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Offroad lights?

Discussion in 'Chevy Suburban Forum (GMC Yukon XL)' started by 95CTburb19, Apr 27, 2007.

  1. 95CTburb19

    95CTburb19 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Has anyone here installed offroad lights or extra driving lights on a suburban front bumper without a brushguard? I really want to put some on but im not sure of placement and I wanted to see what other people had done first. sorry this really should be in the overall apearance category.
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2007
  2. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    I have not, but I would think it could be somewhat tough, because the bumper is pretty thin. You may want to use a piece of sheet steel or something on the backside of the bumper for additional thickness and stability. Wiring them up should be fairly easy, just use a relay since those lights pull a good bit of power. Keep us updated as to how it goes.
  3. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    what year burban are we talking about? Also, what type of lights are we talking about?
  4. 95CTburb19

    95CTburb19 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    95 suburban 1500 im not sure what size/kind of lights im going to use yet.
  5. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    Are you looking for fog lights, or off-road lights?

    The best lights I ever installed were a coupple of KC daylighters on the front bumper to my 1977 Jeep CJ5. That was a nice ride.
  6. 95CTburb19

    95CTburb19 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    I'm thinking foglights. Big round offroad lights would probably just look goofy on the front of the suburban. But I'm also concerned that the fog lights will just get ripped off from any offroading I do. Maybe I just won't put any on at all so I don't have to worry about it. :neutral:
  7. X-Hibition

    X-Hibition New Member 100 Posts

    If you install a bumper off a diesel you will have two nice protected holes with which to install rectangular lights. Some aftermarket bumpers will allow round lights to be used. Neither option requires a bar.

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