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Old 04-21-2011, 01:55 PM
Teg360 Teg360 is offline
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Default mounting offroad lights question

i want to put some offroad lights on my truck and i was wonderin what do you attach the lights to when you mount them behind the grille?
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Old 04-21-2011, 02:00 PM
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Default Re: mounting offroad lights question

it's square tube, that i believe the guy cut in half to make it into a c channel so he could bolt the lights on, and bolt them to the truck.
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Old 04-21-2011, 02:21 PM
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Default Re: mounting offroad lights question

You can use L angle bracket and mount
from the top of the frame
Making the lights hang down
Just as easy
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Old 04-21-2011, 02:36 PM
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Default Re: mounting offroad lights question

Some people, myself included, use flat bar, bolt it to the bottom of the header panel then bolt the lights to it.
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Old 04-21-2011, 02:37 PM
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Default Re: mounting offroad lights question

what lights do yall have/ would recommend that are at a fairly low price
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Old 04-21-2011, 02:50 PM
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Hella's. They sell them at wal-mart for around $50
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Old 04-21-2011, 03:37 PM
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hella 500's are the only decent light that will fit behind your grille.
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Old 04-21-2011, 04:45 PM
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hella 500's are the only decent light that will fit behind your grille.
do you just get the hella 500s at wal-mart
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Old 04-21-2011, 05:31 PM
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Default Re: mounting offroad lights question

I mounted mine directly to the fiberglass support, upside down. They dont shake, move or nothing!
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