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Got all four lights behind the grill!

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by sambojee, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. Jan 5, 2012 at 9:50 PM
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    sambojee

    sambojee [OP] Well-Known Member

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    it was 65 degrees today so i decided to put these lights behind my grill. they turned out really good IMO. they r clean with no wires showing whats so ever, what do u think? the only thing i am worried about is air flow, anyone else do this and had any problems?:confused: well anyways, they should look good behind my mesh grill, black headlights, and lower valance painted black, just gotta wait till they come in the mail :D

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  2. Jan 5, 2012 at 9:51 PM
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    OZ-T

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    wut SamGamgee
     
  3. Jan 5, 2012 at 9:51 PM
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    rcfreak201

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    i wanna see pics! so you put them behind the grill? or on your bumper? seems like you posted pics but nothing shows up
    edit: i see, thats awesome
     
  4. Jan 5, 2012 at 9:53 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Oh , now there is a pic

    Nice work
     
  5. Jan 5, 2012 at 9:53 PM
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    sambojee

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    sorry my computer messed up but its there now
     
  6. Jan 5, 2012 at 9:58 PM
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    i really like it, i used to have two when i had a satoshi but how exactly did you mount four? what size/brand are they?
     
  7. Jan 5, 2012 at 9:59 PM
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    chilidogrc

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    Looks good! Any close up pics of the light bar? :spy:
     
  8. Jan 5, 2012 at 10:00 PM
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    :facepalm: apparently im kinda off tonight, i didnt see the light bar. either way more light bar pics and details would be awesome OP, thanks in advance:)
     
  9. Jan 5, 2012 at 10:02 PM
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    i just made my own bar out of aluminum and i didnt have to cut anything on my truck. they r hella 500 i had 2 from my light bar then i just got 2 more. they are 6 inches wide.
     
  10. Jan 5, 2012 at 10:04 PM
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    i dont and i will be out of town this weekend but if u really wanna see it message me early next week and i will see what i can do
     
  11. Jan 5, 2012 at 10:06 PM
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    its just that black bar running across the top of the lights, u cant miss it. ill get pics next week when i get my new grill in
     
  12. Jan 5, 2012 at 10:06 PM
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    nice...how do the lights hold up while driving? any shaking or vibration? im planning to do this soon as well and convert the four hellas to HIDs, thats why im asking so many questions :eek:
     
  13. Jan 5, 2012 at 10:09 PM
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    they shack alittle bit but thats only cus i forgot to drill a hole for the screw to mount in the middle of the bar but once i do that it shouldnt bounce around at all
     
  14. Jan 6, 2012 at 9:23 AM
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    Thats alot of light!
     
  16. Jan 6, 2012 at 9:10 PM
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    Just made an identical lightbar with 1" Aluminum angle. I have two Hella 500 driving lights ill be mounting behind my satoshi. May need to pick up some fogs now too.... :cool:
     
  17. Jan 6, 2012 at 9:12 PM
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    Night shot!!!
     
  18. Jan 6, 2012 at 9:14 PM
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    memario1214

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    I originally had mine mocked up behind the grille... someone I trust a lot with my truck expressed his concern with flow as well. Not so much this time of year, but in the summer. I then decided to move them out
     
  19. Jan 8, 2012 at 11:50 AM
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    Looks good. Summer temps will tell if you have overheating issues
     
  20. Jan 8, 2012 at 12:01 PM
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    What about cooling? EDIT-sorry about the misplaced question, but I personally think you shouldn't block that much airflow for cooling-it already has to get past the AC grid first before reaching the radiator so I would let the whole air intake area alone. You have a neat set of lights-why hide them in there anyway?
     
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