Rugged Ridge Front Skid Plate (Black) - 18003.3

Part Number: RUG18003.30

Specifications

  • Position: Steering Gear Box
  • Fitment: Direct Fit
  • Finish: Black Powdercoat
  • Type: Front Skid
  • Installation Type: Cutting or Drilling Required

    TECHNICAL DETAILS

  • 2 and 4-door models
  • Black powder coat
  • Rust resistant E-coating
  • 1/4 inch steel construction
  • Hardware included

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Custom designed to protect the steering component, this overbuilt skid plate is a must for those off road adventures. Constructed of durable �� Black powder coat painted steel with a rust resistant E-Coating, this Skid plate is designed to take whatever the trail throws at you! Designed to fit with all Rugged Ridge front bumpers (looks amazing with the XHD Bumper system!) or all factory front bumpers, this skid plate provides protection for all front steering components including the very expensive electric sway bar disconnect system found on Rubicon models. Easy to install frame mount design incorporates special gussets and welded brackets to ensure long life and great off road performance.

Reviews

4.3
4.3 4.3
4.0
Nice

It's a very sturdy skid that looks the part. It required some cutting & drilling to install on my particular year of Jeep (2012 JKU - I think cutting and drilling required for 2010+), so not bolt on. It didn't cover as much of the front end as I expected, but still a solid front skid.


By The Lone Wrangler from Canada | 8/27/13
4.0
Great investment

It's always better to protect your steering gear / components from the unknown, than not at all....


By JK Newbie from Victoria, BC | 8/1/13
4.0
Nice Fit

Product fits nicely without modifications. Be sure to leave all of the bolts nice and loose before tightening any one of the. Heavy duty with a nice powder coat finish.


By Puma from Texas | 2/19/13

Question & Answers

3 Answered questions

Will this skid plate work with a Warn Elite Series bumper on a 2013 Unlimited Sahara JK?

Asked by LD from Denver on

Thanks for the inquiry LD, the Rugged Ridge Front Skid Plate part # RUG18003.30 we are not sure if they would work together.

Answered by from Denver on

What is the weight of this item? Thanks.

Asked by SJF from Florida on

Hi SJF The Front Skid Plate weighs 39 pounds. Thanks

Answered by LWiff ext 4804 from Florida on

does this require any cutting, grinding, drilling to install on a 2012 unlimited? thanks!

Asked by Denison from United States on

Denison, looking at the install instructions I don't see where you need to do anything except bolt in the Rugged Ridge Front Skid Plate. http://jo.my/installation_instructions

Answered by Jason l from United States on

Manufacturer

Rugged Ridge was established in 2005 by the company Omix-ADA to focus on innovative aftermarket Jeep accessories. Many of Rugged Ridge's recent designs are so innovative they have been patented. This includes their floor liners, snorkel and XHD Modular Bumpers. Since 2005 Rugged Ridge has developed and manufactured over 3,000 kinds of Jeep related products. All Rugged Ridge Jeep accessories are trail rated. The Omix-ADA founder came from a family that owned a small Jeep dealership. It was the founder's dream from a young age to own a company that made accessories for Jeeps. The founder manifested the dream in 1992. Shop Rugged Ridge Now

This Product Fits the Following:

  • 2016  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Rubicon  
  • 2016  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sahara  
  • 2016  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sport  
  • 2016  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2016  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sahara  
  • 2016  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sport  
  • 2016  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  75th Anniversary  
  • 2016  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited 75th Anniversary  
  • 2015  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Rubicon  
  • 2015  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sahara  
  • 2015  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sport  
  • 2015  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2015  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sahara  
  • 2015  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sport  
  • 2014  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Rubicon  
  • 2014  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sahara  
  • 2014  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sport  
  • 2014  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2014  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sahara  
  • 2014  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sport  
  • 2013  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Rubicon  
  • 2013  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sahara  
  • 2013  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sport  
  • 2013  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2013  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sport  
  • 2013  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sahara  
  • 2012  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Rubicon  
  • 2012  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sahara  
  • 2012  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sport  
  • 2012  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2012  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sahara  
  • 2012  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sport  
  • 2011  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Rubicon  
  • 2011  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sahara  
  • 2011  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sport  
  • 2011  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2011  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sahara  
  • 2011  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sport  
  • 2011  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  70th Anniversary  
  • 2011  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited 70th Anniversary  
  • 2010  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Rubicon  
  • 2010  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sahara  
  • 2010  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2010  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sahara  
  • 2010  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited X  
  • 2010  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  X  
  • 2010  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sport  
  • 2010  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sport  
  • 2009  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Rubicon  
  • 2009  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sahara  
  • 2009  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2009  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sahara  
  • 2009  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited X  
  • 2009  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  X  
  • 2008  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  X  
  • 2008  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited X  
  • 2008  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sahara  
  • 2008  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2008  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sahara  
  • 2008  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Rubicon  
  • 2007  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Rubicon  
  • 2007  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Sahara  
  • 2007  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2007  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited Sahara  
  • 2007  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  Unlimited X  
  • 2007  Jeep  Wrangler (JK)  X  

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