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Led Light Bar mounted in lower bumper

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by sportzman0, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. sportzman0

    sportzman0 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I installed a 30" light bar into the lower opening of my bumper. No fab need just dremel out the inside of the to fit light bar. Took pictures as much as i could.
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    used angled iron 35" this was the first test on how we mounted it but we turned around because was sticking out of bumper. have about 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch spacing this way

    again, this is the first test. Turn the angle iron around for more flush. As well used spaced to bring iron above top of bumper rail. use plenty of spacers.

    here is it with the angled iron turned around. sorry bad pic forgot to take pics when turned around
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  2. uscg2008

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    Wow that is awesome thanks man this is freakin awesome!! Wat brand bar do you have and what kind of mounting hardware did you use to mount the bracket to the crash rail?
     
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    I purchased my light bar from zilla at okledlightbars.com great quality and fast shipping just wiring with a different switch is what I'm trying to do rig now. I'll post pics when I install switch
     
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    Wat mounting hardware did u use to mount it to the crash rail?
     
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    Looks great man! And your method of mounting it was far superior to mine. Much less invasive to the crash bar. Strong work!
     
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    Angled iron about 35" with hex top screws with thick threads. Couldnt use self tapping nothing was long enough for spacers
     
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    what did u use to mount it??
     
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    awesome, this is what I'm gonna do with my 33". Was debating between bottom and side mounting bracket style lights. From your pictures, I can tell there is no room to use the bottom mount style. Side mounts like you have are the way to go for mounting in the lower grill.
     
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    yep, i hate the switch that came with mine. im needing to switch it out. sub'd for that
     
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    Yeah the angled iron seems stronger as well. The switch I used was a otrattw switch. Works good and wired with dash lights which works great!
     
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    did you have to get anything extra to switch it other than buying the new switch?
     
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    i see how it is tim, you take a the credit for all the work
     
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    You really think 1 person could do all this work... Come on Diego, plus didn't know you still had your account
     
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    Noooo
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    I was using it as reference lol
     
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    Idk why deleted pictures. Will reload later. Sorry not sure what happened there
     
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    Thanks. Idk, your sig is gone too!
     
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    reposted. i think lost a couple pics sorry :/
     
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