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06-05-2014 08:10 PM
UncleSpot I appreciate the quick response!! We found it!!
06-05-2014 05:38 PM
DTS UncleSpot, there should have been a plastic cap included in your hardware kit to cover that hole. If it was missing please give our sales department a call so they can get one out to you. 951-849-5911. Thanks.
06-05-2014 05:23 PM
UncleSpot Just got my RockBrawler II Rear Bumper but did not get the tire carrier because I already have an aftermarket one installed on the tailgate. Question though, this bumper came with the hole in it for the tire carrier . . . not sure why since I didn't order the tire carrier version but The real question is does anyone know of a plug or similar item that is made to cover that hole in the bumper aside from getting it patched and welded??
05-01-2014 09:57 PM
TYKIRKY What about for the TJ? lol
05-01-2014 06:33 PM
beaureed445 I love this bumper for my TJ. I just wish that version also connected to the tailgate, and had lights.
05-01-2014 12:54 PM
DROJK That first jeep
05-01-2014 12:25 PM
DTS Here are a few customer photos of their RockBrawler II Rear Bumpers with Tire Carrier. Got one you'd like to share? Send it to me at dusty@poisonspyder.com and I'll add it to our gallery!

Here's one from Hellbent Performance Off-Road:


This one's from Andrew Ceglia:


Nice detail on the web gusset on this one from Tim Herring:


The bright paint really jumps out on this one from Jerrett Lamb:
03-13-2014 04:10 PM
Hallvalla Good god that is a bad-ass design, nice job.
03-13-2014 02:30 PM
Jeepin Redneck Can anyone tell me what kind of rims are on DJ Rhoades white jeep?
03-12-2014 11:44 AM
HK_Runner This is my new favorite tire carrier-bumper combo. My AEV was nice but that bumper was just too deep. I guess it is more for the guys who need to carry extra water- very useful for that. Sold the AEV- will consider this one as the mods begin.
03-12-2014 11:23 AM
DTS
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Originally Posted by Drock1979 View Post
Can the tire carrier and bumper be purchased separately? Bumper then carrier as a add on?
Sorry but no. We do not sell the carrier separately, to be added on later.
03-03-2014 02:05 PM
Drock1979 Can the tire carrier and bumper be purchased separately? Bumper then carrier as a add on?
03-03-2014 12:54 PM
DTS
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Originally Posted by caryt View Post
When will you make a way of carrying a couple of Rotopacs on your carriers?
It has been on our to-do list but I have not seen any movement on it yet from our product development guys. So I can't give you any idea as to when. Sorry.
03-03-2014 12:53 PM
DTS
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Originally Posted by vincentzachattack View Post
As they mention that the bumper only comes in bare steel. How easy is it to add color to the bumper so that it looks more unique? Also, what does the bare steel look like? is it black or more of the silver/metal type color? I am stuck between this bumper/ tire carrier and the warn elite series. Ideas on both??
It can be as easy as prep and shoot it with rattle can primer and paint, or as involved (i.e. expensive) as having a paint shop do it. As for what the bare steel looks like, check out the product images on our website. But its sort of a moot point because you HAVE TO either paint or powder coat it. You can't leave it bare.
03-01-2014 10:58 AM
caryt When will you make a way of carrying a couple of Rotopacs on your carriers?
03-01-2014 02:54 AM
vincentzachattack As they mention that the bumper only comes in bare steel. How easy is it to add color to the bumper so that it looks more unique? Also, what does the bare steel look like? is it black or more of the silver/metal type color? I am stuck between this bumper/ tire carrier and the warn elite series. Ideas on both??
02-28-2014 08:57 AM
Drock1979 Looks sweet. Was factory hitch fairly simple to remove? Have you towed anything with this bumper?
02-28-2014 07:47 AM
supercazzola
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Originally Posted by Drock1979 View Post
Cool thanks. I really like the feature that allows it to open with tailgate.
I have the rockbrawler II with tire carrier on my 2013 Sahara. I just bought one of those mag hitch harness holders, and it works well for me.



