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Old 03-07-2013, 11:19 AM
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Default Jeep Style Windshield Lights

I decided I want to mount up a couple offroad lights in the same style as the Jeep windshield lights, but for the Ranger (of course). I'm curious if anyone has done it yet and, if so, couple you point me in the right direct for pictures, please?

Obviously, I did search first. I'm not a fan of repeating posts and questions, myself. My searching came up with nothing.

This is what I mean by windshield lights:
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:22 AM
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Rangers dont have a spot for that. Unless you want to drill a hole in your truck I would stop thinking about it.

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Old 03-07-2013, 11:28 AM
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I dont think its been done yet but it's cool idea

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Old 03-07-2013, 11:31 AM
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swear i remember someone doing this and mounting them on the cowl right near the windsheild wipers. waste of time and alot of work..
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:04 PM
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Pretty sure I've seen a couple guys on TRS do it. Might have been older style trucks though. As stated you'll have to drill holes in the cowl to mount it of course.
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:05 PM
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its been done. some shitty some good. do it right and it might look good
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:22 PM
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I personally, would not do it. This works for Jeeps, not rangers, IMO.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:00 PM
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I'm sure I can come up with something that won't involve drilling any visible holes. I'll have to do a little research and see what I can come up with.
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:30 PM
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Quick update. I pulled off the driverside fender and found a couple ways to mount a light bracket from under it. All that will be visible from the outside is the tab that the light will mount to. I've began fabrication of the brackets, now. I think this will turn out pretty good.

A nice benefit is if I don't like it, I can remove it and there wont be any visible modification.
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:31 PM
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Quick update. I pulled off the driverside fender and found a couple ways to mount a light bracket from under it. All that will be visible from the outside is the tab that the light will mount to. I've began fabrication of the brackets, now. I think this will turn out pretty good.

A nice benefit is if I don't like it, I can remove it and there wont be any visible modification.
cant wait to see this
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:37 PM
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cant wait to see this
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:38 PM
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Looks interesting. Sub'd
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Old 03-11-2013, 03:52 PM
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Default Re: Jeep Style Windshield Lights

I want to ask everyone's opinion of the name of these... On Jeeps, they are referred to as A-Pillar lights. On trucks, I see them referred to most as cowl lights and sometimes fender lights, if not A-pillar lights.
What would we call these lights I'm doing if they are actually mounted under the body? This isn't a huge deal, obviously, but it would be nice to agree on a name for these so they aren't confused with what people have already done in the past.
When I post pictures, you guys will see where they are mounted. They don't touch the cowl or the fender, but come up between the two parts.
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:14 PM
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Default Re: Jeep Style Windshield Lights

ive wanted to do this same thing for so long, cant wait to see
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:15 PM
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space lights lol

just call them hood lights
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