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Old 02-08-2016, 09:13 PM
EdgeNW EdgeNW is offline
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Default Options for tailgate light bar 2003 edge

I have a 2003 ranger egde and I would like to get a tailgate light strip for it. the problem is that I can't find one that fits. the area just under the tailgate is an odd dimension, like 46ish inches and I cant find a light bar under 48". anyone have suggestions for a brand or product I could get that would work?
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Old 02-09-2016, 05:34 PM
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http://www.andysautosport.com/produc...ow__10580.html

Found this. let me know if its the right one.
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Old 02-09-2016, 06:09 PM
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I've got one, some companies offer 2 sizes, the smaller being something like 38" which fits perfect. think mine was made by "rampage" truck accessories... not sure if they are still around but it was like $30 5 years ago

just be careful nothing drops between the tailgate & bed of the truck... i'm on my second one because of that haha.
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Old 02-09-2016, 06:55 PM
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I got mine a couple years ago from Recon. Mine has the stop light, turn signals, & back up lights & plugs right into the trailer towing harness.
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Old 02-10-2016, 01:40 AM
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Dang that plasma glow is expensive! But it doesn't look like rampage makes a bar that shorter than 48" and I can't find a recon bar that fits. Where did you get your recon bar anyway?
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Old 02-10-2016, 03:29 AM
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Here is the one I used in the 49" version, as long as you do not have a step side bed.

http://www.gorecon.com/product.php?p...e-Bar&p_cat=26
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Old 02-10-2016, 10:32 AM
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Thats not helpful. As I mentioned before I have a stepside and a smaller bar
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Old 02-10-2016, 10:56 AM
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anyone have suggestions for a brand or product I could get that would work?
Thanks
"Back in the day" Plasmaglow used to offer a flexible setup that was cut-to-fit.

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EDIT: They still offer it. Click: http://www.plasmaglow.com/fire-ice-led-tailgate-bar/

"This new Flexible version fits any Car, Truck, or SUV. It can be cut to length to be any size between 12″ and 60″."
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Old 02-10-2016, 03:59 PM
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Thats not helpful. As I mentioned before I have a stepside and a smaller bar
Sorry, I did not see that you mentioned it was a step side.
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Old 02-11-2016, 07:31 AM
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I have a stepside, and the only reason I never put one on mine is the hole to access the spare tire. What do you do about the hole?
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Old 02-11-2016, 07:47 AM
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Default Re: Options for tailgate light bar 2003 edge

Both bed styles have the same hole to access the spare, not just the step side. In my case if I need to I will simply pull the light bar off enough to get to it. It is kind of flexible, and if I need new double stick tape, that is no big deal.
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Old 02-11-2016, 09:47 AM
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I finally found one that will fit and doesn't cost $150. Its from a comapany called LEDGlow. Anyone ever heard of them?

http://www.ledunderbody.com/36-Inch-...FVc1aQodYp4BNw
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Old 02-11-2016, 10:19 AM
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Actually I think that is what I have now, after I broke the first one. Got it from a member here. Been on the truck 3+ years no problems.
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Both bed styles have the same hole to access the spare, not just the step side. In my case if I need to I will simply pull the light bar off enough to get to it. It is kind of flexible, and if I need new double stick tape, that is no big deal.
I keep a small screwdriver in with my jack so I can just remove the bar from the little mount tabs.
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Old 02-11-2016, 10:57 AM
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I finally found one that will fit and doesn't cost $150. Its from a comapany called LEDGlow. Anyone ever heard of them?
I'm sure they are the same as any other "overseas" LED reseller....

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