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Light bar on bumper 100 series

Discussion in '100-Series Cruisers' started by LDiaz, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. LDiaz

    LDiaz

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    IMG_0244.JPG IMG_0240.JPG IMG_0241.JPG I bought this used light bar from my friend selling his jeep and I did not know where to put it but then I realized where it fit perfectly...
     
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    That worked out awesome! Now buff out those fog lights! :)
     
  3. LDiaz

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    Thanks! And yeah I've been wanting to do it for so long lol
     
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    What light bar did you use? Looks like a perfect fit.
     
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    how'd you mount it? self tapping screws?
     
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    I see you've drilled the mounting brackets lower down. How sturdy is that? I have a similar bar in the same place, but mounted at the regular height, which I think is a tad too high in the bumper cutout.
     
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    I think it's a 30inch not sure tho might be longer
     
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    I just measured it and drilled holes in the frame rails and then I just used the screws and nuts that come with the mount
     
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    Yeah I mounted it at regular height and it doesn't fit the cutout so I drilled the holes about an inch lower of the original ones and I must say they feel sturdier
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    Looks great, how does it light up the trail/road?
     
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    I have yet to try it at night I hooked it up and then I had to leave town the same day but I'll post pics of it at night later on
     
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    Here's what it looks like at the regular mount level, picture taken straight on (ish). The spots are supposedly 10°, so I don't think you lose "that" much. But it could stand to be an inch lower.

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    I agree, CLEAN the fog lights!! All it takes is some 1500 and 2000 grit sand paper, and some clear coat spray paint. I did mine any they turned out great!

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    That looks great! Did you mount it on the bumper itself of on the frame?
     
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    I made two little brackets and mounted it to the frame like you did, but its also slightly wedged in the bumper cut out. Its rock solid on the road, the light doesn't vibrate when driving over washboard gravel or down the trails. However I have had a Texas State Trooper tell me I need to put my front plate back on.
     
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    It looks real good and I have yet to test kind on the road but I'm gonna drive it tonight and hit some trails on Monday, and I mounted my license plate a little lower I just drilled some holes in the bumper