good but that's it. For practical circumstances and the known reliability of a solid welded rock guard seems much better. But, if your jeep is a pavement princess I say go for it.
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LOL!! Pavement Princess!! Haha... That's a good one!

Thanks for the feedback, I don't see myself doing any hard-core rock trails (yet), for now it'll probably be snow in the winter and getting dirty in the mud in the summer. Call me a newb, that's ok... I'll probably check them out and see how it goes.

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I was hoping for a follow up on this if you got them. looking into getting a pair for my JKU. (pavement princess) lol
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Same here. Looking into buying a set but would like some real world experience with them first.
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Old 12-27-2014, 11:03 AM   #9
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They are not that strong to be used as a slider or anything hitting it hard

They lock down to be used as a step , but dont lock up so when you fold them up you have to stay off of it

Besides that they are really good for short people because they sit a lot lower then most steps
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Saw them when they came out ..... I'm a little hesitant about them. Been out on the trails a couple of times and survive with what I have , but I plan on changing to the enhanced rubi rail from extreme terrain. I rather have them not move at all.
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Saw them when they came out ..... I'm a little hesitant about them. Been out on the trails a couple of times and survive with what I have , but I plan on changing to the enhanced rubi rail from extreme terrain. I rather have them not move at all.
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Let me know when you're ready to pull the trigger on those Barricade Rock Sliders and I'll get you set up with a great price! -Ryan
I'm interested in a set of the barricade rubi enhanced slide/steps. Is that great price open to all forum members?
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AlphaM1, just PM Ryan directly. He is a good dude, he'll square you up.
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AlphaM1, just PM Ryan directly. He is a good dude, he'll square you up.
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