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Old 22 Nov 2014, 12:03 am
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Default Mounting Aux Driving Lights

I do a lot of rural night driving and all my other vehicles have Aux driving light, like a 6in round PIAA/ Hella type. I want to put something like that on the Cruiser. Just to clarify, not the lower fog light position. Any suggestions on how to mount them?

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Old 22 Nov 2014, 01:04 am
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a bit hard,
1. take our exsitng fogs and replace them and cut to fit,
2. you can squeeze a thin par of lights behind the top grill,
3, cut holes in the plastic bumper and holes inthe steel bumper insert,
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bruiser front bumper fasica kit
5. where you see the lights on the bruiser front end, you can cut into the same stock bumper in that location and mount some lights about there
6. offroad style, make a simple braket that mounts where the fender tops meet and hood closes over, and make braket beyond the grill area and mount what you like ,

7 like this

8 or this
mount lights right on frot tbumper and drill holes through plastic bumper ito the steel then use self tapping screws to fiish the mounting
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Old 22 Nov 2014, 01:24 am
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Thanks Turbo. #7 is what i had in mind. Any idea how that bracket is mounted and stabilized? Looks like its attached to the front plate bolts
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Thanks Turbo. #7 is what i had in mind. Any idea how that bracket is mounted and stabilized? Looks like its attached to the front plate bolts
yes its off the front lp bolts,
personaly
i would go on the side of thouse bolts and drill right into the steel bumper and bolt down tights, then cut the lp mount to let my braket arms out dont think the plastic will be so strong, i want metal,
and i would make mins so high right above the bumper would be nice
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Old 22 Nov 2014, 02:31 am
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yes its off the front lp bolts,
personaly
i would go on the side of thouse bolts and drill right into the steel bumper and bolt down tights, then cut the lp mount to let my braket arms out dont think the plastic will be so strong, i want metal,
and i would make mins so high right above the bumper would be nice
I will look int that this weekend. Will post updates along the process. Thanks
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Old 22 Nov 2014, 06:40 am
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There is a member here with a Black PT that has a set mounted on the front bumper...but I can't remember who. I'm sure someone else will.
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There is no metal behind the plate mount. 2 1/2" of foam between the cover and the reinforcement. Might come from behind the bumper between the grille and bumper cover with a plate to mount lights up high. Or the bottom for lights at bumper level. With the plate coming from the back of the reinforcement the license plate bolt holes can be utilized for stability without going all the way through to the bumper reinforcement.
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There is no metal behind the plate mount. 2 1/2" of foam between the cover and the reinforcement. Might come from behind the bumper between the grille and bumper cover with a plate to mount lights up high. Or the bottom for lights at bumper level. With the plate coming from the back of the reinforcement the license plate bolt holes can be utilized for stability without going all the way through to the bumper reinforcement.
I almost posted that the user I was thinking of had a light on each side of the front plate, but I wasn't sure.
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I almost posted that the user I was thinking of had a light on each side of the front plate, but I wasn't sure.
I know what cruiser that has some. But like you I forget his handle. Black or blue one. Diamond plate polished.
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I know what cruiser that has some. But like you I forget his handle. Black or blue one. Diamond plate polished.
It's "garkeller" but I can't get to any pics in his album to post one here, but he has the lights mounted on a plate below the license plate.
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