The Jeep JK's thin
sheetmetal fenders and stock plastic flares are among the most
vulnerable body components when traversing the trail. The Poison Spyder
JK Front Crusher Flare™ kit improves both the aesthetics and durability
of your Jeep during your off road adventures. Poison Spyder Standard
Width JK Crusher Flares™ provide tire coverage similar to the factory
flares, with the added advantage of a better approach angle and outer
tire clearance. Aluminum Crusher Flares™ are the perfect balance between
strength and light weight, at less than half the weight of the steel
Crusher Flares™ are constructed using 1.5" X .188" wall annealed
aluminum structural tubing as the outer "rub rail". This .188" wall
tubing is thicker than the .120" wall tubing used in our steel Crusher
Flares, to provide better resistance to crushing, kinking, and bending
than competitors' aluminum flares made with .120" wall aluminum tubing.
The foundation of the Crusher Flare is a CNC laser cut, 3/16" thick
aluminum mounting plate, precision brake-formed to conform to the subtle
curves of the JK's body panels. Mounting holes are countersunk for the
use of flat-head stainless steel mounting hardware. The top plate is
CNC laser cut 1/8" aluminum plate, which is hand formed around the
curves of the Crusher Flare for a factory appearance that matches the
JK's organic body lines better than any other aftermarket metal flare
available. NOTE: Aluminum JK Crusher Flares DO NOT include a
laser-etched Spyder logo along the lower edge.
Every set of Poison Spyder JK Crusher Flares comes with a set of inner
braces that tie the Crusher Flare in to the sturdier, heavier-gauge
steel of the JKs inner body tub structure. Competitors JK Flare products
simply bolt directly to the outer layer of the JKs body sheet metal.
But as any JK owner knows, the exterior sheet metal is very thin and
flexible. Simply bolting a heavy duty fender directly to the exterior
sheet metal without the inner bracing is a disaster waiting to happen.
Regardless of how sturdy the flare is built, upon contact with rocks,
trees, etc., it will simply push in and deform the flimsy sheet metal it
is bolted to, possibly causing expensive and unsightly damage. The
Inner Brace Set that comes with Poison Spyder Crusher Flares effectively
bypasses the outer sheet metal, instead transferring those forces to
the much stronger inner structure of the Jeep. That's why we've been
able to demonstrate the strength of our flare attachment system by
parking another Jeep on top of the Crusher Flare! These Inner Braces are
CNC laser cut, brake-formed for a great fit and simple installation.
Front Crusher Flares™ come with high quality rubber liners to place
between the Crusher Flare and the Jeep's body sheetmetal during
installation. The rubber liners provide help protect your Jeep's
exterior paint, where the flare contacts it. It also helps even out the
contact area of the Crusher Flare, absorbing any small bumps or
imperfections between the mated surfaces. The rubber liner also helps
keep moisture, dirt and debris from collecting between the Crusher Flare
and the Jeep's body. These liners are cut from premium EPDM rubber.
When installing Poison Spyder JK Front Crusher Flares™ you have the
option of retaining the factory wheel well liner to protect the engine
from trail and road debris. Retaining the wheel well also helps to
conceal the Inner Braces to complete a clean and finished appearance.
Some trimming of the plastic wheel well is required, but the kit comes
with hardware and mounting brackets to re-install the trimmed wheel
The JK Front Crusher Flare™ kit comes standard with mounting provisions
to replace the factory side marker with a high intensity 3/4" round LED
marker light. The addition of the LED provides a more modern and
refined look that complements the function and style of the Crusher
- Sold as a pair.
- This item will ship RAW Aluminum
- This item is the Standard width Set of Fender Flares