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Old 05-14-2009
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I don't think I have enough lights yet

I have over 1,000 watts of lighting on the truck. I like to call it Yankee Stadium (even though I'm not a Yankee fan, most people up here won't know what Turner Field is).


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Switch for outside 2 on Grille Guard


And I thought this was a great place for the rest of the switches. Out of the way, easy accessible and covers that damn tissue spot (yes I know the console is a little dirty, been real busy and now its pollen season).


And now for the lights

The top four are KC 6x9 100 watts



The two on the outside of the grille guard are KC 130watt slimlites,the Ice Blue Titiamum ones

The inside two are regular KC 130 watt slimlites



The light bar is a Carr Deluxe Rota. I got it b/c right now where I live in NY theres a lot of parking garages, so it makes it a lot easier to be able to park.
Uses an allen wrench to lossen it up and rotate it

I drilled a hole and installed cotter pins b/c I noticed with the weight of the lights that if I was doing highway driving and it was a little windy the bar would get pushed backwards

I can fold it either way too



Stock Headlights 55 x 2 = 110
Stock Fog Lights 55 x 2 = 110
KC Slimlites 130 x 4 = 520
KC 6 x 9 100 x 4 = 400
Total Wattage of Lights = 1140
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All that necessary>? lol

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I think it looks sweet. Keep up the great work on the truck !
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i think it looks awesome man.

show us a picture of all of the lights on, pointing into an open feild to give us an idea on how bright it is.
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i like the rota bar and lights
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i will never understand the obsession wth lights.
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i will never understand the obsession wth lights.
go wheeling in the woods at night, then you will

youre steup looks good. great idea with the lightbar
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That looks really good. That's awesome how you can rotate the light bar like that. Uber practical!

Truck looks great too btw.
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go wheeling in the woods at night, then you will

youre steup looks good. great idea with the lightbar
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i think it looks awesome man.

show us a picture of all of the lights on, pointing into an open feild to give us an idea on how bright it is.
How bout a video?


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All that necessary>? lol

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Yes it is necessary, see.







Sorry its a lil long. My brother didn't stop the camera, just kept it rolling as I turned around. Fast forward to about 55 seconds once I pass the 2nd hole.
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and i thought my 420 watts was enough.....
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Flash your lights at me b**** lol.
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looks nice.. love that it rotates out of the way
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you should aim some of the lights wider, and maybe shoot 2 backwards
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Flash your lights at me b**** lol.
Haha, exactly. But I would never do that

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you should aim some of the lights wider, and maybe shoot 2 backwards
Once I take my rear bumper off and herucline it, I'll be putting 2 more there
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I would make some lighten up the sides. Especially if you use the truck a lot for night time wheeling.

It looks cool.
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Wow, I hope you can see EVERYTHING in front of you and hope you ran relays
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your lighting set up is like exactly what i want for my ranger when i get it

looks sweet dude

if ya dont mind me asking about how much that cost u?
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i think it looks good. u never know when you have to see something ahead in the dark i guess, haha. looks good
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HOLY LIGHTS batman.....can you see lol.....when you come toward the camera you look like a bright a$$ star or the sun on earth levle lol nice work tho looks good you should make away so you don't have to use tools too otate or put em away like a automatic switch or something idk imo good idea but eh...
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yeah u never get tired of lights :P


my GF ... dam ok now ur over the limits.. why u need 2 lights on the sides! (woman... they just dont understand... but when were making a BBQ at night having some beers next to the truck shell undrstand why!..)
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stone? where are ya. you cant be outdone. you are the kc man stone. ok now regarding the post it looks great
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i bet your alternator and battery hate you
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you need more
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I would make some lighten up the sides. Especially if you use the truck a lot for night time wheeling.

It looks cool.
Already trying to figure a way out for that aka adding more lights.

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Wow, I hope you can see EVERYTHING in front of you and hope you ran relays
Of course I ran relays, only a moron wouldn't run relays with that kind of wattage. I'm starting to run out of spots for relays.

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i bet your alternator and battery hate you

Battery is only a few months old. Interstate. So if I kill it, I get a new one. And it just give me an excuse to upgrade to a higher amp alternator, yes bigger then 130amp.


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you need more
I know. I have these sitting at my desk.

I'm gonna put KC 130 watt bulbs in them. 55watt isn't bright enough for me. Either gonna mount them in the grill, or underneath the other lights on the grille guard.
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Dang son!
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