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Setting up off road lights

I wanted to see how some of you setup your off road lights, i wanted to see how you ran the switches and everything. IM very interested in this for a few reasons. I want them to be as easy to get on as i can get for them. Just need some ideas.


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KC lights.. come with everything... all you have to do is run the wiring and hook it up
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well i am wanting them like on the top of your truck. would that look dumb with just those on top? im going to have the outside ones facing forward and the back ones to the back. Can you give me where you got yours. i want two switches as well one for backs and one for fronts. Thanks.
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kc is one swtich for 2 lights... here read this thread the WHOLE THREAD

https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ead.php?t=7604

there is prices and links to buy everything in there
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i made my own aluminum box up for my lights.....i use to be addicted to lights!!!!!! now i i have calm down and just have 2 extra sets now.

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I hate seperate switches for off-road & driving lights. I have them all automatic whenever I set them up. The big bright stuff relay is on the high beam circuit. Other stuff are on the low beam or fog light circuit.
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Ok, so the only way to get the bar on top is to screw into my truck?!?! I kinda dont like that. Wouldnt that stick out real bad.

I want seperate switches because the two in the back will be for backing the boat down in the water. The ones on the front for the back roads at night. dont want them both on all the time.

Also how do you get the wiring down without it being an eye sore. Reading still aint seeing it.
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thats this thread...

https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...t=kc+light+bar

pics all threw the thread
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ok., well i agree with one post on there, im not sure its gonna look right with a 2 door my back doors dont open up. What do you guys think.

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looks fine... some people mount them in the middle some mount back like mine christian and a few others mount up front no big deal
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i have a 2 door
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so is 300 about what id be spending, anyway to spend a little less???

thats a little expensive for a few lights.
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hellas will save you about $60, they are about $70 a pair from wally world and Advanced, just dont get em at Pepboys

but becareful at walmart, there were 3 boxes when i went... 2 looked like they had been opened, the 3rd one didnt, i got that one and it was missing quite a few pieces

BUT Hellas are really narrow, like less than half a day lighter, so it may or may not look funny

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my hellas cost $63 per pair from amazon.com. ordered 3 sets (rollbar holds 5,lights. one extra light for parts, etc..) cost for the lights and all wiring and relay's with shipping was $200.
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i guess ill look at making a roll bar to put them on when i get back to school. Not sure ill customize something, wont be to hard i think.
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so is 300 about what id be spending, anyway to spend a little less???

thats a little expensive for a few lights.
there KC's race winning lights... that come with a 23 year warrenty including bulb burn out... doesnt sound that bad to me.... being i have over $550 in lighting easy...
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there KC's race winning lights... that come with a 23 year warrenty including bulb burn out... doesnt sound that bad to me.... being i have over $550 in lighting easy...

i see $400?
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i see $400?
there is stuff i own not on the truck... i have had at one time over 6 sets of slims i sold off... you werent on the boards then
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oh, that explains it haha, i was sitting here thinking, 300 for lights, 100 for bar...$550?
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i was really looking at around 200........... hundred for a mount and maybe 100 in lights, i might look into getting some from harbor freight or something like that if that got a deal, i dont need the best. Im also not sure that i want to drill into my car with those brackets yet.

Dont know just going to think about it now. My birthday is coming up soon, sounds like a good present to me. LOL
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autozone sells Pilot 55watt 6" lights for $30 a pair... comes with all the wiring


if all you want is light.. you can easily do it for under $200
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55 watters should put out a good little beam right? Shouldnt be bad. I might go with 100s on the outside and 55 on the inside for backing the boat up.

How do these lights affect battery life and such
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oh, that explains it haha, i was sitting here thinking, 300 for lights, 100 for bar...$550?
$125 for the lights... 115 or something for the bar
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BOOOOOOOOOOO 55w lights are ***** lights......

150w is where its at.....


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^holy ****

i think i need to trade in my hellas...
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