The finish of this frame cover is nice. The polished aluminum is shiny and spotless. The fit, however, needs some buffing. On my 1993 YJ, the frame cover is almost 1/2" too wide, causing it to bow up in the middle when bolted on. I used 1/8" aluminum bar stock to make 1/4" shims for each side. 3/16" per side probably would have been fine, but I used what I had on hand. I also needed to scrounge for longer bolts. Other than being a tad shorter, it would be nice to have oval holes to better place the frame cover. I solved that problem with a Dremel. If I have to buy another one at some point, I'll try a different company.
I installed this on 2006 Unlimited, with Smittybilt tubular bumpers, though it was designed to work with Warrior tube bumpers. Minimial trimming was needed. Bolt holes line up nicely. Staff was helpful and gave me the overall measurements before I bought. Finish is nice. Product looks great and finishes the frame gap left if you install tubular bumpers. Though you may have to trim/modify it has the potential to work with other 3" tubular bumpers. Less than 45 minutes to install, best to remove fog lamps first.
Good evening, I just replaced the stock front bumper of my 2013 Wrangler with a SmittyBilt 3 inch tube bumper. Will this part cover the exposed frame? Thanks Scott
Asked by Scott from United States on
Hi Scott, This Warrior Front Frame Cover isn't recommended for the Smittybilt tubular bumpers, however we do have the correct one. Here it is and thanks for your inquiry.http://www.4wd.com/Armor-Protection/Front-Frame-Cover.aspx?t_c=79&t_s=468&t_pt=7761&t_pn=S/BJB48CFT
Answered by Jim G Ext 4806 from United States on
I just installed a Smittybilt, Tubular Bumper with a Hoop on my 2008 4 door jeep. Will this piece fit with that bumper installed and will it cover the whole gap between the grill and the Smittybilt bumper or will there still be a pretty good size gap?
Asked by Austin from on
Hey Austin, the Warrior Front Frame Cover this piece will fit and cover all the gap. Thanks for your question.
Answered by Devin B. ext 4835 from on
will this work with an Olympic BOA bumper?
Asked by lucio from texas on
Lucio, The Warrior Front Frame Cover is only designed to work with tube bumpers. Please let us know if you have any other questions. Thanks!
Answered by Tom S. Ext. 4876 from texas on
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