This unique innovative custom bumper comes with a built in Winch Mount, D ring shackle mounts, Spare Tire Carrier Not Included. The Heavy Duty Bumper has been engineered to bolt on to your rear cross member and vehicle frame rails in just minutes. This part number does not include a Receiver hitch or Spindle for a Tire carrier ,they can be purchased separately at any time you wish to add them.
I can't say enough good about this bumber system, as It handles everything from being a great rear Wench mount to taking the Tire wieght off from my tail gate, a very well designed and built bumper. The tire stil swings open with the tailgate for easy one button use. With my sons helping hands this was an easy saturday morning project.
I have owned this product for over a year and have hated it since day one. bumper rattles constantly and feels like it is falling off, even when going over speed bumps and normal everyday driving. I have had to use tie down straps to minimize banging sounds and have to tighten bolts often(every other week). friends love to make jokes about hearing me come down the road and how it feels when they are in the jeep. contacted co. rep and they sent me a t handle to solve problem and was told it would help. problem is they want me to cut holes in bumper and weld parts. I contacted local 4wd shop and they said not to do it since it would cause even more problems. I'm saving money now to buy a different bumper. I can't even sell it for 1/4 the price and will probably end up giving it away just to be rid of it. I was going to buy matching front bumper but decided it would probably be junk as well. Expected bumper to atleast be decent for [$].
Olympic sells this bumper with two different swing arms one as shown in the above pics and one that is a basic swing arm that attaches to the tailgate for one open motion. The bumper is assume has all the goodies: Winch holder, Hi-Jack points, D-Rings holes, spots for CB antenna, and Winch controls. Where as other winch bumpers required mounting the winch under the jeep which means changing the muffler system. Now the Tire carries if you can lift your tire up and mount it then I recommend getting Olympics other option that has a one motion tailgate open. The swing bolts to the tailgate and that makes life easy. If you have a bad back or can't lift your 37-40's then go with this carrier system. This tire carrier is heavy-duty very thick steel and adds about 80lbs to the bumper witch with a winch is already 150lbs easy. So be prepared to add a 1-2" lift spacer to the rear of your jeep. The main problem with this tire carrier is it's over engineered. It latches work but could be better. You will need to add a safety wire to the lock pins so you don't loose them. It does rattle but not bad and the tire angles back away from the jeep instead of straight up and down (personal preference). All in all the bumper is great compared to others out there.
What size tire will it accept?
Asked by Bruce from maine, United States on
Hey Bruce, this carrier will accept up to a 40 inch tire. Thanks for your question.
Answered by Devin B. ext 4835 from maine, United States on
Does the tire carrier operate with the tailgate or separately.
Asked by Jim from Ridgway ,PA on
Jim the tire carrier section on this Smuggler Rear Bumper with Tuff n EZ Tire Carrier is mounted to the tailgate and does not open separately.
Answered by Jason L from Ridgway ,PA on
What is the largest tire size that can be mounted on this bumper?
Asked by Greg from United States on
Hello, the Olympic Smuggler Rear Bumper with Tuff n EZ Tire Carrier is made to hold up to a 37" tire. Thank you!
Answered by Bob H from United States on
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Since 1953, California-based Olympic 4x4 Products has produced bumpers, racks, side guards and other accessories for Jeep enthusiasts. Whether you are looking to upgrade or replace OEM parts on your Wrangler JK, TJ, YJ, CJ or Cherokee, Olympic is a one stop shop for products made in the USA and thoroughly tested and wheeled in off-roading environments. Olympic 4x4 Products are authentic, easy to install and afford enthusiasts multiple choices in style and fit. Their extensive off-roading experience and location in City of Commerce with close proximity to off-road trails makes the company an authority on designing and manufacturing durable parts that go the Olympic distance. Shop Olympic 4x4 Products Now