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VetteGuy
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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?

Exactly my point.
I don't need 4 lights on the damn thing, and they look odd with only two.

I have the last one you posted with a pair of KCs on it.

Looks good, IMHO.




Ice Cream Sammich
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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?
I would get a Rigid mount and Rigid LEDs before either of them but just cannot stand a bull bar. The light bars just look much better IMO.


VetteGuy
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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?
Man, that's funny you say that-I agree 100%.

They make a rigid LED that fills up that space below the grill perfectly.

They were a good bit and I read some poor reviews on them. That's why I didn't get them.

The KC HIDs were big bucks as well, though.

ETA: the Rigid warranty was weak sauce, too.
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Ice Cream Sammich
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They make a rigid LED that fills up that space below the grill perfectly.

I want one for my F150 but the last time that I checked, it was Raptor only. Maybe now they have one, bout to head over and look.
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They were a good bit and I read some poor reviews on them. That's why I didn't get them.

I have only ever heard great things about them, minus the price. There are cheaper options but they are not Rigid quality.
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The KC HIDs were big bucks as well, though.

Had them on my JK, and while I loved them, I hated paying for them. I used two lock nuts on those bastards.


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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?
Lightforce FTMFW


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VetteGuy
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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?
Yeah, it would be hard together these off unless you showed up with a deep well and an extension.

Check the warranty b/c now I see it's lifetime?

I was reading some of the LEDs would burn out, etc.

It's been a good two years since I looked at them, but I liked how they looked. Much cleaner.

Some places I go, I need some bright lights.


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Check the warranty b/c now I see it's lifetime?

I believe so.
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I was reading some of the LEDs would burn out, etc.

I have no heard of this. Not saying that it doesn't happen, just not in my research.
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Some places I go, I need some bright lights.

We are starting to use trucks more and more at our camp and while headlights are great, more is always better.

Hammer, That was the other brand that I was thinking about. I liked their quality and price last time that I looked but forgot about them.
ETA: Hammer, thats not actually the company that I was thinking about. There is another LED company that makes good shite.
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VetteGuy
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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?
I wonder how those LEDs do for range compared to HIDs?





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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?
This is their 50" model. Very expensive but shows what they are capable of.
Image: http://www.rigidindustries.com/v/vspfiles/assets/js/images/n6.jpg



Their smallest bar, 6".
Image: http://www.rigidindustries.com/v/vspfiles/assets/js/images/n4.jpg


geauxpimp
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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?
It's amazing no one has mentioned the gun you can take to the knife fight when someone flicks their bright lights at you...


laangler21
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Ranch hand or bust IMO


Winner winner chicken dinner.


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RBWilliams8
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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?
I like em... Had one on my 2002 z71. It was lifted and looke good though. I don't always like when people put the bullnose and nothing else.


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Crawdaddy
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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?
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Had them on my JK, and while I loved them, I hated paying for them. I used two lock nuts on those bastards


Thinking about some Rigids for my JK. Windshield/Hood mount. Saw a pair a friend had and liked them more after I seen them.


BigBusa
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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?
I don't they look bad, but most applications I've seen utilize the tow hook mounts which involves removing them. I'd rather be without a bull bar than be without hooks up front. So, I say nay.


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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Bull bar on truck - Yes or no?
With how high my KC's are mounted I would kill people if I flashed them at somebody.
I've done it before though when some penis headed bastard refuses to turn his brights off.

Back to the OP though, I still see zero reason to get a bull bar unless you just want your truck to "look cool" which it's very debatable if you're going to accomplish that.

Brush guards look better but are still going to smash up your truck if you hit anything.

IMO it's bumper replacement (ranch hand etc) or leave it stock.


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