It cannot be taken on and off easily (would have to remove screws). There is drilling involved and you have to remove the rock rail to install the mounting hardware and then install the step. It connects to the rocker panel and body. It is a CARR HOOP II (ALUMINUM) step.
I was toying with the idea of changing out my bumpers but I just can't do it. I special ordered my 2 dr Willys because I love the tire package and the blacked out badges. I think I will keep it just the way it is.
Did I say it looked bad? No. What I as saying is that Ford took from both platforms. It has the roundness of the FJ with the ability to remove the top, doors, etc like a Jeep. It has almost an identical tailgate to the Jeep. It even has easter eggs.
I understand your delight. I've had a 2005 Rubicon (TJ), a 2011 Wrangler Unlimited (4 dr JK) and now I have a 2020 2 dr Willys (JL). Jeep has definitely improved the fit and finish with every iteration and picked up on some of the owners needs like built in grab handles, electronics, etc. I...
Foo Fighters!! (and Alice In Chains, Audioslave, Soundgarden, Bush, STP, Seether, Royal Bliss, Nine Inch Nails, etc). Marilyn Manson on occasion.
But then I'll get in the mood for some Van Morrison, Otis Redding, Dave Mathews, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Eagles, etc.