Rugged Ridge XHD bumper an ZEON winch - 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 06-28-2013, 01:07 AM   #1
Newb
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 3
Rugged Ridge XHD bumper an ZEON winch

Anyone have any good pictures or diagrams to use to modify the Rugged Ridge XHD bumper to fit the WARN ZEON 10-S winch?

Thanks..

krtanjek is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-28-2013, 01:44 AM   #2
Jeeper
 
The General's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 411
I'm not at all familiar with that bumper but I can tell u that with a recessed winch mount you will have issues with the jeeps frame rails...the zeon does not fit. You will need to cut and grind a good amount off the inside upper corners to fit the zeon. If I remember tomorrow I can take a pic of what I cut off.

The General is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-30-2013, 12:55 AM   #3
Newb
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 3
Lots of cutting, but turned out nice.

Def a lot of cutting on the Rugged Ridge XHD and the frame rails, but worked out in the end. only had to cut the right side of the frame rail with some some playing around got it in.. hehe

krtanjek is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-30-2013, 09:21 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 23
krtanjek, It looks badass!
JKFlex is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-30-2013, 09:33 AM   #5
Jeeper
 
redbilly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Posts: 264
I think that the Zeon is the best looking winch on the market! I would get the front cover too if you are rockin' a steel line.
redbilly is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-30-2013, 11:29 PM   #6
Newb
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 3
@JKFlex - thanks, well worth all the labor in cutting. @redbilly - I am going to get a cover even though it is synthetic rope. This is the 10-S, I just have to find one that will fit it properly due to the customizations on the bumper. I may have to get some neoprene and have my wife break out her sewing skills. :-P

Next is a 2.5" - 3" lift. :-D
krtanjek is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-18-2014, 02:07 PM   #7
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
UgaTyler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Athens, GA
Posts: 970
Images: 9
Care to give any insight as to how much cutting you had to do? I see you haven't posted in quite some time but I'm hoping you get the email and will respond. I want this winch but I'm not sure if I want to cut the frame rails to get it.

__________________
2013 JKUR BLACK
UgaTyler is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Tags
modify , xhd , zeon

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




» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:02 PM.



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