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Bestop Tailgate Bar (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK)

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  • Item J15402
  • MPN# 52601-01

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    Features & Details

    • Replaces Old and Worn-Out Tailgate Bar
    • Constructed from Heavy-Duty Steel
    • Comes with Retainer Clips and Mounting Screws
    • Compatible with 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler (JK) 2-Door and 4-Door Models


    Reliable Replacement. The Bestop Tailgate Bar for Jeep Wrangler reliably replaces the vehicle's worn-out, factory tailgate bar. It is made of heavy-duty steel to withstand rugged use and features rubber sealing gasket for a perfect fit. This Jeep Wrangler tailgate bar allows easy opening of the jeep's tailgate even when the rear window is closed.

    Easy Installation. The Bestop Tailgate Bar Replacement Kit includes retainer clips and mounting screws along with clear, easy-to-follow instructions to ensure hassle-free setup.

    Perfect Fit. This Jeep Wrangler Tailgate Bar provides a perfect fit for 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler 2-Door (JK) and 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK) models.

    Fitment: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Details

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    What's in the Box
    • Tailgate Bar
    • Adhesive Hood Strip
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Will it fit my Wrangler?
    • JK Rubicon 2 Door - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • JK Rubicon 4 Door - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • JK Wrangler 2 Door - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • JK Wrangler 4 Door - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

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    Questions & Answers (5)

    5 Top Rated Questions

    is this bar for the soft top rear window ?

    • The Bestop Tailgate Bar will be the piece attached to the tailgate that the soft top rear window hooks to.

    Helpful (1)

    currently have a hard top, is this what I need to install a tonneau cover 2007 4 door JK

    • Yes, this tailgate bar would be a piece that is required to install a tonneau cover if you have a hard top.

    Helpful (0)

    Will this bar work for a factory soft top rear window for a JK? Or is it for a tonneau cover? I need it for the soft top.

    • This tailgate bar is going to be a direct replacement for the factory bar and would work with the factory soft top.

    Helpful (0)

    Is this the piece that attaches to the bottom of he rear window and seals to the rear door? My seal now is damaged on the right side and alllows water in near woffer speaker.

    • The Bestop Tailgate Bar goes on the top of the tailgate door and sits between the tailgate and the rear window.

    Helpful (0)

    I have a 2012 4 dr hard top and was given the Bestop dust cover as a gift. Do i need the tail gate bar to use the dustcover?

    • The Bestop dust cover would require the tailgate bar to install it properly.

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    Customer Reviews (29) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.7

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Less than 1 Hour

    • Fit 4.857143 4.9
    • Appearance 4.785714 4.8
    • Quality 4.785714 4.8
    • Bang For Your Buck 4.607143 4.6



    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 31, 2018

      Quick and Easy

      Out of the box and onto the top. Five minutes with three to look at the instructions. LOL! I can't ask for much better than that. Looks good and does the job.

      BenG

      Year: 2007Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 29, 2018

      Good fit

      Item received quickly, and fit as described........................

      MatthewN

      Year: 2011Submodel: Rubicon

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 15, 2018

      Very easy installation

      This bar is a great finish for a rear dust cover. It glides right into place in the slot of the Bestop Dust Cover and then quickly snaps onto the rear bar of the jeep.

      ChristopherJ

      Year: 2017Submodel: Rubicon

      Helpful (2)

    • 3/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 16, 2018

      Tailgate Bar

      It works for the need but comes up a little short on quality. I would say for the money get the tailgate bar from the factory for a perfect fit.

      CharlesA

      Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      March 14, 2018

      Quick install works great.

      Takes about 30 seconds to install, just slide side clips and pop in tailgate bar.

      Chris

      Year: 2008Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      October 07, 2017

      Everything as excpected.

      Everything as expected would definatly purchase again, quality product.

      BenK

      Year: 2013Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      October 01, 2017

      Fits well

      Fits well and sturdy. Easy install, would recommend to a friend

      TylerA

      Year: 2012Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 01, 2017

      Works great, no drilling

      Worked great out of the box for my cargo cover on a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Easy snap in install and very durable. Would recommend this product

      DanO

      Year: 2016Submodel: Rubicon

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 01, 2017

      Awesome

      Exactly what I was looking for, fits exactly onto the tonneau cover and seals perfectly with the tailgate.

      KenG

      Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (3)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 05, 2017

      Works good. Fit good and worked with the tonneau.

      I ordered a tonneau cover for my wife's jeep. Didn't realize we needed a tailgate bar because she has hard top.. probably could mention that in the description to save the headache and having to wait another week. Works fine now.

      JamesN

      Year: 2015Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 03, 2017

      Tailgate bar

      This product is everything that is stated. Perfect fit. Easy install.

      MortonL

      Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 22, 2017

      No instructions but works great.

      This was a simple install. There were no instructions so figuring it out wasn't too bad. Fit was excellent and fit well with the Bestop Duster Deck Cover.

      TomE

      Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 12, 2017

      Great Tailgate Bar

      Very easy to install, no issues with it at all. Works perfect.

      MikeR

      Year: 2015Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 05, 2017

      Good Product!

      Perfect fit! Easy installation and use....Cover fits like a glove with the use of the tailgate bar.

      ValerieN

      Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      May 31, 2017

      resolved my duster cover issues

      I have a hard top so did not have one of these when I bought my Bestop Duster cover. Resolved my fit and finish issue.

      DuaneP

      Year: 2015Submodel: Rubicon

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      October 27, 2016

      Bestop Tailgate Bar for Deck Cover

      This product was super easy to install took about 5 min and was done. It sits at just the right height for the deck cover and looks great when installed. It came with the quick disconnects so that I can pop it on and off easy for when I need to put on my hard top. It holds everything snug and no flapping at highway speeds. The crew from Extreme Terrain helped me select the right part via chat and even helped me place the order. They give a great Military Discount as well this will be the only place I order from for my Jeep.

      JLawson

      Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler Unlimited

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      October 21, 2016

      Easy Install

      Took me about 10 minutes to figure it out without the instructions. I was a little concerned that I had to drill into the Jeep because the description mentioned "mounting screws". I didn't screw anything into the Jeep it seemed to snap in just fine and it wasn't moving anywhere.

      DM

      Year: 2014Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (4)

    • 4/5

      August 03, 2016

      Up Down Left Right

      Works. Instructions bad. Took me way too long to know which way it was to fit. I still don't know 100 if I did it right. Think so. It's just a snap in bar but for hardtop owners who need this for a soft top application it's confusing. Also plastic end clips? Easy to steal this part.

      Cosmo

      Year: 2016Submodel: Rubicon Unlimited

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      June 22, 2016

      Great quality

      Great product. Easy to install, and quality in the product.

      Zach

      Year: 2008Submodel: Wrangler Unlimited

      Helpful (2)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      June 06, 2016

      Great

      Very easy install, made me think I did it wrong. It has held up to all the rain we've had lately.

      CaptSteveRogers

      Year: 2010Submodel: Wrangler Unlimited

      Helpful (2)

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