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Old 10-31-2013, 11:54 AM   #21
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Looks really nice, I am not a fan of the LED light bars but that looks way good. bravo good sir
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Talking Install complete!



Untitled by Cameron72, on Flickr
This is silverstar ultra only plus silverstar fog lights


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This is my 12,600 lumen 6000K Light bar added in. The picture honestly doesn't do it the justice it deserves.
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again, that looks great.
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Just bought this light bar! I an VERY excited to get it in. I think I am gonna see about putting in behind my grille. If it cant fit there I have another place to install it. How difficult was it to wire up also where did you get your switch and wires?
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Just bought this light bar! I an VERY excited to get it in. I think I am gonna see about putting in behind my grille. If it cant fit there I have another place to install it. How difficult was it to wire up also where did you get your switch and wires?
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I took my time (several hours) as i like to and do things right to save hassle in the long run. Always start with an inline fuse before anything (I used a 5A) It's not necessary but I used a relay in case I want to add more lights and use the same switch. The relay also let me use smaller gauge (20ga) to run in the cab for the switch. I used 12ga wire for the light. After making and testing the harness i used some good quality 3M electrical tape to wrap up all the wires to protect them from abrasion. zip tied everything along the way. Hardest part I had was getting wires through the grommet in the firewall. I ended up using a skewer and taped my wires to it and punched it right on through. I installed a small toggle switch with an LED indicator on it. I mounted it underneath my pedal adjustment switch in the large blank space. I found it easy to reach in behind there from the access panel by the door. Everything I used can be purchased at an advanced auto, auto zone, etc. Just always remember that metal contact on wire can cause abrasion after a long period of time so try to avoid it whenever possible.

another helpful tip is to coat all electrical connectors with dielectric grease to prevent corrosion.

I apologize for not taking pictures along the way as I went, I just get caught up in the project and forget about all that! Hope you are able to follow along with my rambling instructions.
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Thank you. I am very excited to get this bar. I have been looking into them for awhile now but they are so damn expensive and I have been having troubles finding one in my budget. I appreciate the write up.
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just heads up the brackets on this one are intended on being mounted at a 90 degree angle instead of straight back so to make em work i had to only use the furthest back two screw holes and that gave me enough room to get it at the angle i needed and with them tight it still holds well without any movement. So its not that big of an issue. just a notice for you.
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It looks really good, and also looks like it throws a nice amount of light.
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Cool Installation documentation


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First we come to the pictures of how it is mounted and how i was only able to use one set of screws on each side (still works perfectly) (also aims it perfectly)

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Homemade wiring harness complete with relay and lotta 'letric tape.


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Note where I tied into my ground instead of using my negative battery terminal.


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"Through the Grommet"


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AND Finally the switch which can easily be installed by removing the little panel by the door frame. I tied the ground for the switch's LED onto the screw that holds on the connector for the diagnostic port.
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