Truck and Jeep Parts Home » Armor & Protection » Skid Plates » Front Skid Plate

Front Skid Plate

By Rugged Ridge

Part Number: RUG18003.30

  • Share
Help us ensure this part fits your vehicle Check Fitment
  • Price:$156.99

    See Best Price in Cart

  • Qty:


Custom designed to protect the steering components on all 07-13 Jeep Wrangler’s, this overbuilt skid plate is a must for those off road adventures. Constructed of durable ¼” Black powder coat painted steel with a rust resistant E-Coating, this Skid plate is designed to take whatever the trail throws at you! Designed to fit with all Rugged Ridge front bumpers (looks amazing with the XHD Bumper system!) or all factory front bumpers, this skid plate provides protection for all front steering components including the very expensive electric sway bar disconnect system found on Rubicon models. Easy to install frame mount design incorporates special gussets and welded brackets to ensure long life and great off road performance.

Installation Instructions

Download Instructions Installation instructions are in PDF format.
You will need Adobe Reader to view these files.

Technical Details

  • Fits 2007 to 2014 JK Wrangler, Rubicon and Unlimited
  • 2 and 4-door models
  • Black powder coat
  • Rust resistant E-coating
  • 1/4" steel construction
  • Hardware included

Product Specs

TypeInstallation TypeFinish
Front SkidCutting or Drilling RequiredBlack Powdercoat

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review


by PowerReviews
Rugged RidgeFront Skid Plate

(based on 2 reviews)

Reviewed by 2 customers

Sort by

Displaying reviews 1-2

Back to top

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


Great investment

By JK Newbie

from Victoria, BC

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

Verified Reviewer


  • Durable
  • Easy To Install


  • Difficult For One Person

Best Uses

    Comments about Rugged Ridge Front Skid Plate:

    It's always better to protect your steering gear / components from the unknown, than not at all....

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


    Beats the Plastic from the Factory

    By Jeep

    from Clintom Twp MI

    Verified Buyer


    • Durable
    • Good Quality
    • Heavy duty


    • none

    Best Uses

    • Protect the weak point

    Comments about Rugged Ridge Front Skid Plate:

    Protects the weakest point of Jeep, not sure why manufacture installed plastic

    Displaying reviews 1-2

    Back to top


    Questions & Answers

    • Now Hiring

      4 Wheel Parts is Hiring

      To see all of our current job openings

      Apply Now

    • Catalogs

      4 Wheel Parts Catalog

      Free Full-Color
      Jeep & Truck Catalogs.

      Request a Catalog

    • Email Offers

      Sign up now to receive our latest promotions and exclusive offers.

    • Store Locator

      4 Wheel Parts Store Locator

      66 Stores in North America.
      Locate a store near you.

      Store Locator