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5th Gen Ram 1500 30" Light Bar Bracket Set

bushman77

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Looks nice and clean. I’d be a little leery of drilling blindly into that spot with my 12” display. (And as an electrician, blind drilling is a no go.) But if I can see behind the info center like your last picture shows, I might feel more comfortable doing it. Plus it looks like with the right spacing, a few switches could be drilled there. Well done sir!
I checked out some videos of people taking the dash and radio apart where I could get a good look behind it all and came to the conclusion that I was just gonna send it. Since that spot is meant to hold a module, I figured worst case I have about 1.5 inches of depth before I hit something I’d regret
 

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I checked out some videos of people taking the dash and radio apart where I could get a good look behind it all and came to the conclusion that I was just gonna send it. Since that spot is meant to hold a module, I figured worst case I have about 1.5 inches of depth before I hit something I’d regret
Good point about the spot having a module there. Something I will def look into.
 

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Okay so I made a small mistake I think. The brackets may have been a touch too wide to the point where the bar would pitch up a bit after driving over rough roads and speed bumps, I tired torquing the light bar bolt and ended up stripping one side I think. The other side is good and tight now but the bar still moves with some decent pressure. To help with this I made a support thing with an L bracket through the bumper support to stop the bar from pitching up. It should stay where I have it aimed now. IMG_4989.jpeg
 

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Okay so I made a small mistake I think. The brackets may have been a touch too wide to the point where the bar would pitch up a bit after driving over rough roads and speed bumps, I tired torquing the light bar bolt and ended up stripping one side I think. The other side is good and tight now but the bar still moves with some decent pressure. To help with this I made a support thing with an L bracket through the bumper support to stop the bar from pitching up. It should stay where I have it aimed now. View attachment 176023
Dam that sucks. Can you remove the bolt and re-tap the hole ?
 

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For those that aren’t using some sort of controller, where did you decide on mounting the switch? I just decided to go through the blank trailer brake controller. Didn’t need to take the radio out, just drill the hole, stick a fish tape through and reach up in and grab it to pull back through View attachment 175577 View attachment 175578

Here. Didn’t require drilling and easy to turn on and off


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