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Old 03-05-2010, 01:07 AM   #1
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fog light question

i just got a set of OEM wrangler fog lights for free, i already have a pair in the stock part of the bumper and i have a winch in the middle of my bumper, any ideas on where to mount em?

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Old 03-05-2010, 01:17 AM   #2
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Drill new holes...it's what I did for mine...
It's super easy
that or mount them above the winch
I've seen a lot of options done, Or you may consider putting them on your rear bumper so you can have an extra reverse light for when it's dark out...
or....you could remove those two windshield "pads" on the hood (which will leave a hole) then put the fogs in there...

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hmmm, removing the pads seem like a cool idea. i'll have to check that one out. i was gonna get the mounting brackets for the hood hinge but the pad idea seems better
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I considered the pad Idea, but there may be some drilling (if the screw sizes are different...but i think the hole is already rather large

Oh and another thing you may wanna look into..
Take that AC vent cover thing off and mount em there...just put the bolt through a vent hole then tighten down something on the other side to keep it in place...then pop that section on...
you know. it's that section right behind the hood and under the windshield
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i would do that but im going to get the scoop for the vents, i do alot of highway driving to work (12miles each way lol) i would like to keep the engine running as cool as possible.
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Old 03-05-2010, 01:36 AM   #6
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Those vents in the back don't do anything for the engine temp

that's just for the air conditioning

but if you want to help engine bay temps...look into hood louvers

THEY ARE A MIRACLE
ever heard of that or seen it?
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i've seen em on sports cars. never on a jeep
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just go onto Jeepforum and check out the writeups on em...they're really useful

they not only cool off engine compartment, but help with the hood's natural tendancy to lift up when on the highway...so it helps aerodynamics

but mostly it helps shed tons of heat

i think i remember the numbers the guys were sayin were around 30-40 degrees cooler under the hood
which means denser air flowin into the intake...which helps performance

you should google image em...
genwright makes some pretty nice ones
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I guess getting some lights for free is okay. But you don't want to mount fog lights any higher then the stock location, it won't do you any good....light wise. Fogs throw a wide low light....for under the fog. If you want them drill new holes and mount them on the bumper. Or, you can use them as backup lights, they work good there.
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Mount them on the rear bumper and wire them to the back up lights.

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