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05-10-2010 01:30 PM
keithinnc My switches are there to stay, unless I decide to wire in a power inverter in that spot, I would have put them in the blanks but I couldnt get my hands on any daystar switches right away which would pop right in:




05-10-2010 09:15 AM
UpChuck
In my '98....

...that's the ash tray.
I did something similar, with the same Hella lights and same switches, only I put my switches in those switch blanks in the area just to the left, above the power outlets. Figured if I wanted to remove the switches, I can just replace those blanks and it's like they were never there!
05-10-2010 09:04 AM
AfterMath Mine was an ashtray. I didn't bother reinstall mine the first time I got broken into.
05-10-2010 08:55 AM
ski0rb0ard not to be off topic...but that area where you mounted the switches, there is nothing there in my jeep either. I was wondering what goes there on some stock jeeps. anyone know?
05-10-2010 08:26 AM
keithinnc Dont have pics of running the wire, I just ran the wire under the windshield in the "channel" next to the hinges. The lights are Hella 500FF Driving lights from Walmart. I really like the lights mounted there, I bought the KC light mounts for $25 off the internet. They light up the hood a little but not much in my opinion. I ditched the included switch and bought 3 switches and installed all of them so when I add more lights the switches are already in place. I wired them up according to the instructions to come on with the low beam, but the directions are flawed and they still only come on with the bright lights. If I had it to do over again I would open up the lights run bigger wire and just run straight to battery and fuse the positive side. Here are the pics of the switch installation:

Holes drilled:



switches installed:



bezel re-assembled:

05-09-2010 06:32 PM
gryph These look really great, can you show detail pics of how you ran the wires and mounted the switch?

Are these driving or fog lights? How do you like having them mounted up there?
Do you get a lot of reflection off the hood?
05-09-2010 02:42 PM
keithinnc been real slack in posting this in here, but here it is:

03-02-2010 06:30 PM
keithinnc
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Originally Posted by APPSTATEwrangler View Post
wow those look great keith!!!
let us know how bright they are
thanks man, will get some more pics up as soon as I get power to them
03-02-2010 12:38 PM
APPSTATEwrangler wow those look great keith!!!
let us know how bright they are
03-02-2010 10:32 AM
keithinnc here they are mounted, going to try and get power to them this weekend:

02-26-2010 09:38 AM
blkrubi88
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Originally Posted by MCDavis View Post
Jealousy is an ugly thing, isn't it Chris?
It sure is!!!
02-25-2010 10:05 AM
Cons_Table those look good! im not a fan of their new covers (the ones you bought), but that paint job makes them look 100x better
02-25-2010 09:51 AM
MCDavis
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Originally Posted by keithinnc View Post
you guys are just too funny...
Quote:
Originally Posted by tarheel View Post
Scary how funny those two are
Jealousy is an ugly thing, isn't it Chris?
02-23-2010 07:30 PM
tarheel Scary how funny those two are
02-17-2010 05:46 PM
keithinnc you guys are just too funny...
02-17-2010 10:13 AM
MCDavis Funny, so did I!
02-17-2010 09:57 AM
blkrubi88 NICE! I saw a guy on another forum doing the exact same thing!
02-16-2010 05:27 PM
keithinnc will try to get them mounted on Saturday. I work Mon-Fri so all my installs are usually done on the weekends, unless I get my hours in early.
02-15-2010 02:55 PM
MCDavis Pics mounted would be great!
02-15-2010 09:04 AM
keithinnc with the jeep having a silver and black scheme I figured the white would stick out like a sore thumb.
02-14-2010 01:32 PM
APPSTATEwrangler you are the second person today i have talked to that has done this!!!

...weird
02-14-2010 01:18 PM
keithinnc thank you......
02-14-2010 09:21 AM
05GT-O.C.D. Nice work!
02-14-2010 03:53 AM
keithinnc
Hella lights

Went to Walmart, decided to get the lights I've been looking at for awhile, and picked up some paint to make them go with the jeep a little better:



I peaked in the box to checkout the light covers, and thought I'd pick up some paint so they would go with the jeep a little better.



I took some painters tape I had at the house and taped off the lettering.



sprayed two coats and let them set for about 30 minutes.



pulled off the tape, I think I waited too long, because the paint came up with the tape in a couple places




I plan on touching up with a brush before all is done.

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