Looking for a thread - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 01-29-2011, 02:44 PM Thread Starter
Korruptor
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Cantley
Posts: 106
Looking for a thread

I can't find it. I could have sworn I saw it on Jeep Forum. THere were sevral people who were installing a JK hood light bar on the front bumper of a KK with some hella or KC lights.

I have the light bar now and want to take another look at the thread before drilling, but I can't find it.
Does anyone know the thread i'm referring to?

Here's the light bar:
http://www.acmejeepparts.com/products/12110_411.htm


-------------------
"THIS is my BOOMSTICK! You can find it in Aisle 5 of the sporting goods department... Shop Smart, Shop S-Mart!"
Korruptor is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 01-29-2011, 03:34 PM
Elt31987
Senior Member
 
Elt31987's Avatar
2008 KK Liberty 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Stoneham, Massachusetts
Posts: 944
I'm not home now but I did the mod your talking about. Any questions or picks I can post them tomorrow

---------------------------------------------------
2008 KK Liberty
Inferno Red
Daystar 2" Spacer Lift With SkyJacker Hydro Shocks
JBA Gen 5.5 Upper Control Arms
Rokmen Riddler 8.25 Differential Cover
2 KC Slimlite 100 Watt Driving Lights on JK Light Bar
245/75/16 All Terrains
Mopar Front Tow Hooks
Mopar Rear Tow Hook
Mopar Skids
Elt31987 is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 01-29-2011, 04:29 PM Thread Starter
Korruptor
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Cantley
Posts: 106
Quote:
Originally Posted by Elt31987 View Post
I'm not home now but I did the mod your talking about. Any questions or picks I can post them tomorrow
Great! Thanks.

I cut the bracket with my dremel already and sprayed it with some black Rustoleum(didn't know if it'd rust).
I'm going to use some hexhead bolts with the pointed tip and some pretty aggressive threads.

Questions:
1) How far forward can I put the bolts? (I plan on just bolting the front two holes of the light bar)
2) My bolts are 3" long. Is that long enough/too long?
3) Do you know what's inside the bumper? Can I really tighten it down hard or should I just snug the bolts up?
3) My lights are Hella 500's, and during my test fit I noticed that they bump the top of the bar because the mount point if lower the the bar. Did you have that issue with the KC Slimlights?

-------------------
"THIS is my BOOMSTICK! You can find it in Aisle 5 of the sporting goods department... Shop Smart, Shop S-Mart!"
Korruptor is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 02-01-2011, 11:49 AM
Elt31987
Senior Member
 
Elt31987's Avatar
2008 KK Liberty 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Stoneham, Massachusetts
Posts: 944
I only used the 2 front bolts and used the bolts that came with. So far its pretty solid. I dont know how long the bolts that came with are but i would shoot to have the bolts be about that size since we know it works. Yes i added some washers to lift the lights up so they could be pointed downward more.

---------------------------------------------------
2008 KK Liberty
Inferno Red
Daystar 2" Spacer Lift With SkyJacker Hydro Shocks
JBA Gen 5.5 Upper Control Arms
Rokmen Riddler 8.25 Differential Cover
2 KC Slimlite 100 Watt Driving Lights on JK Light Bar
245/75/16 All Terrains
Mopar Front Tow Hooks
Mopar Rear Tow Hook
Mopar Skids
Elt31987 is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 02-02-2011, 08:52 AM Thread Starter
Korruptor
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Cantley
Posts: 106
Thanks,

I'll mount it once it warms up a bit and post some pics when I'm done.

-------------------
"THIS is my BOOMSTICK! You can find it in Aisle 5 of the sporting goods department... Shop Smart, Shop S-Mart!"
Korruptor is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
First Thread!!!! I Win Elt31987 KK Liberty Forum 9 01-26-2010 06:01 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome