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Old 10-06-2010, 10:34 AM
2004xlmiller 2004xlmiller is offline
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Question hellas behind the grille??? should i?

i have an 04 xl. i want to put my hella 500ffs behind the grille. ive seen this on alot of the 03 honeycomb grilles, but mine is the one with bars across the front. should i buy an 04 honeycomb, or will enough light get through the grille i have?

oh, and heres the 04 honeycomb grille i would buy.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2004-...#ht_3151wt_936
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Old 10-06-2010, 10:41 AM
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Go honeycomb with lights behind it. Done...
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Old 10-06-2010, 10:43 AM
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go for it!
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ya, it can get tough to get the tool to fit in the slot,
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drilling? id prefer not to drill down there.
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Old 10-06-2010, 10:44 AM
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do i have to have a honeycomb, or will the grille i have work?
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Old 10-06-2010, 10:50 AM
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the grille you have will work but it looks better with the honeycomb grille
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Old 10-06-2010, 10:55 AM
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does anyone know of any mounting hardware thats made for this? i can make it custom, but im wondering how everyone else did it.
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Old 10-06-2010, 10:58 AM
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people i know have mounted theirs on the radiator support. Not real sure about yours though.
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:15 AM
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drilling? id prefer not to drill down there.
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:17 AM
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:41 AM
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Ohhh shit!! There's my new sig quote
haha, alright. im all proud of myself now. hahaha.
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Old 10-06-2010, 12:07 PM
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does anyone have the same type of grille as i do, and have the hellas behind it?
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Old 10-06-2010, 01:20 PM
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Yes, get a honeycombe grille. Pull the grille and it's bracket off along with the upper plastic covers. Mount the hella's upside down to the upper support. To center it properly, measure equal distances from the center post which is behind the honeycombe grille. leave the plastic shroud in while you measure as well. Drill the holes where you mark the equal distance. On the upper support you will need to dremel out the hole bigger to fit a socket wrench in there. mount the lights and you may have to cut some of the plastic shround away to tighten the bolts for the lights. I will see if I have any pics from when I did it, I got the instructions from Mcpink, Very good instructions!!
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Old 10-06-2010, 04:03 PM
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Somebody should make a how to with pictures about this.... COUGH! Clinton! COUGH!
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Old 10-06-2010, 04:07 PM
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ya what he said. ^^^
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Old 10-06-2010, 04:08 PM
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Somebody should make a how to with pictures about this.... COUGH! Clinton! COUGH!
We should call out SIR MCPINK! He was the Hella guru that showed me how its done! I have to look around to see if I have pics!
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