Rubicon, Rock Rails + side steps?

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If you are horrified by this idea, please look the other way. I still need my 8 yr old to be able to climb into the vehicle while wearing snow pants...

Can you attach side steps to a Rubicon, and leave the rock rails installed?

I hate the MOPAR side step offerings. Does anyone know who makes some that look decent and are durable?
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If you are horrified by this idea, please look the other way. I still need my 8 yr old to be able to climb into the vehicle while wearing snow pants...

Can you attach side steps to a Rubicon, and leave the rock rails installed?

I hate the MOPAR side step offerings. Does anyone know who makes some that look decent and are durable?
Rockslide Engineering will be developing their side steps for the JL. We have two sets on pre-order with them.
 

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If you are horrified by this idea, please look the other way. I still need my 8 yr old to be able to climb into the vehicle while wearing snow pants...

Can you attach side steps to a Rubicon, and leave the rock rails installed?

I hate the MOPAR side step offerings. Does anyone know who makes some that look decent and are durable?
ACE Engineering has their slides already built and still keep the rock rails installed.

http://www.aceengineeringandfab.com/ACE-JL-Rock-Sliders-4-Door-_p_257.html

Their first on my list - plan to head to Moab in April so that, winch and see about underbody protection.
 

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A couple of us have already ordered the Ace rails that install over Rubi rails. They give a discount for forum members if you call to order. Told would be 3 weeks
 

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Yeah. 3 bolts on either side. Takes maybe 10 min per side.
where do they bolt in?
A couple of us have already ordered the Ace rails that install over Rubi rails. They give a discount for forum members if you call to order. Told would be 3 weeks

that's great! thanks for the tip @wired ! I'll call Monday morning.
 

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A couple of us have already ordered the Ace rails that install over Rubi rails. They give a discount for forum members if you call to order. Told would be 3 weeks
How much is the discount they’re giving?
 

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10%
 

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where do they bolt in?



that's great! thanks for the tip @wired ! I'll call Monday morning.

The bolts are on the underside of the chassis. You’ll see 3 large washers held in place by a bolt. Unscrew the bolt and match up the brackets on the slider and then screw the bolts back in. I used a large bucket to rest the slider on to keep it in place until I got a couple bolts on and could tighten it up.
 

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When Quadratec begins carrying the Ace rails, some may be better off passing on the 10% at Ace and getting free shipping from Quadratec.
 

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Can someone post a pic of these installed on their Rubi when they come in? Photos on a website can make anything look good but real life photos tell the true story :giggle: And is anyone gonna have these covered or painted? not just powder coated?
 

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When Quadratec begins carrying the Ace rails, some may be better off passing on the 10% at Ace and getting free shipping from Quadratec.
For me, the 10% discount was more than the shipping costs. YMMV.
 
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