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    Tailgate adjustment for flex

    Alright, I took the spare off and loosened the T55 torx bolts on the tailgate. While I had it slightly propped up, I torqued it back at 35 ft-lbs and closes about 90% better. The vertical alignment is corrected but I think the latch may need some minor adjustment still, but I can’t see any...
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    Tailgate adjustment for flex

    Much appreciated!
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    Tailgate adjustment for flex

    I’m thinking maybe the factory didn’t torque the bolts enough if this is supposed to be able to carry 33s…
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    Tailgate adjustment for flex

    So on my new JL sport, I recently swapped my stock sport wheels / tires for some rubicon takeoffs, but with the added weight of the spare my tailgate sags about 1/4” so I have to pull up on it to close the tailgate. I know I don’t need the mopar tailgate reinforcement kit just to fit a stock...
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    Howdy!

    Finally got the jeep last Monday. Since then I’ve added the rubi rock rails (thanks for the advice, Eddie), some take off rubi wheels and tires that had only 3,000 miles on them, and I put on my half doors. I also took a dremel tool to the air dam piece that the JL sports have between the front...
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    Howdy!

    Got an update from my dealer last night. My jeep has an estimated ship date of 11/11. Wohoo!
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    Howdy!

    Howdy from Houston! I suppose I am new to jeeping although I've been around them a while. My dad has a JK rubicon and my brother has a TJ rubicon. I've been annoying the wife for a couple of years now about getting a 2-door jeep as a weekend toy and I finally broke her down. Success! We've...
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