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How to Install HDX Xtreme Boards - Textured Black on your Wrangler

Installation Time

2 hours

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PROCEDURE

1. Remove contents from box, verify if all parts listed are present and free from damage. Carefully read and understand all instructions before attempting installation. Failure to identify damage before installation could lead to a rejection of any claim.
2. Starting on the driver side, locate each mounting location. The 4 door Jeep will have three mounting locations on each side and the 2 door Jeep will have two mounting locations.
3. Follow steps 3-5 for 4 door Jeeps: Starting at the front mount location, locate (1) Front Mount Bracket (Item 2) and (1) Front Support Bracket (Item 3). Loosely secure brackets, using: (2) M8 hex head cap screw, (1) M8 extruded u-nut, (2) M8 split lock washer, (1) M8 hex nut, (3) M8 flat washer, (2) M6 hex nut, (2) M6 button head cap screw, (2) M6 split lock washer, and (4) M6 flat washers. See Figure 1. Note: M8 extruded u-nut is only used if a threaded hole is not present (circled on Figure 1).
4. For the center mounting location, locate (1) Center Mount Bracket (Item 4) and (1) Center Support Bracket (Item 5). Loosely secure brackets, using: (2) M8 hex head cap screw, (1) M8 extruded u-nut, (2) M8 split lock washer, (1) M8 hex nut, (3) M8 flat washer, (2) M6 hex nut, (2) M6 button head cap screw, (2) M6 split lock washer, and (4) M6 flat washers. Note: M8 extruded u-nut is only used if a threaded hole is not present (circled), See Figure 2.


5. For the rear mounting location, locate (1) Rear Mount Bracket (Item 6) and (1) Rear Support Bracket (Item 7). Loosely secure brackets, using: (2) M8 hex head cap screw, (1) M8 extruded u-nut, (2) M8 split lock washer, (1) M8 hex nut, (3) M8 flat washer, (2) M6 hex nut, (2) M6 button head cap screw, (2) M6 split lock washer, and (4) M6 flat washers. Note: M8 extruded u-nut is only used if a threaded hole is not present (circled). Refer to Figure 2, similar installation as center mounting bracket.
6. Follow steps 6-7 for 2 door Jeeps: Starting at the front mount location, locate (1) Front Mount Bracket (Item 2) and (1) Front Support Bracket (Item 3). Loosely secure brackets, using: (2) M8 hex head cap screw, (1) M8 extruded u-nut, (2) M8 split lock washer, (1) M8 hex nut, (3) M8 flat washer, (2) M6 hex nut, (2) M6 button head cap screw, (2) M6 split lock washer, and (4) M6 flat washers. Refer to Figure 1. Note: M8 extruded u-nut is only used if a threaded hole is not present (circled on Figure 1).
7. For the rear mounting location, locate (1) Rear Mount Bracket (Item 6) and (1) Rear Support Bracket (Item 7). Loosely secure brackets, using: (2) M8 hex head cap screw, (1) M8 extruded u-nut, (2) M8 split lock washer, (1) M8 hex nut, (3) M8 flat washer, (2) M6 hex nut, (2) M6 button head cap screw, (2) M6 split lock washer, and (4) M6 flat washers. Referto Figure 2. Note: M8 extruded u-nut is only used if a threaded hole is not present (circled on Figure 2).
8. Locate (1) Step Bar Assembly and loosely secure it onto the previously installed brackets using the provided M8 hardware. See Figure 3 and 4.
9. Repeat steps 3 - 5 and 8 for passenger side on 4 door Jeeps and steps 6 - 8 for 2 door Jeeps. See Figures 5 and 6 for bracket orientation.
10. Align step bar and brackets to desired positioning then torque and tighten all: M8 hardware to 15—18 ft-lbs and M6 to 5 -7 ft-lbs.



WARNING

Failure to follow these instructions could lead to death, personal injury, and / or property damage.
FASTENERS:
All Westin supplied fasteners must be utilized and installed in accordance with the installation instructions and apply torque to the specifications as defined. DOUBLE CHECK ALL FASTENERS BEFORE INITIAL USE, AND PERIODICALLY IN THE FUTURE TO ENSURE PROPER FUNCTION AND SAFETY.
DRILLING:
Most Westin products do not require drilling for installation. If drilling is defined as required, use caution when drilling a vehicle. FAILURE TO REVIEW AN AREA TO BE DRILLED MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR INJURY TO OTHERS AS WELL AS VEHICLE DAMAGE.
EYE PROTECTION:
ALWAYS WEAR SAFETY GLASSES OR GOGGLES DURING THE INSTALLATION PROCESS TO AVOID PERSONAL INJURY.
MAXIMUM TOWING/CARRYING CAPACITY:
The Westin Receiver Hitches will have a visible tow rating label affixed directly on the product. User should never exceed the vehicle manufacturers maximum tow and weight rating regardless of the capacity of the hitch. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES WILL VOID THE WESTIN WARRANTY AND MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR INJURY TO OTHERS AS WELL AS VEHICLE DAMAGE.