Mount ALP heads on Bull Bar Bumper

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Anyone ever try this ?

My ARB bumper bars are partially blocking the ALP heads ... I'm not sure how much it effects it and was 🤔 thinking about cutting slots in the steel bumper. Anyone ever try this ?
 

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A member who i frequently test with has a 4 head setup (TMG) on the front of his truck - 2 sensors are mounted off-center on a giant push bar, and the other 2 are flush cut into the bumper mounted just under the headlight housings. For the amount of area the system has to cover it performs exceptionally well
 

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Awesome. Do you know what he used to make the cuts ? Is he located in the Southern California area? Maybe I could take my car to him and pay him? Right now the sensors are in the grill and being partially blocked by the new ARB bumper.
 

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Awesome. Do you know what he used to make the cuts ? Is he located in the Southern California area? Maybe I could take my car to him and pay him? Right now the sensors are in the grill and being partially blocked by the new ARB bumper.

For the factory bumper under the headlights he just used a Dremel/Multi-tool and went slow. For the metal aftermarket bumper: he self-tapped the brackets into the bar, then tapped a hole to bolt the sensors down. Unfortunately we're in Canada, and I wouldn't even know where to go to get that done neither haha
 

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Maybe post a picture of your front end...
 

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I'm also going thru a similar issue. Here are pictures of a land cruiser:

Before getting a steel bumper with giant bars, I had 2 sensor mid line on the grill and one above the plate. The vertical pieces would block my setup, so now i'm back on the drawing board too.

@MichaelC What's your truck?

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Land Rover. Same bumper -ARB
 

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We had a member here a while back install his heads onto his Ranch Hand full replacement bumper on his Ford Super Duty truck, I think using Sugru. There aren’t any better options really.
 

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Yeah. Options are pretty limited. Here are a few from my list.

1. 3d print a bracket/mount and attached to top mount bar (under the bar) around the grill area.

2. Vertical mount the heads on the vertical supports.

3. Get spot lights and mount on or in the spot lights. (Hack apart a cheap set and cover with IR screen). Pretty stealth.
 

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Anyone ever try this ?

My ARB bumper bars are partially blocking the ALP heads ... I'm not sure how much it effects it and was 🤔 thinking about cutting slots in the steel bumper. Anyone ever try this ?
What you might want to do in this case is to get a mount for it and have a fab shop to drill small holes to hold the heads in place. that's the only way you can be sure the heads are not going to move.
 

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