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post #1 of 12 Old 01-20-2010, 05:15 PM Thread Starter
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need help installing some kc daylighters

hey guys i got a set of kc daylighters for my bday from my wife and had a question about installing them. I would like to install the lights where the two nubs are on the hood has anyone done this. is it okay to make a hole in the heat shield that is on the underside of the hood, and will the hood be able to support the lights without bending the hood around the holes? if someone has done this can yu put up a pic or two of how they are set up.

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post #2 of 12 Old 01-20-2010, 05:54 PM Thread Starter
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or on the hinge with a bracket maybe
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To date I haven't seen anyone mount them on the nubs. If you're asking about the heat shield "blanket" under the hood- you can just ripp that off right now, mine never had one! Those nubs are to support the windshield when (if) you put it down so I'm sure they would support some lights mounted on them without damage to the hood!

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id love to just put them in but i dont want to jack up my hood doing so.... and if i do i think i would have to drill another hole in the hood to run the wires through right?
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I dont think it's the best spot for them...too close together and would block visibility!
Plus the hood is thin sheet metal.
Just my .02
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thats why i was asking i wanted all of you more experienced guys opinion on placement
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most put them up by the windshield brackets- on brackets- or on the bumper or grille bar from what I've seen.

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<<<<<<See my avatar and mount to the windshield mounts.

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yea i was thinking of putting them there also just wanted to know if anyone had them on the hood
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post #11 of 12 Old 01-20-2010, 10:38 PM
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being that close to the hood may create a worse glare too than if they were on the brackets. thats where my slimlights are (windshield brackets) and theyre great there.

a buddy of mine had some rigged up on his hood a while back on his TJ. I never did like they way they looked there, but to each his own!

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most put them up by the windshield brackets- on brackets- or on the bumper or grille bar from what I've seen.
What he said.

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