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Hood hinge light brackets for LEDs

Discussion in 'Famous Fabrication' started by DWreck, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. Apr 17, 2013 at 5:56 AM
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    Ridendirtywhips

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  2. Apr 20, 2013 at 8:18 PM
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    Yea they started driving me crazy by bounching around too much, especially during braking. So here's what I came up with:

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    Found the 1" rubber stoppers at Lowe's, and drilled down about 1/2" into the stopper for the bolt to slide into. FYI I also used a little bit longer bolts, and also had to trim the stoppers a bit:

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    For those of you with newer trucks and/or if you're super concerned about your paint, this method might now work for you. All I know is my lights are rock solid now!
     
  3. Apr 20, 2013 at 11:59 PM
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    Maximus

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    Nice! I might have to give this a shot
     
  4. Apr 21, 2013 at 12:15 AM
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    DWreck

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    Some have a bouncing issue and some don't. I personally never have with two different sets of brackets. I'm thinking there is a slight weight difference between lights and some just pass that threshold.
     
  5. Apr 21, 2013 at 12:43 AM
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    Upsblaine

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    sub'd for next batch
     
  6. Apr 22, 2013 at 9:12 AM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Also subb'd for next batch!
     
  7. Apr 22, 2013 at 10:25 AM
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    DJSPEC

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    I could see this being true.

    Just my personal experience, I haven't had any bouncing issues with the rigid industries duallys. It stays solid over all the potholes

    I might get that rubber stopper as a anti-theft deterant though!
     
  8. Apr 22, 2013 at 6:50 PM
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    DWreck

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    Good idea!
     
  9. Apr 26, 2013 at 7:02 PM
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    DWreck

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    Standby!

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  10. Apr 26, 2013 at 7:32 PM
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  11. Apr 26, 2013 at 9:43 PM
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    I'm in!!! Hurry up! My money is burning a hole in my pocket lol

    PM sent :)
     
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  12. Apr 27, 2013 at 11:49 AM
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    tail gate lock, rear view mirror bracket, hood hinge brackets, and the list grows.
    Standing by :)
     
  13. Apr 27, 2013 at 2:24 PM
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  14. Apr 27, 2013 at 2:37 PM
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    DWreck

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    We are now offering light brackets that bolt directly up to the hood hinge!

    These will accomodate deeper LED lights and not interfere with windshield or wipers.

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    Made from 3/16" cold rolled steel
    Laser cut to ensure consistency and accuracy
    CNC bent
    NOW comes powdercoated with black crinkle finish

    1 pair (left and right) for ONLY $60 shipped!

    Please send payment via PayPal to FamousFabrication@hotmail.com

    Please include USPS shipping address in "memo" box.

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    Instructions;

    Remove forward-most bolt on hood hinge with 12mm socket or wrench

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    Install bracket with this bolt and tighten snugly. Failure to do so may result in hood slipping off alignment in next step.

    Remove other bolt from hood hinge.

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    Rotate light bracket on first bolt to align second hole on bracket with last bolt removed. Install bolt and tighten. Double check tightness on both bolts.

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    Install lights

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    Note: Some have had issues with vibration in the bracket. Some lights weigh more than others so keep this in mind when picking out a light to accomodate your new FF brackets. If you do get play, there is a genious fix on page 4 of this thread.
     
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  15. Apr 27, 2013 at 3:07 PM
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    Where do I send payment and shipping info to, the website or pm?
     
  16. Apr 27, 2013 at 3:16 PM
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    Will send u payment tonight.
     
  17. Apr 27, 2013 at 4:05 PM
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    Payment sent!:D
     
  18. Apr 27, 2013 at 5:22 PM
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