2000 TJ: Brush guards? - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > General Jeep Discussions > General Jeep Discussion

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 05-11-2013, 01:16 PM
Thread Starter
Hexiled Razz's Avatar
Join Date: May 2013
Location: North-western Pennsylvania
Posts: 890
Hexiled Razz is on a distinguished road
2000 TJ: Brush guards?

After i get my repairs all set away on my TJ, my next investment will be in a brush guard.

In particular, where i live i want one that is good for throwing roadkill down and to the side(Probably the most likely accident for me based on where i live). But something i'm noticing about a lot of wrangler brush guards is that the ones in my price range (Up to $350 unless i save for a few months) don't wrap up and around the factory bumper and have full coverage. The ones i've been looking at bolt to the existing bumper(Like this one i was looking at), or simply replace it(Like this one).
Normally i wouldn't have a problem with this, however if i do something like hit a deer, i don't want my air bags going off over something that could do little to no damage to my Jeep. I assume that a brush guard that wraps around my bumper (like this. Different year, same concept though) would desensitize the air bag deployment and only have it deploy during more serious accidents. I believe the same concept if i buy a brush guard that replaces the factory bumper. That it'll deploy just the same if i hit a deer.

How accurate am i on this theory? Keep in mind i know little about the senor systems as far as airbag deployment goes. But i would prefer my air bags don't go off when they don't need to.
Also can anyone suggest a brush guard that has good coverage within reasonable pricing?

Hexiled Razz is offline   Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:30 PM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC
« Back

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner