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Unread 12-08-2011, 06:26 PM   #1
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tj light bars

Show me your light bars...im looking into getting one and i wanna see whats out there

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Unread 12-10-2011, 10:28 AM   #2
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Unread 12-11-2011, 11:59 AM   #3
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Unread 12-12-2011, 10:10 AM   #4
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Lol its like this thread ran over a rabbit XD. But i would like to see some light bars sooo bump.
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Unread 12-12-2011, 04:03 PM   #5
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Here are a few pics of mine. I looked for a long time and never really found one perfect. I finally bought the rugged ridge light bar that swivles so you can move the bar up and down. When I first put it on, it sat way too high, and way too far out from the windshield. I ended up hacking it up and cutting off some tube to shorten it, and remounted the brackets so that it tucked in closer to the windshield. I'm super happy with the way it turned out. I especially love the fold down feature just because it alloys me to pull in the garage.







You can see the lights pointed down in this pic:
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Unread 12-12-2011, 08:28 PM   #6
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That looks really good. What size lift and tires? And I know they look good on lifted jeeps but idk bout stock
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Unread 12-12-2011, 11:01 PM   #7
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That looks really good. What size lift and tires? And I know they look good on lifted jeeps but idk bout stock
It should be in my sig. but, 4'' lift 33x12.50 duratrack tires.

I found this link: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f59/w...ht-bar-691942/

Personally, looking through that quick thread, I hate ever single light bar in there! If you notice, every single one is way higher than the roof line, and sticks out way in front of the windshield. I don't think its a matter of stock or modified, just make it look clean. It needs to look like it belongs on the Jeep, not like it was just slapped on there. I first had the normal white hella 500s up top, but they stuck out like a sore thumb. Everything on my jeep is dark if you notice, so I forked out the money and bought the black magic 500s. They look way better up there.

Here are some good example I found: Post two looks really clean, and so does the LED
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f59/t...ctures-939857/

My all time favorite however, if I did it over, I am definitely going with the poison spider set up with this LED light bar. This thing is nasty! So sleek, and so clean:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f43/c...-expo-1274077/
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Unread 12-12-2011, 11:11 PM   #8
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Just saw that LED light bar goes for $1,200!! OUCH!! Guess I lied, I won't be doing mine over unless i win the lotto lol.
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Unread 12-13-2011, 02:29 AM   #9
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Heres what im thinking about doing. i parked next to this jeep at walmart, its just like mine except on steroids


I want to put that light bar with the hellas that you have on yours ( posted above this post) what do yall think, it will be black not chrome
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Unread 12-13-2011, 08:50 AM   #10
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Heres what im thinking about doing. i parked next to this jeep at walmart, its just like mine except on steroids

I want to put that light bar with the hellas that you have on yours ( posted above this post) what do yall think, it will be black not chrome
See if that light bar was black id get it but another question just popped in my head.....how would you run the wires? O.o
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Unread 12-13-2011, 09:23 AM   #11
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You would have to drill a hole in the windshield frame. And fish it through that way. Just use a rubber grommet to fill the hole and keep water out. I think that will look really good. I've seen that bar before and imo it looks good. Nice and low, nice and tight.
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Unread 12-13-2011, 09:28 AM   #12
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See if that light bar was black id get it but another question just popped in my head.....how would you run the wires? O.o
They make it in black. It's a Carr brand
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Unread 12-20-2011, 06:55 AM   #13
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[/IMG]Just finished building this. I modeled it off a guy who did one for his YJ. So far love it. No wind noise and really bright.
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Unread 12-20-2011, 06:56 AM   #14
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Let me try that again. This time with pic. Im a fan of the low profile light bars.
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Unread 12-20-2011, 09:20 AM   #15
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That looks freakin awesome. See what I mean, it's lifted with a light bar. It wouldn't look that good on stock
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