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LED Bar Mounted Behind Grill

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by iJDub, Jun 19, 2013.

  1. Jun 19, 2013 at 11:21 PM
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    iJDub

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    Although I was going to mount 2 off-road PIAA lights on my bumper, I think they would get stolen fairly easily. So I was thinking about mounting an LED bar behind the grill...my question is will light output be good enough for the trails at night? Basically, I'll have headlight, fog light, and the LED bar behind grill for forward facing lights.
     
  2. Jun 20, 2013 at 5:56 PM
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    day bump
     
  3. Jun 20, 2013 at 5:58 PM
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    Yes, lots of people do it, its a great spot for one. Check out the BAMF behind the grill light bar (mount) or mount it in your bumper like i did, check my build
     
  4. Jun 20, 2013 at 5:59 PM
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    Yes. As above BAMF light bar. Contact JLEE on here.
     
  5. Jun 20, 2013 at 6:01 PM
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    I didnt mention that a aftermarket grill insert or custom grill is ideal to mount lights behind. Not sure how it would work out with a stock grill
     
  6. Jun 20, 2013 at 6:06 PM
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    Planning on an aftermarket grill.
     
  7. Jun 20, 2013 at 7:12 PM
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    Question, will the BAMF mount work for a 30" light bar?
     
  8. Jun 20, 2013 at 7:19 PM
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  9. Jun 20, 2013 at 7:22 PM
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    it will fit in your bumper. this is a 36"
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  10. Jun 20, 2013 at 7:47 PM
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    I have a damn front license plate, was really hoping that mount would work.
     
  11. Jun 20, 2013 at 7:51 PM
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  12. Jun 20, 2013 at 7:54 PM
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    I also have an avid bar so that mount wouldn't work for the plate. The tabs are too close together on the bar, besides, don't want that bar stolen. Who knows, I may either put it in the lower valance or drill it to the lower part of the avid. Decisions decisions.
     
  13. Jun 20, 2013 at 7:58 PM
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    ^ confusing sentence, I meant I didn't want to mount the bar on the avid due to theft, but I think I have no other options!
     
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