Rugged Ridge Front XHD Bumper for Wrangler JK Review

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Rugged Ridge Front XHD Bumper Base with Winch Mount for Select Jeep Wrangler JK Models

Well we bought this Rugged Ridge bumper for the Jeep Wrangler JK long before it was really popular and there were only a few years under the belt of the Jeep JK. Since then it has been installed on it for about five to six years or so. I cannot remember how long to be sure it could be even longer.

But to date it is probably the longest lasting accessory we have bought and the toughest. It was super easy to install once you get the stock bumper off, and you can probably sell the front bumper to cover half the cost of the new bumper (that’s what we did).

THIS JUST IN WE REVIEW THE STUBBY ENDS FOR THIS BUMPER.

It has cut outs for the bottom fog lights, with two metal guards to prevent rocks or large objects from damaging them and so far our lights are fine. Two huge front D-Rings that still dont squeak and are beefy.

A winch mounting plate and the ability to add modular accessories like bumper ends, bull bar, other mounting bars, and some other cool features that can give your bumper a unique look.

So you can get a brand new bumper for about $400.00 and keep adding to it when the budget allows ending up with a beefy bumper for the most hardcore JK enthusiast.So here is a video we did of the bumper after about 6 years of use. You will see that it has weathered and lasted through the years very well.

Disclaimer: We purchased this bumper at the full price from a local off-road parts retailer.

You can purchase your own XHD bumper for your Jeep Wrangler JK on Amazon for around $450.00 shipped.


Rugged Ridge 11540.10 Textured Black Front XHD Bumper Base with Winch Mount for Select Jeep Wrangler JK Models

  • Textured black
  • 4 mm thick steel
  • Modular design
  • Factory fog light cut outs
  • Winch plate

No other bumper can give your Jeep this many looks. Modular design provides dozens of different looks and styles. You can build the exact bumper of your choice! Each component maximizes the oversized look of the vehicle.

All components are constructed of heavy-duty textured black powder coated steel with a tough E-Coat under-coating or polished, no rust, prime 304 stainless steel for the ultimate look! These tough finishes will provide years of heavy-duty use.

Imagine a bumper that offers as many looks as it does possibilities. The Rugged Ridge XHD Modular Bumper was designed to give your Jeep that custom look able to conquer any terrain! Featuring a modular design, these bumpers provide dozens of different appearances and styles so you can build the exact bumper of your choice.

Custom for your Wrangler, each component ranging from our hoop over-rider, D-rings, double X striker,and high clearance ends, was designed to maximize the over-sized look of your JK. All components are constructed of either strong textured black powder coated steel with a tough E-coat under coating or polished, no rust.

Make and Model Fitment:

2007-2015 Jeep Wrangler JK

OUR RATING

We give this item a 4 out of 5 lug nut rating. This product is awesome and it holds up. After many years the coating on the bumper still looks good and believe me I do not wash the Jeep much. The ability to add even more items and upgrade it makes it even better.

There is an install curve here and it will take some time to install it, but if you take your time the novice can do it. There are more heavy duty bumpers like the ARB ones but for the price and upgrade-ability you cant really beat this bumper.

 


Other Modular Upgrades for the Rugged Ridge Front XHD Bumper


Rugged Ridge 11540.24 XHD High Clearance Bumper End



Rugged Ridge 15100.01 8,500Lb Winch with Steel Cable



Rugged Ridge 11540.13 Textured Black Stinger for Front XHD Bumper Base



Rugged Ridge 11540.14 Textured Black Hoop Over-Rider for Front XHD Bumper Base



Rugged Ridge 11546.20 Textured Black Rear XHD Bumper for Select Jeep Wrangler JK Models



Rugged Ridge 11540.18 Textured Black RRC Mount for XHD Bumper



Rugged Ridge 11540.25 Double X Striker



Rugged Ridge 11540.22 Textured Black, Lockable Front XHD Bumper Storage End



Rugged Ridge 11542.02 All-Terrain Modular Front Bumper For Select Jeep Wrangler JK Models



Rugged Ridge 11541.02 XHD Aluminum Front Bumper



Rugged Ridge 11540.23 Black Textured Stubby Front Bumper End



Rugged Ridge 11540.12 Textured Black Front XHD Bumper End – Pair

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