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Old 12-23-2012, 02:05 PM   #1
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Bestop Rear Bumper & Tire Carrier

Has anyone purchased this combo. I have been looking at bumper/carrier combos and this looks like the lowest priced one I can find. When I compared this one to the AEV bumper/carrier there is one major difference. The AEV model has the tire carrier mounted to the frame, and the Bestop doesn't. The Bestop's carrier support is welded to the top of the bumper. Note-the Bestop bumper is more beefy, and doesn't have any plastic. I was wondering how this Bestop bumper/ carrier is working out for some people.

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Have you checked out the ACE setup?? ACE JK Rear Bumper with Tire Carrier

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Old 12-23-2012, 03:53 PM   #3
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I have the best top front bumper and like it. Also of budget is a concern look on Ebay at E auto grills bumpers . Search the fourm people rate the pretty good
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I have the best top front bumper and like it. Also of budget is a concern look on Ebay at E auto grills bumpers . Search the fourm people rate the pretty good
The Ace bumper looks nice, and it has reverse lights too. The price is right too! Thanks for the info.
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The Ace bumper looks nice, and it has reverse lights too. The price is right too! Thanks for the info.
I went with the ACE with lights and receiver. Very nice, solid setup.
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Old 12-23-2012, 06:50 PM   #6
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I went with the ACE with lights and receiver. Very nice, solid setup.
Can you post a picture of how the carrier connects to the tailgate? Doesn't tell on their website.
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Can you post a picture of how the carrier connects to the tailgate? Doesn't tell on their website.
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I have this combo and it is very nice for the price.

Quite and strong with a 35" spare, highlift jack, CB antenna, and light on it.
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Awesome, That looks really nice. It looks like it has 2 points of contact. I also like how PapasJP has a 35 and a highlift mounted to it. Wow, thats really strong. Thanks for the input.

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