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Unread 08-04-2011, 03:35 PM   #16
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thats really clean, what did you make it out of and how is it mounted to the roof rails??
I uses some scrap angle iron, then boxed the ends. And bedlined it.Its attached to the factory holes that hold the roof rack on I wired it into the front of the rack and ran the wiring in the pillar down through the firewall. Came out clean the roof rack serves as a great entry point for the wiring to be ran into the cab. The bolts are 6mmx3 1/2" I think. The lights were from advanced auto fo 20 a pair. They are solid dont wobble and are bright as heck. One tip is to not lay the iron flat on the rack. It will flex and hit your sunroof if its in the vent position. Same with square, because it is one inch further back then.

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Unread 08-04-2011, 04:49 PM   #17
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so theres a hole under the rack cap that lets you run into the cab? or did you have to drill?
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Unread 08-04-2011, 05:04 PM   #18
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so theres a hole under the rack cap that lets you run into the cab? or did you have to drill?
I had to drill into the cap and sealed it with a rubber grommet, and I had to drill into the cab, pretty simple once you have it all apart and see what you have to work with. Maybe took me an hour to drill, wire, and test. the build took about 4, measuring, cutting, grinding, welding, painting, and testing. I would probably angle the ends a bit to match the rails better, and use black chrome hardware, if I was to do it again.
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Unread 08-04-2011, 08:52 PM   #19
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i do like it, idk how it would work for me though because i use my rack for my kayaks. may have to wait for a basket or measure it out some. thanks for all the info!!
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Unread 08-05-2011, 11:11 PM   #20
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pockets you could easily make it detachable for kayaks i think if you would cut main wire outside the roof and put those prong connectors on each end of the cut wire then just un-prong and detatch the roof rack crossmember, and insert another. You would then have to find another roof rack crossmember. But if understand at all my big explanation, it just may work.
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Unread 08-06-2011, 05:36 AM   #21
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I have These, they Are great....
They look great.

Do you have any pics of them close up? How much trimming/ fabricating did you need to do before they were mounted?
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Unread 08-06-2011, 05:38 AM   #22
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They look great.

Do you have any pics of them close up? How much trimming/ fabricating did you need to do before they were mounted?
No triming needed, they Are direct fit replacements. Sorry i do not have Any up close pics..... Yet.

This is an old pic, maybe you Get more out of That, If not Google it, they Are Spyder Halo Angel eyes fog lights.
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pockets you could easily make it detachable for kayaks i think if you would cut main wire outside the roof and put those prong connectors on each end of the cut wire then just un-prong and detatch the roof rack crossmember, and insert another. You would then have to find another roof rack crossmember. But if understand at all my big explanation, it just may work.
Yeah I was thinking a quick disconnect and also thinking about using a factory cross bar to mount it to. I'll figure something out lol
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Unread 08-06-2011, 06:14 PM   #24
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thomahawk.. what tire are you running?
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Unread 08-06-2011, 06:21 PM   #25
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thomahawk.. what tire are you running?
Dunlop Grandtrek PT9000, size 255/50/20

They Are simply awsome, Really can recomend those. 
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