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VKS Fabrication Shorty V3 Front Winch Bumper w/ Hoop - Raw Aluminum (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK)

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    Features & Details

    • Shorty V3 Front Winch Bumper with Hoop
    • Built from High Strength .190 Inch Raw Aluminum
    • CNC Cut/Formed and TIG/MIG Welded
    • Improves Approach Angle
    • Sunken Winch Plate Protecting Winch
    • Promotes Airflow to Engine Bay
    • Exceptional Form and Function
    • Extremely Lightweight - 26 Pounds
    • Includes D-Ring Tabs
    • Requires Crash Bar and Front Frame Rails to Be Cut/Removed
    • 2012+ JK Models Require Factory Vacuum Pump Relocation
    • Two Bolt-On Hoop Options
    • Hoop is Fully Welded and Gusseted out of 1 ¾ Inch Tubing and 3/16 Inch Steel Plate
    • Intermediate Installation
    • One-Year Limited Warranty
    • Fits All 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Models
    Innovative Design. The VKS Fabrication Shorty V3 Front Winch Bumper with Hoop - Raw Aluminum is an innovative design that will approve your approach angle out on the trail. This front winch bumper features exceptional form and function in addition to promoting airflow to the engine bay.

    Superior Construction. The Shorty V3 is built from high-strength, .190 inch raw aluminum that’s been CNC cut, formed and TIG/MIG welded. Precision engineering delivers a sunken winch steel plate that protects the winch. The hoop is fully welded and gusseted out of 1 ¾-inch tubing with 3/16-inch steel plate.

    Built to Perform. This incredible Shorty V3 Front Winch Bumper with hoop comes with D-ring tabs and weighs only 26 pounds. This product requires crash bar and front frame rails to be cut or removed. All 2012+ JK models require the factory vacuum pump to be relocated.

    Installation. This intermediate install requires some cutting and modifications for completion; therefore, the manufacturer recommends a professional installer complete this installation. The installation time is approximately 2 hours.

    Warranty. This Shorty V3 Front Winch Bumper with hoop is covered with a 1-year limited warranty. Any defect found as a result of faulty manufacturing will be replaced in full.

    Application. The VKS Fabrication Shorty V3 Front Winch Bumper with Hoop - Raw Aluminum is built to fit all 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK models.

    Freight Notes. Freight items can only be shipped within the continental 48 states, no expedited methods. What is freight shipping? Your Answers are Right Here!.

    Fitment: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Details

    MPN# 1273

    CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

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          Overall Rating 5

          out of 5 stars

          Installation Time:Afternoon

          • Fit 5 5
          • Appearance 5 5
          • Bang For Your Buck 5 5

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            August 10, 2019

            Great look

            Not to bad on the install was a little against the frame chop at first instructions could have been better but in the end I was completely satisfied with the product


            Year: 2015Submodel: Rubicon

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          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            June 14, 2019

            Awesome approach angle!

            First it should be noted- This will not fit with the rubicon sway bar disconnect motor... This bumper is awesome- the approach to large obstacles is awesome after install. Weld beads look so clean, overall quality is top notch. Best of all it’s made in America! I will say this is a little more than a bolt on bumper. You will need a sawzaw/reciprocating saw and a few GOOD metal blades. Take your time on the install BEFORE you have it painted. It probably took me a good 4-5 dry fits before I had it perfect. Overall install time took about 1.5-2 hours with adult beverages. Highly recommended- for the price and for the quality, I would say it’s the best out there. I went with steel- in retrospec I would have went aluminum. Not for the couple pound difference- but steel has to be touched up paint wise when it gets scratched. Oh well- absolutely love this bumper!!


            Year: 2016Submodel: Rubicon

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