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Today 12:26 AM
tjcleary3 My dealership just approved a new replacement bumper for mine. Only 14 months old.
07-08-2014 11:31 PM
JaysGolf i have no way of getting rid of the rust. i put in a claim with dealer. hell, they may even use the AEV kit...
07-08-2014 06:35 PM
docbott
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Originally Posted by JaysGolf View Post
I'm starting to see the rust on my bumper
Mine was just a little worse than this before I fixed it.
07-08-2014 06:34 PM
docbott Fixed mine with the free kit from AEV. Just sent the an email and a pic of the rust. Here are a couple pictures of the fixed bumper.
07-08-2014 12:23 PM
JaysGolf I'm starting to see the rust on my bumper
06-25-2014 07:46 PM
abearsfan
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Originally Posted by OregonTrail View Post
abearsfan, where did you get yours?? I don't remember seeing two different models on the AEV website. So the COD upgrade automatically gives you the water tank?? Thanks for the info!
http://www.quadratec.com/products/pr...rier&submit=Go

On the aev website, go to the tire carrier for 759. The part number ending 25AA is the upgrade. Since it is out of stock, you can't click on it but same price as the quad link above.
06-24-2014 10:15 AM
JaysGolf regarding the rust on the front bumper, my dealer took photos and submitted them to Chrysler with the hope of a replacement. he said there's a possibility since rust is covered. ~fingers crossed~
06-23-2014 11:57 PM
OregonTrail abearsfan, where did you get yours?? I don't remember seeing two different models on the AEV website. So the COD upgrade automatically gives you the water tank?? Thanks for the info!
06-23-2014 07:31 PM
abearsfan
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Originally Posted by OregonTrail View Post
Has anyone bought the AEV Tire Carrier for the Rear Bumper? Is it plug and play. I'm assuming it is a direct fit for the bumper? Anyone know of a good place to purchase it?? Does AEV products ever go on sale?
I bought it, there are two versions available. The tire carrier alone and the COD up grade tire carrier, it's like fifty bucks more. The upgrade gives you the new corner (water tank) with the hole in it for the carrier. Although you can use a 3" hole saw, I recommend the upgrade, it looks nicer....I did the hole saw while waiting for the corner(shipped separately for some reason.)..either way the whole bumper needs to come off to mount the bracket properly. It comes together real nice though, I'm completely happy with it.
06-21-2014 10:49 PM
Rouxbicon
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Originally Posted by OregonTrail View Post
Has anyone bought the AEV Tire Carrier for the Rear Bumper? Is it plug and play. I'm assuming it is a direct fit for the bumper? Anyone know of a good place to purchase it?? Does AEV products ever go on sale?
Found this one yesterday, about as cheap as you will find one.
Aev Tire Carrier | eBay
06-21-2014 02:37 PM
docbott
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Originally Posted by OregonTrail View Post
Has anyone bought the AEV Tire Carrier for the Rear Bumper? Is it plug and play. I'm assuming it is a direct fit for the bumper? Anyone know of a good place to purchase it?? Does AEV products ever go on sale?
You can order it through AEV or Northridge Or quadratec but they never go on sell. They also are not included in any of the discounts that they offer for military or forum members. Full price no matter where you get AEV parts.
06-21-2014 12:00 PM
JaysGolf
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Originally Posted by docbott View Post
Received my AEV bumper repair seal kit. Basically you clean the rust out of the seam then apply sealant. Then spray paint with AEV textured paint. Everything is included in the kit except I am using the Dremel to clean out the seam. Once I do it i will post some pictures.
i look forward to seeing the pics. i don't have much visible rust, but i don't know what's under that "lip".

