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Old 10-22-2013, 08:56 PM   #1
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How to mount 2 inch leds from bull bar

Okay, the time has come to where i have to make my decision of where i will mount my driving pattern 2 inch aurora leds to the bumper... I will be using these as fog lights with amber covers aimed downed to use on the road (i am aware these lights are for offroad but pointed down with amber covers i feel wont be a problem)..

I will be mounting my 10 inch bar that i buy across the top on the two light tabs that pre exist. The two locations i have decided i would like to mount the driving 2 inchers are underneath suspended from the bull bar, or drilled and mounted onto the bumper below.

The problem is, i cannot seem to figure out the best way to mount the two inchers from the bull bar but directly underneath. The picture with the 10 inch led shows exactly how i would like to mount the 2 inch driving leds instead and that mount is this Extreme Led. I found the mounts that are used by the 10 inch led, but am not sure if they are compatible or the correct ones for the 2 inchers to be mounted in the same way. I also found the mount that allows you to mount the 2 inch leds to a horizontal bar Extreme Led (bull bar is horizontal obviously) but the clamps look to only fit smaller width bars and not the 1.75 inch like mine and only allow the light to sit in front of the bar and not underneath like the 10 inch shown below:

Also attached are the pictures showing where the 10 inch will be vs two different locations of where i would mount the 2 inch, feedback welcomed. ( i dont have adobe photoshop so i tried my best with paint.
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:58 PM   #2
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Above post is probably very confusing.. To sum it up.. the 10 inch led is 100% going on top as i show in my two red painted pictures; however i want to decide where to mount the 2 inchers and if i chose to hang them from the bull bar, i would like to know which mount is appropriate to hang them exactly like the jk picture underneath the bull bar... Thanks

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Old 10-23-2013, 12:29 PM   #4
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Maybe some hose clamps painted black?
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Maybe some hose clamps painted black?
I'll look into it
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Hey Eric, Bumper looks great!
An for mounting the 2" off the Bull Bar. Drill a hole through the Bull Bar and hang the lights down or up for that matter. If the bolt is not long enough to go through whole bar, then drill the initial hole straight through the bar. THAT hole will be the size of the bolt on the light. Then drill a larger hole through the TOP (ONLY) of the bar... this hole will will be large enough for the nut. Use a nylon lock nut, then get a plastic plug from Lowes to plug the top holes. This would be if you want the lights hanging DOWN. Hope that's clear...

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Use a 2" wide 3/16" thick steel plate, bedline or paint it. Make it as long as the Top of the bull bar is wide. Mount that plate to the Bull Bar fog lamp mounts...then mount your 10" LED to the top of that plate and mount your 2" lights to the end of the plate either up or down... make sense?
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Old 10-23-2013, 10:20 PM   #7
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Hey Eric, Bumper looks great! An for mounting the 2" off the Bull Bar. Drill a hole through the Bull Bar and hang the lights down or up for that matter. If the bolt is not long enough to go through whole bar, then drill the initial hole straight through the bar. THAT hole will be the size of the bolt on the light. Then drill a larger hole through the TOP (ONLY) of the bar... this hole will will be large enough for the nut. Use a nylon lock nut, then get a plastic plug from Lowes to plug the top holes. This would be if you want the lights hanging DOWN. Hope that's clear... Option 2. Use a 2" wide 3/16" thick steel plate, bedline or paint it. Make it as long as the Top of the bull bar is wide. Mount that plate to the Bull Bar fog lamp mounts...then mount your 10" LED to the top of that plate and mount your 2" lights to the end of the plate either up or down... make sense? Hope that helps!
It makes definite sense, thanks for the help. I did however find the correct clamp anyways for the application which is only $25
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It makes definite sense, thanks for the help. I did however find the correct clamp anyways for the application which is only $25
i want to do the same thing put the led light bar on top of the bull bar. What clamps did you end up finding. If you can give me the part number that would be great. Thanks
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Old 12-04-2013, 05:54 PM   #9
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Rugged Ridge has a new clamp called x clamps that may be just what you're looking for. The price seems steep though.
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Rugged Ridge has a new clamp called x clamps that may be just what you're looking for. The price seems steep though.

Here's the link to those x clamps. They look like a great design.

Search results for: '11030'

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