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light bar or headache rack? both?

so I'm gonna get a light bar tomorrow, but I just found two different headache racks that might fit my truck that are about the same price as the light bar, $200. The light bar does come with 5 lights, 4 being PIAA's, and the 5th is one that rotates 360 degrees with a remote. Would my truck look dumb with a light bar and a headache rack? Feedback wanted!
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post up some pics so we know exactly what you are talking about.
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First Headache Rack

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Second Headache Rack

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There are the pics of the actual ones that I'm looking at
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Those racks are the same
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that's a very good point, I didn't take the time to look at that, excuse the repeat haha
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i say one or the other, I don't think it would look bad with both, but personally I wouldn't do both
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yeah I get what you're saying. I'm leaning towards the light bar because of the lights on it, it's a hell of a deal for those lights. If I don't like the way it looks I might sell the bar but keep the lights and get a headache rack then.
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get that light bar! that would be sweet to have that light that swivels with the remote. that would be my choice instead of either of those headache racks. just imo anyways.
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i would go with just light bar
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i would go with just light bar
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light bar
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you should buy both of them then give the light bar to me
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why not just mount the lights to the headache rack??
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yeah I was thinking about doing that, cause then I could have both. It's a CARR light bar, how much do those go for retail?
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light bar. headache rack looks dumb with the ladder supports sticking up like they do
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yeah I was thinking about doing that, cause then I could have both. It's a CARR light bar, how much do those go for retail?
About 100 bucks plus 30 for the mounting parts
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oh yeah I have to order the gutterless mounting parts dont I?
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It looks like it might have them, I would just wait til you get it.
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Do them both!
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good idea. I'm not even sure if it will fit, I'm going to the guys house with my uncle tomorrow after practice so we'll see if it does. He said it was on his full size chevy before he took it off, and its just been sitting since.
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You'll have to cut the bar down but it will fit after that.
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that's what I'm thinking. he also said that it's adjustable to make it smaller or larger.
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You can always mod things like that....
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really

digging the 360 light. If you pick it up you should post some up close pics of it and what brand etc it is. That would have a million uses, at least.
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mod things like what? the light bar?
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