Mirror LED light, need thoughts.

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  1. J.Wal

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    Ok, so as some of Yall have seen me post. I found a pic of a D2 flush mount in a 08+ tow mirror. The idea is great, but my issue is that you can not adjust the direction in any way. Up, down, left, right. So I have been thinking of other ways to put a light on the side for ditch/ side lights.

    I have come up with 2 ideas. One will be a easier install than the other.

    1st, the harder install. Get a rigid 6" SR2 combo and mount it under the mirror. It will fit, and I will have to remove the lower mirror, drill and mount the light. I will also have to drill where I can run wiring in the arm of the mirror into the door area.

    2nd is in the pic below. Go in front of the bottom mirror arm and mount a D2 flood. That will need 1 hole for the mount and one hole behind that for the wiring. Should be a easier install and still a clean look.

    With both these options I can adjust in all directions. I can adjust more with the 2nd option ( D2s) and would be more functional and easier to install.

    My reason for adding any lights is to have them fully functional. I will wire the two mirror lights and 20" E2 combo driving/ hyperspot to one switch and then they will function as one and I will have a full 180 deg from side to side in the front of the truck covered.

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    I like the 6" under the mirror idea. Would you still be able to telescope or fold the mirror with the second option?
     
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    Mirrors would be fully functional with both options.

    The 6" ones would not be as adjustable as the D2s but would be a cleaner look. It's hard to decide between the two. One is cleaner but one is more functional and easier to install.


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    YA... I agree. Option 2 is what I am leaning towards


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    So I bought a cheap 20" light bar.... YA. Selling that. Got a rigid. Worth every penny!



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    01f1502wd going up? yes i am.

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    Whats wrong with the 20"?
     
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    The off brand just dosnt have the reach the rigid dies


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    Haha.... $700, it's the E2 s combo driving / hyperspot..... Crazy awesome distance!


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