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Old February 15th, 2004, 14:40
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Rock Rails

I have a 1995 Jeep Country. I only have a two inch lift and 30's. I am looking to put on some Rock Rails. I am a bit concerned about some trail areas that have sharp breakover hills. I have done some research. Just need other opionions. Also, any advice on how best to mount them.
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Old February 15th, 2004, 15:46
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Kevin's Rocker Skids.
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Can't beat the price. Super strong. Juice
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Old February 15th, 2004, 15:48
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Bob, If you are worried about the ground clearance I’d weld the rails into the lower rocker panels. There are a couple of guys that were making them out of 2” x 2” and 2” x 4” steel and cutting and welding them into the lower rocker panels. They look nice, hell for stout and no loss of ground clearance. Do a search under the modified section for “rock rails”.
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Old February 15th, 2004, 20:57
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Your tranny/xfer case crossmember will hit before your rock rails...

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Old February 16th, 2004, 07:53
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I have a 1995 Jeep Country. I only have a two inch lift and 30's. I am looking to put on some Rock Rails. I am a bit concerned about some trail areas that have sharp breakover hills. I have done some research. Just need other opionions. Also, any advice on how best to mount them.
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Old February 16th, 2004, 12:58
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Your tranny/xfer case crossmember will hit before your rock rails...

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He's right and if you don't already have them I would also look into armor all around, transfercase, fueltank, and front end steering componenets. for a start all stock skids will do, they are cheap and easy to find. but as you get HARD i would look into after market stuff. Good Luck
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Old February 16th, 2004, 13:14
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Custom 4x4 makes a good product. I have yet to bend them
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Old February 16th, 2004, 16:52
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I have AJ's 2x4 rails they are SUPER. I hit them pretty hard more than once and they definatly can take a hit. This is a 2nd on AJ's for rails
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Old February 16th, 2004, 17:20
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Your tranny/xfer case crossmember will hit before your rock rails...

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If you've been off-roading in boulders enough, you'll realize that every single part is going to hit eventually, so the more ground clearance you have in each part of the vehicle the better. And the more solid your skids are the better because you'll hit them eventually. The terrain you wheel in isn't on a flat plane.
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Old February 17th, 2004, 13:55
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AJ's are tough and look good! They are easy to install as well.



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Old February 17th, 2004, 14:22
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I use Tomken's... about $250.00 www.tomken.com
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Old February 17th, 2004, 14:29
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Those do look good.
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Old February 18th, 2004, 17:06
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Check out www.detoursusa.com for some rock rails that bolt on easily and are rock solid. They can also be welded for siffening up the unibody.

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