Personally I don't like the Bushwackers, but that's just me. I think they are too big and bulky. They also don't appear to give you any more tire clearance than stock.
I do like the Xenon's, but I would order the new narrow ones unless you have a law in your state that requires fenders to come out past the tires. The Xenon fenders will give you additional tire clearance.
I'm not a fan of the Bushwacker flares for the JKs either. Those thinks look huge...way too much plastic. Also, they're not flexible like the Xenon flares. I had a set of Xenons on my TJ and they could take a beating and come back for more. :mr-t:
I had the Bushwackers on my TJ and they cracked around some of the mounting holes. I was very careful and mounted them correctly and never banged them on anything to cause them to crack.:shaking:
I'd try the Xenons If I were you, the plastic seems to be less brittle and more pliable.
IMO steel tube fenders are not a good choice, as the JK frontal sheetmetal is so flimsy if you banged a tube fender into a rock or tree I believe you could experience main body damage. I'd much rather break a little plastic.
I'd like to find some of these for my 2012 JKU. I know these are on a JL but I was wondering if anyone knows the brand. Thanks in advance for any help. I have searched about everywhere I know to search.
Just wanted to put this information out there for anyone else that might run into this issue.
I installed the heavier Centerforce flywheel (700474) in my 2008 JK 3.8L, along with a new Exedy clutch kit (KJP02). I also replaced the rear main seal that had recently started leaking a bit...
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