JL Wrangler/JT Gladiator Frame-Built Front Bumper Base

Combo Bumper Base for the Jeep JL Wrangler & JT Gladiator is a Frame-Built Bumper and Winch Plate combination that replaces the factory plastic or thin steel bumper with a 3/16" thick steel base. This base allows you to choose your MetalCloak bumper end caps.

Features include:
  • Hot Rolled Steel 3/16" Steel Plate
  • Integrated Winch Plate
  • Gold Zinc Brackets
  • Shackle Mounts Hold up to a 7/8" Adapter
  • Premium Black Texture Powdercoating
  • Holds Winch Low for Better Airflow
  • Utilizes MetalCloak Bumper End Caps (sold separately)
  • Made in the USA
The Frame-Built Combo Bumper Base replaces the weak factory bumper with [click for more...] a 3/16" steel plate that is a sturdy platform for mounting a winch to. The base allows you to choose your end caps, winch guards, stingers or light bar attachments for a fully customized look.

The base is designed to mount all popular winch brands; the unique design ensures the winch is as low as possible for the best possible air flow through the Seven Slot grill.

Frame-Built Combo Bumper Base is finished in MetalCloak's signature black powdercoat.

Note: Shackle mounts are engineered to be used as recovery points only; the shackle mounts are NOT designed for flat-towing. [click for less...]

Usually Ships in 2-3 Weeks
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MetalCloak's Jeep JL Wrangler & JT Gladiator Bumpers.

Who Is MetalCloak?

MetalCloak creates Game-Changing Products for the Off Road Enthusiast.

JL Frame Built Bumper

The MetalCloak JL/JT Frame Built Bumper is the best choice for strength, versatility, and performance.

Premium Black Powdercoat

Our signature Black Textured Powdercoat provides a micro-texture semi-gloss finish that is easily repairable after trail damage. Watch the video to learn more.



  • Hot Rolled Steel 3/16" Steel Plate
  • Integrated Winch Plate
  • Gold Zinc Brackets
  • Shackle Mounts hold up to a 7/8" adapter
  • Premium Black Texture Powder Coating
  • Holds Winch Lower for Better Airflow
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The first step on your Frame-Built adventure, the Combo Bumper Base is designed to fit all major winches with no modification. All components bolt directly on creating a unified bumper ready to meet any challenge.

Once you choose your base, select your End Caps, Fairlead, Shackle Mounts and Hoop or winch guard to complete your Frame-Built bumper. The built-in Winch Plate will fit most winches including the Warn Powerplant.


Installs in less than an hour, and all components are bolt-on, so you may modify or replace as desired.

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Bumper Base 3/16" Hot Rolled Steel Plate
Integrated Winch Plate 10GA Hot Rolled Steel
Support Brackets 11GA Hot Rolled Steel
Total Weight 38 lbs
Available in Raw? No
Available in Black Powdercoat? Yes
Available in Gold Zinc? Yes - Support Brackets Only
OEM Clevite and Typical Flex Joint is the Duroflex Joint
Installation Difficulty Easy-Bolt on
Body Modification None
Time to Install 1 - 2 Hours
Installation Instructions Click Here to see a full list of MetalCloak Installation Instructions.
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