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I have the base model and would like to add some auxiliary lighting. Maybe a bar in front and something facing rear.

Anyone have pics?
 

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I ordered a set of 7/8 mirror mounts and a after market light switch also for a 7/8 handlebar. I then ordered a 12 in Auxbeam Led Light Bar (all from Amazon.com) totalling about $45 parts plus shipping and handling. I then mounted the mirror mounts with the hole on top and facing forward and then mounted the Lightbar to them. I then wired in a relay to the ignition so that the light would not remain on when the key was turned off, and I gave it a seperate switch from the stock lights.
BRITE AS ****...and moves where you point the handlebars, that a bonus.
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Yes it is. Got from amazon.
 

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I picked up the aux light. Looks to be decent quality except for the mounts.

I stripped two of the bolt holes in the aluminum spacer block, using a hand nut driver, with very little applied force. I couldnt believe it!

My plan is to drill through and use stainless steel bolts and locknuts.

Also debating on rack placement vs handlebar placement.
 

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I picked up the aux light. Looks to be decent quality except for the mounts.

I stripped two of the bolt holes in the aluminum spacer block, using a hand nut driver, with very little applied force. I couldnt believe it!

My plan is to drill through and use stainless steel bolts and locknuts.

Also debating on rack placement vs handlebar placement.
Make sure to get some loctite, should help in preventing the vibrations from doing anything.
 

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I have hustle finished installing the 3rd light bar on the handlebars and have not stripped any mounts yet or had any problems with them staying on (although loctite would be a good idea I would only use a light loctite as you might want to move or adjust the light someday). I just finished installing single led Cree pods (1 on each side of the handlebars that turned out great (I installed the mirror mount on each side like I was going to place a mirror and instead installed a single pod on each mount). I will post pics later after the wiring is complete.

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I look forward to seeing the finished product.

Do i need to go the relay route or can I just tap into the cigarette lighter wire. Will that run a 12" AUX LED light?
 

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I would run a relay, you can draw the ignition wire from the accessories lead then draw power from the battery, install a ground to the battery, and determine what you are going to use as the trigger (to turn on the light). You probably could use the 12 volt socket, but it would look so much cleaner with a relay hidden up under the front hood piece.

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Thanks Robval for the inspiration. I finally made it happen. (Only blew one fuse!)
How are you finding the weight of the plow to be? Are you really feeling it when moving around or what?
Its not bad. Just have to get used to it with the soft suspension.

Would be nice if i could crank up the preload on my front springs. That will be my next mod on my base model Kodiak.
 

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I too added an LED light bar. $21 delivered from eBay. Installation was simple. I'm sure it is similar to what others have already posted. This is the description from the site:14inch 72W Led Work Light Bar Spot Boat Jeep Driving Lamp Off-road 4WD Epistar . Light is too bright to take a picture from straight on so here are a couple from the side.
 

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