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Rugged Ridge Heavy Duty Rocker Panel Guards (97-06 Jeep Wrangler TJ, Excluding Unlimited)

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      Product Information

      Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation


      • Rocker Panel Guards
      • 3/16 Inch Thick Steel
      • Textured Black Finish
      • 53.8 lbs
      • Protects Rocker Panel
      • Cut Outs for Off-Road Jacks
      • 2 Inch Side Step
      • Includes Hardware Required for Installation
      • Drilling Required
      • Fits 1997 - 2006 Wrangler TJs


      Construction. Rugged Ridge's solid rocker panel guards are manufactured out of 3/16 inch thick steel. These guards are finished with a textured black to give your Jeep a tougher look. Rubber gaskets keep water and dirt from getting between the guard and your Jeep's body to prevent rot.

      Protection. These guards protect your rocker panels from rocks and other off-road debris. Each guard has cut-outs so you can use an off-road jack in case of emergencies. Each guard also feature a 2 inch step to make getting in and out of your rig easier.

      Accessories. These guard come with the necessary hardware for installation.

      Application. These guards fit on 1997 - 2006 TJ Wranglers and are compatible with most aftermarket fender flares. Some drilling is required to install these guards.

      Fitment: 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Details

      MPN# 11504.15

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


      Customer Reviews (6)

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      Ratings Summary

      4.2 out of 5 overall rating from 6 customers

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      • June 27, 2019

        2 2001 Wrangler - primetime4 Installation Time: Afternoon

        Extreme Terrain Install is Backwards

        Before buying these rocker guards, I checked just about every review I could along with install instructions. One thing I noticed was owners complaining of needing additional nutserts. Looking at my 2001 and where the holes were place, I had a hunch that no nutserts would be needed. Online directions also reinforced this so why would so many reviews AND the pics here say otherwise? It is because the instructions that shipped with the guards direct from Rugged Ridge have the sliders mounted backwards! This was enough to mislead Extreme Terrain which is now misleading all subsequent buyers. On my 2001, NO nutserts were needed. Only 2003 and up when the seatbelt was moved will require 1 nutsert that is included. If you need 3, you have it on backwards but this is really Rugged Ridge's fault. 4 Stars for the product but -2 for this critical instruction error.

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      • May 17, 2019

        5 2000 Wrangler - GregM Installation Time: Afternoon

        Just what a was looking for

        These were just the right choice for me. Install was easy with tools most of us have. I did order extra nutserts which made for an easy install. I think they look great and like the extra protection.

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      • April 02, 2019

        4 1999 Wrangler - Reganz Installation Time: Afternoon

        Holy Nut Serts!

        I like the look and feel of these rockers and I have been looking for some time. They are heavy duty and the install was easy if you know what you're doing. The challenge I have with these is that they only give you two Rivet Nut (Nutserts) and you really need 6, three for each side. The instructions didn't address this and I really don't like having to buy additional hardware when I just paid full price for the product.

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      • August 28, 2018

        5 2000 Wrangler - Willr Installation Time: Afternoon

        Really good

        Really heavy duty but not to the body mounts. Good if your geep is mildly crusty

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      • October 01, 2017

        4 2000 Wrangler - DrewH Installation Time: Afternoon

        Very rugged

        Kind of hard to put all bolts in on my 2000 as it is not a drill and bolt nut situation on each hole. I used self tappers for 3/5 holes up top

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      • October 12, 2016

        5 1999 Wrangler - Jeeplifer Installation Time: Afternoon

        What a steal!!!!!

        These are my favorite rock sliders u can get on the market they are easy to install and look great. They shipped fast.

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      Questions & Answers (2 answers)

      2 Top Rated Questions

      I ordered these looking for a set for my TJ unlimited- the long one from 2004. It says they will fit but are too short- is these a set like these but 4 inches longer? When I search - it brings me back here- they are nice but too short.

      • Very sorry for the confusion. For the longer set of Rugged Ridge rocker guards for your 2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, please follow the link provided below.

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      I would like to know/ or see a picture of the bottom side of the rocker guard. How much does this cover on the bottom. does the bottom go almost to the frame ? please answer ? Darryl

      • Hello, this rock slider covers the whole pinch weld in the side of the body. It does slant downwards and protect the bottom, but it does not tuck up and under to the frame.

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      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

      • (2) Rocker Guards
      • Hardware

      Tech Specs

      Will It Fit My Wrangler

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      • TJ Wrangler 2 Door - 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

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