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AEV Brute Conversion Kit for 97-06 Jeep Wrangler TJ & Unlimited

Utility, style, and most of all...Unique. After countless hours of design and years of development, this ultimate conversion for all ’97-’06 Wranglers is now the hottest do-it yourself conversion that you can complete yourself at home. This complete and clever design takes about 60 hours of your time to complete with basic skills and tools. All steel body components come e-coated for maximum corrosion protection, and feature quality stampings and are made in USA. Kits include mid frame extensions; rear frame extension with rear winch mount; assembled steel cab closeout with an SMC removable hardtop assembly; fully assembled 14 gauge steel truck bed with tailgate; extensions for fuel, brake, and wiring and detailed instructions. *Available separately as optional equipment, Rear Tubular Corner Guards and the 4 piece Rocker Guard Kit features cab and bed corner protection and rugged good looks. Made from thick plate steel with e-coat and textured black finish.
Destined to be an American classic! Brute is here! Offering utility, great styling, and AEV durability, this is the AEV Brute Jeep pickup conversion. Countless hours of design have made this the ultimate conversion for any Jeep TJ Wrangler ( SWB, LWB, LHD, RHD Tooltip ) . Originally designed in 2002 (and a winner of the Daimler/Chrysler Design Excellence Award), the Brute is now available in kit form. Changes from the concept vehicle include an all new hardtop with increased headroom and two small skylights, plus a redesigned stamped steel bed that offers even more storage space.

The kit comes over 90% assembled, with an average build time of around 60 hours. Additionally, the kit can be purchased in various stages to meet your specific needs or budget.

Optional Accessories:

Highline Body KitHighline Cab Rocker Guard Kit
Standard Cab Rocker Guard KitRear Tubular Corner Guard Kit

Build your BRUTE A-LA-CARTE.

You can customize your Brute build by purchasing select Brute Kit components. Or you can purchase the entire kit one component at a time - to spread the cost and meet your budget. So we’ve made the BRUTE KIT available 'a-la-carte' in the following 4 sub-kits!
Brute Hardtop KitBrute Closeout Assembly Kit
Brute Bed Assembly Kit (58"x67")Brute Frame Extension Kit
Installation Notes
Installation Difficulty:
Level 4Experts Only

Welding required, major modifications required. We recommend that this conversion be performed by professional certified mechanics only.

Installation Time: 60-95 hours
Parts Included

Mid Frame Extensions
Cab Closeout (assembled)
Rear Frame Extension w/ Winch Mount
58"x67" 14ga Bed Assembly with Tailgate
Brute Hard Top (assembled)
CNC Fuel & Brake Lines
Body Mounts (2)
Detailed Instructions

Twelve (12) Month Warranty.
  • Jeep Wrangler (TJ)

  • 2006 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)
  • 2005 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)
  • 2004 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)
  • 2003 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)
  • 2002 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)
  • 2001 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)
  • 2000 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)
  • 1999 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)
  • 1998 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)
  • 1997 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)
  • Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (TJ)

  • 2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (TJ)
  • 2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (TJ)
  • 2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (TJ)