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Old 11-25-2013, 01:37 PM   #1
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New jeep, looking for best front bumper

Hello! I'm new here. I just bought a 2008 4 dr JK. Looking for what the top bumpers are for the front. Any help/suggestions would be great!
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I went ARB for airbag compatibility. AEV's can work with airbags properly as well. Getting a 13A/X unit might be a great option too (guessing Mopar units work with the airbags, but don't know).

What most people don't think about is the detail work. The wheel arch shape continues in the ARB and the bumper flows into the stock fenders without looking too round/mushy as some do. No, not stubby....if I were to go chopped fenders I'd get a different unit... Once I had it...I feel I got my money's worth...been in Rovers for a long time and this bumper is just darn stout...the only word for it...stout.

The ARB fit and fiish are superb. Went rear too....ace sides under my rubi rails. Truck has a 2.5" AEV lift on 32.8"duratracs...1.5" spacers...fyi.

If airbag use is in your decision tree an if the ACE bumpers are like their side rails...their units should be super as well.

PS: There is a huge bumper thread.....
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Because this is the newbie check-in area, you may not get the answers you are looking for. I suggest you check out this forum area and post your questions there, I think you'll get a better response.

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Welcome Any specific goals for the bumper? Requirements?
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Jerry Cans

Here's another question. How do I get this look? With the storage above the tire and the jerry cans on the sides? Is it a certain tire carrier that I need? Does the tire carrier have to match the rear bumper that I get? Trying to figure this stuff out. Thanks in advance for the help.
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And is it possible to have the rack and jerry can holders with a soft top?
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Lights & Winch for Front ARB Bumper

What type of lights & winch would you recommend to install with an ARB Front Bumper?

Did you install the ARB rear bumper with the Tire Carrier? If yes - do you recommend the rear bumper with the tire carrier or without?

What are the advantages of the ARB tire carrier?

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I went ARB for airbag compatibility. AEV's can work with airbags properly as well. Getting a 13A/X unit might be a great option too (guessing Mopar units work with the airbags, but don't know).

What most people don't think about is the detail work. The wheel arch shape continues in the ARB and the bumper flows into the stock fenders without looking too round/mushy as some do. No, not stubby....if I were to go chopped fenders I'd get a different unit... Once I had it...I feel I got my money's worth...been in Rovers for a long time and this bumper is just darn stout...the only word for it...stout.

The ARB fit and fiish are superb. Went rear too....ace sides under my rubi rails. Truck has a 2.5" AEV lift on 32.8"duratracs...1.5" spacers...fyi.

If airbag use is in your decision tree an if the ACE bumpers are like their side rails...their units should be super as well.

PS: There is a huge bumper thread.....

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