Opinions please.. (new light bar)

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Re: Opinions please.. (new light bar)

Post by ScottieJ » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:48 pm

I think i'd just get annoyed with anything mounted to my bonnet :lol:
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Re: Opinions please.. (new light bar)

Post by ROBBIE » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:26 pm

Was first mounted under the bumper, but got taken off by a stump, so was agreed to go there. Truth is im not a fan of light bars, don't see what's wrong a good pair of spots, but there you go, I only fix things on it
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Re: Opinions please.. (new light bar)

Post by dan00001 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:36 pm

Well decided it made more sense to mount under the bull bar, and I like it.

Can I wire the switch from the relay directly to my high beam? So the light bar comes on with high beam only?

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Re: Opinions please.. (new light bar)

Post by SherwoodNash » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:49 pm

Vey neat job! :doublethumbs:

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Re: Opinions please.. (new light bar)

Post by ROBBIE » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:50 pm

Yeah, I had spots wired in that way on the old one
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Re: Opinions please.. (new light bar)

Post by palo123 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:06 pm

i'm not 100% sure but i didn't think you were allowed to use off road lights on the road with your traditional road use lights.

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Re: Opinions please.. (new light bar)

Post by dan00001 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:09 pm

Thanks Sherwood, I drilled & tapped into the bb, took a while to get everything perfectly lined up so I could drill the holes in the right place but I think she looks good.

Thanks Robbie, going to wire her up tomorrow :)

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Re: Opinions please.. (new light bar)

Post by dan00001 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:11 pm

palo123 wrote:i'm not 100% sure but i didn't think you were allowed to use off road lights on the road with your traditional road use lights.
I was under the impression that you could use them only on your high beam and they had to be under a certain size to use on the highway?

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Re: Opinions please.. (new light bar)

Post by turbo-tom » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:00 pm

Looks good however I would move your number plate as your radiator will not get any air flow
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Re: Opinions please.. (new light bar)

Post by Anton » Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:09 pm

dan00001 wrote:
palo123 wrote:i'm not 100% sure but i didn't think you were allowed to use off road lights on the road with your traditional road use lights.
I was under the impression that you could use them only on your high beam and they had to be under a certain size to use on the highway?
I'd assume (so correct me if I'm wrong) that they would need to conform to the beam pattern required by law for a high-beam headlight.

Wire them up through a switch so you can kill them for the MOT and you'll probably be fine. Probably.

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