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binaryking 03-26-2007 07:07 PM

Show me your backup lights....Please...
 
I'm looking to mount some backup lights on my TJ. I have the stock rear bumper and no tire carrier as of yet. I'm going to LED tailights and I wanted some ideas of where to mount my backup lights. I'm just going to use a small set of driving lights I got at Walmart for 14 bucks. If anyone has any ideas, feel free.

nicolas-eric 03-26-2007 07:55 PM

here are my 2 additional backup lights:

http://jeeptj.de/viewer.php?albid=15...e=3&imgid=2288

http://jeeptj.de/viewer.php?albid=15...e=3&imgid=2290

AzTJ 03-26-2007 08:02 PM

cut holes in your stocker bumper and but them in there...

binaryking 03-26-2007 08:33 PM

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Originally Posted by AzTJ (Post 65974)
cut holes in your stocker bumper and but them in there...

This is what I was thinking. Just didn't know how much of a pain the stock bumper would be to cut. I'm limited as far as metal cutting goes.

nicolas-eric 03-26-2007 08:47 PM

http://photos.truckmoxie.com/images/m/1397/25469.jpg

lost 03-26-2007 09:19 PM

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...ERBULNOTAG.jpg

heres mine, a little ricey, but it's what wallmart had and they work good!

edit: just saw that your putting leds, so this setup wont work out to well for you :D

binaryking 03-26-2007 09:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lost (Post 65999)
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...ERBULNOTAG.jpg

heres mine, a little ricey, but it's what wallmart had and they work good!

edit: just saw that your putting leds, so this setup wont work out to well for you :D

lol, those are the lights I bought though. They were the cheapest ones they had.

Triple88a 03-26-2007 10:47 PM

I would get foglights instead since they are wider compared to the driving lights which are as pointed as "lazers" Auto zone has lights for like 15 bucks also just a lot more choises to pick from than wallmart does

Hank 03-27-2007 09:19 AM

Try PepBoys also if you have one nearbuy. They have everthing from KC's to the cheep $15 ones.

binaryking 03-27-2007 09:59 AM

I already have the lights. Just looking for a creative way to mount them. Lost, I love what you did with yours, if I wasn't going LED, I would definitely mount them there. Thanks to everyone for their responses.

jp'rs_peep'rs 03-27-2007 10:01 AM

HF as them for approx. $8.00 a pair.

C.

erickpl 03-27-2007 10:27 AM

Got mine at O'Reilly's.

To mount to your stock bumper, all you'd really need is a drill bit to drill a hole for the mounting posts or a small hole if they are just metal screws holding it on.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...r/DSCN0175.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...r/DSCN0185.jpg

osbornl1 03-27-2007 12:02 PM

on my XJ with a stock rear bumper there were 2 bolts on the bottom of the bumper one on each frame rail. i made 2 small aluminum mounting brackets rounded the outside corners and mounted some square KC's on them. they would site right about where erickpl's shackles are on his bumper and never drug on anything. havent really checked to see if there is any bolts on the bottom of the bumper on my TJ yet....

hope my description provided you with a good visual.

bluvikng 03-27-2007 01:26 PM

They will be able to see you back up, from 3 counties over......:D

Nice looking rig, erickpl.

erickpl 03-27-2007 01:37 PM

Thanks. :) It's taken some time (take a look at the before/after pics), but I'm happy with where it is. I have a few things for safety and appearance I want to do, but easily doable.


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