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post #16 of 40 Old 09-25-2013, 10:28 AM
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Hands down best brackets are from MotoBilt, which is what I am running in place of the PSC mounts I was originally running. The PSC mounts don't stack up, but with that said, I would be happy to sell them to ya!
What was "wrong" with the PSC brackets?


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Bump for more, and wiring pics?

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PSC mounts with a Totron bar



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post #19 of 40 Old 10-21-2013, 07:20 AM
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PSC mounts with a Totron bar
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What was "wrong" with the PSC brackets?
I believe the Motobilt ones actually have spacers behind the brackets to not only provide rigidity and protection for the windshield frame, but also to allow for the wiring to be run down without being pinched. At least that is what I've heard.

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Bump for more, and wiring pics?
I don't have any wiring pics right now, but I ran the wiring under the bracket (driver side), through the cowl, zip tied across the engine bay wrapped in wire conduit, relay bolted into the underside of the hood where the old engine bay light that I never used, used to be, and the wire ends directly to the battery. I ran the button for it through a hole in the fire wall on the driver side and stuck it on the underside of the steering column to keep it "hidden". Hope this helps.

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post #22 of 40 Old 03-30-2014, 10:37 PM
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What do you guys do for crap building up behind these styles mounts? I'd think salt and leaves etc would build up there big time?! That's the one big thing preventing me from buying a bar (well and I'm not sold on the longevity of led drivers.)

I'd love to see a set like the old Carr ones only mount to the upper part with nutserts or something...

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What do you guys do for crap building up behind these styles mounts? I'd think salt and leaves etc would build up there big time?! That's the one big thing preventing me from buying a bar (well and I'm not sold on the longevity of led drivers.)

I'd love to see a set like the old Carr ones only mount to the upper part with nutserts or something...
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The Motobilt brackets only contact the windshield frame where it bolts on. So like Dork mentioned....wash the Jeep.


The PSC mounts come with a rubber gasket deal since they fit flush to the windshield frame.
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Crap will sit in there. It's like having something behind a rocker cover, but these purposely have a gap in them for the wire...

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Right. One of the reasons I find the Motobilt brackets to be a better design. The gap allows junk to be washed out.
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hmm, k thanks. I wasn't sure how much room there was, it seemed like it would be detrimental to hosing crap out. Good to know it can be done easily.

I'm looking for a light to go play on the land my brother has. It's to hard to see in the evenings. Trying to find what might be best for me. Winters can be brutal up here with the salt etc and I park under trees there so was worried about the crap sitting in it..

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I don't have any wiring pics right now, but I ran the wiring under the bracket (driver side), through the cowl, zip tied across the engine bay wrapped in wire conduit, relay bolted into the underside of the hood where the old engine bay light that I never used, used to be, and the wire ends directly to the battery. I ran the button for it through a hole in the fire wall on the driver side and stuck it on the underside of the steering column to keep it "hidden". Hope this helps.
I am curious how you ran those lines. Your written explanation is great but I would like to see some pic when you get a chance. Thanks.

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Yes I can, even make it so the amber and clear run on separate switches and strobe etc.. I'm actually considering that for my Single Row 50" which will go above the dual row 50. I've got plenty of plans, just gotta get around to building em.
Out of curiosity.... how many watts does the 50 draw? Aren't they in the 250-300 watt range?
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