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2nd gen aux backup lights...mounting location??

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by grizzlytravis, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. Jun 30, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    grizzlytravis

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    Ok soo I wanna mount some rectangle back up lights on the back bed rail, how y'all mounting these??? I'm thinkin about takin off the little accessory rail a ma jig an drilling it on the top of the bed thus being able to mount my lights there..good idea or nay?
     
  2. Jun 30, 2011 at 8:18 PM
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  3. Jun 30, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    Sweet!.. R ur light high enough it dosnt just blind ur tailgate?
     
  4. Jun 30, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    Well they aren't mounted in the pic..so when they are mounted they are high enough...I used to just have them mounted on the bed cleats
     
  5. Jun 30, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    I've seen a couple guys mounted them on their trailer hitch

    Might not be the direction you wanna go though OP
     
  6. Jul 1, 2011 at 5:13 AM
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    I rigged a round aux light to a bed cleat but about half of it hits the tail gate so I'm lookin to mount some in a better spot but I think imma try my idea I'll post pics an let y'all kno how it turns out
     
  7. Jul 1, 2011 at 5:27 AM
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    How exactly did u mount that bar like that did u drill through the bed?
     
  8. Jul 1, 2011 at 8:57 AM
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    I used some 3/8" unistrut. Spring bolts behind the track, no drilling at all, total cost was about 17$
     
  9. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:51 AM
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    what do you have that shovel mounted with
     
  10. Jul 1, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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