I was going to do a whole write up on the installation, but the instructions off the detours website are detailed and accurate.
-if you have a hitch, pull it completely off and put on the backside of the bumper first. I didnt take it off, then couldnt fit the back piece on. So I had to pull it all apart and it just ate up extra time.
-it took my about 6 hours to install
-I did a lot of spray-paint and then clear coat, and I still had to touch it up afterwards. If you can get it powder coated.
- I just moved my license plate over, used the two stock holes. Then put some double sided tape on the back for the other side. I have a 32x11.50 tire and you can clearly read the plate.
- If I did it over again, I would have painted my stock bumper white. I think it would shown the tire carrier a little better.
these pics arent the best, but show the finished product.
2000 XJ Sport Freedom Edition (whatever that has), 32x11.50 Bighorns, 4.5 RE lift, ARB Bull Bumper, 2 KC slim's, M8000, custom safari rack, Detours Tailbone, GOLIGHT