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Originally Posted by OregonTrail View Post
Has anyone bought the AEV Tire Carrier for the Rear Bumper? Is it plug and play. I'm assuming it is a direct fit for the bumper? Anyone know of a good place to purchase it?? Does AEV products ever go on sale?
i don't think it's plug 'n play as with the non-mass-production AEV bumper... and, no, AEV doesn't go on sale... haha
06-21-2014 11:39 AM
OregonTrail Has anyone bought the AEV Tire Carrier for the Rear Bumper? Is it plug and play. I'm assuming it is a direct fit for the bumper? Anyone know of a good place to purchase it?? Does AEV products ever go on sale?
06-21-2014 08:57 AM
docbott Received my AEV bumper repair seal kit. Basically you clean the rust out of the seam then apply sealant. Then spray paint with AEV textured paint. Everything is included in the kit except I am using the Dremel to clean out the seam. Once I do it i will post some pictures.
06-07-2014 12:46 PM
JaysGolf Latest editions...
06-05-2014 08:13 AM
back in the game So back to the bumper rust issue. Guys are lucky that AEV came out with a kit. If you read your corrosion warranty it states that corrosion from salt or other chemicals is not covered. AEV states because of a chemical used on road surfaces for winter treating the rust occurs and that can kill our MFG warranty. My Kit is on the way and had to buy a dremel and wire brushes so I could do the repair. Oh well I think I will do the fix since my dealership is not acknowledging the rust.
06-04-2014 01:03 AM
JaysGolf off topic, well, current topic, i shot the obligatory Jeep shot while i was out shooting landscapes, thought y'all might enjoy...

Trail Rated by Jay Downey, on Flickr

on topic, well, current topic, i looked at my seam and there is very little rust... only noticed the bolt rust until i read you gents... now, i'm slightly perturbed.
06-03-2014 08:53 PM
mattjopete
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Originally Posted by Mikel01 View Post
Exchanged some emails with AEV today and they have developed a repair for the front bumper seam corrosion. They are shipping it to me at no cost. I'll post pictures when completed.
Did they give any info about it?
06-03-2014 06:53 PM
Mikel01 Exchanged some emails with AEV today and they have developed a repair for the front bumper seam corrosion. They are shipping it to me at no cost. I'll post pictures when completed.
06-03-2014 05:28 PM
Gladi8r
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Originally Posted by Rouxbicon View Post
Mine is starting to rust in 3 spots. How did you get them to replace it?
My mechanic & service tech submitted some photos & it was approved to be covered by warranty.
06-03-2014 06:42 AM
mattjopete
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Originally Posted by Mikel01 View Post
Dave H. from AEV stated in a forum post on his site the seam rust is left over slag from the welding process. He recommends coating the seam in black touch up paint. My rust comes back every few weeks. An AEV design flaw? Is that even possible?
You can't just cover up rust with more paint. You have to remove it completely then restore the finish.
06-03-2014 04:01 AM
Mikel01 Dave H. from AEV stated in a forum post on his site the seam rust is left over slag from the welding process. He recommends coating the seam in black touch up paint. My rust comes back every few weeks. An AEV design flaw? Is that even possible?
06-02-2014 09:29 PM
Rouxbicon
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Originally Posted by Gladi8r View Post
Mine did & it was replaced today under warranty...It only rusted on the passenger side...
Mine is starting to rust in 3 spots. How did you get them to replace it?
06-02-2014 07:55 PM
mattjopete I'm thinking of getting it bedlined to match the rails after I get it fixed
06-02-2014 05:48 PM
loud pipes
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Originally Posted by mattjopete View Post
Mine looks exactly like that. I'll try taking it back to see what they say.
Mine is exactly like that too. The rustoleum is helping slow the effects but I will seal it off from too and bottom.
06-02-2014 05:33 PM
mattjopete
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Originally Posted by Gladi8r View Post
Mine did & it was replaced today under warranty...It only rusted on the passenger side...
Mine looks exactly like that. I'll try taking it back to see what they say.
06-02-2014 04:45 PM
Pjsaleen266
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Originally Posted by Gladi8r View Post
Mine did & it was replaced today under warranty...It only rusted on the passenger side...


Yes mine is rusting on both sides but I put rust inhibitor and then used black caulk to fill gap.

I guess I should have taken it back for warranty work
06-02-2014 04:14 PM
Gladi8r
Is Your AEV FRont Bumper Rusting?

Mine did & it was replaced today under warranty...It only rusted on the passenger side...
05-26-2014 11:07 AM
TW CODMW3 ProComp XTreme A/T. LT305/65R17
05-26-2014 12:24 AM
JaysGolf
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Originally Posted by TW CODMW3 View Post
I'm sharing with my COD brothers first. New Bluefire light bar.
no deer gonna be able to hide from that~!

what size tire you runnin?
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