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Pics Ditch Light and CB Antenna Mounts

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by BrotherBudro, Dec 20, 2017.

  1. Dec 20, 2017 at 12:41 PM
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    BrotherBudro

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    I want some pics of your ditch lights and CB antennas mounted on the same bracket.

    I'm thinking about doing the same, but can't decide if I should go with + , CaliRaised + extensions, or SOS brackets. I already have a behind-bumper light bar, so I'd like the ditch lights to be aimed more outwards than straight ahead.

    For those that have them:
    • What brackets do you have?
    • What lights?
      • Are amber ditch lights a good idea?
    • What antenna/cable/connector?
    • Does the antenna get in the way of angling your lights?
    • I assume the antenna gets in the way of opening the hood, is that right?
    • Does the light mess with your Tx/Rx or cause any noise?
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Dec 20, 2017 at 1:13 PM
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    Zac of all trades

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    Amber Baja Squadron Sports. 2 pair of them though, 1 pair in the bumper for fogs, 1 pair on the hood for ditch lights. Amber is nice because in dust and fog they reflect less light so you can see better, and they dont blind the people if front of you.
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  3. Dec 20, 2017 at 1:15 PM
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    20170725_173412.jpg rago fab.
     
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  5. Dec 20, 2017 at 1:16 PM
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    The rago brackets use the hood bolts, maybe 7 mins per side. The rear cb mount took 3 mins. Just a 4' Firestick and mount. Ditch lights are Amazon cheapies. I work on the south side of richmond ca. So im not putting big money lights up there. The wife loves cruising back roads with the ditch lights on at nite. Sees all the critters out there
     
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  7. Dec 20, 2017 at 1:37 PM
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    Bulldogs129 Don't find fault, find a remedy

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    Do you have pictures of the on/off switch? I like the ditch lights. :woot:
     
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  8. Dec 20, 2017 at 1:51 PM
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    I went with a cheapie mictune wiring harness. I'll get a pic when I get off work. It's so cheap they misprinted the on/off..lol 9 bucks on Amazon. Lights were 30 bucks. Supposed to be 1200 lumens each. Don't know, but bright as can be.
     
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  9. Dec 20, 2017 at 1:57 PM
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    Ditch lights make setting up a tent in the dark easy too..
     
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  10. Dec 20, 2017 at 2:10 PM
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    I found some in the Amazon- https://www.amazon.com/Auxbeam-1800...07440&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=ditch+lights+1200
    they have flood or spots.

    Where did you get the mounting bracket?
     
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  11. Dec 20, 2017 at 2:11 PM
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    Rago fab.like 65.00 bucks. 1st gen brackets. No trimming. Easy install. Buy a cheapie wiring harness it'll have a switch and relay. Plug and play.
     
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  12. Dec 20, 2017 at 2:13 PM
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  13. Dec 20, 2017 at 2:14 PM
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    20171015_173444.jpg the way they mount you barely notice them.
     
  14. Dec 20, 2017 at 2:16 PM
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    20170725_173405.jpg how they mount to hood. Uses the stock hood bolts.
     
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