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Old 05-23-2013, 08:04 PM   #1
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Talking Found a new Bumper

As the title goes I picked up a decent deal on Bestop's Highrock Narrow Bumper in a 4x4 Shop out in Clackamas, OR.

Store owner had a floor model he wasn't getting rid of, so we worked out a deal of $275 out the door. I was cool with it as I didn't have to pay overweight shipping so it still worked out better than any deal I could score online.

So, I get to work installing it after we all get back home, and here's a couple things I've learned installing this guy:

1. 75% of your time will go toward removing the factory bumper.
2. The bumper is advertised as direct bolt on, and that is true. However, a vacuum pump relocation kit for you '12 and up folks will really speed things up. I didn't...
3. Factory bolts 18mm, Bestop bolts 17mm... Just found it kinda funny
4. If your state requires front plates, FIND 2 NUTS and 2 BOLTS! Bestop doesn't issue those in the parts kit.

Installation is very easy, took maybe 30 mins to install after ripping off all the factory plastic.
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2012 JK Sport
- 33x12.5 Duratracs
- 15" MB72's
- 18/58 Coil swap
- Highrock Narrow Bumper
- TrekTop NX
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:47 PM   #2
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Great choice, I love mine, been running it for a few months now. Only problem I had, was the directions and pictures included, had differences, about the fog light install. I ended up installing mine upside down. I changed it a few days later. Works great with their bull bar with 12" LED(had to drill new holes) and my Engo winch.

2013 JK Sport 2DR 4.10s, TruTracs Frt. and Rear
Terafllex 2.5" Springs and Shocks, JKS Adj. Track Bars
305/70/17 Terra Grapplers/ Pro Comp 7005s 17x9
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