The Jeep JK's thin sheetmetal fenders and stock plastic flares are among the most vulnerable body components when traversing the trail. Poison Spyder JK Front Crusher Flares kit improve both the aesthetics and durability of your Jeep during your off road adventures. Crusher Flares and Poison Spyder's exclusive Inner Brace system are the ultimate in front fender armor for your JK, with the toughness to withstand punishing scrapes with granite canyon walls.
This product ships as bare steel—it will need to be painted or powder coated prior to final installation.
Extra-Wide Crusher Flares are designed for those Jeepers who need extra tire coverage to satisfy local laws, or who simply want to keep more dirt and mud from flinging up onto the Jeep due to wide wheels and tires. These Extra-Wide Crusher Flares measure 10-3/4" wide at the widest point (measured from the Jeep's body sheet metal). Not only are they wider at the top, they also stay wider toward the bottom for better mud-guard functionality.
Roll-Bent Outer Tubes
Poison Spyder Crusher Flares were the first all-metal armored flare on the market when the Jeep JK debuted with the 2007 model year. Since then dozens of companies have tried to duplicate the original. But Poison Spyder stays a step ahead, and now Crusher Flares are the only metal armored flare on the market constructed with CNC roller bent outer tubes.Using the latest technology in computer-controlled roll-benders to form these tubes results in several advantages. First, and most obviously, roll-bending results in a much more elegant product, whose subtle curves match the lines of the Jeep JK perfectly. Our competitors' products are easy to spot because parts made on traditional tube benders have sharp, segmented bends that simply can't match the Jeep's body lines as well. The other benefit is that roll-bending is a gentler process, resulting in less weakening of the tube where it stretches or compresses around bends. Only Poison Spyder Crusher Flares are manufactured with this state-of-the-art CNC roll-bending process!
Steel JK Crusher Flares are constructed using 1.5" X .120" wall DOM (Drawn-Over-Mandrel) structural tubing as the outer "rub rail". This DOM tubing provides better resistance to crushing, kinking, and bending than competitors' flares made with thinner wall, welded seam tubing. The foundation of the Crusher Flare is a CNC laser cut, 3/16" thick steel 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.