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Old 01-02-2008
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KC's behind grill...how to mount?

Ok, I'm really itching to put some KC's behind the grill of my truck but I'm not sure how to mount them. I've seen a few trucks on here witht he fogs behind the grill so I'm looking for some info. Can anyone help me out with how to mount them behind there? I've got a billet grill so I'm not worried about melting anything.....just need a mounting idea. Thanks!
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usually you can mount them to that center part, or from the top since I think most of that is fiberglass, shouldn't be too hard to drill into it...
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I'll take a picture, later, of where I mounted my KC's. It's an awakward place though, as it does not allow the lights to be aimed directly ahead.
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KCs will melt your grille. Make sure you dont go more than say 75W......grille meltage will occur if you go higher.
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if i melt a billet grille, then the lights are way too hot lol
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^ hes talking about the stock grille, prob didnt know you had billet... you should be fine then
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Ok, I'm really itching to put some KC's behind the grill of my truck but I'm not sure how to mount them. I've seen a few trucks on here witht he fogs behind the grill so I'm looking for some info. Can anyone help me out with how to mount them behind there? I've got a billet grill so I'm not worried about melting anything.....just need a mounting idea. Thanks!

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i've been thinking about this myself so i would like to know too.
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blah...blah...blah. seem to have skimmed that sentence. lol.
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lol it kills me how you guys torture each other.

So does anyone have a picture of how they installed it? I put some aftermarket fogs on my 97 by drilling through the fiberglass above the grill....but I wasn't sure if this was the best way to go for a bigger fog like a KC. I'd want to get the long range lights as I drive a lot of country back roads usually pretty late at night. I see a lot of deer and I'd like to keep them away from me.
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any pics anyone? Id love to know how to do this? im thinkin about doing it to mine?
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are lights gonna shine through on a billet well enough to have them?
Would it not disperse the light unevenly
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the billet would be so close to the actual lamp, that it won't make much of a difference. Ever placed your finger on the headlamp housing and noticed it didn't make a difference? same concept.
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i have the stock grille
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With the stock if you go high W you can melt it but with billet you should be fine I have thought about doing this to mine it looks good and it is very functional
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this won't stop air from pass through the radiator will it?
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this won't stop air from pass through the radiator will it?
Nah..the air will go right around them......
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ive seen a few with them behind the stock plastic grille
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