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post #1 of 4 Old 10-25-2016, 06:25 AM Thread Starter
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Mount small light bar in place of winch?

So I don't really have much use for a winch on my mall crawler... BUT!!! I could definitely use more lights.

So i was thinking i could mount an a small light bar through the fairlead opening on my bumper where a winch would normally feed through. Has anyone else done this or seen pictures?
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post #2 of 4 Old 10-25-2016, 07:24 AM
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This is an interesting idea. The closest thing I've seen are the light brackets that mount between the fairlead and bumper/winch that allow mounting of lights or a light bar above the fairlead.

If you're handy at all, you could fab up a bracket to mount behind the bumper (with the existing fairlead holes).

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You wouldn't need to fab up anything, if you just want to mount it through the fairlead opening. Get a light bar that is just slightly bigger than the opening and drill 2 holes through the bumper and you can mount the light bar that way.

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post #4 of 4 Old 10-27-2016, 02:56 AM
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Check out the Poison Spyder Hawse Fairlead lightbar mount if you are planning to install a 10" LED bar in the fairlead.
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