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Smittybuilt XRC Front bumper

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Product Information

MSRP: $499.99
Average Price: $213,140.57
Manufacturer: Smittybuilt
Yes: 47 / No: 1

XRC front bumper


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Trev12's Reviews
12-07-2015, 08:54 PM
Price: $491.56
Pros: Heavy duty design Textured Able to add on
Cons: Install
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Excellent design and easily the greatest addition to any Jeep. The textured finish looks great and with the addition of the bull bar you wont have to worry about anything in your way. I am always being complimented and asked who made it. Will need help to install.

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Trev12's Reviews
12-07-2015, 08:48 PM
Price: $398.51
Pros: Great look and heavy duty design
Cons: Haven't found one
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Love the textured look and the way the bumper is designed. Fits well but will require help to install.

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KauaiJeepClub's Reviews
05-07-2015, 03:41 AM
Price: $700.00
Pros: Strong. Good Welds and seems very well built
Cons: The drainage in the winch area isnt the best. Seems to pool water easily
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have been overall very happy with it. It attaches through the steering box and help to brace it. The install was pretty easy as well. I also got the bull bar to add to it.

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Babablackjeep's Reviews
02-05-2015, 06:49 PM
Price: $500.00
Pros: Sturdy Bumper, good spots to mount lights with the bull bar, good spots for Hi-lift jack
Cons: paint started chipping on the bull bar in 8months and began rusting
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Overall good purchase. Only downside is that there is a strip of rust like 5 inches long where the bull bar meets the bumper

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Sergiolomeli's Reviews
09-24-2014, 12:37 PM
Price: $400.00
Pros: Has 4 light mount points,winch mount Great rock clearance 2 d rings
Cons: None looks too good
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I love the angles this one has plays the fact you can add 4 lights and winch without having to drill

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Brokes's Reviews
09-13-2014, 08:03 PM
Price: $599.00
Pros: Over all good craftsmanship and very appealing design.
Cons: The only con I can think of is that it sits about 1/8 of an inch close to my grill on one side. That could be the bumper or just the flimsy plastic grill being a little out of place.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Being a Welder and metal fabricator by trade I naturally notice and start critiquing any welds I see. The welds on this bumper are solid, smooth and full length welds, no starts and stops that I could find and very little undercut.


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bobmaurer4273's Reviews
11-29-2013, 04:42 PM
Price: $350.00
Pros: Nice look easy install
Cons: Need to drill hole if you mount fog light to bracket, otherwise you have to round wire in the plastic conduit and looks bad. I plan on getting right angle drill a drilling hole from below and routing wires thrum tube
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Good price, great look, easy install. Much easier to install than the XRC rear with tire carrier. Took me longer to loosen Todd bolts than it did to install

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propjockey2002's Reviews
06-06-2013, 10:10 PM
Price: $9,999,999.00
Pros: The bumper is made out of solid 3/16 steel with a good powder coat. The quality of Smittybuilt products have been improving and this product goes to show it.
Cons: It's a bit heavy.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: This bumper is pretty tough, you can destroy cars on the freeway with it. Ask me how I know.

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Nebraska4X4's Reviews
04-07-2013, 08:28 PM
Price: $300.00
Pros: more solid than a utility pole
Cons: didn't line up perfectly but still fit with a few mods and the packaging was garbage
Recommended? Yes

Comments: i hit a utility pole doing about 30mph broke it in half (about 12" in diameter) put a small dent in the bumper about the size of a goose egg other than that i was able to keep on trucking

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calerolland's Reviews
03-04-2013, 10:50 PM
Price: $399.00
Pros: Awesome bumper, Great can always change it up with the add on's so it never gets old.
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I would recommend this product to someone who likes to be able to show their jeep but also take it off road and do various things because of all the attachments you can put on it.


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Hunter7158's Reviews
01-05-2013, 10:33 PM
Price: $350.00
Pros: Sturdy, Winch and Fairlead Mount, Light Mounts
Cons: Weight
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Very good front bumper with a mild stinger. Comes with winch, fairlead, and light mounts. Very solid construction and looks great.

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meathead570's Reviews
11-07-2012, 12:51 PM
Price: $250.00
Pros: Tough
Cons: None so far
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Very solid for the price. like the look also, and the brackets for lighting etc.

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DJsJK's Reviews

09-27-2012, 12:09 PM
Price: $1,100.00
Pros: Look Great
Cons: Powder coat finish is horrible. Rust started two days after install and first rain. Customer service is horrible, giving me the run around on a return
Recommended? No

Comments: These bumpers look great but Smittybilt has some serious quality control and customer service issues. These were purchased summer 2012. Two days later they were rusting and the powder coat is bubbling off at several differnet locations. Front and rear.


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copenhagenfiend's Reviews
08-09-2012, 12:24 PM
Price: $369.99
Pros: great looking, sturdy light mount tabs, recovery shackle points, winch ready, fairlead ready
Cons: none so far!
Recommended? Yes

Comments: awesome powdercoat finish, i haven't put shackles on mine yet - but using a jerk strap to save the jeep from the river didn't affect the finish. winch ready, light ready, and at a reasonable price with easy installation.

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FManansala's Reviews
06-29-2012, 02:40 PM
Price: $600.00
Pros: heavy duty
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: easy installation, welds cracks after heavy use....

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stottman's Reviews
03-01-2012, 11:36 AM
Price: $250.00
Pros: Nice bumper for price
Cons: none so far
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I purchased bumper of ebay, it is not the smittybilt xrc but the tuff stuff xrc. Great price and really well built. Really like the finish

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Chub1122's Reviews
01-18-2012, 10:48 PM
Price: $399.99
Pros: Makes your jeep look thick, heavy, and tough.
Cons: when you look at the jeep from the front, the bumper really just sticks out, it doesn't fit in perfectly
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Really easy to install. Very difficult to screw in some of the bolts because a socket wrench typically won't fit between the bumper. (you need a normal wrench)

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MaddBones702's Reviews
01-09-2012, 01:46 PM
Price: $850.00
Pros: Rugged, cool shape
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have the XRC front and back, with tire carrier on my YJ (paid $850 for all three). Initially looked at these for the tire carrier because my 33" spare was making my tailgate miserable. I wanted a finish to match the bestop highrock side rails. I just though the highrock line of bumpers looked a little cheesy. I glad I avoided the highrock because the finish already getting foggy. THese bumpers are super easy to install!

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07lane40's Reviews
12-27-2011, 12:29 AM
Price: $299.00
Pros: thick good looking powder coat
Cons: heavy (is that a con?)
Recommended? Yes

Comments: good quality, seems very sturdy and durable. 5 year warranty on powder coat. looking forward to bashing it up a bit.

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jackreynolds93's Reviews
12-24-2011, 02:27 PM
Price: $425.00
Pros: Looks great Already has place to mount winch easy installation
Cons: Mounting holes didn't line up with frame right.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: The bumper looks great and rugged and is very strong. It mounts the exact same way the stock bumper did. The holes on the new bumper did not line up exactly with the factory holes in the frame but it only took an hour to fix that with some simple drilling. Overall it was a great buy and i'm very happy.

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