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Old 07-07-2014, 09:38 PM   #1
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Arb full width bumper on 2012+ jk

Hey guys, just ordered an ARB deluxe bullbar (full width bumper) for my 2014 JK. It arrives tomorrow, but looking around my front end, i see the dang vacuum pump is located right where (I think) the winch will sit!

A little research and it seems many bumpers come with a vacuum pump relocation bracket, but the ARB from what I can tell does not. Was really hoping to get this on tomorrow, but now I dont know if I can! (Lame!)

My question: anyone with a 2012 and newer jeep have to move the vacuum pump to install the ARB bumper?
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Have you tried looking online for the instructions to install the bumper?

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Old 07-07-2014, 09:41 PM   #3
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Yes. The installation instructions (downloaded from from quadratec.com) use a 2007 right hand drive JK as the sample! Being australian and all... Haha

Anyway, they were no help as 2012+ jk's have the vacuum pump behind the bumper, older ones do not...
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Old 07-07-2014, 10:08 PM   #4
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The arb comes with a bracket to relocate the pump.
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Old 07-07-2014, 10:19 PM   #5
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Awesome! Thanks Miami!
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Old 07-09-2014, 05:55 PM   #6
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An update on this for any others with this question. There is no vacuum pump bracket included with the ARB bumper. IT IS NOT REQUIRED, fits great and very easy to install (other than those damn side marker lights, I'm gonna weld up the holes for em)
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Sorry for late reply, but I just put a deluxe on with no problem. No relocation of the vac pump or anything. Winch went on great. Mounting holes for lights. Did have to drill a hole through the frame but this was in the directions. I did not re-add the crush cans FYI wasn't worth the trouble.
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Old 01-30-2016, 10:43 AM   #8
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Apologies for replying to an old thread

My instructions say I need to cut a 30mm section from the frame if I'm using a winch. Do you guys know why and did you do it?

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