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Old 11-30-2016, 10:55 AM
Rath Empire Rath Empire is offline
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I can only speak from experience. I had a 50" and 20" Cree bars on a tacoma I haven't noticed any difference between those and the cheap one I have now. Same hood glare so all the bs about different projectors doesn't make a difference if you ask me. And the cheap one is just as bright. So why pay an extra 500 for no added benefits?
Cree isn't a brand of led bar.... There are tons of terrible light bars that use cree LEDs.
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Old 11-30-2016, 11:10 AM
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Cree isn't a brand of led bar.... There are tons of terrible light bars that use cree LEDs.
Yeah it's the type of led or whatever. Anything using Cree is generally more expensive and considered nicer than the cheap ones I buy now. I'm saying I payed more for something with the Cree LEDs and it was a waste of money
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Old 11-30-2016, 11:33 AM
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But that doesn't mean it was a good bar..... Just because it used cree LEDs lol. Probably used the oldest crappiest version of them. In which case no shit it won't be any better.
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Old 11-30-2016, 11:37 AM
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But that doesn't mean it was a good bar..... Just because it used cree LEDs lol. Probably used the oldest crappiest version of them. In which case no shit it won't be any better.
It was about a year and a half ago and I spent like 700 or so on both bars combined so I definitely didn't get the worst ones. But either way I regret spending that money and not getting a cheap one. So I'm going to recommend from my experience people get the cheap ones because there is no difference in performance

I mean have you actually tried both? I haven't heard anyone who has tried both say that spending the extra money made any difference

Honestly if you're looking to buy one and you're thinking of going the expensive route then just buy a cheap one first and see what you think before paying more for one. Haven't heard of anyone who regrets it in the last year or two. That was my plan so I bought a cheap one and liked it so much I never went back and bought a nicer one
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Old 11-30-2016, 04:48 PM
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It was about a year and a half ago and I spent like 700 or so on both bars combined so I definitely didn't get the worst ones. But either way I regret spending that money and not getting a cheap one. So I'm going to recommend from my experience people get the cheap ones because there is no difference in performance

I mean have you actually tried both? I haven't heard anyone who has tried both say that spending the extra money made any difference

Honestly if you're looking to buy one and you're thinking of going the expensive route then just buy a cheap one first and see what you think before paying more for one. Haven't heard of anyone who regrets it in the last year or two. That was my plan so I bought a cheap one and liked it so much I never went back and bought a nicer one
I already have the bar I just wanted to get some mounts..

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Old 11-30-2016, 04:50 PM
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So I'm planning on getting a curved led light bar...

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I already have the bar....

Well that was quick!
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Old 11-30-2016, 04:52 PM
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Well that was quick!
Sorry well like I have it ordered and it's on it way...

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Old 12-02-2016, 10:40 PM
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Before buying mounting brackets, hook it up to a battery and move it around the roof to find the spot where the hood glare cuts out. On an extended cab, it should be behind or on the door line.


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Old 01-21-2017, 07:42 AM
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Sorry I forgotten to post the pic of it I just went ahead and made my own. Pretty simple setup but looks good. I've had it on for almost a month and it still strong as hell on there.

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Old 01-22-2017, 05:19 PM
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Sorry I forgotten to post the pic of it I just went ahead and made my own. Pretty simple setup but looks good. I've had it on for almost a month and it still strong as hell on there.

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Do you get any hood glare with it right up front?


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Do you get any hood glare with it right up front?


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Actually no.. it surprised me when I was testing it out. I think it's cause I have it straight forward

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What's the difference between a 50 dollar one and a 400 dollar one?
OH! OH! OH! I'll take a guess. $ 350.00? Sorry I just had to do it.
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Old 01-22-2017, 08:36 PM
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OH! OH! OH! I'll take a guess. $ 350.00? Sorry I just had to do it.
Good one

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Old 01-24-2017, 05:52 PM
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Get these:
http://stores.mcmfablv.com/93-12-for...us-bar-mounts/

You can fit in a huge ass light bar and it is sucked down close to the windshield and looks great if you ask me


I got those mounts and by far my favorite of the ones that I've seen.


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