The Bruiser Conversions Honcho is the next generation of the legendary JK Crew. The Honcho features a Chris Durham Motorsports Gladiator front clip, a custom truck bed with integrated roll bar, a removable hard top, which uses the factory freedom panels, and interior storage behind the fold-down rear seats. It can be equipped with either a GM Performance LS3 engine or Cummins R2.8 Turbo Diesel engine.
The base price of the Honcho conversion includes:
*Bruiser Honcho Body Conversion of your 4-door JKU Wrangler
*Removable Hard Top (Requires OEM Freedom Panels)
*Extension of the JKU frame
*Fuel and Electrical system extension
*Choice of a Fleet Side or Step Side Bed
*Color Matched Paint
Additional options are available, but they will affect the final cost of your build. Refer to the SPECS tab for a list of the parts and accessories that have been installed on the vehicle shown in the photos.
*Base price reflects body conversion only, additional options will affect conversion cost.
Honcho Body Conversion
Steel Step Side Bed
Color Matched Paint
Chris Durham Motorsports Front Clip
Gasoline & Diesel Engine Options Available
Custom Bed Mounted Roll Cage
Bruiser Conversions Heat Reduction Hood
Spicer Parts Ultimate Dana 60 Axles
Electronic Lockers, Front & Rear Axle
Bruiser Weld Rekon 20x10 Beadlock Wheels
42x15.50R20 BFGoodrich Krawler TA Tires
Teraflex 6" Long Arm Suspension
Teraflex Falcon Shocks
PSC Big Bore XD Steering System
GenRight Off Road Front Bumper
GenRight Off Road Aluminum Fenders
Heavy Duty 1350 Driveshafts
Katskinz Leather Seat Covers
Warn Zeon 10s Winch
Warn 9.0rC Winch, rear facing
Factor55 Flat Link
Truck-Lite LED Headlights
Rigid Industries SR-50 LED Light Bar
Rigid Industries LED Dually Lights
Rigid Industries LED Rock Lights
sPod Electrical Distribution System
(Disclaimer: The pictured vehicle may include options which differ from the spec build options.)
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