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Rugged Ridge Spartan Nerf Side Step Bars - Textured Black (18-20 Jeep Wrangler JL 2 Door)

Item J130298-JL
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      Product Information

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


      • Effective Rocker Panel Protection
      • Enables Secure Jeep Access
      • Tubular Steel Nerf Bars
      • Heavy-Duty Steel Construction
      • Textured-Black Powder-Coat Finish
      • Straightforward, No-Mod Installation
      • Five-Year Limited Warranty
      • Fits All 2018-2020 Jeep Wrangler JL 2-Door Models


      Classy Side Protection with Secure Access. Protect your rocker panels from damage, while enabling proper side protection with the Rugged Ridge Textured Black Spartan Nerf Bar. This all steel nerf bar is designed to mount close to your Wrangler’s body, providing effective protection from most off-road hazards you may encounter. On the road, this nerf bar’s built-in side step, and all-black look enables easy access while maintaining your Jeep’s tough looks.

      Heavy-Duty Build Quality. The Rugged Ridge Textured Black Spartan Nerf Bar features a 3-inch wide tubular steel construction with walls that are .084-inch thick. This translates to a nerf bar with a lot of structural integrity. Its side step is fully welded and features a heavily-dimpled step plate for extra traction. Finally, this nerf bar is finished in a one-of-a-kind 3-stage textured powder coat for superior corrosion-resistance.

      Straightforward, No-Mod Install Procedure. The Rugged Ridge Textured Black Spartan Nerf Bar is designed as a direct bolt-on assembly that uses preexisting locations on your Jeep. All installation hardware is included, and mounting requires just standard hand tools, for convenience.

      Covered by a 5-Year Limited Warranty. The Rugged Ridge Textured Black Spartan Nerf Bar is covered by a 5-year limited warranty against workmanship defects. Please visit the manufacturer’s website for more details.

      Application. The Rugged Ridge Textured Black Spartan Nerf Bar fits all 2018-2020 Jeep Wrangler JL 2-door models.

      Fitment: 2018 2019 2020 Details

      MPN# 11596.03

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


      Customer Reviews (13)

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      Ratings Summary

      5 out of 5 overall rating from 13 customers

      • December 16, 2019

        5 2019 Rubicon - ScottS

        Great Purchase

        Great nerf steps for my 2-door Rubicon. My son and I were able to remove the rock rails and add the steps in just over an hour. Fit and quality were perfect, just a FYI though, the rail tubes are not sealed on the ends but it is fully power coated. BTW shipping was flawless from ET - glad I bought them!

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      • December 08, 2019

        5 2019 Rubicon - FarmHack

        Exactly what I was looking for

        Wanted to add a sidestep to my '19 JLR so my wife could get in easier. This product replaces the factory Rubicon rock rails but is just as beefy. The step gave my wife an 8" advantage over no step, yet the bottom of the step is still above the drivetrain level, so you techically don't lose any ground clearance unless you're doing hard-core rock climbing. My JL Rubicon does farm duty - mud, snow, occasional water, so this product was just perfect. It also just looks really sharp - a more finished look than the factory rails. Took under an hour to unbolt the factory rock rails and bolt these new rails onto the exact same bolt holes. No regrets and highly recommended.

        Helpful (2)
      • October 25, 2019

        5 2020 Wrangler - SharonW

        The step is awesome

        This step is awesome, helps me out a lot as I’m quite short lol. Looks great on my Jeep!

        Helpful (1)
      • October 01, 2019

        5 2020 Wrangler - JJ2020

        A great product!

        The shipping was very fast and the packaging was superb--all wrapped in thick foam wrap. The tri-coated textured paint seems very solid and protective and looks great. Very strong steel and think they look much nicer than the big thick stock steps boards. Good price as well and worth every penny!

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      • September 23, 2019

        5 2019 Wrangler - Joey16

        Nerf delight

        The Nerf bars, not only fit perfect, but I had them installed in under an hour. The Nerf bars blend right in with the stock PVC fenders, they really finish the side look! Items were well packaged and wrapped.

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      • September 09, 2019

        5 2018 Wrangler - MommaT


        Love them. They look amazing and were extremely easy install. Everything matched up perfectly! Makes getting in and out a breeze.

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      • September 02, 2019

        5 2018 Wrangler - Wobblenuts

        Love them

        I went back and forth on side bars for my JL. I finally decided on the Spartan bars to match my front and rear bumper. The quality and ease of install on these are worth five stars.

        Helpful (1)
      • August 04, 2019

        5 2019 Wrangler - BigCat

        Alright, Alright, Alright

        Installed in about 30 minutes, these side steps were easier to install than it was for me to find my tools to hook them up. They have allowed my wife to easily access the seats, and it has garnered a number of compliments and fits of jealously. I highly recommend them to complete any Wrangler look.

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      • May 23, 2019

        5 2018 Rubicon - JohnJ

        Nerf Steps

        Great addition to my JL 2 Door. Easy install and they look great.

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      • May 04, 2019

        5 2019 Rubicon - RubieLukie

        Great side steps

        I was looking for side steps that both looked good and was functional for my kids to step up into my 2019 Rubicon. These fit the bill.

        Helpful (1)

      Questions & Answers (3 answers)

      3 Top Rated Questions

      How wide is the step and how far from the body?

      • These side steps are approximately 50" x 8" x 8" (L x W x H) and they are roughly 4-5 inches from the body of the vehicle.

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      If these will not work over the factory rock rails do you sell any that will fit? Thanks.

      • We do carry an option that can retain the rock rails.

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      Will this fit without removing factory rock rails?

      • These will not work in conjunction with factory rock rails.

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      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

      • (2) Nerf Bars
      • Installation Hardware

      Will It Fit My Wrangler

      • JL Rubicon 2 Door - 18, 19, 20
      • JL Wrangler 2 Door - 18, 19, 20