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Looking for a light rack for the roof.

Looking for a light rack for the roof.

Looking to mount 4-5 HELLA's... anybody know any places with good prices?
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Man!! I had a buddy give me a KC lightbar like that. I didnt realize how high they mounted. Almost high enogh to mount them upside down.

I am now having second thoughts about mounting it.
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the reason they are high on NON GUTTER trucks because they where designed for gutter trucks where the gutter is just above the door which was 1-3" down on the side..
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i really like that. where can i buy one??
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Man!! I had a buddy give me a KC lightbar like that. I didnt realize how high they mounted. Almost high enogh to mount them upside down.

I am now having second thoughts about mounting it.
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the reason they are high on NON GUTTER trucks because they where designed for gutter trucks where the gutter is just above the door which was 1-3" down on the side..
Yeah, know anywhere I could order one of these?
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zach, how much reflection do you get from the roof? I'm thinking something similar in the future for my truck, but it's gonna mount more towards the front of the cab. Any glare?
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You can't buy the KC rack anymore, hasn't been made for years. CARR makes one similar, you have to get the one for the Expo and cut it down to fit. You'll need the gutter mount kit as well.
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Got any links Trent? I've been looking all over.
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I don't like how high it sits off the roof with the lights on top. Who was the guy that had the rack like that,but mounted his lights on the bottom? THAT looked cool.

I definetly like the truck it's mounted on in the pic though.
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Got any links Trent? I've been looking all over.
http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/de...W43b3f85c7ab9e

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http://www.car-stuff.com/store/?N=0&...ing%20Kit+Carr
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someone had one of those light bars and mounted for 4x6 rectangle lights up side down and it looked perfect but i dont think you could fit round lights upside down and if you could they have to be small
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Mines an 02 ranger though...
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Did you read what I wrote above lol, you have to get the Expo one and cut it down to fit.
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Did you read what I wrote above lol, you have to get the Expo one and cut it down to fit.
Oh my bad homie, missed that :P
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Its all good, Lifted97ranger had one on his BII which is about the same dimensions as our roofs, thats the one he used.
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zach do u have any pics of how urs was installed ill pics up later tonight or this weekend
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Might want to try calling Dixon bros, or Camburg, or something like that. I know they don't always show what the fab on their websites all the time.
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zach, how much reflection do you get from the roof? I'm thinking something similar in the future for my truck, but it's gonna mount more towards the front of the cab. Any glare?
hardly any nothing that was an issue no glare back, everything else looked like day light anyways...


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I definetly like the truck it's mounted on in the pic though.
its my truck...
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zach do u have any pics of how urs was installed ill pics up later tonight or this weekend







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im going to get a guy to weld on a light bar for me. dont look the best on the paint. but ill get it repainted in the area welded. cheap and simple.
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National Parts Depot sells the KC light bar still
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^^^ i couldnt find it last night get a link
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ill try, its in my new 09 catalog
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heres a thread i just started with some pis of how mine is mounted

https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ad.php?t=78903
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