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I have ace rock rails coming in this week. They attack to the 3 mounting bolts on the unlimited.

My driveway where I'll be installing it has a decent grade on it. I have no level areas to install these.

While all 3 bolts are out on one side, is there a possible risk to having the body and frame become unaligned Where I wouldn't be able to get the bolts back in? Do I have to install these on level ground or is this a non issue?

Just trying to avoid any Uneccessary work or problems.
 

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Shouldn't be a problem. It will go easier with another set of hands although I was able to install my two door set by myself.
 

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Shouldn't be a problem. It will go easier with another set of hands although I was able to install my two door set by myself.
X2. There are several other body mount bolts that will hold everything in place when you remove the ones to install the sliders.
I also installed my 2dr set myself without much issue
 

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I did the 4 door model by myself...you'll be fine. Just have a grinder handy to grind down your washers. Their website says they no longer require grinding but mine arrived a week ago and I can confirm that they do.
 

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I did the 4 door model by myself...you'll be fine. Just have a grinder handy to grind down your washers. Their website says they no longer require grinding but mine arrived a week ago and I can confirm that they do.
I installed mine on a 2015 JKU a few weeks ago and the washers required grinding.

I installed the rails by myself on a sloped driveway and didn't have any problems. I used a jackstand to hold up one end while I worked on the other. Not including the grinding, it took about 30-45 minutes working at a leisurely pace.
 

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dang, I must have the old style. Is that the only thing you've changed? Also, I dont ahve access to a bench grinder. I do have access to a handheld angle grinder. Would that work too?

 

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A handheld angle grinder will work fine. I used a cheap one bought from harbor freight.
 

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dang, I must have the old style. Is that the only thing you've changed? Also, I dont ahve access to a bench grinder. I do have access to a handheld angle grinder. Would that work too?

hand held works fine.....and on the most recent set....I really didnt need to take that much off.....
 

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dang, I must have the old style. Is that the only thing you've changed? Also, I dont ahve access to a bench grinder. I do have access to a handheld angle grinder. Would that work too?
That should be fine. I used this as an excuse to buy a bench grinder. Got a Ryobi from home depot for like $70...probably about how much a shop would've charged to install, so as I see it it paid for itself.
 

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That should be fine. I used this as an excuse to buy a bench grinder. Got a Ryobi from home depot for like $70...probably about how much a shop would've charged to install, so as I see it it paid for itself.
^ this. I got a DeWalt on sale at Tractor Supply a while back. A must-have tool for any Jeep owner who ventures offroad!

Will be installing my Ace rails today. :happyyes:
 
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