Free Shipping on Orders Over $75. Details

Talk to Wrangler Enthusiasts
M-F 8:30A-11P, Sat-Sun 8:30A-9P
Win $15,000!! Enter Now
Coronavirus: We are Open For Business, Prioritizing health and safety Learn More

How to Install Rugged Ridge Tube Steps, 4 1/4-Inch Oval, Stainless Steels on your 2007-2013 Wrangler

Tools Required
  • Basic Hand Tools Required
Extreme Terrain
Shop Parts in this Guide


(1) Driver Side Bar

(1) Passenger Side Bar

(2) Front Brackets (Driver/Pass)

(2) Middle Bracket (Driver/Pass)

(2) Rear Bracket (Driver/Pass)

(12) M6X25mm Button Allen Head Cap Bolts

(12) M6 lock nuts

(24) M6X22mmX3mm thick Flat Washers

(2) M8X35mm Hex Head Bolts

(12) M8X25mm Hex Head Bolts

(14) M8 Lock Washers

(2) M8X25mmX3mm Thick Flat Washers

(12) M8X15mmX3mm Thick Flat Washers

(6) M10X35mm Hex Head Bolts

(6) M10 Nut Plates

(6) M10 Lock Washers

(6) M10X30mmX3mm thick Flat Washers



2. Locate, remove and set aside the front, middle and rear bar mounts, and the hardware kit.

Left Side – Driver’s Side Brackets
RR-A or RR-L (Rear Driver’s side – left )
CTR-A or CTR-L (Center Driver’s side - left)
FR-A or FR-L (Front Driver’s side - left)

Right Side – Passenger’s Side Brackets
RR-B or RR-R (Rear Passenger’s side - right)
CRT-B or CRT-R (Center Passenger’s side – right)
FR-B or FR-R (Front Passenger’s side – right)

3. Install the front, middle, and rear nut plate into the frame openings (Fig 1) with the nut facing up. Note: Later model JK’s may not need the rear nut plate installed. An 8mm bolt will be used to screw into existing body mounted location..

4. Attach the front, middle and rear bar mount on the driver side with one of the 12MM bolts, lock washer and washer. (Fig 2). See note above regarding rear mounting plate. 8MM bolt may be needed. Do not tighten at this time.

5. Install the black round 6MM Allen head bolts and 6MM Flat Washer through the front of rocker panel lip (Fig 3) for all three mounting plates. Secure with a 6MM Flat Washer, 6MM Lock Washer, and a 6MM Nylock Nut. Do Not Tighten At This Time

6. Place the bar on the brackets and install the 8MM bolts and lock washers (Fig 4)

7. Align the bar and tighten all the fasteners (Fig 5) and torque to 30ft-lbs

8. Repeat operation on other side.