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07-19-2013 06:16 PM
X50ARM
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Originally Posted by tabber02 View Post
no. take the rails off. trim the pinch seam... then but the rails back on loosely.. mark your cut... take the rail off and cut the rail.

i wouldn't go with a "hard" number to take off the rails... unless both pinch seams are identically cut. put the rail back up there... see the line of the trim... and match your rubi rails with that.

I measured and cut both the rail and the seam back 1.5" from the end on both sides. I couldn't stand everything not being cut the exact same, even if you can't see the difference. Just kind of a freak that way.
07-19-2013 12:38 PM
sunnykk
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Originally Posted by tabber02 View Post
no. take the rails off. trim the pinch seam... then but the rails back on loosely.. mark your cut... take the rail off and cut the rail.

i wouldn't go with a "hard" number to take off the rails... unless both pinch seams are identically cut. put the rail back up there... see the line of the trim... and match your rubi rails with that.
Thanks buddy. Great advice!!
07-19-2013 11:46 AM
tabber02 no. take the rails off. trim the pinch seam... then but the rails back on loosely.. mark your cut... take the rail off and cut the rail.

i wouldn't go with a "hard" number to take off the rails... unless both pinch seams are identically cut. put the rail back up there... see the line of the trim... and match your rubi rails with that.
07-19-2013 11:41 AM
sunnykk
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Originally Posted by X50ARM View Post
I cut 1.5" off both the rails and seam. When I cut the rails, I drilled the hole required to reinstall the factory caps back on the rails. Looking at them, you can't tell they have been cut.
Did you leave the rails on, when you trimmed it. Just curious. I am guessing not. Wanted to see if there was a lazy way to do this
07-19-2013 11:40 AM
sunnykk Thanks for the replies. That's exactly what I am going to do. Just wanted to make sure, I am not totally insane LOL
07-19-2013 11:16 AM
X50ARM I cut 1.5" off both the rails and seam. When I cut the rails, I drilled the hole required to reinstall the factory caps back on the rails. Looking at them, you can't tell they have been cut.
07-19-2013 10:58 AM
tabber02 hey sunny! long time. yeah, i have trimmed my pinch seam and the rubi rails... what are you looking for?
here's a photo... not great
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07-19-2013 10:57 AM
sunnykk
Pinch Seam and Rubicon Rails

The rubicon rock rails extend all the way to the pinch seam. Even if I trim the pinch seam, the rubicon rails will still stick out till that point. Has anyone done any work on trimming the rails match the trimmed pinch seam to give that additional clearance for the rear tires

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