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Old 08-29-2013, 09:23 AM   #1
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Need Opinions on Light Orientation

Need opinions on light orientation for the 170s:

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My initial vote is down, but I'm on the fence. Posts in my build thread and at work are 50/50.
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Old 08-29-2013, 10:53 AM   #2
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i'd put them up, especially if they're the pencil beams, you'll get more light down the road
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:34 AM   #3
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They'll be yellow combo beams when they arrive tomorrow.
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:39 AM   #4
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I like the first possiton. Where did you get that light bar?
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Looks better down.
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Old 08-29-2013, 04:51 PM   #6
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I like the first possiton. Where did you get that light bar?
Thanks for the vote. Avid Light bar. They are a vendor here.
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Old 08-29-2013, 04:53 PM   #7
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I voted down, but i really meant to say behind your grill.
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Old 08-29-2013, 05:12 PM   #8
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I voted down, but i really meant to say behind your grill.
Not a bad idea, but I got the tabs on the Avid and want to try them out first.
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Both "looks" look good, but I really like the way the lights line up with the fog lights in the first picture.
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Old 08-30-2013, 11:38 AM   #12
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I vote down! Much cleaner look IMO.
Actually, have you put any thought into behind the grill? Would look sweet on your truck!
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I say get another set and do down and behind the grill
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Thanks for the opinions. I put both on it this afternoon and sat there in front of it. I think I've decided on down. The beauty being if I don't like it, I'll just flip them around.

I got the wiring kit in the mail today, but the damn place sent amber covers instead of yellow...... Oh well, the new lenses are on the way.

As for behind the grill, I have thought about it, but I want to try the Avid first. Besides, I dont think the 170 Strykers will fit behind the grill.... :-/
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Down looks like a jeep.. I would say up.
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Thanks for the opinions. I put both on it this afternoon and sat there in front of it. I think I've decided on down. The beauty being if I don't like it, I'll just flip them around.

I got the wiring kit in the mail today, but the damn place sent amber covers instead of yellow...... Oh well, the new lenses are on the way.

As for behind the grill, I have thought about it, but I want to try the Avid first. Besides, I dont think the 170 Strykers will fit behind the grill.... :-/
Somewhere in the BAMF lightbar thread, somebody stuffed 4 170's behind the grill
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Somewhere in the BAMF lightbar thread, somebody stuffed 4 170's behind the grill
Awesome I'll take a look
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3 reasons for up......

1. They will shine further in the up position.
2. They will be better protected further up.
3. Depending on when your lights were produced.... The rubber gasket around the wires can leak if they are upside down and the water will ruin your lights. Ask me how I know heh heh. Though lightforce did a great job replacing mine.

My 2 .... Or 3 cents heh heh

Function > looks
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