Rugged Ridge announces its new Heavy Duty Tire Carrier for the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL

Proven Design Utilizes Factory Hinge Mounting Points for Greater Capacity

Suwanee, Ga. (October 30, 2018) – Rugged Ridge®, a Truck Hero Inc. company and leading manufacturer of high-quality Jeep®, truck and off-road parts and accessories, today announced the release of its new Heavy Duty Tire Carrier for the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL.

This Heavy Duty Tire Carrier utilizes a massive tailgate hinge that is made from sturdy cast aluminum. By using the same mounting locations as the factory hinges, the assembly provides incredible strength with a clean, finished appearance that is as seamless as the original equipment.

Rugged Ridge HD Tire Carrier for the ’18 Jeep Wrangler JL delivers superior strength for carrying oversized spare wheel & tires.

Rugged Ridge HD Tire Carrier for the ’18 Jeep Wrangler JL delivers superior strength for carrying oversized spare wheel & tires.

Each HD Tire Carrier features a tough satin black powder coated finish for superior resistance to the elements while nicely complementing the factory trim, as well as aftermarket bumpers and accessories. The simplistic design makes it compatible with OE and most aftermarket bumpers.

Also available, in addition to the hinge casting, is the HD Wheel Mount which adds additional strength, adjustability and clearance over the factory spare wheel mount. The mount is designed to work with all factory high-mount brake light and reverse camera equipment.

The Rugged Ridge Heavy Duty Tire Carrier for the Wrangler JL is backed by an industry leading 5-year limited warranty and is available online and through select Jeep and off-road parts & accessories retailers nationwide.

For more information on this, or any of Rugged Ridge’s complete line of high-quality Jeep and off-road products, or to find an approved retailer, please contact Rugged Ridge directly at 770-614-6101 or visit www.RuggedRidge.com

Part No. Description MSRP
11546.55 Spartacus HD Tire Carrier, Kit; 2018 JL $444.90

 

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Steel Body Armor Cladding

No matter what outdoor adventures you put your Jeep through, we’ve got you covered in the most important area with our Steel Body Armor Cladding for your rocker panel. Constructed with 3 mm thick steel plate that shields your JK’s lower body panels. Design that features a rugged black textured powder coat that offers impressive looks and superior résistance to rust and corrosion, backed by the added assurance of our 5-Year Limited Warranty. Available for both 2 and 4-door JK models.

Part Number Description Price
Steel Body Armor Cladding, 07-17 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 4 Door 11615.10 $333.99
Steel Body Armor Cladding, 07-17 Jeep Wrangler, 2 Door 11615.11 $266.99

Stubby Trail Mirror Kit

Taking your doors off your Jeep shouldn’t mean horrible visibility, with our Stubby Trail Mirrors you’ll be driving safe. Each mirror arm is reduced by three inches, allowing the mirror to hug more tightly to the vehicles body. Available with both round and rectangular mirror heads, Rugged Ridge Stubby Mirrors textured black powder coat looks great on any paint color and installs easily with the included mounting hardware. When it’s time to put the doors back on, these mirrors can be removed quickly with a few turns of the convenient thumb screw. A convenient bolt-on mirror solution for when you want to leave the doors at home – also great with tube or safari doors. Each mirror includes a mirror head, mirror arm, mounting bracket, bushing, thumbscrew, gasket and hardware (pairs include two complete mirror assemblies).

Part Number Description Price
11025.19 Stubby Trail Mirror, Round, Textured Black, 97-17 Jeep Wrangler JK $46.99
11025.20 Stubby Trail Mirror, Rectangular, Textured Black, 97-17 Jeep Wrangler JK $46.99
11025.21 Stubby Trail Mirror, Round Pair, Textured Black, 97-17 Jeep Wrangler JK $86.99
11025.22 Stubby Trail Mirror, Rectangular Pair, Textured Black, 97-17 Jeep Wrangler JK $86.99

Spartacus HD Tire Carrier Kit

Carry your tires with ease and without the extra heavy weight of a steel mount carrier with our HD Tire Carrier. Perfect for 97-06 Jeep Wrangler TJ, Rubicon and Unlimited that delivers the perfect balance of strength & stability. The Spartacus HD Tire Carrier incorporates a brutally strong die-cast aluminum hinge casting, forged steel hinges and hardened steel pins that replaces the feeble stock tailgate hinges for greater load-bearing capacity while still allowing smooth, one-handed access to the cargo area. The HD Tire Carrier Wheel Mount is constructed of sturdy steel so it can handle those over-sized wheel & tire combinations while retaining the factory high mount brake light. Both the hinge casting and wheel mount are protected with a durable black textured powder coat to fend off the elements in even the harshest off-road conditions. Compatible with OE and most aftermarket rear bumpers, the HD Tire Carriers design makes it the most versatile and functional tire carrier on the market today. No drilling required.

Part Number Description Price
11546.60 Spartacus HD Tire Carrier Kit, 97-06 Jeep Wrangler TJ $599.99
11546.61 Spartacus HD Tire Carrier, Hinge Casting, 97-06 Jeep Wrangler TJ $527.99
11546.62 Spartacus HD Tire Carrier, Wheel Mount, 87-06 Jeep Wrangler YJ/TJ $93.99