Attachment 816769

Hopefully, you can zoom in, and look just to the left of the integrated hitch.
02-26-2014 09:28 AM
Drock1979 Cool thanks. I really like the feature that allows it to open with tailgate.
02-26-2014 08:32 AM
Phierce The factory hitch has four bolts to remove and using the harness should not be an issue. I think that PS recommends that the RB2 hitch is only for recovery and not towing.
You can only use the factory hitch with the original Rockbrawler.
02-25-2014 09:53 PM
Drock1979 I am very much considering this bumper. (BAD ASS) I have a factory hitch now and would like to know what is involved in taking that off to install this and could factory harness be utilized on this new bumper? Thank you for your time in this. Is there an option for this bumper with the notch to allow factory hitch to remain in use?
12-14-2013 09:03 AM
supercazzola For those who chose not to use license plate relocation bracket, how did you keep the tire carrier from protruding through your center hub of the wheel, and still keep the tire flush with the carrier to prevent rattling?
06-25-2013 01:39 PM
DTS A few new shots of the RockBrawler II Rear Bumper and Tire Carrier...

Couple of shots I snapped on the trail at Big Bear Forest Fest:





Thanks to Randall Davis for this shot of his fiance Kimmie demonstrating the grocery-getting convenience of the single action tailgate-tire-carrier opening:



Thanks to Tom Westphal at New Smyrna Chrysler Jeep in Florida for these shots.





Thanks to Keith Van Horn for this one:

05-22-2013 06:33 PM
DTS Thanks to DJ Rhoades for these photos of his JK RockBrawler II Rear Bumper with Tire Carrier...





04-16-2013 11:07 AM
DTS
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Originally Posted by LHC30 View Post
Dusty, I am an admirer of PS products since seeing them at JPI's shop and on Stan's JK. The "tow rating" is of interest to me and was wondering if you can provide an answer just off that topic.

PS markets the 2" receiver as a "recovery point." Is that recovery point engineered and constructed so as to safely pull the weight of a JK (or JKU) repeatedly and reliably in a safe manner, or should we be concerned that repeated or prolonged use as a recovery point may lead to structural failure? ;-)
We believe it is stronger than the factory tow hitch. It is fully integrated into the 3/16" plate steel bumper, that is then bolted to the Jeep's frame on 3 planes. But since we have not done the lab testing and paid for a tow rating, we can not call it a "tow hitch". As a recovery point, using a proper receiver recovery attachment, we believe it is as strong or stronger than a welded-on shackle tab.

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Originally Posted by LHC30 View Post
BTW, class answer on price point and market!
Thanks. Its always difficult to answer a question like that diplomatically LOL...
04-16-2013 11:01 AM
DTS Product Spotlight video for the RockBrawler II Rear Bumper with Tire Carrier:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Su1HYZRflkY
04-10-2013 03:30 PM
LHC30 Dusty, I am an admirer of PS products since seeing them at JPI's shop and on Stan's JK. The "tow rating" is of interest to me and was wondering if you can provide an answer just off that topic.

PS markets the 2" receiver as a "recovery point." Is that recovery point engineered and constructed so as to safely pull the weight of a JK (or JKU) repeatedly and reliably in a safe manner, or should we be concerned that repeated or prolonged use as a recovery point may lead to structural failure? ;-)

Thanks


BTW, class answer on price point and market!
04-10-2013 11:54 AM
DTS
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Originally Posted by Krummy View Post
Your products look great I am not knocking the company btw just making observations as they apply to me. I love the rear bumper just not in the budget today and I do have to tow a boat occasionally so the rating is a necessity. Any plans for a full width bumper in the near future?
We do have plans to start working on some full width stuff, both front and rear. Our roots are more from the hard core rock crawling side, so the "expedition" type stuff is a segment we've been looking in to for future growth. That said, I have no definite time frame that I can quote for that.
04-09-2013 07:36 AM
Krummy
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Originally Posted by DTS View Post

Well hopefully some day when we are at the point that we can do a tow rating on it, we can gain you as a customer. And honestly that's the best incentive for getting those done, as we know it is important for some folks. But if you're not able to wait until then and need to choose some other product that has the features you need and is available already, of course we can't blame you for that.
Your products look great I am not knocking the company btw just making observations as they apply to me. I love the rear bumper just not in the budget today and I do have to tow a boat occasionally so the rating is a necessity. Any plans for a full width bumper in the near future?
04-08-2013 11:45 AM
DTS
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Originally Posted by Krummy View Post
I here you and I do pay for quality so I wouldn't say I am not your target market. But I would expect premium quality and features if i pay a premium price so if the hitch is not tow rated that would be a problem for me. Maybe that's not the case.
Well hopefully some day when we are at the point that we can do a tow rating on it, we can gain you as a customer. And honestly that's the best incentive for getting those done, as we know it is important for some folks. But if you're not able to wait until then and need to choose some other product that has the features you need and is available already, of course we can't blame you for that.
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