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How to Install Rugged Ridge 50 in. LED Light Bar w/ Fast Track Mounting System on your 07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK; 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL

Installation Time

30 minutes

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NOTICE: Skip to step 2 if using 50 inch LED bar.

1. Construct A-pillar Assembly by attaching Upper Cap to the top of A-Pillar Covers using M8 Bolt and M8 Square Nut. Slide M8 Square Nut down channel on A-Pillar Covers. Using M4 Bolt, secure Upper Cap to top of A-Pillar Cover. 

NOTICE: If attaching accessories to A-pillar Assembly, skip to Step 3. ​


2. Construct A-pillar Assembly by attaching LED Bracket to the top of A-Pillar Covers using M8 Bolt and M8 Square Nut. Slide M8 Square Nut down channel on A-Pillar Covers. Using M4 Bolt, secure LED Bracket to top of A-Pillar Cover. 

NOTICE: If not attaching accessory to A-pillar Assembly, skip to Step 5. ​


3. Using T40 Torx wrench, remove two upper OE bolts on windshield brackets. Loosely attach A-Pillar Covers using previously removed OE bolts. 


4. Attach A-Pillar Bracket using M8 Bolt and Square Nut in A-pillar Cover’s channel. Attach accessory to A-Pillar Bracket. Align accessory per personal preference. To allow easier installation of Lower Caps, remove A-pillar Assembly from vehicle. 

NOTICE: If wiring lights, mark locations on wire cover for cutting holes. ​


NOTICE: If not installing 50 inch LED bar, skip to step 6. 

5. Using mounting hardware included with your LED bar, attach A-pillar Assemblies to LED bar. 


6. Remove Wire Cover from A-pillar Assembly. Create a small cutout at top of Wire Cover for wire routing. Cut out holes marked in Step 3. 

7. Reattach Wire Cover to A-pillar Bracket and feed wires through created hole(s) into channel behind Wire Cover.


8. Attach Lower Cap to A-Pillar Cover using M8 Bolt and M8 Square Nuts. 


9. Remove Windshield wipers arms from vehicle.


10. Remove cowl screws using T30 Screw driver or socket. Lift hood. Carefully remove cowl center plastic retainer clips using a flat head screw driver and carefully remove cowl cover from vehicle. Close hood.


11. Position Light Bar Assembly on factory windshield bracket and attach using OE bolts. 

CAUTION: Use helper to mount Light Bar Assembly to vehicle. 

12. Make any needed adjustments to lights and finish running wires. Reattached cowl cover and windshield wiper arms.