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Old 12-17-2012, 07:37 PM   #15
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I have a 2012 Wrangler Sport. No leaks. 15K miles.
No dings from towing with regular mudflaps in 12K miles.
2 small dings from much off-road, rocks from other Wranglers. I get it REAL dirty. Used touch-up paint.
It seems like everything is always going your way without to much trouble, what else could one ask for
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Old 12-17-2012, 07:55 PM   #16
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I suppose you are ok with the water leaks that jeeps have also? "IT'S A JEEP THING" ?????
Just what I want, A $36,000.00 jeep with dings and wet floors with mold growing. I have the wet floors (at the dealer as I type for the 3rd time) I don't need dings.
We are on our fifth Jeep over 45 years and none have leaked. Our 2013 Rubicon is the BEST one yet!
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I had a custom windshield cover build for our 05 LJ. First trip with it on the back going through a construction zone in WY and pow goes the windshield.


The cover cost $100, my windshield was $190. Seemed like cheep insurance from fluke incidence.

It mounts to the roof rack, no touching of any paint.
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:56 AM   #18
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We are on our fifth Jeep over 45 years and none have leaked. Our 2013 Rubicon is the BEST one yet!
You are lucky also,me and a guy I work with are driving loaners and there are 3 in front of us sitting at the dealer with soaking wet floors. I guess back to the OP'S question just do what ever you think you need to do to protect your investment. As you have read on here some don't care about dings and other problems that arise or "might" arise from towing. I went to the protect a tow due to my jeep was getting all beat up, auctual dents from rocks on the condenser inside the grill and the front end was just covered in road grit after a trip. I have no problems at all now with my setup, so I guess it is what ever works for you in your situation. Give her a tow and see what happens.
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Let's see.
Have Wrangler.
Will not go off-road, where most chips are born.
Touch-up paint?
OK, 75,000 miles towed, 35,000 miles driven (mostly off road) still no chips, go figure.
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I suppose you are ok with the water leaks that jeeps have also? "IT'S A JEEP THING" ?????
Just what I want, A $36,000.00 jeep with dings and wet floors with mold growing. I have the wet floors (at the dealer as I type for the 3rd time) I don't need dings.
We've had wet floors in ours a couple times. One time the water was so deep it ran out the doors when they were opened. Now anytime it rains I put on either the hard top or the soft top. I hate it when the skin on my toes wrinkle when driving down the highway in a rainstorm. I guess I should be happy it wasn't a hail storm.
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We've had wet floors in ours a couple times. One time the water was so deep it ran out the doors when they were opened. Now anytime it rains I put on either the hard top or the soft top. I hate it when the skin on my toes wrinkle when driving down the highway in a rainstorm. I guess I should be happy it wasn't a hail storm.
Soooooo I guess that you have never had any water trouble when your tops are on? I have never had mine off not even the freedom tops. I asked the wife about it once and she looked at me and said sure..... lets take a ride on the Harley
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I suppose you are ok with the water leaks that jeeps have also? "IT'S A JEEP THING" ?????
Just what I want, A $36,000.00 jeep with dings and wet floors with mold growing. I have the wet floors (at the dealer as I type for the 3rd time) I don't need dings.
and a clock that loses a minuet a week
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palehorse89, you aint Jeeped naked? My Freedom top resides mostly in a storage bay. Well, we are in AZ. :grin:
Did have some drips from the freedom top after a shower due to heavy dust not cleaned away before topping.
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palehorse89, you aint Jeeped naked? My Freedom top resides mostly in a storage bay. Well, we are in AZ. :grin:
Where in AZ? We've had almost 14 in. in the last 12 mo.
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and a clock that loses a minuet a week
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If you have clocks that looses time you must be retired, I still work and have no use for a clock that does not work right.
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Where in AZ? We've had almost 14 in. in the last 12 mo.
Casa Grande since mid Nov. bout 2 inches. Lotsa sun, lotsa off road.
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I suppose you are ok with the water leaks that jeeps have also? "IT'S A JEEP THING" ?????
Just what I want, A $36,000.00 jeep with dings and wet floors with mold growing. I have the wet floors (at the dealer as I type for the 3rd time) I don't need dings.
Oh come on it's a Wrangler, not a Grand Cherokee!
It's made to ford rivers, climb rocks, and plow through mud...

Oh, BTW we use a RoadMaster Guardian and have not had any problems yet.

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Unless you have a DP, I don't think you have to worry. We pull ours without any protection and don't get dings.
Why would a DP be any different?
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