|09-29-2013 02:58 PM|
Psinted black with undercoat. Im happy with it.
|09-29-2013 08:23 AM|
|09-28-2013 09:48 AM|
|shipjim||Happily mine pinched. Now I want to cover it without making a repair.|
|09-28-2013 08:37 AM|
|spieg||White Knuckle Offroad sells one if you want to buy one already painted/drilled. Otherwise just source some flat aluminum from lowes/home depot/etc. I ended up leaving mine showing as it doesnt bother me.|
|09-28-2013 12:19 AM|
|fireguy||I picked up the Rubi rails for around $100. I had to shorten them and cut the body seam for tire clearance with the 315-70-17 GY Duratracs.|
|09-27-2013 09:54 AM|
LOOKS AWESOME! Love the flat flares too
|09-27-2013 09:17 AM|
|09-26-2013 11:11 PM|
Did you ever put the LOD sliders on your 4 door Rubi?
I'm going to go with LOD sliders and I'm not concerned as their design does a good job of covering the pinch seam as best I can tell from these pics:
Here's the build thread of Rubiwho's rig:
|09-26-2013 10:58 PM|
I love popping into a thread to find I responded many months ago. The odd timing is that I just found some rubi rails today for $100. Picking the up tomorrow.
Gotta trim them and the pinch seam as new shoes are coming soon.
|09-26-2013 10:01 PM|
|09-26-2013 09:43 PM|
|fireguy||I put on a set of Rubi rails and ended up cutting them down with a sawzall and cut off 1/2" of the body seam. I had to do this for tire clearance. Anyway I put Body seam putty over the cut seam and then bent it back 90 degrees or so toward the middle of the vehicle. The putty was silver grey but now it is black from the road dirt and you could not pull it off as it is stuck on real good. Painted the rock rails and put the caps back on and it all looks good.|
|09-26-2013 07:14 PM|
|09-26-2013 06:49 PM|
|G54||I'll be installing the Ace rails in a few days. Just picked up a can of black undercoating to paint the pinch seam. Just gonna mask it off and shoot it. I'll post some pics when its done. Oh and mine is commando green so I figure the black will blend in with the black frame.|
|09-26-2013 05:36 PM|
I've got a dozer, and think it may look cool with that and the ACE rails I'm ready to buy
|09-10-2013 11:16 PM|
|Afmcronnie||I plastidipped the seam on my 2012 JK|
|09-10-2013 09:35 PM|
|ave8er||I put 3/4" black tape on mine just as a test. It looked really good. I either need to paint it or maybe get some wide black pin stripping tape|
|09-10-2013 08:45 PM|
Is this it? 3M 7635NA Safety-Walk Black Outdoor Tread 2-by-180-Inch Roll - Amazon.com
Looks like there is 1" and 2". This is the 2". Thinking two of these? Each is 15 ft of tape.
Or there is this one which is labeled as a "heavy duty" tape and is thicker. http://www.amazon.com/3M-7732NA-Safe...ef=pd_sim_hi_4
|09-10-2013 07:55 PM|
|JKatfish||I put on a set of Ace rails and then got a roll of 3M tread safety tape to use as a step. I used the remaining roll of tape to cover the pinch seam. I used to notice it all the time, but with the black tape, don't even notice the seam anymore? Btw, the adhesive is very sticky and holds up well...|
|09-09-2013 10:50 PM|
|09-09-2013 10:08 PM|
just so I'm not spamming up the site
a search jeep jk pinch seam cover shows a few ready made solutions
|09-09-2013 08:48 PM|
|NFRs2000NYC||You can also order fat door trim molding and put it over the pinch seam. Im planning on taping off and plastidipping, then throwing on some poison spyder rocker armor.|
|09-09-2013 08:38 PM|
|JTE||Any trim you might put down there must let water fall to the ground or rust will form.|
|09-09-2013 07:52 PM|
|09-09-2013 10:57 AM|
Did you ever come up with a solution for this? I'm getting a new 4 door rubicon in a few weeks and I plan on taking off the rubicon rock guard and put on a LOD slider. I don't like the look of the pinch seam. I thought about the ACE sliders and leaving the rubicon rails on, but I liked the LOD sliders better for their mount points and the steps on top. Plus, I can make up for the difference in cost with selling the rubicon rails.
Ideas to cover the pinch seam?
|05-16-2013 02:41 PM|
|05-16-2013 02:33 PM|
I'll see what I can come up with over the course of the weekend. There has to be something at HD or Lowes that will do the job - the biggest problem is that the Jeep is black, so I might end up with an aluminium strip. I know how everyone likes bling on Jeeps.
|05-16-2013 02:20 PM|
|05-16-2013 02:04 PM|
|woansleftpeg||They're pretty expensive as well, even second hand. It's only for looks, not protection.|
|05-16-2013 01:59 PM|
|dav5942||The Ruby rails will cover the seam but they are too long and you will probably want to cut them along with the seam.|
|05-16-2013 01:23 PM|
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