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Jeep Body Armor Product Guide - Toughen Up!

Aev
Christian Lee | Writer
Posted September 1, 2009

Your 4x4 works hard for you so why not help it look good and last as long as it possibly can? Installing body armor on your 4x4 can make the difference between a ragged-looking rig and an experienced rig. Scratches in stock paint look ugly and typically rust quickly, but most body armor items can look like new with a fresh coat of spray paint. Skid plates, bumpers, rockers, and more, will protect your vehicle and keep it running and looking better. Take a look at some of the latest and greatest body armor products that are available from the after market.

Designed to function alongside AEV's Jeep JK winch mount bumper, the 1/8-inch-thick, AEV-stamped steel front skid plate is available to protect the JK's sway bar, impact beam, and steering components. The skid plate features AEV's multi-stage coating process and is zinc coated, e-coated, and then powdercoated black. The skid plate includes all mounting hardware and requires an AEV winch mount bumper for installation. The AEV winch mount bumper is also shown.

AEV
(406) 251-2100
www.aev-conversions.com

All J Products' Boulder Bars are available to fit Jeep Wrangler TJs and YJs, CJs, Liberty KJs, and Cherokee XJs. Custom Boulder Bars are offered for Jeep Grand Cherokee ZJ and WJ applications. Boulder Bars are built from 2x2-inch box tubing and secure to the frame of the vehicle in multiple locations. Each application is designed for function and looks and offers an easy installation for most users. All J Products also offers front and rear Jeep bumpers and spare tire carrier and rack systems.

All J Products
(909) 866-4800
www.boulderbars.com

The Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser Side Protection Kit from BTB Products is designed to add additional clearance and support to protect the body side panels. The stock Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser steps can become damaged while 'wheeling, which can create expensive body work repairs. The steps are removed and the body is cut upward approximately 2.25 inches to install the new BTB rocker panels. Made from 3/16-inch high-quality steel each rocker support panel is precision-formed and then powdercoated a high-gloss black. Carriage bolt hardware and fender welting are included to complete the installation.

BTB Products
(702) 568-1511
www.btbprod.com

The new RockJock V-bumper from Currie Enterprises is offered for Jeep Wrangler TJs. It is available in two widths, 45 inch and 55 inch, and a number of bolt-on accessories are available, including three hoop designs. The V-bumper incorporates a V-shaped front face with angled ends so the bottom of the bumper is angled like a skid plate and the top of the bumper is plated all the way to the grille. Holes are already in place for a low profile winch mounting area. The V-bumper bolts to the stock bumper mounting holes using the stock hardware. It is finished in semi-gloss black powdercoat and is recommended for use with the Currie Antirock sway bar.

Currie Enterprises
(714) 528-6957
www.currieenterprises.com

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