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i dont need all that much light though.

100s max.
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haha, my 55w Hellas are plenty bright for just driving

sounds good, post up the pics when your done..
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http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...temnumber=3029

was thinking about these what cha think?

again does this hurt or drain anything from the truck?
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as long as you dont run the lights with out the truck being on for an extended amount of time/at all you should be fine...
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Holy s##t I guess I shoulda bought the 150's instead of the 100 watt KC's.
Well here's my pitiful attempt at lighting up the night.
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Holy s##t I guess I shoulda bought the 150's instead of the 100 watt KC's.
Well here's my pitiful attempt at lighting up the night.


that bottom pic is what mine looks like with just the 2 on the push bar... wow...sad....
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There bright enough for me because I don't plan on landing any small aircrafts. lol
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There bright enough for me because I don't plan on landing any small aircrafts. lol
why not the FAA pays good for that shat
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i often wonder if the kc lighting company is paying Zach to push their products. i love my hella's (been using them since 1984) but i don't write up huge, long winded pages on their entire product line or try to convince everyone that the lights i use are the best and every other brand is cheap and or worthless. not to be a jerk, but more worldwide offroaders use hella than kc. ask people ouside north america about kc lights and you'll get a puzzled look. But, zach, if you love your kc's that's all that matters.
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HOLY CRAP! i see bigfoot!
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^^ you sir, have a good eye
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This is all I have, 2 150w KC's mounted to my push bar and a rocker switch on the dash next to my Explorer console. I may move the switch when rewire the lights though.
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ok well i guess my next question since im not going to like the top bar in the middle i guess, how much and where did you guys get your brush guard on the front for the lights. Mounted to the frame?
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im torn on the top rail just because it will sit in the middle. Not sure i want that yet.
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ok well i guess my next question since im not going to like the top bar in the middle i guess, how much and where did you guys get your brush guard on the front for the lights. Mounted to the frame?

The push bar I have in no longer available, It's a WAAG SPortster Bar. You can get push bars from Westin or Manik(just 2 off the top of my head). Look around on ebay.
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how do i know its the right size
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here's what mine looks like...

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hmmm, i kinda like that dont have to worry about the push bar. How did you mount those on there, did you just make your own holes? I need to replace my bumper it was dented in before i got it not bad, but im going to replace it. May set the lights up when i do that.
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hmmm, i kinda like that dont have to worry about the push bar. How did you mount those on there, did you just make your own holes? I need to replace my bumper it was dented in before i got it not bad, but im going to replace it. May set the lights up when i do that.
light tabs? there is a bolt on the back side of the bumper it bolts too its an L bracket
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sweet ill look for that today when i get my truck back.

where do you guys put your switches at. I was thinking about what one post said about having them on the bright switch. Then i wouldnt have to flip a seperate switch but i think i would need some help.

anyone around Evansville Indiana that wouldnt mind helping me?
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wayne sells the light tabs are www.stuffforyourranger.com
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20 bucks for that is a little ridiculous, i could fab my own.

guess ill need to get the wiring kit though. When i get my truck today i might see about swinging by and picking up some lights from a local store, ill post pics.
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thats fine some people dont have the tools and $20 for the tools time to make and paint... is not ridiculous
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http://www.stuffforyourranger.com/st...345ad1d10dd2cf

what do you guys think about this setup. You think it would be too bulky looking.

also if i went with four lights could i run them to each other and then one line to the power source?

or do you guys run seperate lines for all
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personally i like the arched 4 light bar he sells. and you want to run 2 lights on 1 relay so techincally it would be 2 power wires you could hook all 4 up to one switch....
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