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Old 04-05-2011
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LED tailgate lightbar

I want to get an LED tailgate light bar. I live in the snow and i want to know if they are durable even with salt on the roads.
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Well, I'm not sure about salt and all.

I just bought some red led strips last night off of ebay. Got 7 strips for 11 bucks.

They are waterproof, so they might be ok in the salt and all, just try and keep them clean.
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you live in the snow?
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you should be fine, i'd just tape up your connections real good
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Dont buy a bully bar led strip. Mine had cold solder joints on the main board and stopped working after a month. I electrical taped all the connections which kept it out of the salt and water
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Never had a problem with winter killing my light bar...you should be fine. As stated above its always a good idea to tape up the connections though
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Reacon's line of fire bar is pretty good. I've never had any problems.
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Dont buy a bully bar led strip. Mine had cold solder joints on the main board and stopped working after a month. I electrical taped all the connections which kept it out of the salt and water
Yep, junk. I have a streetglow that has lasted me over two years through the salt. Two weeks with the Bully brand and one rain and it was shot.
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I installed flush mount LEDs in my tailgate while back..worked fine dunno bout snow and all I live in South Carolina
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