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hideaway strobes

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by broken taco, Oct 5, 2011.

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should i get hideaway strobes for my taco

  1. Yes

    47 vote(s)
    57.3%
  2. No

    35 vote(s)
    42.7%
  1. Oct 5, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    broken taco

    broken taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Oct 5, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    yotamikez

    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    Why? When would you use them? Arnt they illegal.
     
  3. Oct 5, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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  4. Oct 5, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    G scott04

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    umm yes those are bad ass!!

    and no they are not illegal because they aren't emergency vehicle colors,
     
  5. Oct 5, 2011 at 8:52 PM
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    broken taco

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    i think they look pretty cool. they probably are illegal. and my friend has some on his truck and he has them on pretty much anytime hes not on the highway. i wouldnt use them that much but they look fun
     
  6. Oct 5, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    yotamikez

    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    Whats the point in your friend using them all the time? Maybe I just don't understand.
     
  7. Oct 5, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    carcharias

    carcharias Giggiddy what what

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  8. Oct 5, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    I smell ricers.
     
  9. Oct 5, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    I smell safety!
     
  10. Oct 5, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    Explain please? How is this adding to safety? All this will do is confuse people and cause them to slow down.
     
  11. Oct 5, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    yotamikez

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    Enough strobes. People will slow down to a stop. No moving = no crashes. Every tw member get strobes. :cool:
     
  12. Oct 5, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    Sweet. The 91 freeway will literally be a parking lot. At least I will save money on gas.
     
  13. Oct 5, 2011 at 9:02 PM
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    yotamikez

    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    See help me help you lol. op buy the strobes.
     
  14. Oct 5, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    We should see the op's intentions with these strobes first
     
  15. Oct 5, 2011 at 9:09 PM
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    georgeandkanoa

    georgeandkanoa the point is simply this

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    what the fuck would you want them for,it ain't going to make you look cool
     
  16. Oct 5, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    I know already. It is to be cool guy with strobes.
     
  17. Oct 5, 2011 at 9:20 PM
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    Why would you need them? To make your truck all flashy? But if you use them for a legit reason such as a job, I say yes. If not, go to autozone and have fun in the chrome section. I promise that'll bring more eyes to your truck then strobes.
     
  18. Oct 5, 2011 at 9:21 PM
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    You might want to check with your local Police Department. I do emergency lighting installs in New Mexico and the hideaway strobe systems are considered illegal here unless the vehicle they are on is parked at a car or truck show.
     
  19. Oct 5, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    i have strobes on my truck, but they are for when we are out in the desert prerunning and chasing during races...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZ4daHSawtE

    although, i did use them once to block an intersection when the car in front of me hit a pedestrian and killed the poor guy, but considering i was the one on the cell phone with 911 and checking his pulse, the cops didn't sweat me about the lights...

    if you want it for shits and giggles, then i say don't do it...
     
  20. Oct 5, 2011 at 9:26 PM
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    Yours was actually the first truck I thought of lol
     
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