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Old 06-01-2010, 11:12 PM   #188
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hey guys FYI, theres a how to video on the first page in wizzers first post, second video down. I will do another though, but its going to be very simple, and more of a informative type. i took mine out to re-do the wiring and stuff and i ran out of connectors, but i'll describe it as best as possible.
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Old 06-02-2010, 06:10 AM   #189
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i have a question do u remove the grill from behind or do u stick the drill in there to tie it with zip ties like wizzer did? im still a bit confused or having a hard time understanding why to mark the hinge for like wizzer explained please help. i got my light this weekend i still havent put it on till i get more help, just finish painting my engine cover tough that came out pretty good the inferno orange is awsome looking.
Ok, the reason you mark or scratch an outline of the Hood hinge thingy is because when you take it off, there is room to move it around, hmm how can i explain this.... its like your rear liscense plate, you are able to move your plate around where the bolts are to be tightened so you can adjust exactly where you feel would fit properly. The problem with not outlining the hood hinge area is because you wont know exactly where it was when you took it off thus if you bolt it back on too low or too high, you might damage your hood when you try to close it. sorry for my bad grammar.

As for drilling holes into your front bumper like wizzer did. i prefered to drill smaller holes, just enough so i could fit a black electrical wire instead of a larger zip tie.
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Old 06-02-2010, 07:18 AM   #190
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Just an FYI I was able to drill the holes from outside the grill area and did not remove the hood latch.
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Old 06-02-2010, 09:28 AM   #191
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Ok, the reason you mark or scratch an outline of the Hood hinge thingy is because when you take it off, there is room to move it around, hmm how can i explain this.... its like your rear liscense plate, you are able to move your plate around where the bolts are to be tightened so you can adjust exactly where you feel would fit properly. The problem with not outlining the hood hinge area is because you wont know exactly where it was when you took it off thus if you bolt it back on too low or too high, you might damage your hood when you try to close it. sorry for my bad grammar.

As for drilling holes into your front bumper like wizzer did. i prefered to drill smaller holes, just enough so i could fit a black electrical wire instead of a larger zip tie.
you dont even need to take the hood hinge off...i didnt...just the top plate....i used a dremmel which fit in the grille nicely drilled a hole just big enough for a SMALL ziptie...lights nice and snug and looks magnificent
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Old 06-02-2010, 03:17 PM   #192
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hey guys FYI, theres a how to video on the first page in wizzers first post, second video down. I will do another though, but its going to be very simple, and more of a informative type. i took mine out to re-do the wiring and stuff and i ran out of connectors, but i'll describe it as best as possible.
Its not to the battery
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Old 06-02-2010, 03:36 PM   #193
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Its not to the battery
Ok, i'll try and get one up on how to wire to the battery. My camera battery was dead last night so its been charging. Will try and get one up tonight.
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Old 06-02-2010, 03:50 PM   #194
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Ok, i'll try and get one up on how to wire to the battery. My camera battery was dead last night so its been charging. Will try and get one up tonight.
I would so appreciate that!!
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Old 06-02-2010, 08:40 PM   #195
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you dont even need to take the hood hinge off...i didnt...just the top plate....i used a dremmel which fit in the grille nicely drilled a hole just big enough for a SMALL ziptie...lights nice and snug and looks magnificent
Good on you if you can work without removing the latch. I needed the room for my fat hands and my drill.the scratch that I am talking about let's you put the hood latch in the same spot if you remove the hood latch. Kind of like tracing around your fingers so you can put your hand In the same exact spot. A hood latch that is not aligned will cause you problems opening and closing the hood. As for wiring I am going to leave the rest to other people. Might be good to have a fresh perspective by someone else.


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Old 06-02-2010, 09:34 PM   #196
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Good on you if you can work without removing the latch. I needed the room for my fat hands and my drill.the scratch that I am talking about let's you put the hood latch in the same spot if you remove the hood latch. Kind of like tracing around your fingers so you can put your hand In the same exact spot. A hood latch that is not aligned will cause you problems opening and closing the hood. As for wiring I am going to leave the rest to other people. Might be good to have a fresh perspective by someone else.


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Ok I think I get it now so u mean like trace a round the latch that is on the wall piece so it can leave the exact place to put it back rite?
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Old 06-03-2010, 12:15 PM   #197
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wiring...i poked a hole in the rubber gromet near the steering column...ran a clothes hangar thru it...taped the wires to that...pulled em in the car...wired to cig lighter...but im curious to know what wires are hot all the time so i can wire to my toggle switch
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Old 06-03-2010, 02:50 PM   #198
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wiring...i poked a hole in the rubber gromet near the steering column...ran a clothes hangar thru it...taped the wires to that...pulled em in the car...wired to cig lighter...but im curious to know what wires are hot all the time so i can wire to my toggle switch
There is already a rubber gromet near the column that is easy access ? So you didn't drill a hole? how long did that take you? I jus got my lights in the mail today and am going to install either this weekend or next depending on how busy I am. Any new knowledge going into the project would be a big help
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Old 06-03-2010, 10:32 PM   #199
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yeah look under ur dash...where ur steering column is...ull feel a rubber thing...i just used a box cutter to make a small incision and inserted the hangar in...pushed it all the way up...had my dad grab the end and tape the wires to it...then pulled it through...it was stubborn at first since theres a little felt piece on the engine compartment side that likes to snag the wires...i didnt want to drill so i found an alternative....also....dont worry about the hood hinge...if ur hands are small enough u can mount the bar without removing it...just the top plate and ur golden....use a small dremmel instead of a full fledged drill more precise and the little dremmel fits in ur palm so u can fit it in the grille from the front....i mounted my control box just above the radiator right behind the hinge facing towards the engine....i can take pix if im confusing you....ull need extra wire if u plan on running to the cig lighter like i did...id say 4 feet just to be safe u can always snip the extra...radioshack for that
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Old 06-04-2010, 07:19 AM   #200
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now just put a lightbar on top and a few decals and ur honolulu popo lol
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:38 AM   #202
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looks good kreature, i have mine on order cant wait till it gets here.
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:25 AM   #203
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Sorry about the vid guys, hang in there, im having some trouble with my editing programs. being an HD camera, i have to downscale everything so that i can upload it here and my program is having glitches. hoping to get it uploaded today or tomorrow.
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Jenn you need to throw those new T2 ports on there from ACS when they are finished. Then you'd have your finished bumblee clone
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