LED Aux Light Integrated Front Skid Plate Concept

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Any way to integrate some protection from highway rocks? I’ve seen my grill and bumper and it has some scars for sure.
We are using hard coated PMMA so the material is extremely durable. In the case there was some damage the individual light modules can be easily replaced.

When will this come out?
Testing is being done now with the initial prototype and we will be posting more information soon.

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For those of you running an aftermarket bumper without front skid plate you may have noticed, as we have, that there are sections of exposed frame that protrude down past the bumper and almost looks like something is missing. We have been looking into a solution to fill this space and would like to get some feedback on this concept we are working on.

Here you can see an example of a JL with an aftermarket front bumper.
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Here is the frame section (complete with threaded inserts) we are referring to.
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The position of the light is optimal for lighting the road. For instance, a roof mounted (A-pillar mounted, hood mounted, etc) bar needs to point downward in order to light the road. Because it is pointing downward the projection distance is overall limited. The projection distance from this lower position is optimized so it can be a fixed mount which projects directly down the road for optimal distance and functionality.
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Installation would be very easy for this design. Mounting involves simply bolting the skid plate into the existing threaded inserts in the frame. Wiring would also be simplified with a wiring harness designed for the Wrangler/ Gladiator which would be very close to a plug and play solution which would include a switch module and can work with the factory AUX switches.
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The LED light modules would be made up of individual 30W 2" LED emitters. These ORACLE exclusive LED emitters are extremely powerful and have a very nice blacked-out appearance. The benefit of individual modules opposed to a single light bar is:

1) Preserved more steel plate for increased durability and functionality of the skid plate.
2) Modules can be replaced if damage (rock chip, etc) were to happen opposed to a full light bar which would ruin the entire unit.

These 30W LED modules produce approximately 2,200Lm each giving the setup a total of 15,500 Lumens.

Here are renderings demonstrating what the LED Skid Plate would look like installed:
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Pricing is not worked out just yet, we are still working on some of the details for the material cost.

Interested in your thoughts and comments!
I like this as that RR Arcus bumper is what I am installing and don't have skid plate so that light skid plate would be perfect.
 
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Quick update, we are doing some initial testing with the prototype setup fitted. Will be posting additional info soon!
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Quick update, we are doing some initial testing with the prototype setup fitted. Will be posting additional info soon!
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I can't wait to see what kind of crazy light these things put out!!
 
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It looks great! When you are done with the skidplate version, that style of lights would make a nice change from the 'standard' lightbar styling IMO
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It looks great! When you are done with the skidplate version, that style of lights would make a nice change from the 'standard' lightbar styling IMO
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Like that idea! :like:
 
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Here is a side angle, this prototype does not have the full skid built-out this setup is for light output testing essentially.

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Great idea! wouldnt work for me but good spot for low mounted lights prodivded they don't break on a rock or road debris
 
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Great idea! wouldnt work for me but good spot for low mounted lights prodivded they don't break on a rock or road debris
The factory fog lights were at the same height as this bar before the lift and 35's and those have more surface area and never had one "break" from road debris.
 
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Here are a couple of quick night shots just for reference.
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Awesome looking unobtrusive lights! I like that it keeps the Jeep clean of large brackets and wires.
 
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