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Post 46" Recon tailgate light?

I was checking at stuffforyourranger.com at the 46" rear light stick cuz im a stepside...Well it sais the turn signals will be off due to chopping the 49" down a little...anyone gor a pic of how bad there off??
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i have the 46" recon light and mine isn't off at all you line the middle lights up with the middle of your truck. or turn your blinker on and put the light that seperates them from left to right in the middle.
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I don't know anyhtign about this but he is a stepside and it looks like you're not.
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Yeah but mossy has the 46" instead of the full 49"
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so ist ok?? Looks like this one is one the to-do list then...might need 1 more opinion though?
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Yeah it should be fine, I love mine.
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its easy to install and some ppl don't want to cut into their reverse light to do the white led's when you back up but its worth it.
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I don't know anyhtign about this but he is a stepside and it looks like you're not.

that doesn't matter it will still work the same on his
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http://www.stuffforyourranger.com/st...9c8b0811e4afcc

this is the one i want, not the white light one...so will it still be the same?
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yep its the same thing but when you back up they won't do anything but be like the running. mine is when i back up they turn white which adds more light
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If he didnt tell you,you would probley never know...I love mine
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i was going for cheaper..so you have the $60 one.....I'll be ordering that next week then, gonna get some plugs and wires tonight after work, and a fuel filter and pcv valve....Never changed the ranger plugs, so wish me luck!!! ill save that for this weekend!!

Ill need brighter light cuz im going to tint my tails about 3 more coats, then clearcoat them next week...
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Just mask off the area where your revers lights are. Most guys that niteshade their tails do it so they don't lose any lighting on the reverse lights, and it still looks good.
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Honestly i can't tell that mine is off when my blinker is on.
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Fyi I can't tell any difference with the reverse lights hooked up or not on my light bar.
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Yeah i masked off that area already...so its cool.
Ace, and Trent what are you talking about not being able to tell its off with light bar, and tails? your blinker?
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I have the Fire and Ice light bar that has the brake, turn signals and reverse lights, when I didn't have the reverse lights hooked up and when I do have them hooked up I can't tell the difference if I'm backing up somewhere.
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oh i gotcha now....do u have to cut into the brakes and turn signals then, instead of just the brakes?
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No all you do is just plug into the trailer wiring connector and you'll be good to go. The only one you have to tap into is the reverse one, but you won't have to do that.
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not positive i have that...Ill check later, its raining here now
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Yeah i masked off that area already...so its cool.
Ace, and Trent what are you talking about not being able to tell its off with light bar, and tails? your blinker?


When i have my blinker on it's suppose to be off center but i can not tell the difference.

Maybe you can in this video i made of it awhile back.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akE5KvsSVNg
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I have the Fire and Ice light bar that has the brake, turn signals and reverse lights, when I didn't have the reverse lights hooked up and when I do have them hooked up I can't tell the difference if I'm backing up somewhere.
you might have yours a lil low. mine gives off alot of light
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Hey.

This question is for the guys with the LED light bar.

Is the bar small enough not to interfer with the opening (hole for jake tool)for the spare tire crank down? I am ordering a LED light bar but am not sure if it will mess up access to my spare.

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No it does get in the way but the way its made is theres 4 tabs you stick on with double stick tape to the truck, those are attached to the light bar by 4 phillips head screws. So you just take out those 4 screws and you can lower the spare tire. No biggie.
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Thanks for the reply. Sounds easy enough.
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