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lemitone 05-19-2013 08:08 PM

50" Rigid LED Light bar wiring
 
Jeep JK Upper Windshield Mount Kit for 50" E/SR Series Light Bar

am interested in these install

Q: how can that be wired?
A from rigidindustries: the wire can be passed through the upper windshield at the top between the roof seal and then down the inside of the A pillar.

that will leak like hell!

how can it be done propper??

jdwallsy 06-08-2013 11:25 AM

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Originally Posted by lemitone (Post 3772411)
Jeep JK Upper Windshield Mount Kit for 50" E/SR Series Light Bar

am interested in these install

Q: how can that be wired?
A from rigidindustries: the wire can be passed through the upper windshield at the top between the roof seal and then down the inside of the A pillar.

that will leak like hell!

how can it be done propper??

Did you ever figure this out? I am considering wiring options this weekend.

lemitone 06-08-2013 01:11 PM

unfortunately NOT... and I didnīt find better ideas here either

justin-branam 06-08-2013 04:09 PM

Why dont you just run the wire underneath the bracket and then down into the winshield wiper motor area, and then into the engine bay. Almost like you are hooking up a set of windsheild lights. I dont think it will hurt the wire to squish it between the bracket and the outisde pillar.

JKMigs 06-12-2013 12:06 AM

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Why dont you just run the wire underneath the bracket and then down into the winshield wiper motor area, and then into the engine bay. Almost like you are hooking up a set of windsheild lights. I dont think it will hurt the wire to squish it between the bracket and the outisde pillar.

That's what I was thinking but you can't squish the adapters smh trying to figure out solution.

Toolin Around 06-12-2013 07:47 AM

I would coil the wire up at the top and hide the connector at the top and run the wire down the bracket. Or you can take apart the light and extend the wire so the connector will be farther away and concealed in the cowl.

nwapache 06-12-2013 08:42 AM

I run mine down the windshield into into the engine bay. You can tuck the connector up top at the bracket and zip tie it, or cut and splice like I did. It's not like you're going to unplug it, or anything :)

jdwallsy 06-12-2013 08:45 AM

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I would coil the wire up at the top and hide the connector at the top and run the wire down the bracket. Or you can take apart the light and extend the wire so the connector will be farther away and concealed in the cowl.

I ended up running the wire through my light bar (round bar) and drilled into the windshield plate that sits under the light bar. It is stealth but in retrospect I wish I would have gone on the outside in case I need to fix something in the future. It also would be much easier to run the wire rather than fishing it.

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TrueBlueJK 06-21-2013 01:33 PM

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Originally Posted by jdwallsy (Post 3852401)
I ended up running the wire through my light bar (round bar) and drilled into the windshield plate that sits under the light bar. It is stealth but in retrospect I wish I would have gone on the outside in case I need to fix something in the future. It also would be much easier to run the wire rather than fishing it.

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jdwallsy 06-21-2013 03:05 PM

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The end product is pretty clean! - it just increases my time if repairs are required

jdwallsy 06-21-2013 03:06 PM

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NFRs2000NYC 06-24-2013 12:35 PM

Run it behind the PSC mount. I ran mine between the Jeep and the mount, and you can't tell anything is there. No need to drill into the jeep either.

AGGIE_Rubicon 07-03-2013 07:05 PM

I cut my plug off and extended the wire where I pushed the cable into the channel between the window and the a piller and then run it under the corner and cowl to the battery. I used a black silicone to seal the cable into the channel along the window just use your finger and make it really smooth so that it looks like the window seal. I tried running it between the bracket and a pillar but I couldn't get the holes to line up with the extra thickness.

RigidIndustries 07-11-2013 10:38 PM

If you guys have any problems installing our Lights and or bracket setups please feel free to call us and we will help you out with any questions or concerns. Thanks for supporting Rigid Industries!!!

MagicMtnDan 10-15-2013 11:38 PM

The connectors Rigid Industries provides are high quality units but I think many will find them either too bulky for a clean install or in the wrong place.

The simple answer is often to cut them off and use connectors to tie the light wires to the longer wires needed.

JKMigs 10-16-2013 12:10 AM

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Originally Posted by RigidIndustries (Post 3952954)
If you guys have any problems installing our Lights and or bracket setups please feel free to call us and we will help you out with any questions or concerns. Thanks for supporting Rigid Industries!!!

I had an issue with the connector being to short and when I called was told to just run the wire through the inside. I didn't like that idea so I just ran the wire behind the bracket as far down I could until the connector and the. Wrapped it in electrical tape so it doesn't stick out so much.

By the way thanks for sending the adapter for the whistle :)


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