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post #1 of 23 Old 01-24-2014, 02:36 PM Thread Starter
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Those with 20" light bars mounted in the bumper

As the title states. How are you guys mounting them looking for some ideas on this. My first idea is to bolt a piece of angle iron between the tow hook mounts. But not sure if I like that idea just yet. Thought I would see what you guys are doing.

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I do a lot of back country driving and the higher the lights are mounted on the vehicle the better the road is lite up. When I get a new light bar it's going to be the curved LED light bar I saw in a magazine that follows the curve of the windshield and can be mounted even with roof of the truck.


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I used some scrap square tubing and welded some tabs on it that lined up with the mounting tabs of the lightbar. Doesn't look pretty but you can't see it so I don't care.

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I sed some scrap square tubing and welded some tabs on it that lined up with the mounting tabs of the lightbar.doesnt look pretty but you can't see it so I don't care.
Thanks I like that idea as well.

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I took the bumper off my truck and mounted a piece of 2" by 1/8" thick aluminum painted black. This allowed me to have the light flush with the bumper and centered in the opening.




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Thanks Travis, that was my idea except to weld it on, to avoid taking my bumper off but I think that will probably be the route I go.

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Thanks Travis, that was my idea except to weld it on, to avoid taking my bumper off but I think that will probably be the route I go.
I doubt you will have enough room without taking the bumper off. I tried doing it without and it just wouldn't work. 6 bolts and bumper comes off. I did it all by my self in about 3 hours.

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6 bolts and bumper comes off. I did it all by my self in about 3 hours.

3 hours to take off the bumper by yourself? Eff that!
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Yeah, that's the way I will be going, I will have a buddy give me a hand.

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