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Unread 05-25-2012, 11:34 PM   #16
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People keep telling me taking the rears off is a bad idea because now the corner is unprotected. What do you guys think? I was thinking.about the armour. But until then should I keep them off?
The factory jugs are just plastic so there not really protecting the corner from anything that could break the plastic, so I would be to worried but I leave my rear ones on because it gives it the look that the tires are covered more and the police are strict about where im at.

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Unread 05-25-2012, 11:50 PM   #17
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People keep telling me taking the rears off is a bad idea because now the corner is unprotected. What do you guys think? I was thinking.about the armour. But until then should I keep them off?

If you hit something hard enough to cause damage to the rear corner, those plastic milk jugs aren't going to do much to protect it... The first thing I did when I got my Jeep was ditch the jugs, it looks much better without them IMO. I've since replaced the bumpers, so it doesn't matter anymore, but my vote is with ditching them altogether, and not bothering with endcaps.
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Unread 05-30-2012, 10:52 PM   #18
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Here is a picture of the front bumper .... The caps are sold as caps for the rear bumper... I cut the front bumper back and flipped the caps upside down.



And the rear ...

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Unread 05-31-2012, 11:24 AM   #19
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I just used these:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Jeep-Wrangle...ht_1729wt_1163
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Unread 05-31-2012, 11:28 AM   #20
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I purchased the factory end caps after removing the jugs. I think I bought them off of Amazon for $25 shipped for both front and rear covers.

The part numbers are 55078138AA for the front and 55078139AA for the rear.

Personally, I would probably save your $25 for something else. After I put them on, I regretted it... fortunately, it was a cheap mod nonetheless.

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hey everyone, i just took the jugs off my front and rear bumpers, i was wondering if they make caps to cover the ends, i know they do but i cant find them anywhere. all the links take me to something else or the jugs i wanted off. does anyone know where i can find them.
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Unread 05-31-2012, 11:38 AM   #21
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I purchased the factory end caps after removing the jugs. I think I bought them off of Amazon for $25 shipped for both front and rear covers.

The part numbers are 55078138AA for the front and 55078139AA for the rear.

Personally, I would probably save your $25 for something else. After I put them on, I regretted it... fortunately, it was a cheap mod nonetheless.
Is there such a thing as any other jeep mod for $25 I don't know that I care, but for that cheap it is begging me to go to the dealer and see if they have them on hand
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