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PostSubject: Air dam & lights   Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:46 pm

I am thinking about getting an air dam & lights to go on the roof rack of my FJ. I am very mechanical, but not auto-mechanical. (woodworking and construction are my things) For you guys in here who know more about this stuff than me (98% of you), how easy of a job is this? Its more of the electrical wiring that concerns me. How would the wires be run? Would I have to drill a whole from the top anywhere?

Also if anyone wants to suggest a product that would be great too!
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PostSubject: Re: Air dam & lights   Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:37 pm

Check with Jami (Sun Cruiser 6)... he's got some lights on his roof rack. Im not sure if he installed them personally or not though.

Also, if you havent already, check the Blue Room. Ive gone on there for 99% of my installs and I can usually find really great write-ups with pics and all.
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PostSubject: Re: Air dam & lights   Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:48 pm

there is a write up on a homemade air dam and light bar in the blue room. i thought about it.
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PostSubject: Re: Air dam & lights   Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:16 pm

Yeah I did my own roof lights. I did however do the unthinkable.......I drilled a 3/4 hole through my roof. I found some plastic firewall grommets used in racing to pass the wiring through. I found it very difficult to run the wiring to 4 lights without cutting the hole. Besides, I plan on keep lights up there as long as I own my FJ and hopefully that will be for a long time.

On a side note, I am seriously considering replacing my Tuff brand light bar with the Baja Rack light bar. Their light bar looks more rigid and provides better protection of the lights than my Tuffy bar. It also looks much better. Hey David, is Baja Rack providing us with any discounts?

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PostSubject: Re: Air dam & lights   Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:18 pm

Jami, quick sidenote on Baja Rack... if you order through them, ask for a tshirt and window decal, theyre giving with their goodies!!!

David should have their contact info, but if not let me know and Ill PM it to you.
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PostSubject: Re: Air dam & lights   Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:20 pm

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Yeah I did my own roof lights. I did however do the unthinkable.......I drilled a 3/4 hole through my roof. I found some plastic firewall grommets used in racing to pass the wiring through. I found it very difficult to run the wiring to 4 lights without cutting the hole. Besides, I plan on keep lights up there as long as I own my FJ and hopefully that will be for a long time.

On a side note, I am seriously considering replacing my Tuff brand light bar with the Baja Rack light bar. Their light bar looks more rigid and provides better protection of the lights than my Tuffy bar. It also looks much better. Hey David, is Baja Rack providing us with any discounts?

When you contact them, ask to speak with Sergio....I haven't spoke with him for a while, but just mention our group and that we have quite a few people running their products and see what he says....He should give you some kind of discount...

x2 on what Rolando said...

Sergio's email address: smurillo@bajarack.com

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CCM Assembly & Manufacturing, Inc.
2598 Fortune Way
Suite E, Vista CA 92081
Phone: (760) 621-0171
Fax: (760) 539-9960

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PostSubject: Re: Air dam & lights   Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:23 pm

That sounds good Rolando, I always like getting stickers and t-shirts. I am pretty sure I am going to get their light bar and it may be this coming week when I order it. Christmas is coming early for me I guess haha.

Thanks David, I am gonna shoot him an email and see what he says.

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PostSubject: Re: Air dam & lights   Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:44 am

Thanks Jami. If I do this it will most likely be closer to Spring. Please post some pics of your light bar. I want more lights, but have yet to see a good location for them without getting an aftermarket bumper.
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PostSubject: Re: Air dam & lights   Sun Oct 02, 2011 8:57 pm

David, have you thought of doing any lights on the roof rack insert. Ive been looking at options for the bar on the roof rack and being able to keep the air dam on?
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