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Needing opinion on a light bar

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ToyotaKTMracing, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. Nov 19, 2011 at 5:24 AM
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    ToyotaKTMracing [OP] The Blue Warrior

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    I'm looking at the N-fab light bar for my truck and thinking about putting 4 hella 500 black magics on it. I'm kinda wanting it for looks, but mainly for offroad use at our camp at night. Would it be worth to get that?
     
  2. Nov 19, 2011 at 5:29 AM
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    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Yes.
    IMO, Yes... But what do you exactly mean when you say "worth it"? $$$ or functionality of it?
     
  3. Nov 19, 2011 at 5:29 AM
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    Oh. And for those out there that has the N-Fab bar, will it fit with a license plate on the front?
     
  4. Nov 19, 2011 at 5:34 AM
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    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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  5. Nov 19, 2011 at 5:37 AM
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  6. Nov 19, 2011 at 5:41 AM
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  7. Nov 19, 2011 at 5:42 AM
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    ToyotaKTMracing [OP] The Blue Warrior

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    So after I got the first light kit, would I need to purchase another kit or just 2 more lamps?
     
  8. Nov 19, 2011 at 5:46 AM
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    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Yes.
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/new-members/9991-how-embed-photos-into-forum-posts.html

    Just copy the URL, and while in the reply box, click either the "link" or the "picture frame" and paste it in. Don't forget to preview your posts ;)

    Easier to just get 2 full kits... unless you want to run all 4 on one relay, and buy your own wire.
     
  9. Nov 19, 2011 at 5:53 AM
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  10. Nov 19, 2011 at 5:55 AM
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    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Yes.
  11. Nov 19, 2011 at 5:56 AM
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    Haha. And I'm not the best at wiring so can I hook all 4 of them up to one switch? I only have one space left for the switch anyway.
     
  12. Nov 19, 2011 at 6:03 AM
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    500 black magics or 500FFs? What's the difference and is it better to pay more for the black magics?
     
  13. Nov 19, 2011 at 6:07 AM
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    Both. Like is it worth the money and is it a night and day difference with amount of light?
     
  14. Nov 19, 2011 at 6:38 AM
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  15. Nov 19, 2011 at 7:54 AM
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    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Yes.
    Yes, you can wire it all to one swicth/relay. You will just have to get your own wire if more is needed. (One relay (30 amps ) will handle 4 55 Wat bulbs. or 55w divided by 12v = 4.5 amps.. and 220w divided by 12v =18.3 amps. (ohms law))

    Not much more than a design difference. See below...

    I bet the BM's and the 500's will have pretty much the same output. If you want the most light output, get 500ff's and convert them to HID.

    http://www.google.com/
     
  16. Nov 19, 2011 at 7:57 AM
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  17. Nov 19, 2011 at 8:01 AM
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    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Good choice :D You can def run 4 Hids on 1 relay and switch.

    You still going with the N-fab?
     
  18. Nov 19, 2011 at 8:04 AM
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    N-fab or westin. I like the look of the N-fab better soooo :D
    Plus what size HIDs and what kind are best?
     
  19. Nov 19, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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