I guess I was lucky? I was definitely one of the first frame mounted rails, got them line-x coated before I installed them. They've been through Florida rain since I got them, and there's no rust to be seen. (shrug)
Sorry for the delay, work sucks.
With the drop-ins, I just started tightening them after I dropped them in & they spun in place. I did have to repeat the process with one to get it to position correctly.
Those wider ones are great (I got a pair of them), but using them requires nothing in the...