(approx) 2 Hours
Simple installation for anyone.
Ryan: The RedRock 4x4 Crawler Stubby Front Bumper with Winch Mount is for those of you that have a 2007 to 2018 JK, that are looking for a stubby front bumper with a lot of off-road ready features built right into it. Now, in the world of bumpers, you're going to have your full-width, your mid-width, and your stubby bumpers. There are a couple of benefits to one over the other. The larger bumpers offer a little bit more protection. But a stubby bumper like this one is gonna offer you a ton of clearance between the front tire and the bumper area. And you're going to be able to get that front tire right up against an obstacle when you're off-road without the bumper sitting in front of it. This bumper will also give your Jeep a very aggressive off-road style. So if that's what you're after, I think a stubby bumper is a good place to look. Again, if you're looking for maximum amount of protection, maybe a full-width is going to be a better option for you. And we have both. So this is gonna be a very easy-to-install bumper, one out of three wrenches, bolts right onto the Jeep, and we'll talk a little bit more about that in just a second. So when shopping for bumpers, you're really going look for a couple of different things. One is going to be the look. You have to like the style but maybe, more importantly, is going to be the function and all of the features that are built into the bumper.And, again, for a stubby bumper, which doesn't give you a lot of real estate, this does have a lot of features built into it that I really like, that we're gonna touch on in just a second. And something else that I really like about this is RedRock 4x4 is known for making a high-quality product at a very fair price. So this bumper is gonna be a little bit less expensive than some of the other choices out there that are going to be very similar in functionality. So let's talk about the construction of this bumper. As you can see, it is a stubby bumper so you're going to have your frame rails are pretty much right here. So you have a little bit that sticks out past that, but not too much. This is a very nice and compact bumper. You're going to have your D-ring mounts right here. They're going to be a nice heavy gauge steel and they're welded all the way through to the part of the bumper that bolts to the frame horns. So you're gonna get a lot of strength there for any type of recovery that you might need to do. And these aren't a simple D-shape with a hole in the center for the D-ring. This has a hole for the D-ring at the bottom, but a larger hole up top here. So if you have these in place and you wanna use, maybe a soft shackle, or have a spot to hook your winch line that isn't directly to the D-ring when it's not in use, you have that upper area as well. So you have, really, two different holes there on those mounts, which is nice.Something else that you'll notice about these is that the edges of these have been rounded off before the powder coating has been done. And that's not something you'll see on a lot of bumpers out there. It's just a little bit of an attention to detail that I like to see from RedRock on this particular bumper. You have your holes here for your factory fog lights, which, again, isn't something that you're always going to see on a stubby front bumper due to the lack of real estate, but this will accept those factory fogs, which is something I really like. You have the lights, the wiring is there, the switch is there, why not buy a bumper that allows you to use those lights and this one will let you do that. So, as long as you have the factory plastic front bumper and not one of the special edition metal front bumpers, your fog lights will bolt directly into this. Down here, you have a couple of holes, almost a grille like style at the bottom of the bumper. That's really for style and aesthetics more than anything else but I do like the way that it looks. Of course, right here in the center, your have your cutout for your Fairlead and directly behind that, you have your winch plate that'll hold up to a 12,000-pound winch so you're gonna have a lot of strength there. You're gonna be able to use this bumper for more than just looks. This is going to be a good recovery style bumper.Up top here, you have a little bit of a hoop, that's gonna help to protect your headlight bumper winch area a little bit if you're going down a narrow trail, there's a branch, it'll hit this before it hits the grille. But, really again, this is for aesthetics as well. I always really like this style of hoop, where it has a single hoop up the center but then an extra set of bars here, just adds a little something that aesthetically I prefer. And then right up on top, you do have two light mount tabs. So those are going to be for any single post light that you can buy out there on the market, which is the vast majority of them. So you wanna go with some small LED cubes, some bigger old-school halogen lights, any set of lights you can mount up on here, just get them wired up and they're going to work really well for you. So, again, a ton of off-road features built into a nice compact stubby bumper. I mentioned before, I think you're getting a very fair price for this bumper. This is gonna come in at $400 and RedRock is really good at that, building a high-quality bumper with a ton of features at a fair price. So for everything you're getting, I think $400 is a very good deal. If you're looking for a stubby front bumper with a lot of off-road features built into it, I think this one is priced really fairly. Now, somebody from the install team is going to show you how you get this installed.Man: First thing we're gonna do is take our trim panel removal tool and remove the two push pins that hold our frame cover in place up top here, behind the front bumper. We're gonna take our trim panel removal tool here and pop these two push pins out. And now we can pull our frame cover out. Next thing we're gonna do is reach behind the bumper and unplug our fog lights. And keep in mind that we'll be reusing these fog lights for our new bumper so be careful when you remove your bumper. We can now remove the eight nuts that hold the bumper in place. There are two on the outside on the right side, two on the outside on the left side, and four directly in the center. Now the four in the center are gonna be a little tough to see so bear with me as I stick my impact gun in here, try and get these out. Now, I'm gonna have to switch over to a ratchet for this next nut. If you guys are working on a Rubicon model that has electronic sway bar disconnect, you won't be able to fit an impact gun in here so I'm gonna be using my ratchet. We are now ready to remove our stock bumper.All right, since we'll be reusing our fog lights for our new bumper, we need to remove the fog lights out of our stock bumper. I'm gonna use a Phillips head screwdriver. Just quick side note here, guys, our fog lights have been removed quite a few times. There should be four screws in each fog light. Ours only have two in each. All right, we're gonna start our install off by putting our factory fog lights into our new bumper. RedRock supplies you with eight J-Clips and eight screws. So we need to go clip a J-Clip into each hole where our fog light goes so we have something to screw it to and they just snap into place. We can now install our factory fog lights into the bumper. We're now ready to grab our new bumper and install it. All right, we can grab a couple of the nuts and washers that are provided by RedRock and bolt this bumper up. And I got a 16-millimeter socket on my ratchet here. And we can get the outer nuts on our bumper here. All right, last thing we're gonna do here is plug our fog lights in. That's gonna wrap up our review and install of the RedRock Stubby Front Bumper. Be sure to check out more at extremeterrain.com.
