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Old 03-14-2017, 08:49 AM
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E-AutoGrilles Fog Light Bracket

I'm relatively new to the jeep world and need to get pics up on here of what I've accomplished so far.

2007 JKUX

So I went to save cash and bought an eautogrilles stubby bumper with winch mount and OE fog light mounts. Similar to this one:
07-17 Jeep Wrangler JK Rock Crawler Stubby Front Bumper+Fog Light Hole+Black | eBay

Everything came great and overly packed. No cosmetic issues or mucked up welds. Very impressed overall with the bumper. However, during install I discovered the fog light mounts were rotated 90 degrees from the factory orientation. I'm using the Sunpie (Amazon) tinted LED fogs to help with the blacked out style. Love the lights but with the mounting brackets rotated...they are basically useless until I figure out one of two things...

1. Some how rotate the lights in their housing
2. Make a very low profile bracket to get back to the right orientation

The unfortunate thing about this post is I have no pics available. The bumper is installed with the winch bc I said f it and lets get this done. Anyways I will work on getting pics but I wondered if anyone else ran into this issue and how the remedied it?

Also, does anyone have square lights mounted in the round holes? I thought I could do that as a quick alternative as well.

Let me know your thoughts. Thanks fellas

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Old 03-14-2017, 05:47 PM   #2
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I have an e-autogrille front bumper and one fog was welded askew. The only way I saw to fix was to grind off and weld back correctly. Thing is I found this out after getting the bumper powder coated. Bought the jeep preowned and it came with the truck.

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Old 03-16-2017, 12:09 PM
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I sent an email to them on ebay to see if it was common for their product or if they have had to remedy that issue before. They responded for pictures within 24 hours already so no issues.

I have a shop full of CNC's at my disposal so I will probably draft up a bolt on bracket to switch me back to the correct orientation. Wanna wait to see what they say first just in case. But, I was thinking for the bracket that I can have the fog lights mount deeper (closer to the front of the bumper) for added clearance between my winch. Right now the light housings are a snug fit against it.

Will keep this thread posted and get pics once I get things together and hear back.
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Old 03-17-2017, 03:33 PM   #4
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is this e-autogrille company any good? they have some bumpers priced low
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Old 03-20-2017, 02:29 PM
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I had my skepticism about them initially but now that I have front and rear bumpers installed that I bought off ebay from them for $500 (for the pair) I am wildly impressed.

Huge savings compared to the name brand versions costing nearly $2000 for the same thing.

I received all the hardware, d links, winch plate...the whole deal for $500 and they came packed insanely well for shipping. I'd recommend if you are on a budget.

***UPDATE ON COMPANY RESPONSE***
So they got back to me and confirmed with their engineers that they intentionally put the brackets in the vertical orientation in order to allow proper clearance for the winch. I guess that's the caveat to purchasing a stubby bumper and wanting d rings, winch and fogs. All of their responses have been quick and effective.

My next (2) options are to either make a bracket to recess the lights more and move back to the proper orientation of mount square lights in the round holes as I have seen brackets to do so and I can choose which direction to mount them in so no worries there.
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Old 03-20-2017, 02:32 PM
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...back to proper orientation *OR* mount square lights...
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Old 04-03-2017, 09:34 AM
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***Update***

E-Autogrilles sent me a message shortly after my previous update that they would be getting a hold of me within a week with a solution. I hit them up about 10 days later and they informed me they had come up with a fix and were shipping me parts immediately. I should be receiving the parts to correct the orientation in the next day or so.

Pretty happy with the overall responses and quick responses from the company. I wanted to start this thread because I have came across many knocking this company. Again for us tighter wallet jeep owners its hard to pass on paying less than 50% for front and rear bumpers for the same brand name version for just one bumper.

Once I get the parts in I'll get pics up for those interested.
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Old 04-12-2017, 03:42 PM   #8
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I just got my bumper from e-autogrilles and the same thing, the fog light bracket was turned. I called customer service and they are sending me out brackets that will resolve the issue. hopefully be here before the end of the week.

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