Ace bumpers and rock rails - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

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

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 01-30-2012, 04:30 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
Bwgas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 32
Ace bumpers and rock rails

I got them all on!!!!!I uploaded some pictures hope they turn out. Ace sure makes nice stuff. !!!!!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1503393926.jpg
Views:	149
Size:	147.9 KB
ID:	93802   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2422126535.jpg
Views:	162
Size:	123.1 KB
ID:	93804  

Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2221446336.jpg
Views:	137
Size:	123.5 KB
ID:	93805   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2908986846.jpg
Views:	167
Size:	131.7 KB
ID:	93806  


Bwgas is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-30-2012, 04:51 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 267
You made me jealous. Looks great.

__________________
2012 Wrangler JKU Sahara RED, 18" Dick Cepek Torque Wheels, 285/65R18 Ntto Terra Grapplers
Red Sahara is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-30-2012, 04:54 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 47
Looks good
BIGCOUNTRY10 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-30-2012, 05:07 PM   #4
Really liking the Jeep...

WF Supporting Member
 
strider_mt2k's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Southern New Jersey
Posts: 1,956
Very nice!
__________________
2012 Unlimited Rubicon - Natural Green
Every Day Driver
strider_mt2k is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-30-2012, 09:12 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
Bwgas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 32
Thanks
Bwgas is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 05:45 AM   #6
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 232
did u have to cut or do any mods for the front bumper?
rs87277 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 09:48 AM   #7
Jeeper
 
Bwgas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 32
No mods but I enlarge the bolt hole on driver side upper right and upper bolt hole left hand side. Passenger side made it real easy then. I had factory fog lights will fit in nice had to drill out the holes a little on the fog lights mounting brackets to use aces screws which work great.
Bwgas is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 10:23 AM   #8
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 232
So you didnt have to do any of this for your front bumper?


From Ace:
Here is what we typically do for the pump re-locate for our bumpers. Here are a few pics during the process. We remove the factory welded threaded studs and use new hardware to mount pump on the opposite side of the factory pump bracket. This lowers the pump about 2 inches giving enough room for bumper clearance.

Also trim the crash bar bracket in two spots. These brackets have changed over the years and are not always the same. Here is a pic below the tape we trim to keep a even height with the cross bar.
rs87277 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 10:47 AM   #9
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Ellabell, GA
Posts: 503
__________________
BUAIDH NO BAS!
JEEP WAVE
1CrzyCelt is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 11:09 AM   #10
Jeeper
 
Bwgas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 32
No mine does not the pump it's a 2007. I think the 2012 is the start of the pump being in the way
Bwgas is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 03:49 PM   #11
Jeeper
 
suicideking's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 4,305
Very nice! I'm installing my Ace rails this weekend, can't wait!

Those bumpers look really nice too. Any chance you could post a couple more photos of the front maybe at a slight angle without the lights on?
suicideking is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 03:52 PM   #12
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Ellabell, GA
Posts: 503
BW,
would you mind posting something in this thread about your front bumper? This is an effort to make a consolidated list/review of front bumpers:
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/hug...ad-135145.html
__________________
BUAIDH NO BAS!
JEEP WAVE
1CrzyCelt is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 08:02 PM   #13
Jeeper
 
themoneypit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 517
i have the front stubby and rails and love em'. just waiting for a rear with a tire swing and i'll be set.
themoneypit is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 09:22 PM   #14
MallCrawler

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
kjeeper10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 35,357
What are some paying for a 2 door set of ACE sliders?

Found a set "like new" for $200
__________________
2007 Rubicon/Rock Krawler triple rate 2.5" coils/RK rear TB w/ a teraflex raised bracket/Rancho 9000 31/32XL shocks/Synergy flipped draglink,ball joints,tie rod /Hankook MT 315-75-16 on Level 8 ZX's/Rancho geo brackets/Ruff stuff uppers/Fox ATS stabilizer/Adams front DS/Artec front armor w/ Currie upper bushings/Rancho cat back exhaust.

Lifting your JK? Read this!!



