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Old 07-27-2014, 02:08 PM
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So I just finished makin my lightbar mounts and just thought I'd share it in case anybody wanted to use the design or anything. So for the main brackets I milled em out of 1/4" aluminum. Then for the bottom clamp piece I milled a piece of 5/8" aluminum down the 1/4" on the top part, then a groove down to 1/8" and 1/2" wide to fit the gutter then I left the bottom section 5/8" to wrap under the gutter. To clamp the mounts on, I threaded two holes into the 1/4" bracket and bolted it on. Then for mounting the actual lightbar, I cut the mounting brackets it came with down and put them on the back of the brackets and bolted it up. I think it came out pretty well and it's real sturdy, when ya push on the brackets it shakes the whole car and the brackets don't move at all.
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Old 07-28-2014, 10:00 AM
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Those turned out really sweet!
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That look really nice!
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Originally Posted by DJKnightmare View Post
Those turned out really sweet!
yeaa haha thanks guys
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So... How much do you want for my pair?! Lol. Looks awesome!
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So... How much do you want for my pair?! Lol. Looks awesome!
thanks haha! And I was actually considering sellin em but I'd need to get like a few people interested and I'd see about gettin em water jet cut instead of just millin em all out myself which takes foreverrrrrrr haha
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Regardless of your decision, great work. Keep us posted.
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Alright will do!
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They look very similar to the ones made by Inspired Engineering right here . Turned out very nice!

Is that a 50 or 55-inch LED light bar? It seems wider than 50.

I am also INSANELY curious how you routed the wiring, could you show pictures?

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They look very similar to the ones made by Inspired Engineering right here . Turned out very nice! Is that a 50 or 55-inch LED light bar? It seems wider than 50. I am also INSANELY curious how you routed the wiring, could you show pictures?
it's a 50" but it actually measures about 52 from end to end and as far as the wiring, I followed the advice of one of the guys on this thread and drilled a hole in the roof, put a rubber grommet in it, ran the wire above the headliner over to the driver side a pillar then down the a pillar and through the firewall and into the engine bay and it seems to work really well
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And I don't have any photos of runnin the wires above the headliner or down the a pillar or anything but I could post some of where it goes I to the roof if ya want?
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And I don't have any photos of runnin the wires above the headliner or down the a pillar or anything but I could post some of where it goes I to the roof if ya want?
Sure!

Can you show me where you put it into the chassis and where it comes out into the engine bay?
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So I just used a rubber wire grommet for the hole in the roof and for running it through the firewall, I just used an existing rubber boot which I had already poked a hole in to run the wire for my amplifier and in the engine bay, I just brought it around following the engine harness to the battery
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I gotchya. I was thinking about running my wire down the windshield rubber (you can tuck it underneath), and then going through the fender through the door crack somehow.
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