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March 01, 2020
Stubby front bumper
I absolutely love my RedRock 4x4 Stubby front bumper with winch mount. I love the look and it allows more room to maneveur around things on the trail.Helpful (0)
February 25, 2020
Overall a great bumper. I have already smashed a few rocks with it and it took it like a champ. Install was pretty easy. Here is a few tips to make it that much easier. FIRST, get a drill bit and drill out the plastic tabs holding the plastic cover between your front bumper and grill(you will not re use it anyways). SECOND, Get a 3in-5in extention on your socket will make your life a lot easier to getting the bolts off and on. THIRD, if you are planning on using fog lights in this bumper, install them before you put the bumper on. Bumper looks and functions great on my 2015 willys jkHelpful (1)
February 11, 2020Helpful (0)
February 08, 2020
Fits perfectly and looks awesome
Great price and solid bumper! Mounting was a cinch with no holes or modifications needing to be made. A bit tricky running my KC light wires through the bar, which is why the install took a bit longer than anticipated. Without the delay in running wires, the install shouldn't take more than 15 minutes (well minus getting the old one off). Great weld points and solidly strong. Easy one person install.Helpful (0)
January 26, 2020
The redrock stubby bumper is looks great on my Jeep, easy to install, just what I wantedHelpful (0)
January 05, 2020
Well worth the money
Very well made, looks amazing! Exactly what We were looking for!Helpful (1)
December 28, 2019
Ordered bumper for my sons 2018 Jeep Wrangler as a Chris gift. He is very happyHelpful (1)
December 23, 2019
Best for the price
The cardboard box arrived pretty much destroyed, but Red Rock did a good job with the rest of the packaging, so the bumper was fine. There are two sharp corners that stuck out of the shrink wrap, and I think they would be better if they were rounded. The bumper itself is very high quality, and the powder coating was complete. Tolerances were spot on, no modifications needed. Removing the original bumper is the only hard part, unless you have the right tools. I needed a regular and a deep well socket, a medium and a large socket wrench, and a u-joint socket adapter. Make sure you can loosen the eight nuts on the original bumper before you buy a new one. The rest of the install is super easy. I had no problem lifting it onto the frame by myself.Helpful (2)
November 03, 2019
Overall, a really nice bumper and looks great!
Be forewarned that if you have a JK Rubicon with factory LED fog lights, they don't fit well at all. They are slightly to big for the holes. I ended up having to go with longer screws. But I had to final just settle on how they fit and move on. I would have given this bumper 5 Stars across the board if the LED fogs would have fit correctly. The packaging with UPS arrived looking like it's been through a war. Both end points have paint damage due to the shipping.Helpful (2)
November 01, 2019
Good Value, but not perfect.
Overall I like the bumper. It has everything I was looking for: stubby, bull bar, recessed winch plate, and factory fog light compatible. This was one of the few at this price point. Install was easy, but the mounting hardware is very cheap. I'll be replacing with Grade 8. The box the bumper arrived in was in decent shape, though the bull bar had one small ding in it. Also, one of the fog light brackets is a little crooked. Finish definitely isn't perfect and bumper can't be perfectly centered though it is really close. Giving 3 stars since I can't give 3.5.Helpful (2)
Will I have to relocate vacuum pump?
This bumper will not require vacuum pump relocation, but it is recommended.
What is the weight of the bumper /
The RedRock 4x4 Crawler Stubby Front Bumper w/ Winch Mount will weight around 78lbs.
Can you use the d ring mounts to tow? Blue ox sells d ring adapters.
This is not rated for towing, and the D Ring mounts are designed for recovery purposes only, and should not be used for towing.
How thick is the steel of this bumper?
This would be 3/16" steel construction.
How thick are the D rings and what size round hole do they have? I want to use aftermarket tow bar adapters on the D rings. thank you Brian
The RedRock 4x4 Crawler Stubby Front Bumper w/ Winch Mount will include 3/4" d-rings which would have a 7/8" pin.
We do not have a specific skid plate for this bumper.
A cover for the winch opening is not available.
This winch has not been tested for fitment.
Shipped weight is 78 lbs.
You would need Mopar's foglight adaptor bracket to fit Rubicon LEd fog lights in this bumper.
Unfortunately, we do not have any skid plates that are confirmed to work with this bumper without any modification.
The dimensions of this bumper are 51.4 x 16.3 x 20.25 and the weight is 78 pounds.
(approx) 2 Hours
Simple installation for anyone.
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