Smittybilt XRC Armor Front Tube Fenders with 3" Flare (Black) - 76873 |

Smittybilt XRC Armor Front Tube Fenders with 3" Flare (Black) - 76873


  • Smittybilt | Part Number: S/B76873
  • Finish:Black Powdercoat
  • Location:Front
  • Position:Front
  • Fitment:Direct Fit
  • Type:Tube Fender
  • Installation Type:Cutting or Drilling Required


Tubular Design to provide strength and durability. Available with a 3 inch flare incorporated into the fender. Modifications to the front OE fender is required, finished in a black powder coat. Relocates factory latch to provide a finished look. Comes with stainless steel hardware.

Customer Reviews

4.0 4.0
4 Customer ratings
4.0 Smitty Front Tube Fenders with flare

A lot of bad reviews on the web about Smittybuilt. Some of their stuff is poor quality but these fenders seem tough and durable. Cost was a major factor for me and I wanted a bolt on set of fenders. Cutting your own is the hardest part and the direction they give you are good for soaking up fluid spills.

from San Diego |
4.0 Good Quality, Good Price, Bad How To

Fit was great. Finish was below average. There were poorly welded sections that weren't powder coated correctly and had visible rust. I flake the powder coating off to follow the rust and it was under the coating as well. For the intended purpose, not a huge issue, but I was a bit frustrated removing the coating to contain the rust. Otherwise, the instructions were poor and confusing. I installed using logic and common sense.

from Tucson, AZ |
4.0 A nice look and fit.

Nice looking tube fenders, add a great look to my Jeep. Appear to be very strong and durable. Install instruction are confusing at times.

from Newnan, GA |
4.0 Great Fender

Great product once i finished installing it. instructions and cutting template useless you are better off figuring it out yourself. and like other smittybilt products you have to replace the hardware with your own as there bolts and nuts seem to be the lowest quality imports made.

from Rio Linda, CA |



Question & Answers

3 Answered questions

Q: I live in California, and I have a 2000 TJ Sahara. If I install these tube fenders on my Jeep will it still be street legal? (In California.) What about the rear ones... are they street legal? Answer this question

A: Hello Ricksta, Yes, the Smittybilt XRC Armor Front Tube Fenders with 3" Flare are legal in California provided your wheels do not stick out beyond the flare (IE. wider axles, 10" or wider wheels, 12.50" or wider tires, thick wheel spacers). Same goes for the rear flare set. Thank you.

Answered by RK on 04/10/2015

Q: I just had these tube fenders put on my TJ. Is there a turn signal indicator that goes with this product? It looks like there is a spot to potentially add one... Answer this question

A: Hello Drew, the Smittybilt XRC Armor Front Tube Fenders with 3" Flare part# S/B76873 does not have a space for the factory indicator. You would need to modify the fender to install one. Thank you for your inquiry.

Answered by mikey on 08/15/2014

Q: Good morning... I have two questions regarding these fenders: 1. Is the price listed for a pair? (stupid question, but I'm working on a budget so I need to make sure.) 2. I am looking at installing these on a unlifted 2004 Wrangler TJ "X". Currently running 265/75R15 tires but it's time to replace them. If I switch to these fenders, will it give me enough clearance to run 33" tires without also lifting the Jeep? Thanks for your help! Drew Answer this question

A: Thanks for the inquiry Drew, the Smittybilt XRC Armor Front Tube Fenders with 3" Flare part S/B76873 are sold in pairs. As far as clearance it will work for the front but there will be an issue in the rear. We recommend the jeep have a 4 inch lift for proper rear clearance.

Answered by RK on 07/10/2014


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This Product Fits the Following:

  • 2006 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Rubicon  
  • 2006 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) SE  
  • 2006 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sport  
  • 2006 Jeep Wrangler (LJ) Unlimited  
  • 2006 Jeep Wrangler (LJ) Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2006 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) X  
  • 2006 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) 65th Anniversary Edition  
  • 2005 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Rubicon  
  • 2005 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) SE  
  • 2005 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sport  
  • 2005 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) X  
  • 2005 Jeep Wrangler (LJ) Unlimited  
  • 2005 Jeep Wrangler (LJ) Unlimited Rubicon  
  • 2004 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Rubicon  
  • 2004 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sahara  
  • 2004 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) SE  
  • 2004 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sport  
  • 2004 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) X  
  • 2004 Jeep Wrangler (LJ) Unlimited  
  • 2003 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Rubicon  
  • 2003 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) SE  
  • 2003 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sahara  
  • 2003 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sport  
  • 2003 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) X  
  • 2002 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) SE  
  • 2002 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sahara  
  • 2002 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sport  
  • 2002 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) X  
  • 2001 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) SE  
  • 2001 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sahara  
  • 2001 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sport  
  • 2000 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) SE  
  • 2000 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sahara  
  • 2000 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sport  
  • 1999 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) SE  
  • 1999 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sahara  
  • 1999 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sport  
  • 1998 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) SE  
  • 1998 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sahara  
  • 1998 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sport  
  • 1997 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) SE  
  • 1997 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sahara  
  • 1997 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Sport