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Light Bar Fit Problem
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Post Post subject: Light Bar Fit Problem
Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 09:54 PM
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I bought a light bar from Chirco (empi) and if I try and fit it anywhere over the doors... the doors won't open or close. Am I being a total dipwad? (FIE don't answer that) My doors fit almost flush to the drip rail and I would end up grinding off a good part lip that catches the underside. Has anyone else gone through this?

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Post Post subject: Re: Light Bar Fit Problem
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Ooh- have you called Chirco and talked to Wiggins about it? Are the bars "one size fits all"??


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is there more than one way to mount them ? or do they just hook to the drip rail ?


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Post Post subject: Re: Light Bar Fit Problem
Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 04:03 AM
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Just clamp onto the drip rail as far as I can tell and I've tried to every which way... The space between the door and the drip rail is less than an 1/8". I guess I'll fab something up or mount it behind the doors.

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Post Post subject: Re: Light Bar Fit Problem
Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 05:04 AM
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Can you adjust your doors?

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I'll look...

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Post Post subject: Re: Light Bar Fit Problem
Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 05:34 PM
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Sounds like the doors need adjusted like mykul said. I have one on my baja and it fits fine. You should be ablke to loosen the 6 door bolts and drop it down a little, keep in mind you will have to drop the striker plate attached to the body also. Cool


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Post Post subject: Re: Light Bar Fit Problem
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I took a closer look at the hinges this morning and it appears like that will do the trick!

Thanks guys....

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Post Post subject: Re: Light Bar Fit Problem
Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 06:17 PM
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Well moving the door down didn't do much... so I took a hammer and "adjusted" the lip of the door. Perfect Fit! Shocked

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LMAO!

We've all done that at one time or another!

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HAMMER IT TO FIT,,PAINT IT TO MATCH!! Laughing Laughing


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