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LED tailgate bar

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by SAIRS, Oct 23, 2010.

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Would you install Tailgate LED Lights

Poll closed Nov 22, 2010.
  1. Heck yeah!

    40 vote(s)
    26.1%
  2. ehh, probably not

    37 vote(s)
    24.2%
  3. Not a chance

    76 vote(s)
    49.7%
  1. Oct 23, 2010 at 3:56 PM
    #1
    SAIRS

    SAIRS [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Oct 23, 2010 at 4:02 PM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    9 out of 10 light bars i see are not working properly. they always are half burnt out or have a dozen leds that are dimmer than the rest...they always have something wrong with them
     
  3. Oct 23, 2010 at 4:05 PM
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    SAIRS

    SAIRS [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, thats what Im seeing from what people are saying on the forums. Maybe Christmas lights would work better. At least you can replace the bulbs...but that would look white trash IMO.
     
  4. Oct 23, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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  5. Oct 23, 2010 at 4:24 PM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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  6. Oct 23, 2010 at 4:36 PM
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    Caduceus

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    I've seen probably a half dozen locally, usually on F150's. They're not appreciably brighter in their brake/turn signal function versus them being on as a regular tail light. And during the day, the sun overpowers them too.
     
  7. Oct 23, 2010 at 4:42 PM
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    Finks99Taco

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    I got the cheap one from Walmart. Had to trim the plastic lip off it because every time I put the tailgate down, it would hit them. It was cheap and I cut into the housing so some water has gotten in there and sometimes it works. Might rip it out soon. The fire and ice ones seem solid but expensive.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Oct 23, 2010 at 6:31 PM
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    SAIRS

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    and alot of money $$$$. Those are crazy expensive.
     
  9. Oct 23, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    OEM SS tube steps, Access LE tonneau cover, pop n'lock, AVS in-channel vent visors, stubby antenna, Wet Okole seat covers, bed mat, rear diff breather mod, 4 extra d rings in bed, K&N air filter.
    I followed a car the other day and that was the ONLY lights on the back of the car. The tail lights were blacked out and didn't look like they were working, no third brake light, no turn signals :annoyed: :rant: would have liked them better if there had been other lites to go along with it.
     
  10. Oct 23, 2010 at 7:31 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    you get what you pay for...

    the plug and play ones are cheap chinese made junk

    I talked to chuck about his when I had a street truck and he said his will last around 11 years:eek:
     
  11. Oct 23, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    Not my bag of tea....Sometimes less is more!!!!
     
  12. Oct 23, 2010 at 7:35 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    bingo


    your truck looks good! 2011 and already lifted:D
     
  13. Oct 26, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    My cousin has the one from LEDGLOW and it is pretty sweet, and my friend has the same one. I would post pics but they both have chevys. Personally I think they look pretty cool, I might get one when I have more money.
     
  14. Oct 26, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    too ricey...:facepalm:
     
  15. Oct 27, 2010 at 4:00 AM
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    Thinkin nah..........
     
  16. Oct 27, 2010 at 4:50 AM
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    No thanks.
     
  17. Oct 27, 2010 at 6:46 AM
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    jerry74

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    they are nice, but don't you have to rip it off to crank down the spare tire,because hole for "winch" is in the middle?
     
  18. Oct 27, 2010 at 7:08 AM
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    I strongly agree. :D
     
  19. Oct 27, 2010 at 8:09 AM
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    I solved that problem by cutting out a notch in the plastic above the led strip and have had no issues accessing the spare. However I don't have a spare underneath anymore!

    I've had a pacer light strip on my truck for 2 years now and no complaints, all of my LED's are still chuggin away. i think it looks cool and also it helps out with safety when I'm hauling trailers
     
  20. Oct 30, 2010 at 8:21 AM
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