How did the install go? I just got my 2021 Cherokee Trailhawk on Saturday (04-18-2021) and I'm already looking for accessories....
It's been done, but you're going to lose a ton of approach angle on the front end. Something like this is a much better option...😎How did the install go? I just got my 2021 Cherokee Trailhawk on Saturday (04-18-2021) and I'm already looking for accessories....
Looks like the MFC Hybrid Tubular Bumper! That's the direction I'm leaning.....It's been done, but you're going to lose a ton of approach angle on the front end. Something like this is a much better option...😎
I ordered mine in March... Still waiting for it.Looks like the MFC Hybrid Tubular Bumper! That's the direction I'm leaning.....
Hopefully it will arrive soon. Please post some pics when you finally do get it.I ordered mine in March... Still waiting for it.
Where did you get this bar from? I've been looking for one for my jeep too but none seem to be for a latitudeJust got it done today, seems all good. I don’t have a trailhawk, I have a latitude, but the dealership didn’t foresee any issues putting it on. View attachment 214272 View attachment 214273
I just recently purchased the Vanguard Optimus series from CariD (Vanguard Off-Road® - 3" Optimus Series Black Wide Bull Bar with Skid Plate) for my 2020 Altitude, should fit your Latitude as well.Where did you get this bar from? I've been looking for one for my jeep too but none seem to be for a latitude
Have it bead blasted, and take it to a "real" powder coating shop, or use Line X, or some other kind of quality bedliner product, which is what I would use. Problem solved...😎Received Bumper in June 2021, Needed Rubber inserts for it to fit my Upland (powder coated) tow hooks. Those came early September.
This is what it looks like now. Not even a year and around 8K miles later. Rust pit central. That "Double Mil-Spec Powder Coating" in action.
Messaged MFC, they asked to see the backside of the bars. (which is not as rust-pitted of course.)
So, In a nutshell. Waiting almost 7 months to install it from purchase date. 10 months later and its Rustin-away.
Apparently the OEM Jeep Stock White paint and Plastic front bumper piece is stronger than Mil-Spec-blaaa blaa blaaa....
Next up... Sanding/removing the Mil-spec powder coating to have the steel treated and then coated in some bed-liner rubberized what-have-you so it doesnt look like something that came from wish.com.
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Pretty much. I showed it to a welding guy I know. He said it looks more "Playschool -My First Powder Coating" than Mil-specHave it bead blasted.....
Looking at that picture, I see the spots are only on the front and looks like it’s from road debris. Why not show the group the backside of the bumper for better understanding. They are made of steel and rock chips will cause rust if you don’t do the necessary maintenance on it mate.
That looks like road debris, what exactly did MFC offroad do for you in terms of support or instructions?
True, There were not as many pits on the back side, but there were 3 good sized rust spots on the backside lower tubeUpon further looking the damage is clearly on the front. Nothing on the top. You are asking MFC to do what again mate?