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Show me your light bars!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MedlinAround, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. Mar 23, 2013 at 4:47 PM
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    MedlinAround

    MedlinAround [OP] Failure is the result of letting setbacks stop you

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    Looking on purchasing a light bar for my Tacoma and just getting a few ideas on where i'd want to go with it! I've looked at a few and believe i'm going to go outside of the truck instead of behind the grill. Show me what you got!
     
  2. Mar 23, 2013 at 6:40 PM
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    Cape Codder

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    Avid Light Bar from AVID Off-road.
    Two light tabs on mind, but they'll set it up any way you want.
    Moddin' is sorta on hiatus and I haven't mounted lights yet
    Brandon is great to work with and very professional

    Good Luck with your search

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  3. Mar 23, 2013 at 7:15 PM
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    Raz4back

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    Crossfab light bar

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  4. Mar 23, 2013 at 8:39 PM
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    ChiveOn

    ChiveOn City Slickin' Redneck, I wear a suit with a mullet

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    Great thread!

    Do any MGM have an avid light bar?
     
  5. Mar 24, 2013 at 5:50 PM
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    MedlinAround

    MedlinAround [OP] Failure is the result of letting setbacks stop you

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    Super sexy if they wasn't so dang expensive! Love the 3 light look!
     
  6. Mar 26, 2013 at 6:03 AM
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    Westin, less than $200...

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  7. Apr 2, 2013 at 11:39 AM
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    MedlinAround

    MedlinAround [OP] Failure is the result of letting setbacks stop you

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    What kind of Lights are those? Hella?

    I like the 3 light look on the Tacoma but seems like most places i look are for a pair of them instead of buying singles.
     
  8. Apr 2, 2013 at 12:35 PM
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    MedlinAround

    MedlinAround [OP] Failure is the result of letting setbacks stop you

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    Just picked up a pair of Black Magic Hella lights from Advance Regular $129 for $79! If anyone else in interested type in the coupon code DOW14!!
     
  9. Apr 3, 2013 at 5:18 AM
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    RogerRZ

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    They're Hella 700FFs. I bought four, as in my business, it's not uncommon to incur, um, "glass breakage". I also replaced the middle one with an Optiluxe HID, which can be bought in singles. (it was on sale for $200 at the local speed shop).
     
  10. Apr 3, 2013 at 5:21 AM
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    Great thread - I would like to put an LED strip on the middle bar of mine - just might happen!! Mine is an AVID as well - I love it - well built and it is powder coated 20% gloss -- the stock wheels match.

    Great looking trucks!!!

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  11. Apr 3, 2013 at 8:31 AM
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    Wattapunk Stay lifted my friends !

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    N-Fab light bar with Hella 500s.
     
  12. Apr 3, 2013 at 8:36 AM
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    ABA180 It burns when I pee....

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    No lights yet (BOOOOO), but my Westin bar bought from another TWer this past weekend

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  13. Apr 3, 2013 at 8:38 AM
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    Daaamn that's a sick front end..
     
  14. Apr 3, 2013 at 8:41 AM
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  15. Apr 3, 2013 at 11:00 AM
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    Westin with Hella Black Magic's and my LED 20" Dual row light bar mounted behind the lower grill.
     
  16. Apr 3, 2013 at 12:27 PM
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  17. Apr 3, 2013 at 3:51 PM
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    One thing to keep in mind with the Westin, it isn't built with any kind of rough use in mind. Mine broke at the brackets in less than a month. I had to box/gusset the heck out of it in order to keep it in one piece.
     
  18. Apr 3, 2013 at 4:00 PM
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    once upon a time I had an nfab with 4 hella 700ffs.

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    but now I'm running a bamf behind the grill with 4 hella 500ffs. It looks much cleaner.

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  19. Apr 3, 2013 at 4:45 PM
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    Redhed

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    Looks good!
     
  20. Apr 4, 2013 at 9:06 AM
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    MedlinAround

    MedlinAround [OP] Failure is the result of letting setbacks stop you

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    Can't really make my mind up on behind the grill or not. Id like to have a different grill as well but if I can get the right look, having the lights on the outside gives the truck a rougher look IMO. Saying that, i have seen some mean behind the grill looks as well.
     
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