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post #1 of 38 Old 10-12-2011, 07:18 PM Thread Starter
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Mil Spec Tail Lamps on a JK? ??

So I've been looking everywhere for anyone that has done a set of these. Im hoping I can learn from someone else's mistakes. If anyone has done so can you point me to the correct thread or post your photos. Here is what I have so far.




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post #2 of 38 Old 10-13-2011, 01:05 PM
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Ah Larue Tactical freebies... Gotta love 'em. Those lights on the JK would look pretty cool, hurry up and get them on! Sorry I'm no help.
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I used to mfg LED versions of these at Truck Lite. I have a set of them in green in the garage I plan to paint black and mount on my TJ.

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I wish the jk tub was like the tj. This is gonna be a pain. Hopefully ill plasma the holes this week.

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Ah Larue Tactical freebies... Gotta love 'em. Those lights on the JK would look pretty cool, hurry up and get them on! Sorry I'm no help.
Lol. I love Larue! But the new jk and the Willys both match the SCAR 17S..

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post #6 of 38 Old 10-13-2011, 05:55 PM
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Man... MILSPEC MILSPEC MILSPEC. I was in the military and I don't want anything MILSPEC on my jeep at all, not a SINCGARS radio, hummer rims or one of those stupid antennas. If you want something MILSPEC look around the civilian market, chances are someone is doing it the right way, not the Army way. Seriously, MILSPEC just means cheapest way possible, not necessarily rough and ruggid.

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I agree but ever looked at a jk tail lamp ... maybe by your definition the stock jk tail lamp is milspec. ... lol cuz they are cheap crap. These military tail lamps are LED and way stronger. That's the only real reason I want them. Its a fatal bonus that they will look killer! Lol. It also didn't hurt that these were free.

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How about installing them in these. http://www.quadratec.com/products/12525_6025.htm
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I thought about these. The J8 I saw had these. Although it works it just looks to eased way out. The AEV corners with these recessed I think will be better. I just wish someone had done it already. That way id have some idea about what im doing. . Lol.

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I thought about these. The J8 I saw had these. Although it works it just looks to eased way out. The AEV corners with these recessed I think will be better. I just wish someone had done it already. That way id have some idea about what im doing. . Lol.
Im the same way. Why take the easy way out when you can bust a nut doing it your own way!! Ha!
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I figure if I can rebuild a 1945 cj2a frame and body I should be able to figure this out. It just means the Jk will be down and im not gonna be able to drive it.... O .... wait, I don't drive it.. I drive my Willys everyday anyway. Lol. Ill keep pics posted of what in doing. I do love a challenge. My wife thinks im a moron and doesn't understand why I can't just leave it alone... silly girls ..

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Like the look, a lot! I'll be watching!
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sorry i totally forgot about this thread. the lamps are done. here it is from fab to finish














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So what do you think?








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