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Whats a popular light you mount behind the grille?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by timsxr, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. Nov 24, 2010 at 4:57 PM
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    timsxr

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    Hey guys whats a popular fog light you put behind the grille??? Just another option for my grille plans???

    see post #13
     
  2. Nov 24, 2010 at 5:03 PM
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    08chocotaco

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    subbed. thinking the say thing. HELLA's?
     
  3. Nov 24, 2010 at 5:07 PM
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    kbx10

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    subbed, I am putting Hella Black Magic's behind when I get them for Christmas.
     
  4. Nov 24, 2010 at 5:10 PM
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    Hellas are pretty cheap so many have them.
     
  5. Nov 24, 2010 at 5:14 PM
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    LoosePikkel

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    Strobe Light!!!
     
  6. Nov 24, 2010 at 5:21 PM
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    Thats what i was looking for PERFECT!!!!! and they are a great price!!!
    Black when off super clean look!
     
  7. Nov 24, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    Yeah I found the whole package for $119 and pretty stoked.
     
  8. Nov 24, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    Any particular reason people put the lights behind the grille? Maybe I'm splitting hairs here, but I mean, for optimum light output, wouldnt it be best in front, so the mesh screen doesnt knock down any light? Or is there no noticeable difference between lights in front and behind the mesh grille?
     
  9. Nov 24, 2010 at 5:47 PM
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    How do you wire the lights in, whether it be behind a grill or on a lightbar? Calling me a mechanical novice would be generous. So I'm wondering if it's simple enough for me to do myself.
     
  10. Nov 24, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    hella 500...like $70 at walmart, plus easily upgradable to HID

    the mesh makes very little difference since they're mounted so close to the grill. the ones mounted behind my grill were brighter than my PIAAs on my bar when they were stock, now that they're HID they blow the PIAAs out of the water
     
  11. Nov 24, 2010 at 5:53 PM
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    DeeKay21

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  12. Nov 24, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    Im running Hella 500s behind my grill.

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Nov 24, 2010 at 6:16 PM
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    Im sur you guys all know what im up too by now this is what i am thinking using the hella black 500 with this grill blacked out with the mounting tabs welded into place would be super clean for this style im working on three grilles now

    -Satosh insert
    -mx style bolt in
    -mx style bolt in with hella black 500 lights


    with lights
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    tabs for lights welded behind grille
    [​IMG]


    the lights
    http://www.myhellalights.com/files/1612/7636/2617/500_Black_magic_02.png
     
  14. Nov 24, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    I want your truck!!!lol
     
  15. Nov 24, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    Me and a Buddy just installed 4 Hella 500's on a N-Fab light bar with a OEM fog light switch on my 07 TRD OR Access Cab. If you like I can help you with the wiring schematics. It's really pretty simple, just time consuming. Do it yourself FER SHER. Let me know.
     
  16. Nov 24, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    Thanks I'll let you know if I make it that far.
     
  17. Nov 24, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    kbx10

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    Any quick tips you have? I want to wire them down to the blank I have above the cup holders, by the cigarette lighter.
     
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