Synergy makes a standalone cross member as well and it is beef. I've run factory, fulltraction, or-fab, and now the synergy crossmember in my rig. The synergy is by far the nicest of the bunch. Haven't gotten to really test it yet save for one good rausch trip but have no doubt in my mind it will hold up to my abuse as it seemed to shrug off any hit I gave it.
I had one of these on my '09 as well, but ditched it in favor of a PSC x-member and Synergy's "budget" center skid. The Synergy crossmember / skid had to be extensively modded to work with the long arm upgrade I installed, and I didn't like the fact it made getting to u-joints & trans / t-case cables difficult. On the positive side, it could be pounded on and show no ill effects. Great product if it fits your setup.
'09 JKRU. 4" Teraflex long arm, Teraflex R44 housing, Teraflex / Fox Resis, Poly Performance skids, Nemesis Billy Rockers, Nemesis flares, 37" ATZ P3s on 17" 5x5.5" Trailready HDs, Spyntec hubs, Teraflex BBK, Mopar BBK master/booster, Superior front & Alloy USA rear axle shafts, CTMs, Reids, Synergy drag link & tie rod, WTOR hydro-boosted steering, 5.38s, TF Dual Rate front bar, TF bumpers, Warn Powerplant, Tom Woods shafts, AA xfer case cable, Kilby canister relo, RH4x4 cage.