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How to Install a Smittybilt SRC Front Stinger Bumper with Winch Plate, Textured Black on your 07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK; 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL

Installation Time

2 hours

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INSTALLATION:

Step 1: Unbolt and remove the factory front bumper and hardware from the vehicle.

NOTE: Be sure to unclip the factory fog light wiring harnesses if equipped

Step 2: Drill out the (2) top row, outer holes in the frame bumper mounting plates to 7/16”. (Fig. A,B)​


Step 3: NOTE: This step might require 2 people. Raise the new Stinger front bumper (93- 5938) up into place and align the bumper mounting studs with (4) holes on the frame mounting plates. Secure using the supplied 7/16” nuts. Insert the (2) 7/16” X 1 1/4” bolts into the remaining empty holes and secure using the supplied hardware. (Fig C)


Step 4: Level the bumper and torque the 7/16” Hardware to 60 ft./lbs. (Fig C)

Step 5: Install the skid plate (93-5950) to the Stinger bumper using the supplied 3/8” 1 1/4” and hardware.

Step 6: Clamp the skid plate to the lower crossmember. Using the (3) square holes as a guide, center punch and drill through factory crossmember using a 1/2” drill bit. (Fig D,E)

NOTE: Be careful not to damage the bumper while drilling.


Step 7: Install the (3) ½” X 1 ¼” carriage bolts into the front bumper through the previously drilled holes in the crossmember and secure using the 1/2” hardware. (Fig F)


Step 8: Torque the carriage bolt hardware to 45 ft./lbs. (Fig F)

Step 9: Reattach any previously unclipped wiring harnesses.

Step 10: Installation is now complete.

Product cleaning and maintenance instructions

Stainless Steel Finish – Aluminum polish may be used to polish small scratches and scuffs on the finish. Mild soap, window or glass cleaner may be used to clean the finish. Dual state powder coat finish – Mild soap, window or glass cleaner may be used to clean the finish. In order to protect the finish, you may wax your product on a regular basis with pure carnauba automotive wax. Do not use any types of soap, polish or was that contains abrasive that could damage the finish. Textured coated finishes should be cleaned with a mild soap on a damp sponge. Do not apply polish or was that requires to be removed by means of buffing. This type of wax is commonly used at car wash facilities. Chrome Finish – Mild soap, window or glass cleaner may be used to clean the finish. In order to protect the finish you should wax your product on a regular basis with pure carnauba automotive wax. Do not use any types of soap, polish or was that contains abrasive that could damage the finish.