Poison Spyder Aluminum Front Crusher Flares - Extra Wide (Aluminum) - 17-03-032-ALUM| 4WD.com

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Poison Spyder Aluminum Front Crusher Flares - Extra Wide (Aluminum) - 17-03-032-ALUM

Poison Spyder Customs | Part Number: PSC17-03-032-ALUM

Specifications

  • Fitment: Direct Fit
  • Finish: Aluminum
  • Type: Tube Fender
  • In_Stock: In Stock
  • In_Stock: In Stock
  • Installation Type: Cutting or Drilling Required

    TECHNICAL DETAILS

  • 07-Current Wrangler JK, 2 & 4 Door
  • Aluminum
  • Replace flimsy plastic OE fender flares with light-weight, sturdy aluminum
  • 2-1/4" wider than standard width flares
  • CNC laser cut 3/16" mounting plate and 1/8" top plate
  • CNC roll-bent 1.5" OD X .120 wall DOM tube outer rub rail
  • Roll-bending gives smooth, sweeping, continuous bends that match the Jeep's lines perfectly
  • Internal bracing kit transfers impact loads to Jeep's heavy gauge inner tub structure

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • The Jeep JKs thin sheetmetal fenders and stock plastic flares are among the most vulnerable body components when traversing the trail. The Poison Spyder JK Front Crusher Flare kit improves both the aesthetics and durability of your Jeep during your off road adventures. These Narrow JK Crusher Flares are 2" narrower than our Standard Width Crusher Flares. This gives you 2" of extra clearance from canyon walls, trees and obstacles on tight trails. Crusher Flares and Poison Spyders exclusive Inner Brace system are the ultimate in front fender armor for your JK, with the toughness to withstand punishing scrapes with granite canyon walls. This product ships as bare steel
  • it will need to be painted or powder coated prior to final installation. steel JK Crusher Flares are constructed using 1.5" X .120" wall DOM (Drawn-Over-Mandrel) structural tubing as the outer "rub rail". This DOM tubing provides better resistance to crushing, kinking, and bending than competitors' flares made with thinner wall, welded seam tubing. The foundation of the Crusher Flare is a CNC laser cut, 3/16" thick steel mounting plate, precision brake-formed to conform to the subtle curves of the JKs body panels. Mounting holes are countersunk for the use of flat-head stainless steel mounting hardware. The top plate is CNC laser cut 1/8" aluminum plate, which is hand formed around the curves of the Crusher Flare for a factory appearance that matches the JKs organic body lines better than any other aftermarket metal flare available. Poison Spyder JK Crusher Flares come with a set of inner braces that tie the Crusher Flare in to the sturdier, heavier-gauge steel of the JKs inner body tub structure. Competitors' JK Flare products simply bolt directly to the outer layer of the JKs body sheetmetal. But as any JK owner knows, the exterior sheetmetal is very thin and flexible. Simply bolting a heavy duty fender directly to the exterior sheetmetal without the inner bracing is a disaster waiting to happen. Regardless of how sturdy the flare is built, upon contact with rocks, trees, etc., it will simply push in and deform the flimsy sheetmetal it is bolted to, possibly causing expensive and unsightly damage. The Inner Brace Set that comes with Poison Spyder Crusher Flares effectively bypasses the outer sheetmetal, instead transferring those forces to the much stronger inner structure of the Jeep. That's why we've been able to demonstrate the strength of our flare attachment system by parking another Jeep on top of the Crusher Flare! These Inner Braces are CNC laser cut, brake-formed for a great fit and simple installation. JK Front Crusher Flares come with high quality rubber liners to place between the Crusher Flare and the Jeeps body sheetmetal during installation. The rubber liners help protect your Jeeps exterior paint where the flare contacts it. It also helps even out the contact area of the Crusher Flare, absorbing any small bumps or imperfections between the mated surfaces. The rubber liner also helps keep moisture, dirt and debris from collecting between the Crusher Flare and the Jeeps body. These liners are cut from premium EPDM rubber. When installing Poison Spyder JK Front Crusher Flares you have the option of retaining the factory wheel well liner to protect the engine from trail and road debris. Retaining the wheel well also helps to conceal the Inner Braces to complete a clean and finished appearance. Some trimming of the plastic wheel well is required, but the kit comes with hardware and mounting brackets to re-install the trimmed wheel well. The JK Front Crusher Flare kit comes standard with mounting provisions to replace the factory side marker with a high intensity 3/4" round LED marker light (sold separately). The addition of the LED provides a more modern and refined look that complements the function and style of the Crusher Flare. This part listing is for the aluminum version, however they are available in steel, in a different listing. Not sure whether to choose steel or aluminum for your Crusher Flares? Aluminum is lighter in weight, so might be the best choice for those looking to save weight on their heavy JKs in order to improve fuel mileage and gain an advantage off-road. However, when wheeling with aluminum flares it is up to the driver to use more care and finesse, as the aluminum components are not going to be able to withstand the same direct impacts that steel can. The outer tube on our aluminum Crusher Flares is beefy .188" wall thickness. Compared to our steel Crusher Flares which use .120" wall DOM steel tubing. The thicker tube wall recoups some of the strength lost by going to aluminum, however the steel versions will still be stronger in a direct impact with the rocks. For reference, a steel JK Front Crusher Flare weighs 31.6 lbs (not including hardware), while an aluminum one weighs only 11.8 lbs. Which is best for you will depend on your particular intended use of the Jeep, driving style and other factors. Note that the Narrow Front Crusher Flares are usually used with either the Standard Width Rear Crusher Flares or no rear flares at all. There are no Narrow Rear Crusher Flares, because the Standard Width Rear Crusher Flares were designed to mimic the width of the stock plastic JK flares, which were already considerably narrower than the stock front flares--the Narrow Front Crusher Flares were designed to look and work well when combined with the Standard Width Rear Crusher Flares.

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Poison Spyder Customs has a heritage in hardcore off-road accessories that started when founder Larry McRae was little. McrRae's daddy use to load him up in the Ford Bronco to explore the off-road trails of the southwest. McRae became a professional rock crawler who raced for Nelson & Nelson Racing in the early 2000s. McRae purchased PSC from the Slay family and kept the vision of developing and fabricating high end quality off-road accessories right in the Pomona, California headquarters . McCrae and his wife are members of the Inland Empire 4 Wheel Drive club. McCrae himself is a Past President and Mrs. McCrae is a past Treasurer. Every product produced by PSC starts as a prototype tested on real trails by members of the club. Shop Poison Spyder Customs Now

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