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Avid lightbar setup

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Texas Taco, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. Mar 20, 2012 at 10:23 PM
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    Texas Taco

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    I just got my Avid Offroad light bar. I ordered it with 2 tabs. I'm curious to see how others have set up their lighting configurations. Post pics if you've got 'em, along with any specs!
     
  2. Mar 20, 2012 at 10:34 PM
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  3. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:32 PM
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    Mine just shipped today. I'm planning PIAA 520 ATPs.
     
  4. Mar 22, 2012 at 6:52 PM
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    I'm looking at mounting two 3" or maybe even 6" LED's. Still researching though... and saving up money.
     
  5. Mar 23, 2012 at 7:42 AM
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    Your avatar scared every one away! HAHAHA:p
     
  6. Mar 23, 2012 at 7:52 AM
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    2 PIAA 520 Ion Crystal Yellow driving lights. Nice addition with the highbeams on, seem to illuminate the ditches nicely to spot any moose. Had too many close calls with them on the winding highways up here last summer!
     
  7. Mar 23, 2012 at 1:04 PM
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    Bryan139

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    I cut some wires here. Added some wires there.
    I love that bar. It's on my wish list. I like it plain, like a brush guard or bull bar, not necessarily a light bar.

    Sorry...day dreaming.
     
  8. Mar 23, 2012 at 2:27 PM
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    I nearly drove of a 15ft embankment last time I was out wheeling at night. That's my reason for deciding to add extra lighting. I couldn't see shit!
     
  9. Mar 23, 2012 at 2:30 PM
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  10. May 16, 2012 at 12:46 PM
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    Avid w/ Hella Black Magic 500's
     
  11. May 16, 2012 at 5:14 PM
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    Ended up with KC Daylighters.
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  12. May 20, 2012 at 6:11 AM
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    Does the Avid light bar offer any protection or is it thin gauge. Not talking about a full on collision but the occasional parking lot bumps.
     
  13. May 20, 2012 at 8:54 AM
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    General opinion is that is does offer some protection, probably more than an average light bar or bull bar, but less than a plate bumer. It's sturdy tubing, and the attachment point is done right - angled brackets that interface with four of your bumper bolts. I can grab the bar and shake the truck up and down with no flex in the light bar.

    Folks have bottomed out and bent it, but the few threads I've seen have applauded how well it held up and helped protect the plastic bumper. I'm pretty beefy and I would be confident standing on it if needed. It will be a great audible contact signal for the idiot trying to parallel park in front of you.
     
  14. May 20, 2012 at 9:01 AM
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    Definitely stout! I wheeled with a guy that had one and was very impressed. For some of the tighter forested trails where your creeping around turns at full lock and need some rubbing protection for bumper, this thing is ideal.:cool:

    Looks great Poly! Its definitely on my to do list.
     
  15. Jun 4, 2012 at 2:40 PM
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    At night!
     
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