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Best KC Light Setup? Driving..Fogs..Long Range?

I really wanna get some KC lights to go on a bumper mount and I am lost on which ones are really the most useful for use. I wanna get four so I was thinkin maybe two driving..two fog..or maybe two of one of those and then two long range. What do ya'll think is the best way to go? And If i go with the light tab and four light bar setup from Wayne what is the best light to go with the slim light or the regular size? From what I have seen it seems like his tabs come out a little far for the slim lights but thats just my guess.
Thanks for the input!! Im pretty new to the light scene lol.
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2 driving, 2 fog then 4 long range on top! Thats what I'll be running sooner or later.
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Ya that would def. be the ultimate setup..only prob. is fittin in the garage haha. Is it legal to drive with both the driving and fog lights? I was tryin to find like specs on all them but I couldnt find which were for strictly off road and which were for legal drivin
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Most states I think you can have a max of 6 lights on at a time. So headlights and then those 4 and you should be fine.
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2 driving, 2 fog then 4 long range on top! Thats what I'll be running sooner or later.
Hey, how you getting the 4 up top?
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Carr light bar for a Explorer, cut it down.
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It all depends on where/how you will use them. I started with driving lights but found lyself using them mostly on long straight back roads so I replaced them with long range. Next time you are driving at night think about the opportunities you have to use high beams and what beam pattern would work best in that situation.
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Carr light bar for a Explorer, cut it down.
Wow, i never thought of that..
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It all depends on where/how you will use them. I started with driving lights but found lyself using them mostly on long straight back roads so I replaced them with long range. Next time you are driving at night think about the opportunities you have to use high beams and what beam pattern would work best in that situation.
Very good point, I drive on mountain roads that are curvy with little long straights so thats why I'm gonna go with driving + fogs.
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Ive got the 2 driving lights on the Front and then 4long range for up top, but since the roll bar fell through, dont have any way of mounting them lol...
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Here's the link to the CARR bar, I think it needs to be shortened to 56" or something like that. http://www.car-stuff.com/carparts/fo...034161790.html
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Thanks Trent. I def.. am looking at getting one.So all you have to do is trim it down and it will fit
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Yup, I should be getting one probably the end of next month once the paychecks start rolling in again
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haha. yeah. hey when you get it, post up pics of it. I dont like it to stick up too high.. i want it as close to the roof as possible
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Carr light bar for a Explorer, cut it down.
the one for the Explorer even has to be cut down to fit an Explorer.....the CARR light bar is identical to the KC except where KC's logo is it is a CARR logo...

like said above, it all depends on what you are using them for....
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hmm good find on the carr light bar, does it come with the gutter mounts?
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If you do a lot of narrow, low woods trails, don't put a light bar up top. I've seen a few "dimpled" roofs and broken lights now from whacking branches. If that's a wheeling territory for you stick with front mounted light bars.
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Ya Im def. thinkin driving and long range around here when you get on back roads those long range lights would be reeeaal useful lol. And to be honest the stock fog lights do really good. Thanks for the help ya'll. Now I just gotta get to buyin again hahaha. Has anyone tried the underdog 4-light bar?
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So once you cut it down, how would you mount it?
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It comes with gutter mounts.

Vans the way Shane(f4xwannabe01) has his is just has the 2 light taps then a piece of angle iron running across them with 2 holes drilled in the middle for the 2 other lights. Let me see if I can find a pic for you.
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It comes with gutter mounts.

Vans the way Shane(f4xwannabe01) has his is just has the 2 light taps then a piece of angle iron running across them with 2 holes drilled in the middle for the 2 other lights. Let me see if I can find a pic for you.
If you can attach them or email it to me i would appreciate it. i cant see them if they are put up through photobucket
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ok I can't find the pics, i'll get them from him later.
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that works. thanks for lookin though.
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2 driving, 2 fog then 4 long range on top! Thats what I'll be running sooner or later.
Agreed.
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It comes with gutter mounts.

Vans the way Shane(f4xwannabe01) has his is just has the 2 light taps then a piece of angle iron running across them with 2 holes drilled in the middle for the 2 other lights. Let me see if I can find a pic for you.
Is his straight or curved? I was thinkin about this also..the only thing is I would think its about impossible to clean the top of the bumper with the tabs there. I cant be lettin dirt get built up!
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