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Old 02-17-2012, 07:27 PM   #1
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Home-made Rails

Hey guys, I just wanted to share some pictures of my new home made rails that my friend made for my JK. I had the idea of "improving" the shitty stock rails that come on the Rubicon. I figured... why waste the rails? They're a good starting point.

We also welded the rails to the body, so they're solid. The stock ones are just bolted on and felt flimsy. After finishing the rails, I painted them, put sand paper tape and I'm ready to scratch them up !
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DIY's are always good. Only problem is you now attached the body of the jeep to the frame limiting the body flex. Usually it's one or the other. They look good I have a pair of modified rubi rails and they work well. Flex a little too much but better than nothing. I actually like my rails a little closer to the body but not a bad job.

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Makes sense. I figured I'd try them out and worse case scenario, I cut them off. Any concerns with them sticking out so far? They're almost out to the tire width.

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My rails stick out a little further than I like. Some trails are really tight and they can get in the way. Wheel it for a while and see what you like.
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