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Old 01-27-2011, 01:38 AM
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im thinking of adding some driving lights and dont know what i should get. ive heard the hella ff50's are pretty good but thats all i really know.
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Old 01-27-2011, 04:31 AM
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I have the 500ff's behind my grille, and I like them a lot. They were about $50 at WalMart when I got them. The KC Slimlights are great too.
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Old 01-27-2011, 09:14 AM
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i have the hella 500 on my brushguard and they are pretty awesome exspecially for the price
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Old 01-27-2011, 09:18 AM
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i have aftermarket fogs, reverse lights and hellas mounted behind the grille, dont mess with me..
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ya, it can get tough to get the tool to fit in the slot,
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Old 01-27-2011, 12:12 PM
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http://img232.imageshack.us/i/img0517z.jpg/
thats my front end, planned on getting the hella ff50's and installing them behind the grille,
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Old 01-27-2011, 12:37 PM
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That Grill looks like it would be pretty restrictive on the amount of light that would pass through. Most often when people have lights behind theyre grill they have the honey comb grill because it leaves plenty of space to let the light pass.
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Old 01-27-2011, 01:26 PM
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exactly.. but thats why i was looking into the hella ff50's they are pretty small and would be able o view it thru the grille
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Old 01-27-2011, 01:31 PM
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to be honest i doubt it. they are actually pretty big.. it would do you no good with that grille. if you can get a honeycomb you would be okay
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Old 01-27-2011, 03:40 PM
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find some small rectangular lights that you can mount on the center "bar" of the grille (between the ford logo) so, the lights would be flush with the grille.
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Old 01-28-2011, 10:48 AM
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find some small rectangular lights that you can mount on the center "bar" of the grille (between the ford logo) so, the lights would be flush with the grille.
that's actually a pretty good idea..
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Old 01-28-2011, 10:57 AM
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i have aftermarket fogs, reverse lights and hellas mounted behind the grille, dont mess with me..
Unless it's from the side j/k

The Hellas are, I think, a 7 inch light. KC Slim lights are 6 I think. If you want to put them behind the grille, I'd go with machine090767's suggestion.

Here's a pic of mine with the Hellas to show the size:
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