(approx) 2 Hours
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.
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Hey, guys. So today I'm here with the Barricade Enhanced Rubi Rails in Textured Black, fitting all 2007 to 2018 four-door JK Wranglers. So this is gonna be for the JK owner who is not really a fan of the factory side step or didn't get one out of the factory and they're looking for something very functional and stylish to fill up that wheel-to-wheel space. Now this is going to be the enhanced version of a factory Rubi rail, so you're getting the high and tight protection as well as underbody protection with these but you're also getting this rail on the outside which is going to provide you that outward protection. So if you're out on the trail and you're crawling around and you hit an obstacle with this, you'll be able to slide right off of it. And this is gonna be able to take the blow first instead of getting to your body. Now these are made of a heavy-duty steel material which is going to be very strong for those obstacles on the trail. And they're also gonna have a nice textured black powder coat finish to protect the steel underneath but it's also going to help you achieve a very aggressive and off-road look with these Rubi rails. So the other thing that I really like about these is the fact that this is not only going to provide you that outward protection but it can also double as a step. So this can help you easily get in and out of your cab and this is also going to provide you a little bit of roof access if you need that extra step there. So this is not only gonna act as some protection but it's also gonna provide you a little bit of convenience when getting in and out of your Wrangler. Now these are gonna be pretty affordable at roughly $300 and I think that that's a really good price for what these are. Now in comparison to other choices on the page, some other options are gonna consist of steps that mainly are there for the convenience of getting in and out of your Jeep and not necessarily focused on protection. Then, on the other hand, you have other options that will be mainly focused on protection and it's not gonna provide that dual function of a step as well as that protection. That's really what I like about these, especially the fact that they are high and tight. Some other options on the page hang down a little bit lower and that has a potential to get hung up on obstacles. So with this being tucked up high into the rocker area but also providing that step, giving you form and function that this is definitely worth that $300. So in install is gonna be a two out of three wrenches on the difficulty meter, probably taking you about two hours to get both sides done in your driveway with some basic hand tools. So speaking of the install, let's jump into that now. The tools that I used for my install were an impact wrench, a 13-millimeter, and 10-millimeter deep socket, quarter-inch drive ratchet, and a 10-millimeter ratcheting wrench. So what we can do is mount this up. Now this does have studs where it will go through the pinch weld and will actually sit there before we go ahead and secure it down. So what I'm gonna do is line this up and send those studs through the pinch weld. So I would like to mention before you mount this up, if you do not have threaded holes in the body, you will be provided with a clip that will attach onto to the body of your Wrangler that will take the place of that threaded hole. So you're gonna have one for the front and one for the middle. And if you do have a threaded hole then you can just go ahead and mount it up. But after you are finished mounting it up, what we can do is put on our small washer and our nylon lock nut on each of the studs on the pinch weld and we're gonna pull it into place and then we can secure it to the body. All right, so once you get those on, you can go ahead and tighten them down with a 10-millimeter socket. I'm gonna use a deep socket just to get myself a little bit of extra space. Then we can move down to the next two studs. So for this one down in the end, we do have a body mount here and my 10-millimeter deep socket would not fit, so I'm just gonna use a 10-millimeter ratcheting wrench. So now that our step is pulled in with these studs on the pinch weld, what we can do is secure the body down with that major bracket right here. I have a 13-millimeter bolt, a lock washer, and a flat washer, and we're gonna thread that into the threaded holes in the body. Now again, if you don't have any threaded holes in the body of your Wrangler, you will be provided with spring clips that also comes with its own hardware. So once the bolts are threaded in, what we can do is tighten them down with a 13-millimeter deep socket or just a 13-millimeter socket with an extension. And then move down the line. Then you got to repeat that process on the other side and you're all set to go. So that's gonna wrap it up for my review and install. Make sure you like and subscribe. And for more videos and products like this, always keep it right here at extremeterrain.com.
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December 22, 2019
Easy install, clean look
Rails easily installed. They provide a clean appearance without giving up clearance.Helpful (1)
December 21, 2019
easy install look amazing great small mod they work great, look goodHelpful (2)
December 02, 2019
Solid Value Looks
Install was very simple, just have to tighten all the bolts part ways to get everything to align right. Looks good, received compliments and beat a naked seam or plastic running steps. Have not tested on a trail or through a Midwest winter yet for finish/rust.Helpful (1)
November 11, 2019
Best bang for your buck
Great price and easy install. Be sure to have a 10mm ratchet wrench, it was a pain to do by hand with a regular wrench but after I went and picked up the right tools the install was extremely quick and easy.Helpful (1)
November 05, 2019
Worth The Money
These provide the same protection as Rubi rails but double as a step. Mount exactly like Rubi rails and the finish on them is not as good but still good. Install was super easy and only took about 45 minHelpful (1)
September 16, 2019
Love them easy to install and gives my 8yr old step to get in back of my 2dr jkHelpful (1)
July 15, 2019Helpful (1)
July 12, 2019
Easy to install except minor drilling to adjust holes (widen) in pinch weld seam being off by a couple mm on passenger sideHelpful (1)
June 30, 2019
Installed easily. Solid guards. Perfect coating match to my Smittbuilt XRC bumpers. Only downer would be that the hardware came with the wrong sized washers for the larger bolts - had to use extras from my Smitty install.Helpful (1)
June 30, 2019
Looks great - protects even better
These are easy to install, mates up with existing mounting holes on my 2017 2-door. Well made, great looking and protects against idiots that try to door bang you. Serves as a step for the kids climbing in and out of the back seat. Great product, good price and superior quality.Helpful (1)
What is the width of the rails, from rocker to outside edge of rails?
The Barricade Enhanced Rubi Rails will extend 4" past the body of the Wrangler.
Is this 299 for both sides or just 299 for one
The Barricade Enhanced Rubi Rails comes in a pair. You will receive the drivers and passenger side Rubi Rails for the price listed.
Do these rails have any protection on the top of the step so that they don’t get scratched by your shoes getting in and out?
The top of the rails would not have any additional protective layer, these would be a Textured black powder coat finish.
What is the recommended weight limit when using the rail step?
The Barricade Enhanced Rubi Rails do not carry a weight rating, however due to their mounting locations, we do not recommend exceeding 250 lbs be placed on this if used as a step.
I have OEM Rubi Rails on my JK currently but would like the option of a step. When the OEM rails are removed, do these use the same holes to install?
These should use the same holes as the OEM Rubi Rails.
The Barricade Enhanced Rubi Rails are designed to bolt to the body mounts and the pinch weld for added strength. The flex on the body mount will not cause any concerns with the Rubi rails.
These may need to be trimmed with 37" tires when flexing the jeep.
The Barricade Enhanced Rubi Rails will bolt to the body. We do not have any types of Rubi rails that will attach to the frame, due to their design.
The combined weight comes in around 65 pounds.
Shipped weight is 65 lbs. total.
Shipped weight is 65 lbs. (combined, not per rail).
Barricade does not offer replacement end caps.
The difference between this and the Smittybilt SRC Classic OEM Style Rock Rails is that his offers and extra tubing to be utilized as a step and offer some extra protection!
It would not be the recommended jack point but can be used in the event of necessity.
(approx) 2 Hours
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.