Ideas and Option for Auxiliary Driving Lights?

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I have some JW Speak Trail 6 lights mounted in the same spot and I have ACC. They have not caused any issues for me and I do use ACC quite a bit.

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I have some JW Speak Trail 6 lights mounted in the same spot and I have ACC. They have not caused any issues for me and I do use ACC quite a bit.
Any pics? I want do do the same. What about mounting brackes?
 

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Any pics? I want do do the same. What about mounting brackes?
I just used the mounting brackets and bolts that came with JW Speaker lights. I removed the plastic clips in the bumper and used the existing holes. I do plan on making some brackets to center the lights. But that will be a project for another day.

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How about the SSC2's? What mounting hardware did you use for those?
Same as @JetEngr19 above, I just used the mounting brackets and hardware that came with the lights. Removed the plastic clips and just put the bolts through instead. No drilling or special brackets required. About as easy and non-intrusive as it gets.

Also, if anyone is concerned about interfering with the Adaptive Cruise Control radar box, you could always mount the lights further outboard. There are another set of holes near the edge of the opening. I'm debating whether to move mine to those holes anyways, even though I don't have ACC.
 

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Same as @JetEngr19 above, I just used the mounting brackets and hardware that came with the lights. Removed the plastic clips and just put the bolts through instead. No drilling or special brackets required. About as easy and non-intrusive as it gets.

Also, if anyone is concerned about interfering with the Adaptive Cruise Control radar box, you could always mount the lights further outboard. There are another set of holes near the edge of the opening. I'm debating whether to move mine to those holes anyways, even though I don't have ACC.
That’s for the SSC2’s? Which ones specifically did you order? And it came with the mounting bolts/hardware necessary. The link provided above has a ton of options and I’m overwhelmed lol
 

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That’s for the SSC2’s? Which ones specifically did you order? And it came with the mounting bolts/hardware necessary. The link provided above has a ton of options and I’m overwhelmed lol
I went with the standard Sport model in white, SAE fog beam pattern with amber backlighting. If I did it again, I might go with the Pro model, just to get that extra brightness, but the more I use the Sports the more I find them to be perfectly acceptable for the price they are. They get the job done.

https://www.diodedynamics.com/stage-series-2-sae-dot-white-sport-standard-led-pod-pair.html

And yes, they include the pods, wiring pigtails (which I didn't use), and mounting brackets with hardware.

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I also purchased the 3-way harness and switch, that way I had full control over the dual functionality. I don't have any other aux switches in my truck, and even if I did they are usually only 2-way (on/off) switches. And since these lights have 3 settings (amber/off/white), you either need to wire either the white or amber setting to an existing wire (like whites to the high beams or amber to the parking lights) or not use the backlight function, which was one of the selling factors of these lights for me.

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Let me know if you have any other questions!
 

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