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Two or Three Fog Lights????

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by michaelg589, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. Oct 18, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    michaelg589

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    Hey guys. Im thinking about buying an Avid light bar very soon. However, Im not sure how many lights I want to put on this thing. I was thinking three, but now Im starting to think two. I'm not sure if ill like the way two looks, but three will be more expensive because ill most likely have to buy three individual lights. The truck that got me thinking three is this one:

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    Any suggestions???
     
  2. Oct 18, 2010 at 5:23 PM
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    Most people don't put "fog" lights on those light bars. They put driving lights. I guess if you want to put fogs on there, you could. It would just be kind of useless to have that much light only that far in front of you.

    I suggest put two driving lights, and if you want you could always add more assuming you get a bar with 3 light tabs
     
  3. Oct 18, 2010 at 5:43 PM
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    4 go big or go home.

    And you want driving lights, not fogs... That mounting location is too high for a fog pattern to be effective.
     
  4. Oct 18, 2010 at 5:58 PM
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    I have an avid bar with two lights... I wish I woulda went with three lights. I ordered a pair of KCs and shoulda ordered a individual light a just in case.

    I rhino-lined my avid bar; so depending on what kind of paint/covering you put on the bar you could always add another one after the fact. Food for thought: I have my 2 lights equally spaced on the top of the bar so in theory, I could always a third one in the middle.

    Hope this helps.
     
  5. Oct 18, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    1 off-road light, and 2 driving lights...separate controls: 1 for off-road light, and 1 for driving lights.
     
  6. Oct 18, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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    You could do this or any combo of what you want

    Or if you want on the go flexibility you could put some lightforce lights(and I'm sure other have a similar system) and have a couple of filters and switch them around as you need.
     
  7. Oct 18, 2010 at 6:12 PM
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    Or if you want on the go flexibility you could put some lightforce lights(and I'm sure other have a similar system) and have a couple of filters and switch them around as you need.[/quote]

    ** This is what I did, I have clear KCs w/ amber lens covers on them to protect the lenses and for fog.
     
  8. Oct 18, 2010 at 6:14 PM
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    ** This is what I did, I have clear KCs w/ amber lens covers on them to protect the lenses and for fog.[/QUOTE]

    Yeah it seems like a good setup.
     
  9. Oct 18, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    Where will you be using them? What is it you're trying to see?
    Do you need high beam or more type distance?
    Tighter trails/switch back roads?
     
  10. Oct 18, 2010 at 6:33 PM
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    For distance on the cheap..
    ProComp has a 8" 130 watt euro for $40.
    *I've been using 2 of them for a couple years*
    Euro type lights are a combo of driving light spread (though not quite as wide) w/a center equal to your high beams.(distance)
     
  11. Oct 18, 2010 at 6:47 PM
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    Tighter trails/switch back roads..Driving lights.:thumbsup:
    I would suggest 85watt or more.
     
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