aFe Loop Delete Assembly Twisted Steel 2-1/2" Jeep Wrangler JK 2012-2018



  • Premium Aluminized Steel
  • 2-1/2" Mandrel Bent Tubing
  • Includes Necessary Hardware
  • Made In The USA
MSRP $131.25
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aFe 2-1/2" Twisted Steel Loop Delete Assembly for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Jeep JK Wranglers.

This 2-1/2" Twisted Steel Loop Delete Assembly from aFe is designed to eliminate your 2012-2018 Jeep JK Wrangler's stock loop section after the catalytic converter. It is manufactured from durable high-grade aluminized steel!

Features and Benefits of the aFe 2-1/2" Twisted Steel Loop Delete Assembly (48-06209):
- Crafted from premium aluminized steel
- 2-1/2" mandrel-bent tubing
- Eliminates stock loop section after catalytic converter
- Designed to accept long arm travel lift kits
- Includes necessary hardware
- Fits all 2012-2018 2-Door and 4-Door Wrangler JKs
- Made in the USA

This down pipe accepts either the stock Y-Pipe of aFe Y-Pipes. It is specifically designed and engineered to work with long arm travel lift kits that interfere with the OE loop. aFe crafts this Loop Delete Assembly in the USA and it features 2-1/2" aluminized steel mandrel-bent tubing. All of the required hardware is supplied!

*Installing this Loop Delete Assembly does require cutting.

aFe, formally known as Advanced Flow Engineering, is a world renowned manufacturer of top quality aftermarket parts and equipment. Creating premium grade equipment for more than a decade, aFe has quickly become a brand that many Jeep enthusiasts flock to.

Order aFe's 48-06209 2-1/2" Twisted Steel Loop Delete Assembly for your 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 or 2018 Jeep JK Wrangler from CJ Pony Parts today!

California Residents: Proposition 65 Warning

Note: This item is not CARB (California Air Resource Board) exempt and is not legal for sale or use in the state of California.

Installation Difficulty


Intermediate skill is required for this installation.

Installation Videos

Video Transcript

Every Jeep owner loves going off-roading, and when you lift your jeep, and go off road you can run into clearance issues with the factory loop pipe. One way of combating that is by deleting the loop pipe entirely. Today, we're gonna give our 2016 Jeep Wrangler a little bit more clearance by installing this aFe Twisted Steel Loop Pipe Delete.

This aFe Loop Pipe Delete is made of two and a half inch mandrel bent aluminized tubing, and it's designed to accept long armed travel kits while retaining the factory catalectic convertors. It's gonna help when we lift our jeep and take it off road. So, today we're gonna install it on our 2016 Jeep Wrangler.

Tools you'll need for this installation: a lift, or a jack and jack stands, three eighths ratchet, 13 millimeter socket, 17 millimeter wrench, 16 millimeter wrench, safety glasses, a marker, tape measure, and a SAWZALL or a hack saw.

We got the jeep up in the air. The very first thing we're gonna do is mark the loop pipe where it needs to be cut. We're not gonna disconnect it from anything yet; all we're gonna do is make the cut, and then we'll disconnect it. Here is the loop pipe. As you can see, it's big and it can get in the way, so how we're gonna get rid of this; we're gonna cut it out, make a mark, cut it out, and then put in our new section.

Grab a tape measure. Then, you're gonna measure from the wield on the driver’s side catalectic convertor. Measure three and a quarter inches back. Put a mark right there, and that's where you're gonna make your cut. And that's where we have to make our cut. Before we remove any of the bolts, especially right here on the wide pipe, we're gonna spray them with some penetrating lubricant. They're pretty corroded and we want to make it a little bit easier on ourselves. And, give those a couple minutes to soak in, and then you can try to break them free. After you've let them soak with penetrating lubricant, you can break them loose.

All right. Remove the second bolt on the loop pipe. Then, remove the loop pipe itself. It should give you a little bit more wiggle room. It might make it a little easier to install your new loop pipe delete pipe. If you unbolt the passenger side wide pipe, that should give you little bit more wiggle room, and more room to get the new loop pipe delete in. Just twist it up in there, and they'll go together.

Then, if you forgot to install the clamp like I did before you put the pipe on; you can install the clamp once it's installed. We're gonna tighten this clamp now, and then once it's tightened we can move on to installing the new hardware to the wide plate. Take the provided hardware and bolt together the loop delete pipe and the factory wide pipe. Put there, a nut on the back side and tighten it down. Get both bolts tightened up, and your installation's finished.

We got rid of our factory loop pipe with the aFe Loop Delete Pipe. They have better offered clearance now. Installation wasn't too bad honestly. It's only gonna take you about an hour and a half, just make sure you measure twice, and cut once, and before you know it you'll be heading off road.

Vehicle Fitment

This product will fit the following Wrangler years:

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