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Old 11-17-2016, 12:37 PM
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OK, 50in straight or 50in curved light bar mounted on top of windshield?
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OK, 50in straight or 50in curved light bar mounted on top of windshield?
Booo! I despise that look because of all the mall crawlers. One that big isnt ever neccessary either. Curved looks better I think though.
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Curved looks better-
For function though a light bar above your windshield is only effective for blasting out a lot of light that's un-useful. and in some cases blinding. For added visibility you're always better off mounting lights low.
FWIW
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Curved looks better-
For function though a light bar above your windshield is only effective for blasting out a lot of light that's un-useful. and in some cases blinding. For added visibility you're always better off mounting lights low.
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Agreed. Op don't waste your money
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Personally, I ran the straight light bar. The brackets I ran from Inspired Engineering could be clamped to the gutter rail.

The only brackets that I know that are made specifically for the curved look require drilling and riveting into the bodywork.

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Personally, I ran the straight light bar. The brackets I ran from Inspired Engineering could be clamped to the gutter rail.

The only brackets that I know that are made specifically for the curved look require drilling and riveting into the bodywork.

No offense man, but that xj is exactly what I would picture as a mall crawler or brodozer!! Like to a T. Haha but I'm sure you wheeled it hard man judging from your posts and I believe your build thread. Just thought it was funny
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No offense man, but that xj is exactly what I would picture as a mall crawler or brodozer!! Like to a T. Haha but I'm sure you wheeled it hard man judging from your posts and I believe your build thread. Just thought it was funny
Good thing it's not your jeep!
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Good thing it's not your jeep!
Why is that?
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Personally, I ran the straight light bar. The brackets I ran from Inspired Engineering could be clamped to the gutter rail. The only brackets that I know that are made specifically for the curved look require drilling and riveting into the bodywork.
good looking jeep my man!
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Originally Posted by thatXJguy View Post
Personally, I ran the straight light bar. The brackets I ran from Inspired Engineering could be clamped to the gutter rail.

The only brackets that I know that are made specifically for the curved look require drilling and riveting into the bodywork.

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Totally unrelated but how do you like the STT pros? Trying to decide between MT/R's, KM2's and the STT's
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Curved or straight is more up to you,But the light bar its self matters.You don't want a combo light pattern you want spot only.And the ip rating matters,IP67 is water resistant while IP68 is water proof.Most cheapo light bars are Ip67 btw.
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Originally Posted by Martlor13 View Post
No offense man, but that xj is exactly what I would picture as a mall crawler or brodozer!! Like to a T. Haha but I'm sure you wheeled it hard man judging from your posts and I believe your build thread. Just thought it was funny
No offense taken. It was a one-owner grandma Jeep in perfect condition and I kept it that way every step of the way before I traded it in for the Rubicon I have now. Any time I went into any mud or trail, I washed it when I went home to keep the paint and bearings pristine.

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good looking jeep my man!
Thanks buddy!

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Totally unrelated but how do you like the STT pros? Trying to decide between MT/R's, KM2's and the STT's
I liked them, but they were just heavy tires. Between those three, I think the STT Pros are the best bang for your buck.
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