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Old 01-23-2015, 08:55 PM
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First off, I'm new to FRF. I recently bought an LED light bar on eBay and am wanting to mount it behind my grill. Got a 2006 ranger, anybody have good experience putting a light bar behind the grill or know the best approach? It's a 20" bar btw
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:57 PM
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I was gonna but I ended up putting it on my bumper. It won't fit unless you cut out part of your air dam.
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:58 PM
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Do you have any pictures of how you put it on your grill? Id like to see how that looks
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:02 PM
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If you need another let me know.
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:03 PM
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Mounted it to my bumper.
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I was gonna but I ended up putting it on my bumper. It won't fit unless you cut out part of your air dam.
Fixed. I didn't mount it to my grill. Lol my bad.
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:27 PM
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lol okay i was a little curious how you mounted to the grille. the bumper makes much more sense. thanks for the pic. and nice looking ranger btw
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:28 PM
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lol okay i was a little curious how you mounted to the grille. the bumper makes much more sense. thanks for the pic. and nice looking ranger btw
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:34 PM
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Default Re: Light bar behind grill

Another note on the light bar you could buy a bull bar for the truck and mount it to the bull bar, if you like that look.

I have a bull bar with LED fogs that look like that light bar but are two seperate lights you can see it in my profile picture if you want a better idea.
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:38 PM
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Another note on the light bar you could buy a bull bar for the truck and mount it to the bull bar, if you like that look.

I have a bull bar with LED fogs that look like that light bar but are two seperate lights you can see it in my profile picture if you want a better idea.
^^ another good route. Just depends if u want to spend the $ on a bull bar.
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Old 01-24-2015, 08:50 AM
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check out the lightbar thread there was a member that posted there with a single row RI light bar mounted behind an 06+ grille in the upper slat. looks proper.
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Old 01-24-2015, 09:33 PM
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check out the lightbar thread there was a member that posted there with a single row RI light bar mounted behind an 06+ grille in the upper slat. looks proper.
having a hard time locating the thread you're referring to. point me in the right direction? lol
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Old 01-24-2015, 09:57 PM
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Just did this today. I got some long bolts and bolted it to the top piece. I got a 06 ranger
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Old 01-24-2015, 10:36 PM
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Just did this today. I got some long bolts and bolted it to the top piece. I got a 06 ranger
Thats a cool looking setup but I've got the stock grill. I think if i take a 90 degree hardware bracket from home depot or wherever ( I'm thinking 3 or 4" and bolt it into that plastic that runs the top of the grill will give me the spacing I need to go between the slats. my biggest concern is if that plastic will hold the weight w/o issue.

idk, ill install in the next few days and post pics
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Old 01-24-2015, 11:40 PM
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Would love to see pics when you get them. In the same boat right now. And also have the stock grille.
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