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Mounting aftermarket fog/driving lights

Discussion in 'Performance Lighting' started by godothunder, August 12, 2017.


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    1. godothunder

      godothunder New Member

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      Ok so I have an 01 Explorer sport that did NOT come with factory fog lights. I bought some fog lights that I'd like to install, and I have already cut the holes out where the factory lights would have been mounted.
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      The problem is figuring out how to mount these new ones. Does anybody have any suggestions? Here is the factory fog lights with 3 mounting arms:

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      And these are almost the exact ones I'd like to install:
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      Any ideas on how to mount these?

      Thanks in advance for any tips and advice.
       
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      Are the mounting points for the factory lights still present on your truck? If so, you may need to bend up your own bracket to adapt the factory mounts. I don't expect you are going to find anything off the shelf.

      Option B would be to JB Weld or epoxy an L bracket to the inside of the bumper and mount your aftermarket lights to that.
       
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      Or option C.

      Go to the local wrecking yard and see if you can find an Ex with the lights you need still there.

      Pull the brackets and install your new lights.
       
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      or "D" have a shop make a bracket and Install them.
       
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      Or option E: Mount your lights elsewhere.

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    7. godothunder

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      Yeah basically it's looking like I'm going to have to create some form of bracket that mounts to the original mounting holes and then mount the lights to that. Should be fun.
       

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