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Old 12-03-2013, 08:44 PM   #9151
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This thread is amazing!!

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Old 12-04-2013, 12:43 AM   #9152
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Threw this up in two seconds while I was cleaning the 2nd garage/shop out. Cost: $0.00.
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Old 12-05-2013, 12:59 PM   #9153
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Rock Lights on Door Switch

I put in a relay to get my rock lights to come on when I open the door. Nice to be able to see the ground while getting in and out at night.
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Old 12-05-2013, 02:37 PM   #9154
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I put in a relay to get my rock lights to come on when I open the door. Nice to be able to see the ground while getting in and out at night.
Thats really cool. Do you have them wired to a switch as well?
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Old 12-05-2013, 03:55 PM   #9155
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Thats really cool. Do you have them wired to a switch as well?
Yes, I put a rocker switch on the console by the passenger air bag switch.
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Old 12-05-2013, 04:30 PM   #9156
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What kind or rock lights do you have
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Old 12-05-2013, 05:55 PM   #9157
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"What kind or rock lights do you have"

Here's a post I did on them.

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I have six 3 watt Eagle Eye type lights. I have had them in for a few months and they are holding up well. Definitely waterproof. I just order a couple 9 watt Eagle Eye and will put those under the back bumper.
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Old 12-05-2013, 06:11 PM   #9158
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I put in a relay to get my rock lights to come on when I open the door. Nice to be able to see the ground while getting in and out at night.

Please please please do a write up of this with pictures if you can. Or does anyone know of a thread that already has this!?
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Does the spray on bedliner fade on the fender flares or bumpers? Just wondering.
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Old 12-05-2013, 08:14 PM   #9160
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Does the spray on bedliner fade on the fender flares or bumpers? Just wondering.
I recently did my rock sliders. Color is still there but the texture is completely gone after 1 trip wheeling. However the parts that we didn't step on are completely find.
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Old 12-05-2013, 08:27 PM   #9161
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Recent "cheap" mods to my jeep- JK SHOCKS and SPRINGS for 2.5 in lift ($75.00) JK Wheels ($150.00) for a set of JK wheels and tires with like new tread Quick disco's for front sway bars from lowe's ($8.00) New to me / used tube bumpers from craigslist ($100.00) for front, rear, and nerd bars. (rear not yet installed) Mirror relocation brackets for doors off. (Free)
Is that a factory color?
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Old 12-05-2013, 08:50 PM   #9162
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Is that a factory color?
Yes it was a color "jade" (97 only I believe)
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Old 12-06-2013, 11:01 AM   #9163
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Old 12-06-2013, 01:49 PM   #9164
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I built a front and rear bumper for my 2001 Tj. It cost me a total of about $30 in grinding wheels (got the steel for free) the primer was another $50 and they are off to get bedlined tomorrow for another $150. Total is about $230 for both bumpers.
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Old 12-06-2013, 09:28 PM   #9165
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I really like that. I've been wanting to do this for a while.
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Old 12-06-2013, 11:20 PM   #9166
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I like it. How are they mounted above the windshield ?
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I put in a relay to get my rock lights to come on when I open the door. Nice to be able to see the ground while getting in and out at night.
Is there a ft or yard range on these lights? Just a rough estimate.
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Old 12-07-2013, 12:02 AM   #9168
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Is there a ft or yard range on these lights? Just a rough estimate.
The way I have them mounted, I now have three on each side and they just shine mostly down under the Jeep and go out about 4 to 6 feet. The 3 watt LED lights are not bright enough to use as a driving light. Probably only good for about 30' or 40'.
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Please please please do a write up of this with pictures if you can. Or does anyone know of a thread that already has this!?
Here's a post on how they are installed.

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how did you mount them? Can you do a write up or is there a thread somewhere already?
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i like it. How are they mounted above the windshield ?
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Old 12-07-2013, 09:30 AM   #9172
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Does the spray on bedliner fade on the fender flares or bumpers? Just wondering.
I did rocker panel stripes and my bumpers on the outside, and whole inside tub with raptor liner. It hasn't met any rocks since i did it but texture is holding up fine with daily driving and color hasn't faded yet. Going on about 6 months now.

If you use it though, it seems to look like it's a thicker coat than it actually is while applying. So when it looks like your good on coverage, throw another coat down just to be sure. I ended up with some "bald" spots on mine, color coated well, but not much texture in some spots because i didn't spray enough coats.
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Old 12-09-2013, 04:27 PM   #9173
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Dang, that is freekin' cool! I have 6 of those lights...I got 'em when I read your original post...Just too cold to go put 'em on! Looks great in the snow!
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The way I have them mounted, I now have three on each side and they just shine mostly down under the Jeep and go out about 4 to 6 feet. The 3 watt LED lights are not bright enough to use as a driving light. Probably only good for about 30' or 40'.
I bought a pair based on this thread and installed them as reverse/rear work lights to compliment my LED brake lights. Very impressed with the quality and light output for $18!

Definitely considering getting two more pairs to make wheel lights for night wheeling.

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