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Icon10 Roll Bar, Light Bar, or Roof Rack?

Ok, so i have 4 KC LR lights that i was going to be putting on the roll bar i ordered online..

Well, lets just say through false advertisment, i will not be getting the roll bar(thank god i will be getting my money back).

So, im wondering, should i order a different roll bar, get a roof mounted light bar, or get a roof rack? what do you guys think?

what will look good, and make it functional..I know if i use the roll bar, i loose bed space, which upon thinking about it, i dont think i want to do..

I am really looking at some of the roof mounted light bars on some of your trucks, but dont know where to get them..
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how much money are you looking to spend?

could prolly get a sweet roll bar or light bar through truckrollbar.com but it can be pricey depending on what options you want.

I have a bull bar right now and 2 100w KC slimlights but they wont fit without covering up part of the license plate so I am going to get a westin sportman brush guard once it gets warmer and mount the lights in front of the grille.

I am thinking about getting a light bar like this, no tool box. I emailed with them and they will custom fit it with my tonneau cover I just have to send them measurements and pictures. Its all custom and looks quality, Im definately buying from them when I get a light bar.

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That is bad ***! I like that alot! Ill have to check out their site.

as for money.. ill be getting a refund of almost 500 bucks. so that plus a lil more if i have to.. i was really wanting to get a full roll bar, but i know i will need the bed space sometimes..

the one you showed looks beefey, and i get to keep my bed space.. perfect..
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^^That one posted above is AWESOME!!! Ever thought about a headache rack?? Here's mine:



I want to put this for the record on this thread, as any other thread regarding "roll bars" These ARE NOT intended to protect the driver in case of a roll over. They are merely for asthetic appearence and to mount lighting to. THAT'S IT. An actual roll bar is linked to the frame and is the only true way to protect during a roll over.
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yea the one I posted is just a light bar, they have roll bars which attach to the bed/frame

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http://www.truckrollbar.com/3barphot...%20Catalog.pdf

some info I got from one of guys through emails

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2” Version : H952RCS*TOP RAIL MOUNT
3” Version : H352RCS* TOP RAIL MOUNT

Overall finished height can be specified, a specific desired measurement required at time of order. In general, overall height is determined by the CHMSL (center high mount stop light) – by law it cannot be blocked. However, upon customer specification and assurance an auxillary CHMSL will be mounted to the backside of the bar, the overall height can be set to block this feature.

Base pricing for either 2” or 3” unit @ $285.00 + Freight (need zip code to quote) to destination.

Grab handle feature @ $75.00

Light tab layout 4 forward / 2 rearward included.
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they have loads more pics on their site so defintaely check it out.
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Yeah i like the last one too.. I dont know what i want though lol.. I cant decide. I like the looks of the roll bar, but like the functionality of the light bar..
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how much money are you looking to spend?

could prolly get a sweet roll bar or light bar through truckrollbar.com but it can be pricey depending on what options you want.

I have a bull bar right now and 2 100w KC slimlights but they wont fit without covering up part of the license plate so I am going to get a westin sportman brush guard once it gets warmer and mount the lights in front of the grille.

I am thinking about getting a light bar like this, no tool box. I emailed with them and they will custom fit it with my tonneau cover I just have to send them measurements and pictures. Its all custom and looks quality, Im definately buying from them when I get a light bar.

did they give you any price quote on a bar like this? If it's reasonable I might grab myself one.
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im likin that one the best also..
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no he did not give me a specific quote on that one but with what he says it looks as though that one would run around 360 + freight.

$285 for basic setup (top rail mount -no legs) either 2 or 3", $75 for handles, 4 front and 2 rear light mounts included. Height can be specified.
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