What did you screw up or tear up on your Jeep today?

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Smashed/Cracked Driver side tail light on Windrock Trail 16. Everything still works for now but it's not waterproof anymore!

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Smashed/Cracked Driver side tail light on Windrock Trail 16. Everything still works for now but it's not waterproof anymore!
I don’t like how far these stick our and it’s a matter of time before the forest removes it for me. I am debating flush mounted round LED taillights as a early solution.
 

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I don’t like how far these stick our and it’s a matter of time before the forest removes it for me. I am debating flush mounted round LED taillights as a early solution.
Replacing with new OEM is $600! So I am looking at flush mount light right now as well. I have Blind Spot Detection currently and want to keep it. I hear Oracle Lighting is coming out with something soon.
 

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Smashed/Cracked Driver side tail light on Windrock Trail 16. Everything still works for now but it's not waterproof anymore!

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That trail has mud year round, but if you went recently I’m sure there wasn’t a lot of traction to had. Nice job getting out of there with only a taillight on the damage report!
 

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this thread brings me joy, i feel alone sometimes when people don't want to "scratch up" their jeep on the trails.
 

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Didn’t really tear up anything (or don’t think so). But I did screw up and left the top back when it rained.

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Well, I was installing Rustys rear LCA to frame skids. Bolt on right? Passenger side not so much as factory gas tank skid was in the way and needed to be clearanced/notched.
I was careful but still managed to put two divots in the actual plastic tank. No leaks right now but time will tell if this was a major expensive mistake.
 

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accidently tore the passenger side foam blocker while installing the Mopar Black Satin Grill. Didn't realize that it was also glued to the f'ing grill frame.

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I'm in the process of putting all of my flat towing gear on my current Jeep. I'm hoping that I don't screw something up.

I had installed all of this gear on my previous Jeep, a 2020 JLU. Wiring harness, break away switch, breaking system, charge circuit, etc.
The JLU developed an engine problem and the engine needed to be replaced under warranty. Since I had other previous problems with it, I traded out of it for the 2020 JLUR I currently have.

I wanted to run this Jeep for a while to make sure it didn't have problems before I went to all the trouble to install all of this gear.
It has passed the test and I'm getting ready to hit the road again with my motorhome.
 

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Not me but Friday I tried a new shop besides the dealership who’s left wet oil and footprints inside and outside my Jeep, loose lug nuts, hammered on lug nuts, & not asked for oil changes where they over tightened the oil pan drain plug….

They didn’t use a torque wrench(came back and saw him hammer my spare lugs way past 59 ft lbs(spec) and crushed my backup camera cover somehow. I suspect the guy dropped the tire on it?

I hate people. So many lazy f’n morons out there. When I called “Yeah we use a torque wrench.” This is the same shop who’s done great work on my regear and a previous rear Ox locker install but this is the first time I’ve seen this dentally challenged guy.

I was supposed to have the Rubicon done right after….I told the lady we wouldn’t be doing that one now and why they weren’t.

WTH. I paid twice what the dealer charged, $40 for rotation only. I’d of paid more….to be done right.

Being a former machinist and aircraft mechanic/crew chief…I want it done right so I give up. I’ll be doing it myself like the oil changes.
 
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Not me but Friday I tried a new shop besides the dealership who’s left wet oil and footprints inside and outside my Jeep, loose lug nuts, hammered on lug nuts, & not asked for oil changes where they over tightened the oil pan drain plug….

They didn’t use a torque wrench(came back and saw him hammer my spare lugs way past 59 ft lbs(spec) and crushed my backup camera cover somehow. I suspect the guy dropped the tire on it?

I hate people. So many lazy f’n morons out there. When I called “Yeah we use a torque wrench.” This is the same shop who’s done great work on my regear and a previous rear Ox locker install but this is the first time I’ve seen this dentally challenged guy.

I was supposed to have the Rubicon done right after….I told the lady we wouldn’t be doing that one now and why they weren’t.

WTH. I paid twice what the dealer charged, $40 for rotation only. I’d of paid more….to be done right.

Being a former machinist and aircraft mechanic/crew chief…I want it done right so I give up. I’ll be doing it myself like the oil changes.
I completely understand. I was a offshore mechanic for 30 years. I've had too many shops screw up stuff. I won't use a shop unless I have to.
I do my own maintenance as well. I'll be changing the oil in my motorhome tomorrow or the next day.
I get the satisfaction of knowing it's done right and it saves a ton of money.
 

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I know jeeps are built for off road but man Im so scared to hurt my new jeep costing over $40k.....jeeps are expensive
Rip that bandaid off man. Future you will thank current you. Once you have a few brush stripes and some scratches on the wheels you realize it’s not the end of the world, and you now have a blank check for fun.
 

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Rip that bandaid off man. Future you will thank current you. Once you have a few brush stripes and some scratches on the wheels you realize it’s not the end of the world, and you now have a blank check for fun.
While I’m not aiming to get them, the ones I’ve gotten…have some memories with them. I still break out the touch up if I see primer though. lol
 
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