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How do you have your lights mounted?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Gr8WhiteTaco, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. Feb 4, 2010 at 9:02 AM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

    Gr8WhiteTaco [OP] bishes love my haircut

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    just wanna see how some of you other 1st gens have your lights mounted. I'm mainly looking for tacos with lights mounted on a stock bumper, no brush guards or aftermarket bumpers really. I'm thinking about ditching my brush guard this weekend, but i still wanna keep my Hella 500's. Any help or pics would be great :D
     
  2. Feb 4, 2010 at 11:51 AM
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    trailinTaco

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    [​IMG]
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    its easier on the 98-00s than the 01-04
     
  3. Feb 4, 2010 at 12:00 PM
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    rab89

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    you should get a little light bar made at a local fab shop. shouldn't cost much and would look sweet!
     
  4. Feb 4, 2010 at 12:34 PM
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    smallcandle

    smallcandle The clown has no penis...

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    Hellas mounted on custom light-bar behind Grillcraft:

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Feb 4, 2010 at 12:36 PM
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    nelson18matt

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    ^ got any pics of the bracket and how you mounted it?
     
  6. Feb 4, 2010 at 12:56 PM
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    mx04taco

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    looks awesome, makes me wanna try something like this. good work.
     
  7. Feb 4, 2010 at 12:58 PM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

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    are you using a bracket to hold em on your bumper? looks good
     
  8. Feb 4, 2010 at 12:58 PM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

    Gr8WhiteTaco [OP] bishes love my haircut

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    thats exactly what i want!!!!
     
  9. Feb 4, 2010 at 2:12 PM
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    smallcandle

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    I never took pics of my lightbar as I was building it, but I pretty much followed this guy's lead over on customtacos.com.

    http://www.customtacos.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=110433

    Go to page two and you'll see what to do and make personal adjustments if you so desire.
     
  10. Feb 4, 2010 at 2:48 PM
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    Fuzzyman81

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    damn none of those pics are working for me. If anyone can repost them here - that would be great. I am trying to find a way to mount mine once I get my GC
     
  11. Feb 4, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    Here's mine...works for me.
    truck_fnt_end_1.jpg
     
  12. Feb 4, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    I've beent hinking about color matching my grill surround for a looong time... I don't think I will.. haha yours looks nice, but I like my polished aluminum look better. grillcraft looks good! mine's on the way
     
  13. Feb 4, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    heres some of them. the pics are from 2 different trucks but same bracket design idea. hope this helps

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  14. Feb 5, 2010 at 6:31 AM
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    no theres two plates that sit right under the bumper and i drilled through them. they stabilize the lights pretty good.
     
  15. Feb 5, 2010 at 6:57 AM
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    SRQ TACO

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    Took the brush guard off, and noticed that I might be able to use two of the brackets at mounting tabs for my lights. This isn't a great a pic but you get the idea.
    [​IMG]
     
  17. Feb 5, 2010 at 12:43 PM
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    good call on ditching the brush guard, but to me the lights seem kinda vulnerable to everything with them mounted there
     
  18. Feb 5, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

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    Yeah. I'm worried bout stability along with them being in a vulnerable spot. Idk what I'll do with 'em lol
     
  19. Feb 6, 2010 at 6:55 AM
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    fuck do i ever like those hellas mounted behind the grillcraft.
     
  20. Feb 6, 2010 at 9:17 AM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

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    yeah i know. 1st gens with a GC grille and Hella's mounted behind the grille= sex lol:D
     
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