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Off road light location

Hey there I just got a set of Hellas and was planing on putting them behind my grill but it won't fit due to the trans cooler so I'm looking for a new spot I have a 05 edge 4x4 if any ones got pics of there lights post them up thanks
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They should fit. I had Hellas behind the grill of my 01, and I've seen guys with Hellas on the 04+ trucks.

Did you try mounting them upside down? (The mount would go through the top of the header panel)
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Yep did it the trans cooler is in the was
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Yep did it the trans cooler is in the was
and the edge grill sits in to far
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Check out my thread on Hella Lights maybe not what you looking for but hey

https://www.ranger-forums.com/genera...lights-137724/
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Check out my thread on Hella Lights maybe not what you looking for but hey https://www.ranger-forums.com/genera...lights-137724/
how much did that bar run you
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Heres one from 2am Fabrications, hes a ranger owner

https://www.ranger-forums.com/interi...bar-ca-139442/
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Click this Lights behind grill

The post to reference --> This post

Wait: He is a manual. The trans cooler needs to be relocated. My bad
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You should be able to get it for around 130 in the USA. Check the Westin Website for a dealer near you. I paid 185 in Canada from an online distributor to avoid duty extra border fees so it was still a great price for me.
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This is a next-to-no-cost option....LIGHT TABS! These were very very popular years ago and offer a no-drill installation and use existing bolts in your 98-05 bumper.

I've made several sets using 1/4" x 1 1/2" flat bar heated and bent into a 90, drill holes, done!

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Add a crossmember between the two and now you've got 4 mounted in a clean, neat, and totally reversible fashion.

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could also do hood mounts. although those are best for spot lights only.
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What IF ?

You cut holes in the grille and allow the face of the lights to protrude through.
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What IF ? You cut holes in the grille and allow the face of the lights to protrude through.
that's not going to happen
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Get a waag bar. And problem solved
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Ok so no holes in the grille, I know there is one made for the f-150 but do not know about the Ranger.

A lot of people on this site have the lights behind the grille and say there is no interference with light output, so do it.
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The biggest problem with lights behind the grill is heat. Light output isn't a problem, but plenty of folks have melted their grills
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Well mine won't fit so there going on the out side some how
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