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Hella 500 Behind 1st gen grille

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by rab89, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. Feb 10, 2011 at 9:46 PM
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    rab89

    rab89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Grillcraft mx black upper and lower BHLM with Gloss black 265 70 17 bfg a/t center console light mini mag mounted in center console debadged bed lights 35W 5000k HID's
    How in the hell do I mount these things behind my grille?

    I can't for the life of me find somewhere to put them, not even with some kind of bracket. HELP!
     
  2. Feb 10, 2011 at 10:07 PM
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    and to the plastic is NOT an option
     
  3. Feb 10, 2011 at 10:10 PM
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    haha damn, I was excited for a reply!
     
  4. Feb 10, 2011 at 10:17 PM
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    what if you make a mount coming from the bottom? not sure how the 1st gens are behind the grill tho
     
  5. Feb 10, 2011 at 10:27 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

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    I would take the grill off and just work up making a frame to hold them.

    Get some more use out of that welder!
     
  6. Feb 11, 2011 at 12:46 AM
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    rab89

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    well it took me a few hours, but I finally got them mounted and aimed, I had to cut one of the brackets holding my grill support (don't worry, it was broken already), and drill a new hole for the other side. I'm pumped! 55w hid's in the future to go with the headlights.

    the HID headlights don't give me much distance, the long range hella's fix that!
     
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