Bolt-on steps to Rubicon rock rail?

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I may be a little late with this reply, but I just installed a pair of these steps on my 2019 JLR this afternoon.

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How did you install these to your Jeep? This is exactly what I want to do to my Willys with the rock rail.
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How did you install these to your Jeep? This is exactly what I want to do to my Willys with the rock rail.
@The D, mounting the steps was pretty straight forward.

I drilled 4, 11 mm (7/16") holes into the bottom side of each of the stock Rubi Rock rails, inserted a stainless M8 Rivnut into each hole, then just bolted the steps on using the bolts, washers and lock washers that came with the steps.

I had to borrow a better Rivnut tool from a buddy because mine wasn't strong enough to compress the stainless Rivnuts

Here's a few more pics taken outdoors

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Glad I could help Rico1111.

The price was definitely a motivating factor, and the fact that they can be removed in under 5 minutes is awesome.
Hello, these look interesting. Where can I get these? Thx
 

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On my '13 JKUR, I had a place weld up these sliders on my stock rails.
I don't remember the brand, but I liked them. They can be used as a step.

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Will these bolt on using the same bolts as the Rock Rail? Thanks for sharing the link.
Hi @shoebabe3, no these steps do not mount with the same bolts that are used for mounting the stock Rubicon Rock Rails to your Jeep. These steps are actually meant to be used with the Lund Rock rails, but I decided to try mounting them to the Rubicon Rock Rails instead and it worked. It did take some additional work on my part to get them installed, and if you want to do the same you would need to do the following;

- Mark the spot on the underside of the Rubicon Rock Rails where you want to mount these steps.

- Drill 4, 11 mm (7/16") holes into the bottom side of each of the stock Rubi Rock rails.

- Then you need to insert an M8 sized Rivnut into each hole that you just drilled. I used a stainless M8 Rivnut because those matched the size of the bolts included with the steps, but there are brass Rivnuts available as well.

- Once you have the Rivnuts inserted and compressed, you would use the bolts, washers and locking washers that come with the steps to mount them to the Rock Rails.

You'll need to use a good quality Rivnut tool to compress the stainless Rivnuts as they're a little stronger than the standard brass Rivnuts.
 

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I am looking for a step as well to use with the mopar performance rock rails. Not looking to replace these rock rails just need a step to attach to them. I am 5’11” but the dealer already lifted 2” with 35” general grabber M/T. And it is bit of a leap to get in it. For a daily driver need a little easier entry. Any options?
 
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I've been looking for these for my shorter better half also and they look great. Do they bolt onto the Rubi Rails or onto the body rails?
 
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