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Old 02-12-2011
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So I would like to mount four 6" KC Slimlights on the front in front of my grill. I know at one point i had found a light bar that fit my truck that would mount these lights but i forgot where i found it and cant seem to find it anywhere. I've read about making your own bar but how difficult is that and what materials would i need to do it?
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After much advice from others here, we did one for my son's truck. Since i don't have access to welding equipment, I had a local machine shop make the 2 brackets. Picked up a piece of 1/4" angle iron, bought a drill bit and went to town. Really wasn't that hard, other than the effort required to actually drill the holes, 1/4" steel is a PITA to drill through with a Ace hardware bit and vice, but doable. After 6 holes, the new bit is toast.

I think if I did it again, I would use aluninum.
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So I would like to mount four 6" KC Slimlights on the front in front of my grill. I know at one point i had found a light bar that fit my truck that would mount these lights but i forgot where i found it and cant seem to find it anywhere. I've read about making your own bar but how difficult is that and what materials would i need to do it?
How did you make out on this ?

Pics if you got um ?

Easy do if you haven’t done anything yet.
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I've made the bar out of angle iron and I bought light tabs from stuffforyourranger so im gong to bolt the bar to that and the lights to the bar. Im going to paint the bar and the tabs black to match the lights.
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If your going to drill them yourself, get a can of WD-40 or so, and spray that bit a ton while your drilling.
some people are probably gonna be like "lolz, thats common sense xD" or something dumb like that. but if you don't have a ton of experience its good knowledge to know.
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