Larger wheels and tires can put extra stress on your JL’s swing-out rear gate, especially when traveling over uneven terrain. Fortify this crucial area and run a larger spare wheel and tire with Rough Country’s JL Tailgate Reinforcement Kit.

This handy bolt-on kit is designed to handle aftermarket tires and wheels with ease. This easy, bolt-on reinforcement plate ties the hinge and spare tire moutning points together for increased strength and rigidity. The result is less strain on your tire carrier and hinges, prolonging the lifespan of your rear swing-out gate.

Rough Country’s JL Tailgate Reinforcement Kit works with the factory spare tire carrier or Rough Country aftermarket spare tire carrier kits. 



  • Reduces strain on swing-out tailgate
  • Allows for mounting of larger aftermarket tires and wheels
  • Evenly distributes weight across both hinges
  • Easy, bolt-on installation process
  • Durable, solid-steel construction
  • Powder coated black for a long lifespan of good looks
  • Works with factory and Rough Country Spare Tire Carriers



2018-2020 4WD Jeep Wrangler JL (2 Door)
2018-2020 4WD Jeep Wrangler JL Unlimited

ROUGH COUNTRY 10603 Tailgate Reinforcement Kit for Jeep JL 18-20