Hood Mount Spot Lights

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Code Pathfinder
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Hood Mount Spot Lights

Postby Code Pathfinder » Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:13 pm

I was poking around on various Nissan forums the other day and came across this old post on Club Frontier.

https://www.clubfrontier.org/forums/f8/ ... ts-306273/

Since the Frontier engine bays are very similar to the Pathfinder engine bays, I tried this out .

Here are some pics

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The brackets are made from 1/4 steel and are treated so they wont rust. The brackets are designed to hold a CB antenna but are plenty strong to hold the pods in place. I drove down the highway today going 75 and they did not move at all.

I have not wired up the pods yet because im waiting on a couple of parts for my relay board. I will post again once they are wired up and ready to go.


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Postby BullDozer » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:40 pm

Thank you for sharing. Let us know how well they light up.

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Hood Mount Spot Lights

Postby Code Pathfinder » Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:52 am

I finished wiring the lights on Saturday!

Here are some photos

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I used a rubber grommet and some silicone to waterproof the wires going into the side panel.

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The wire goes through the middle of the bracket and snakes its way to my relay board.

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The end product

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Im hoping I can get some night photos soon.

I will also spray paint the mounting brackets black at another time.

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Postby BullDozer » Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:59 pm

How does it turn on ?

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Postby Code Pathfinder » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:12 pm

The lights are powered by switches in the cab.

These switches are laser etched 5 prong led switches from amazon.

ill post some pics asap.

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Postby Thupertrooper » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:31 pm

looks good


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