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Roof Light Bar. Yes or no?

Should I throw a CARR roof light bar on my truck? I had my off road lights on my old bumper, but my new one doesnt really have any place to mount them, plus i already powdercoated it and dont want to drill it.

So what are the pro's and con's of a roof mounted light set up?

it seems "somewhat" weak if it get hits with a branch or something, but it looks good and is a convenient place to mount 4 Hella 500's...

what do you guys think?

Here is the CARR bar (the Explorer model i believe) that will fit our trucks:




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I vote yes, it would look good.
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i voted yes as well, it will look good. i want one too, but i wouldnt fit in the garage anymore
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Not a big fan of it myself.
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close enough to my roll bar, the only downfall is that added height, thats why i got those cheap autozone lights so if they break a new one costs like 25 bucks.
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Eww dont do it.
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That light bar brings the suck!!
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i like it. i do get scared to park in parking garages though
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I kind of like it, I voted yes.
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I voted yes because It looks good on the truck pictured. I think that they look horrible on rangers without a camper though. Thats why Im not thinking of it.
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What is everyone doing in the woods at night to need so many lights?
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doooo eeeet!

and whats your new bumper look like??
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What is everyone doing in the woods at night to need so many lights?
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idk about you guys, but i do quite a bit of night wheelin

i need all the light i can get
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how do they mount (bolt into roof???) and what kinna price they got on em?
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What is everyone doing in the woods at night to need so many lights?

haulin *** down a trail at night, you can NEVER have too much light!
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how do they mount (bolt into roof???) and what kinna price they got on em?
bar and mount comes out to aroun $150 or so. do a google for "carr light bar"
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and whats your new bumper look like??
pic ***** thread comin... just want my sliders on first
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You should ask someone here to photoshop the lightbar onto your truck for a comparison. Easier to decide if we can visualize how it would look on your truck.
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IMO light bars like that look goofy. I like the prerunner style ones but IDK how you would mount one of those?
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I like the prerunner style ones but IDK how you would mount one of those?
No idea what you are talking about. Got any links?
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i think he means the ones you mount on the trophy trucks
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Oh, like on the Class 7s?



(4x2 owners dream, lol)
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Those guys have ***** not to wear helmets inside that truck with a roll bar.
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the lightbar and lights look really good,Keith!
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