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OKLED Light Bar Wiring

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by StevoTaco, Jul 12, 2014.

  1. Jul 12, 2014 at 10:29 PM
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    StevoTaco

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    I am looking into getting a 30" okled light bar to go in my lower valence. When i was on their website, it says that the light bar does not come with a plug. So i'm wondering how you guys are wiring it up? Their website gives some information, but i'm too much of a noob to understand:eek:

    http://www.okledlightbars.com/apps/webstore/products/show/3669937
     
  2. Jul 12, 2014 at 11:31 PM
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    BulletToothTony

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    Order their wire harness they offer and it's plug and play. Comes with all the wire and connectors as well as a switch.
     
  3. Jul 12, 2014 at 11:56 PM
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    You can order their harness. (suggested) or you can make your own... I did. I used waterproof connectors, put male on the light bar and female on the wires running to my relays and switch. With the amount of lights I have had at one point and time it was much cheaper to build my own than buy 5 wiring harness.
     
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  5. Jul 13, 2014 at 9:29 AM
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    What is the best/easiest way to mount the bar? Can you just drill it straight on to the crash cans?

    And thanks for the help guys!
     
  6. Jul 13, 2014 at 12:37 PM
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    TW members have used these brackets for 30" light bar. I was too cheap and built my own. http://www.4wheelparts.com/Lighting...out&ppcfon=1&gclid=CI7okOuCw78CFQ-CfgodDQYAYg

    The easiest way to mount the light bar would be to use those Rigid brackets or to bolt the lightbar mount vertically onto the aluminum "crash can". However, mounting the light with the supplied mounting brackets in a vertical position means that the light bar will be recessed into the grill opening. IMO, if recessed back in the opening the light from the outer floodlights on the light bar might be blocked and that's why I mounted mine more flush with the opening. Using those Rigid brackets or making your own bracket and mounting horizontally allows the light bar to be near the grill opening.
     
  7. Jul 13, 2014 at 12:41 PM
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    Negative trim the brackets and drill a new hole. The aluminum brackets are way to soft not too.

    That's how mine was
     
  8. Jul 13, 2014 at 12:42 PM
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