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Old June 18th, 2006, 03:22 PM   #1
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Does anyone have Off road lights mounted on an XJ? I have seen them before but never a good enough pic to tell how it was done. I was thinking of just making an "L" bracket with the bottom peice to match the angle of the post. Does anyone want to share a better idea?
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um try putting them on the bumper if you cant figure any thing out. Most come with everything needed/
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Old June 29th, 2006, 08:51 PM   #3
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um try putting them on the bumper if you cant figure any thing out. Most come with everything needed/
Cheapies don't come with a relay. You'll want to use one to wire your lights up.
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Cheapies don't come with a relay. You'll want to use one to wire your lights up.
the appropriate relays are usually located right next to where you got the cheapy lights.
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Bluexj has them. Try looking at some of his photos or PM him.
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i've seen them mounted directly on the stock bumper but i choose to mount mine on a simple aluminum bracket i made at home.
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Never seen brackets to mount them to the A-pillar, myself.

I'd say you are going to need to fab them. Would look decent to drill through and run the wires tucked inside the A-pillar behind the interior trim.

i'd think a small piece of 1/8" thick flat, with the actual mount point coming off that. I'd try to use some type of thin gasket/rubber between the plate and the body when you bolt it in place.
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Thanks. It wouldnt take much to make the bracket, so I will probably do that. And teh wiring would be nice all tucked into the interior trim. When I get them done I'll post some pics to hopefully help someone else out down the road.

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I've seen a 00 black XJ on S-us 23 heading towards Ann Arbor. It looked sweet, Did you check naxja.org?
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I just saw one the other day with A pillar lights from the factory.

Look around and see if you can find a set of the brackets that came with the police intercepter versions. They had them.

They are of course the kind of mounts that can be swiveled but thats easy to change.......
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Prolly end up with the same trouble SWB rigs have when they run hinge mounted lights...too much glare off the hood to be very useable.

x2 on the bumper mount.
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Old July 19th, 2006, 10:14 PM   #14
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cb antenna mirror mounts can be used to mount them to the stock roof rack bars...
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mine are mounted on my bike rack, ran wires up the door pillar and out between the doors with a disconnect so i can remove the rack easy, worked better then i thought, plus no glare. Great for my rally runs to caseville
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