Click HERE to become a WranglerForum Supporting Member!
kjeeper10 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 10:05 PM   #15
Jeeper
 
jsmithtx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,203
Images: 4
Jeep looks great. Can you give a little more info and pictures of the front bumper? Looking to do mods, I have a 2008 same color.
jsmithtx is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 10:17 PM   #16
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
ryanJKunlimited2012's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: SE PA
Posts: 481
Quote:
Originally Posted by suicideking View Post
Very nice! I'm installing my Ace rails this weekend, can't wait!

Those bumpers look really nice too. Any chance you could post a couple more photos of the front maybe at a slight angle without the lights on?
Here is a shot of mine.
Name:  front bumper installed.jpg
Views: 290
Size:  46.5 KB
__________________
Ryan

Not all that wander, are lost
ryanJKunlimited2012 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 10:22 PM   #17
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
ryanJKunlimited2012's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: SE PA
Posts: 481
Quote:
Originally Posted by rs87277 View Post
So you didnt have to do any of this for your front bumper?


From Ace:
Here is what we typically do for the pump re-locate for our bumpers. Here are a few pics during the process. We remove the factory welded threaded studs and use new hardware to mount pump on the opposite side of the factory pump bracket. This lowers the pump about 2 inches giving enough room for bumper clearance.

Also trim the crash bar bracket in two spots. These brackets have changed over the years and are not always the same. Here is a pic below the tape we trim to keep a even height with the cross bar.
The extra metal on the crash bar started showing up in the '11s. Anything earlier than that and you don't have to remove any material. I believe the vacuum pump relo is only on the '12s.

Also, if you start in the upper right hand corner, facing the jeep / driver side, and then do bottom left hand corner, facing the jeep / passenger side, all the other bolts should fit in without any extra drilling. I found a pipe just smaller than the holes and a 5lb hammer helped moving it around as I tightened up the bolts. I would also suggest getting some grade 8 hardware for the nuts and bolts on the front bumper.
__________________
Ryan

Not all that wander, are lost
ryanJKunlimited2012 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 10:24 PM   #18
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
ryanJKunlimited2012's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: SE PA
Posts: 481
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bwgas View Post
I got them all on!!!!!I uploaded some pictures hope they turn out. Ace sure makes nice stuff. !!!!!
Very nice. Looking at your rig just makes me jealous. I should have gone with the Rubi. Love the deep cherry red.

How was the winch and lights install?
__________________
Ryan

Not all that wander, are lost
ryanJKunlimited2012 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 10:28 PM   #19
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
ryanJKunlimited2012's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: SE PA
Posts: 481
Quote:
Originally Posted by kjeeper10 View Post
What are some paying for a 2 door set of ACE sliders?

Found a set "like new" for $200
$245 + shipping for new. If they are the real thing and local, you can probably save $100. Touch em up with rustoleum flat black or bed liner.

Not sure if the lifetime warentee transfers.
www.acejeep.com for more info
__________________
Ryan

Not all that wander, are lost
ryanJKunlimited2012 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-31-2012, 11:11 PM   #20
Jeeper
 
Battlecat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 44
Looks great! The ace bumpers/rails are on the top of my to do list.
Battlecat is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-01-2012, 08:34 PM   #21
Jeeper
 
Bwgas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by ryanJKunlimited2012

Very nice. Looking at your rig just makes me jealous. I should have gone with the Rubi. Love the deep cherry red.

How was the winch and lights install?
Wasn't as bad as I thought the only thing that was hard was drilling holes in that Ace bumper for the winch (that some thick steel ) you better have some new drills Ace builds them strong !!!!!

Bwgas is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rock Hard 4x4 bumpers on 2012 JK JMC03 JK General Discussion Forum 7 10-30-2011 03:33 PM
Mopar Rock Crawler Bumpers WarBoomer TJ General Discussion Forum 5 11-14-2010 07:06 PM
Rock Crowler Bumpers raiders961 TJ General Discussion Forum 1 08-15-2009 07:31 PM
Smittybilt Rock Crawler bumpers, Part 2 n8smitty TJ General Discussion Forum 16 07-26-2009 06:01 PM



» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:47 AM.



Jeepģ, 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