First Responder/Lights and Siren Install Help

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  1. jtr8151

    jtr8151 New Member

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    Hello, first I wanted to say hey, new to the forum & new jeep owner.

    I recently picked up a 2011 Liberty Sport 4x4 from the local carmax dealer. I am a volunteer for the local rescue squad and want to outfit my jeep with my lights and sirens. I have looked all over trying to find some pictures or install guides for doing so. However I haven't had any luck. I am also a cop and am trying to keep everything low profile (i.e. interior lighting, no huge lightbars for me).

    Questions:
    I have a compact siren speaker, any tips on install locations?
    Where is a good place to breech the firewall?
    Best location for control box install?

    I'm sure I'll have more, but I'm hoping there is someone out there that can help me or at least point me in the right direction! Thanks and I look forward to yalls reply.
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    I am also going to install 2 red strobe flashers in the back and 2 clear strobes in the front.

    I'm not a cop but, these bright flashers will act as emergency 4-way in very snowy/foggy conditions where visibility is very low.

    I picked up these from amazon Link: Wolo 8004-1CCCC Hideaway 80-Watt Power Supply and Four Bulb Strobe Light Kit

    I planning to install the rear ones at the bottom on lights. That seems like the perfect place, because its never lit on Jeeps in North America. In Europe, they use that for rear fog lights.

    And the front ones, I think I might have to make a hole in the signal light housing. I'll share that with signal and the strobes.

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    I still have to look into the wiring.
     
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    You may want to check if that is legal or not. Also, you already have four way flashers, so there is no real need to install any emergency equipment, since you are not an emergency vehicle. As far as the the placement you suggested, that is correct.
     
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    I don't know if red strobes are legal on the roads or not, but my intensions are to use it off-road on trails. Half the time my jeep is driven off road.
     
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    Have you looked in too black out lights that go in the grill?
     
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    Thanks for the info guys,I am in the process of installing my strobes. Like Jason suggested im installing my rear strobes in the bottom of the light housing (fairly easy install) as for the front I too am going to install them in the signals. However I bought after market signal housing as I didn't want to crack my oem ones as they are highly susceptible to cracking when drilling. The wiring in the front but the rear seems like it will be a bit tricky. I'll upload pics as I complete it. Thanks for the help guys
     
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    Isn't that diagram for the old jeep liberty, I have a 2011. Those pictures were uploaded in 2005, so I'm pretty sure thats the old body style
     
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    You might need a perment for the lights, that what we need here in mass