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I'm not sure what Jeep supply as a dealer fit bulbar, but there must be something. Most dealers of all makes align themselves with aftermarket suppliers.
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There is a Mopar 10th anniversary bar that can mount a winch, but expect to pay through the roof.
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There is a Mopar 10th anniversary bar that can mount a winch, but expect to pay through the roof.
Pretty sure it's from AEV, Just overpriced coz it says Mopar

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If you are looking at an aftermarket bulbar, then maybe go for one of the reputable brands like TJM or ARB.

If push ever came to shove over a warranty claim you'll have more of a leg to stand on then if you fitted a Chinese ebay special.

I'm not sure what Jeep supply as a dealer fit bulbar, but there must be something. Most dealers of all makes align themselves with aftermarket suppliers.

Mopar also supply a 2" lift through the dealership. Not sure what the brand of shocks they use but the springs are Lovells. There is a bit more body roll with the Mopar kit but you can always change it out once the warranty expires. I kept my Lovell springs but replaced the shocks with Fox and it tightened the ride right up.
I see what you're saying, I haven't had a chance to go into TJM or ARB, however i saw a good looking smittybilt bumper from SBR with an optional winch too haha > http://www.sbroffroad.com.au/Smittyb...Modular-Bumper

That lift could be something to enquire about - did you get that?
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I see what you're saying, I haven't had a chance to go into TJM or ARB, however i saw a good looking smittybilt bumper from SBR with an optional winch too haha > http://www.sbroffroad.com.au/Smittyb...Modular-Bumper

That lift could be something to enquire about - did you get that?
The Smittybilt XRC is a really good looking bar. I was considering one for a while there.

Mine had the MOPAR 2" lift when I bought it. Even though I've owned plenty of 4WDs over years I come from a performance car background. Because of that, I found the OEM lift too floaty and there was too much body roll for my liking. I kept the original springs but replaced the shocks with Fox performance ones and it tightened it right up.
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Jeep dealers generally use AEV as aftermarket bull bars, hoods etc.

https://www.aev-conversions.com/prod...beless-bumper/ almost identical as 10th anniversary mopar
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The Smittybilt XRC is a really good looking bar. I was considering one for a while there.

Mine had the MOPAR 2" lift when I bought it. Even though I've owned plenty of 4WDs over years I come from a performance car background. Because of that, I found the OEM lift too floaty and there was too much body roll for my liking. I kept the original springs but replaced the shocks with Fox performance ones and it tightened it right up.
Yeh it looks good value for the $

Ahh i see, yeh i understand ya, as in too much boat-like motion? Ah yep nice, so nice and firm now for road use and soft enough for off-road..

Speaking off, in the holiday break, i went up to 4wd1.com in castle hill sydney who quoted me about $2k for the rancho 2.5" adjustable lift kit fitted, which i thought sounded reasonable...have you drove on rancho's before?
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Speaking off, in the holiday break, i went up to 4wd1.com in castle hill sydney who quoted me about $2k for the rancho 2.5" adjustable lift kit fitted, which i thought sounded reasonable...have you drove on rancho's before?
I haven't myself, but I've heard good things about them. You could do a lot worse than fitting the Ranchos.
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