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Off Road Grill Lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Mrgoody86, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. Apr 5, 2009 at 8:36 PM
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    Mrgoody86

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    Hey guys I have seen a few tacos on here that have the off road lights behind the grill... How do you mount them is there a bracket kit or something out there like that? I really like the look and want to go that way when I put the lift on.
     
  2. Apr 6, 2009 at 1:51 AM
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    G-Sak

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    There are no bracket kits available as far as I know. I just used some flat bar and bolted it to the grill to reinforce everything. My lights are mounted to the flat bar on tabs since I needed some extra clearance for the lights. If you use Hella 500s, I don't think you would need the tabs as they are not as thick as the PIAAs I have. My set up is pretty sturdy and I am happy with it so far, here are some pics......

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    Hope that helps a bit.
     
  3. Apr 6, 2009 at 4:17 AM
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    longbow

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    Alot of people have done them different, alot of it depends on type of grill you go with and lights.
    This is my old set up with a billet grill and Hella's, for other pic's look in my pic's.
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  4. Apr 6, 2009 at 10:10 AM
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  5. Apr 6, 2009 at 10:17 AM
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    longbow

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    The only thing about the Hella's I did not like was the fact they have a top/bottom, some lights like Piaa, you can turn the assembly around. Now I don't know if it means anything, or if pattern of beam is different, but the Hella's you can't turn the lens assembly.
     
  6. Apr 6, 2009 at 10:29 AM
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    I took a piece of flat aluminum bar and bolted both lights through it. On the other side, I made little pieces, to help support. If you dont they will bounce. I had to go back and do this. This picture doesnt show it, but I drilled holes through the bar on both ends so both lights would be mounted to the bar.

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