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Icon12 B4000 RECON install

I got the RECON bar installed on the B4K, looks hella sick with no tailgate at dusk and at night. I installed LED bulbs for the brake lights in the tails also. I also ordered the tailgate bolts for the truck today, and I'm selling my toolbox to get a tonneau cover. Once its all on and cleaned I'm going to be looking REAL sexy in the A$$ department in 2 weeks!

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Looks good man, I love mine.
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looks good i know i love all mine
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Yeah its one of the easiest and cheapest ways to make your truck stand out. Plus its functional. And I bought it from Alon! Props to Alon!
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Yeah its one of the easiest and cheapest ways to make your truck stand out. Plus its functional. And I bought it from Alon! Props to Alon!
Very true, I've seen under 10 the entire time I've been driving.
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yeah same here, good to be different and stand out amongst other trucks.i've seen maybe 4 tops.
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Not a fan personally. I dont mean to sound like a jack ***.
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Not a fan personally. I dont mean to sound like a jack ***.
You dont sound like a jack *** you are entitled to your opinion

As for me I like them a lot sooner or later I will mob one on my rig for sure
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looks great, good to see you finally got it installed
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reminds me of the strip lights people put along their running boards, back in the '80's. i went the route of the duallys: the 3 red lights just above the license plate.
but, if you like the lights, that's all that matters!
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yeah i love it. eventually i want to replace the turn signal and reverse bulbs with LEDs, then get a visor for my windshield and put amber LEDs in that, and do the whole HID headlight/foglight mod, so I can have the most light i can get. im all about the lights what can i say? =)
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Hey Steven. Nice mod. Considering it myself, but I have a couple ?'s for you or anyone else who has installed this.

#1. Does the light bar cover up the hole to lower the spare tire?

#2. Do you have to disconnect the light bar to tow a trailer?
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Hey Steven. Nice mod. Considering it myself, but I have a couple ?'s for you or anyone else who has installed this.

#1. Does the light bar cover up the hole to lower the spare tire?

#2. Do you have to disconnect the light bar to tow a trailer?
Yes on both counts. The lights come with these 4 little plates with double stick tape on one side that you stick under your tailgate. The lightbar then attaches to those plates with 4 screws, making it a breeze to take it off when you need to get to the spare. And yes you have to disconnect the trailer pin connection so you can plug your trailer up.
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x2 Trent.


Jason, it would literally take you less than 3 minutes to take the light off and connect the trailer.
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Less than that, you don't even have to take the light off to connect the trailer, just unplug it!
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truth truth. but i was thinking more along the lines of him having a flat tire like 5 minutes before he was ready to tow a boat. so he'd need to access the spare tire and the connecter for the trailer!
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looks great Steve. glad to see you finally took some time off from cooking to install it.
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truth truth. but i was thinking more along the lines of him having a flat tire like 5 minutes before he was ready to tow a boat. so he'd need to access the spare tire and the connecter for the trailer!
Haha talk about a bad way to start a trip to the lake!
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Hey steve if your tryin to sell ur tool box i might be interest. . .hell i have a tonneau cover thats one year old mayb we could trade if it fits ur truck
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Hey steve if your tryin to sell ur tool box i might be interest. . .hell i have a tonneau cover thats one year old mayb we could trade if it fits ur truck

you're about a week too late brother, im selling my toolbox to my coworker with a Sonoma. then with that $, I'm paying my older brother for his tonneau that was on his '01 Ranger. sorry dude!
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truth truth. but i was thinking more along the lines of him having a flat tire like 5 minutes before he was ready to tow a boat. so he'd need to access the spare tire and the connecter for the trailer!
LOL. Let him have it Steve. j/k Trent.
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haha i will i will, but I have to be nice to Trent. I haven't asked him yet if I could possibly buy his wheel/tire set-up when he lifts his rig. So, I'll be nice!
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Haha too bad my tires will be gone in a week! I'll keep you in mind for the wheels though.
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