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Ditch Light Bracket Install

Discussion in 'Relentless Fabrication' started by taczilla, Aug 26, 2016.

  1. Aug 26, 2016 at 6:43 AM
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    taczilla

    taczilla [OP] I intend to live forever; so far.... so good!

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    I can't find instructions on the website on how to install these, and no instructions came with the package.

    I know there is a trick to it, but :notsure:
     
  2. Aug 26, 2016 at 7:13 AM
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    They're super simple.
    Pop your hood open, determine the correct bracket for each side. Passenger side looks kind of like a 'd' and driver like a 'b' with the mounting ears off to the side and the bends of the bracket upward.
    Loosen a hood hinge bolt, slip the bracket in place and start the bolt again in the threaded hole on the hood, next loosen the 2nd bolt and pivot the bracket over until the second hole lines up, thread the second bolt. The hood may try to shift out of alignment, try to keep it where it was to make sure hood/fender/grille gaps are all still the same. When aligned tighten the 2 bolts and then repeat install on the opposite side of bracket. Lower your hood and attach your lights to the brackets, lift the hood back up to do your wiring on your lights and DONE.
     
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  3. Aug 26, 2016 at 7:16 AM
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    taczilla [OP] I intend to live forever; so far.... so good!

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    Upper bolt or bottom bolt first?

    Thanks for your quick reply!
     
  4. Aug 26, 2016 at 7:20 AM
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    I think with the ditch bracket the lower 1st, with the CB bracket the upper IIRC
     
  5. Aug 26, 2016 at 7:26 AM
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    I think that I read that somewhere too. Here goes....

    Thanks!

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    EDIT:

     
  6. Dec 30, 2017 at 10:15 PM
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    Billies and Eibachs, Camburg BJ UCAs, Demello hybrid sliders SOS HC rear bumper, SOS front bumper, Warn M80000, fully armored, Safari snorkel, No-slip locker, diff breather, bumper and roof mounted light bars, onboard Viair, 275/70 17 BFG ATs, and a badass sound system.
    Can these fit with a snorkel and 2x2 pods?
     
  7. Jun 29, 2020 at 12:13 PM
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    I can't get the hood hinge bolts loose, mine are extremely tight.
     
  8. Jun 29, 2020 at 2:27 PM
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  9. Jun 29, 2020 at 2:32 PM
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    Thanks man. Do you know the size of these bolts? Mine is a bit stripped now I don't think it will go back on. Thanks again
     
  10. Jun 29, 2020 at 2:44 PM
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