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and then there was light...

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Chris(NJ), Dec 9, 2012.

  1. Chris(NJ)

    Chris(NJ) [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I finally got the second reverse light installed in the bumper. Fwiw, these are tied in to the towing packages reverse wire so it comes on each time, simultaneously w oem bulbs. Very happy with the end results!

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    Here's how far they stick out...
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    And for reference, here's the same shot w/o the truck in reverse.

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  2. acdronin

    acdronin Well-Known Member

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    Looks good man, nice mod!
     
  3. tacoma16

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  4. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    I like it, clean install :thumbsup:
     
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    Now that's cool!
     
  6. Chris(NJ)

    Chris(NJ) [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys! Now its time to figure out a plan for the forward facing lights :spy:
     
  7. acdronin

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    Like dees? :)


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  8. Chris(NJ)

    Chris(NJ) [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Precisely! With some extra fogs doe!
     
  9. acdronin

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    Well, either look up HomerTaco (in the vendor section), or DIY your grill (like i did with a billet), then look up BAMF (Bay Area Metal Fabrication), in the vendor section and get yerself a lightbar like mine. Lot's of how-to around here to get this done. If ya need advice on anything let me know:)
     
  10. chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    Where did you pick up those bad boys?
     
  11. acdronin

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    The KC's on the outside are actually my back-up/asshole lights now, the two in the middle are Baja Designs i got from a member, now the two outboard ones are hella 500's, all re-wired with KC 130w bulbs instead of the 55w's.

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  12. chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    :gossip: Meant the reverse lights :thumbsup:
     
  13. acdronin

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    you mean these? This was before i bulbed and wired them

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    Now THIS is a backup light!

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  14. chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    Haha no, I'm wanting to know where Chris got his lights.
     
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    acdronin Well-Known Member

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    oh, the OTHER Chris! LOL, my bad, too many Chris's around here yo:rolleyes:
     
  16. Chris(NJ)

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    Thanks!
    Already have the light bar installed...just need to hang some lights off of it :cool:
    Fogs I plan on installing on the lower valence, inside the oem's.

    lol.. they're Rigid Industries SR-M Flush Mounts
    http://www.rigidindustries.com/SRMFlushMountDiffused-p/92251.htm
     
  17. chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    Whoa buddy those things are steep!
     
  18. Chris(NJ)

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    Yea man, they weren't cheap. This is why I'm always broke.
     
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