Does grille guard tube with LED light exist for factory JL grille/bumper?

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Yeah okay. I think there might not be any in the market. @Htfan might be correct. I called rugged ridge. They are making bull bar for JL later this year. Just don’t have any at the moment with factory plastic bumper.
I researched this thoroughly a while back and nothing was available. However, a few manufacturers promised future products.

That's why I got impatient and modified a JK bar to fit my JLU.

 

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yes, but it fight fit the factory bumper.
 

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yes, but it fight fit the factory bumper.
Do you have any specs or a link for the bumper you posted? From the picture you shared, it looks like the lightbar is integral to the bumper and not a separate bolt on.
 


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Good option for the OP if they are planning on replacing the entire factory bumper.
Yes, that's the style I was looking for. Not the bumper, just the grille guard.
 

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the bumper is just a standard Warn Elite w/o hoop.

the hoop is from Offroad Animal . it's an australian company with a distributor in L.A. it's kinda spendy for what it is, but it looks good with the bumper. i wasn't sure it would fit the bumper as they won't share any specs (hole spacing), but i took a chance and fit just fine. just a couple extra holes in the bumper.
the opening is 20". Offroad Animal makes a 20" LED light for it, but they won't sell it to you, Aus. only.

the light is a 20" single row LED from Tractor Supply . you'll have to drill a couple holes in the hoop.
 


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Got any tutorials? I am interested in more details.
None. Traced the filler panel to a piece of steel in the shop, hammer and a vise to curl the ends. A harbor freight hydraulic tubing bender to caress the curve in the light bar ( another shop scrap.). Threaded plate welded inside light tube before closing ends. Grinder and paint make a welder what he aint.
 
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None. Traced the filler panel to a piece of steel in the shop, hammer and a vise to curl the ends. A harbor freight hydraulic tubing bender to caress the curve in the light bar ( another shop scrap.). Threaded plate welded inside light tube before closing ends. Grinder and paint make a welder what he aint.
Are you going to weld a secure trunk enclosure? I would like to follow your guide as well.
 

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Couldn't find anything for plastic bumper so fabbed my own. Takes about 15 minutes to remove if necessary. Still searching for the right lights for outboard mounting points.

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You know, you could make money selling these things :like:

Seriously, there is almost nothing currently on the market for the stock JL bumper. That's why I modified a JK lightbar.
 

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You know, you could make money selling these things :like:

Seriously, there is almost nothing currently on the market for the stock JL bumper. That's why I modified a JK lightbar.
Wish I had time.
 

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Are you going to weld a secure trunk enclosure? I would like to follow your guide as well.
Probably not. Roof never comes off, that's why I have AC. Nothing ever in there but my hand tools and those are just for work.

 

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