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"MY" behind the grill light mod

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by longbow, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. Oct 2, 2008 at 10:52 AM
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    longbow

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    After looking at the pic's/post's here I decided to do the same thing. The series of pic's below will show what I did. Since I have the billet grill, I could not install them like the ones with the mesh grill.
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  2. Oct 2, 2008 at 10:53 AM
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    I used alum stock, below is before paint. I tried to center the lightes even with the billet grill. I am by lazer measurements 1/16" off center
    [​IMG]
     
  3. Oct 2, 2008 at 10:54 AM
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  4. Oct 2, 2008 at 10:55 AM
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    What Mods!
    Looks good!
     
  5. Oct 2, 2008 at 10:55 AM
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    Like I stated beofre not painted, and light installed to see what the out come would be. I still need to wire everything up, just waitng on the switches.
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Oct 2, 2008 at 10:56 AM
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    end result.
    [​IMG]
     
  7. Oct 2, 2008 at 10:57 AM
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  8. Oct 2, 2008 at 11:02 AM
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    that looks damn good man!! cant wait to see pics with them lit up. im interested to see the light out put.
     
  9. Oct 2, 2008 at 11:12 AM
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    Great looking grill... and great job with the lights. Does the grill come in black and where did you get it and the lights?
     
  10. Oct 2, 2008 at 11:26 AM
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    Are they gonna be able to be adjustable just in case they're pointing up too high? I’d think the grill would get in the way of doing some tilt
     
  11. Oct 2, 2008 at 11:49 AM
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    The grill is from Carriage Works and yes it comes in black. Lights I got from A.A. check the Shop Online tab in the upper right.
    According to a Hella headlight level (very old school tool, is at least 20 years old) the lights are level dead on. They look tilted up a little, but I think the grill is throwing it off a bit. I have about a 1/4" to tilt forward if need be, if that is not enough (thought of this) I have the holes cabsule shaped, so I can bring them back a little.
    Toyota just called and switches are in, so I hope to get this wired and shining in a few days......Thanks darkknight on the info on the switches.
     
  12. Oct 2, 2008 at 12:06 PM
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    Cool - what kind of switch are you using?? I'd get another fog light switch and change out the LED so it would be a different color or something... I'm loving the lights!
     
  13. Oct 2, 2008 at 12:19 PM
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    I am going to use a switch from Toyota, P/N 00550-35976. Matter of fact I ordered two,.......but I am going to get a third to fill all slots. Planning on adding lights to the inside of the bed, (another mod) since I have a hard cover, plus adding a "black out" style military light. Just need to find the location to place it.
     
  14. Oct 2, 2008 at 6:18 PM
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    Nice! Cannot wait to see them lit up!
     
  15. Oct 2, 2008 at 6:53 PM
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    thats a REALLY clean look, nice job, to bad my winch is in the way.
     
  16. Oct 2, 2008 at 10:12 PM
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    Good work man. I like the look for the grill you have. It always feels better when you do the work yourself.
     
  17. Oct 2, 2008 at 10:16 PM
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    :thumbsup: that really looks good..
     
  18. Oct 2, 2008 at 11:31 PM
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    that looks pretty damn good man +1
     
  19. Oct 3, 2008 at 12:24 AM
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    hmm. this gives me an idea because that looks sick! maybe i'll add a 2nd set of hellas behind my grille so i have 4 on the front of my truck.....
     
  20. Oct 3, 2008 at 7:47 AM
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    That is one nice install - very cool!
     
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