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post #16 of 30 Old 11-13-2011, 09:09 PM
Poncherello
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Hey Silver 08',

I think the full front guard looks awesome also the rear bumper and the tail light guards. I could of used it when some jerk off contractor in van decided to turn into me during traffic and skimmed the front fender of my Jeep. For the front, if you have tow hooks installed in the front do you have to remove them to get the bar in?

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post #17 of 30 Old 11-14-2011, 01:24 AM Thread Starter
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Hey Silver 08',

I think the full front guard looks awesome also the rear bumper and the tail light guards. I could of used it when some jerk off contractor in van decided to turn into me during traffic and skimmed the front fender of my Jeep. For the front, if you have tow hooks installed in the front do you have to remove them to get the bar in?
According to the installation instructions, yes you do. However, my KK did not have them to begin with, so I couldn't try to install them with the bar.
I believe it's a matter of how the bar is mounted. It uses a plate that slides into the lower radiator support, and my guess is that the bolts used to mount the guard are a different size as the ones used for the tow hooks.
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post #18 of 30 Old 11-14-2011, 02:14 PM
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Thanks for the info, I was wondering can you mount a winch and/or light on the front bar?
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post #19 of 30 Old 11-14-2011, 05:12 PM Thread Starter
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Yes, at least with the lights. There are 2 pre-drilled holes in the bar, with plugs in them.
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post #20 of 30 Old 03-26-2013, 07:18 PM
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Finally got my grill guard, side steps, bumper bar, and taillight guards on!!!
I did a search for those tail light guards and came up empty. Maybe its me getting senile but i'm at a loss.

Also thinking about finally putting a hitch receiver on, what kind of drop should I look at for the hitch? Different ones are showing through Mopar. Thanks.
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post #21 of 30 Old 03-27-2013, 06:57 AM
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I went with the full front more for protection. There are A LOT of deer around my area!!!
You know of course body shops love those kinds of "protection" They cause more damage so they make more money !

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post #22 of 30 Old 03-27-2013, 08:26 AM
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http://www.justforjeeps.com/foglights3.html Just for jeeps has the whole fog kit upgrade with harness for 270 if anyone is interested
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post #23 of 30 Old 05-15-2013, 07:16 PM
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Finally got my grill guard, side steps, bumper bar, and taillight guards on!!!
Received and installed my tail light guards today. Ordered from CarID. Took over a month to get - made to order they said?

Anyway it took longer to unpack than it did to install them. Only issue is that on the driver's side guard, lower bracket, the top edge rubs on the edge of the hatch when closing. Any ideas? Only thing I can think of is maybe just grind down that part of the bracket a little.

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Jeep Remote start
Jeep Liberty Fog lights
Jeep black tube step/side rails
Jeep molded splash guards
Jeep cargo area security cover
Jeep hitch receiver and wiring
Black Taillight guards
Window vents
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post #24 of 30 Old 05-15-2013, 07:51 PM Thread Starter
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I used a rubber mallet, and did some "adjusting" to it on mine because I had the same problem.
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post #25 of 30 Old 05-16-2013, 08:02 AM
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Received and installed my tail light guards today. Ordered from CarID. Took over a month to get - made to order they said?

Anyway it took longer to unpack than it did to install them. Only issue is that on the driver's side guard, lower bracket, the top edge rubs on the edge of the hatch when closing. Any ideas? Only thing I can think of is maybe just grind down that part of the bracket a little.
Are there different company's making the tail light guards or just one on CarID? I'm interested in ordering some too.
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post #26 of 30 Old 05-16-2013, 08:24 AM Thread Starter
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The only company I can find making them is BlackHorse. CarID sells their products. My taillight guards, rear bumper bar, need bars, and push bar are all BlackHorse.
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post #27 of 30 Old 05-16-2013, 10:53 AM
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I bought mine from CarID but they're made by Steelcraft. Here's a copy of the packing list. With shipping and all it came to $115. Shipping to Alaska, go figure.

With all the mods I'd like to do I've got to do budget planning well in advance. Living on a fixed retirement income sucks, especially when it comes to "toys."
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2009 Jeep Liberty
Jeep Remote start
Jeep Liberty Fog lights
Jeep black tube step/side rails
Jeep molded splash guards
Jeep cargo area security cover
Jeep hitch receiver and wiring
Black Taillight guards
Window vents
Bug deflector
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post #28 of 30 Old 05-22-2013, 08:57 PM
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I used a rubber mallet, and did some "adjusting" to it on mine because I had the same problem.
Did you just do the "adjusting" on the part rubbing? Looks like I should adjust that part inward some.

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Jeep Remote start
Jeep Liberty Fog lights
Jeep black tube step/side rails
Jeep molded splash guards
Jeep cargo area security cover
Jeep hitch receiver and wiring
Black Taillight guards
Window vents
Bug deflector
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post #29 of 30 Old 05-22-2013, 09:54 PM
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I wonder if these would have even saved my tail light when I busted it mudding on the weekend. I guess I probably would be out a tail light guard but still not have a cracked tail light housing!
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post #30 of 30 Old 05-23-2013, 08:06 PM
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Finally got some pics of the guards installed. They seem pretty sturdy.
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2009 jeep liberty 15 left side TL guard.jpg   2009 jeep liberty 16 right side TL guard.jpg   2009 jeep liberty 17 TL guards.jpg  

2009 Jeep Liberty
Jeep Remote start
Jeep Liberty Fog lights
Jeep black tube step/side rails
Jeep molded splash guards
Jeep cargo area security cover
Jeep hitch receiver and wiring
Black Taillight guards
Window vents
Bug deflector
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