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LET THERE BE LIGHT !!! Finally hooked up (UPDATE)

Discussion in 'Rocky Mountain Region' started by 4xcrazy, Apr 18, 2004.

  1. 4xcrazy

    4xcrazy 3/4 ton status

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    Just some pics after all the wiring and job completed for now, still a few minor details to fix and correct, but they work !! /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif

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    7 switches for the light bar, and the oddball switch for the two 150 watt lights on the front bumper.
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    The pictures are not doing these any justice, they are quite bright, especially the ones i swapped in 100 watt bulbs into. There are also 5 rear facing and 2 side lights.

    Total of 1205 watts on this bar itself.

    Anybody need a ballpark or court lit for the night? /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif

    (((UPDATE)))
    I got the front bumper lights hooked up the following day, those have the 150 watt bulbs in them.

    I also got to use them earlier tonight, they literally light up the side of the mountain or hill being attempted to climb. Real nice.

    Now in the works is a new secondary high output alternator and a second battery. Had some serious alternator noise travelling through the CB radio when these are turned on, (according to Paul) i myself heard it too though.

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    Here's a better view of just what it is, it's one of the old TrailBlazer light bars, i think that company went out of business, oh well, Had some comments that the bar couldn't really be seen, so here it is.

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  2. justhorsinaround

    justhorsinaround 3/4 ton status

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    Re: LET THERE BE LIGHT !!! Finally hooked up

    I'll make sure to call you if I ever break down in the middle of nowhere and it's real dark outside and I need to see back up above the tranny and it's critical that I be able to determine which grain of dirt that is inhibiting proper cooling of the front differential. /forums/images/graemlins/yikes.gif

    Those seem to be pretty cool. I look forward to seein how they work in person.

    Good luck to y'all in the future.

    Allan
     
  3. BadDog

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    Re: LET THERE BE LIGHT !!! Finally hooked up

    Damn, if we ever do a night run, remind me to bring SPF 50! /forums/images/graemlins/yikes.gif You've got about 4 times the wattage I will have when I get all my lights hooked up...
     
  4. pauly383

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    Re: LET THERE BE LIGHT !!! Finally hooked up

    You'll need sunglasses too , or better yet a welding helmet /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Looks like time to paint the hood flat black, the light shining on the hood is gonna reflect back into your eyes.
     
  6. 4xcrazy

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    Got to use it the other night, the way the light bar is designed and built, and also since i have it mounted far enough back, i only actually got light showing up on the front 2-3 inches of hood surface, it all projects out to the hillside and roadway, really cool light, have two more bulbs though i still need to upgrade to 100 watters.

    Just added another, better pic of the light rack at the top, during the day and turned off.
     
  7. jjlaughner

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    looks cool man /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  8. Seventy4Blazer

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    total cost of the unit?
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  9. 4xcrazy

    4xcrazy 3/4 ton status

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    I bought mine used from a guy here locally that was selling it on Ebay, i paid $125, but then i added 100watt bulbs, so anyways, i didn't see a website for them, i do see an add in the back of the Petersens 4wd magazine, all they have is a phone number to call for a free brochure: (714)543-2213.
    They are in Santa Ana, California.

    If i remember, it's been awhile, but i thought i saw them new for $200-400, just depends on the style you get, they have smaller units with less lights also.

    ALthough, i just noticed, i saw it in an issue of Pauls magazines he has at his place, and it is in the September 1998 issue, so they may have gone out of business, i dunno though, worth a shot to call anyway. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     

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