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Lihgt Bar on Topper

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by DStrabb, May 16, 2011.

  1. DStrabb

    DStrabb Member
    from MI
    Messages: 36

    Have any of you installed your light bars on a fiberglass topper. What did you use to keep it water proof. I dont know if I am totally in love with the idea of drilling holes in my topper. Any suggestions?
  2. wizardsr

    wizardsr PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,584

    Did it a while back with a 22" bar, no issues with it at all. I used rubber grommets on top, sealed the wire hole with silicone, and fender washers on the underside. It was on the topper for 5 years with no issues.

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    I would do what wizardsr said. Its easy, just you have to get yourself to drill holes in stuff.
  4. Pirsch

    Pirsch Senior Member
    Messages: 596

    Make sure when your drilling your using slow speed and don't put very hard pressure on it. That will keep down on the cracking and/or splintering of the fiberglass. Let the bit do it's work. Just my 2 cents worth but should look/work nice once it's done.

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    Nicely said Steve. I will add that that goes for any type of drilling and on any type or material you happen to be drilling.