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Old 08-20-2009, 07:45 AM
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Arrow Lightbars for Auxilary lighting?

I've been considering on ordering a lightbar or switching bumpers to a prerunner style. I'm leaning MUCH more to the lightbar ideal since I want to keep my fogs and the prerunner bumpers are way expensive. Does anyone have any info on Fabtech's lightbar or maybe others of like designs. I really have been unable to obtain any info for the Fabtech Lightbar aside from needing the Universal design fitment. I'd love to get the RCD Lightbar but unfortunately the one featured on their built ranger was a prototype and they scrapped the ideal of putting it in production.
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Old 08-20-2009, 01:57 PM
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Waag light bars were the rage a little bit ago. Haven't really seen anything to appealing as of late.
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Old 08-20-2009, 02:23 PM
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are you looking for one like this:


if so, buy the procomp lightbar for 97- trucks, make some brackets and you got a lightbar for your truck. i spent 150 when all was said and done.
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Old 08-20-2009, 03:49 PM
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i wish i had pics but i can explain the concept to you. if you look on the back side of your stock bumper at the top you will see 2 bolts in the outer area of your grille. they are on the inside of your frame horns. what i've seen done is to take a 2" peice of flat stock steel and make a crease on the top side so that you can bend it in a 90* angle then weld it to give it more strength. drill a hole so you can bolt it to the back of your bumper. then take a peice of angle iron and bolt/weld it to those peices and mount the desired lighting to that. you could use aluminum for a cleaner look of poor man's chrome.
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Old 08-20-2009, 04:29 PM
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^^^What he said is what I have. They are actually on sale at Underdog-Performance, The Art of Power right now. You buy those tabs and then you can hold 2 lights. After that you can get a flat bar and lay it across the tabs and added 2 more lights in the middle.
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Old 08-20-2009, 04:30 PM
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A link to the page:

Offroad Light Mounting : Underdog-Performance, The Art of Power

Light tabs (the part that mounts to the bumper bolts, on sale for $10 right now, and then above those on the link posted are the 2 options he sells to get a bar across if you want to add 2 more lights.
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Old 08-20-2009, 04:32 PM
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your lucky too, they got rid of those bolts in like 06 or something, i only have two little rubber plugs.
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Old 08-20-2009, 04:42 PM
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Yea I know...just made it. I have seen them made to work on 06+ though.
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Old 08-20-2009, 04:50 PM
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gee thanks guys i didn't realize they were that cheap or i wouldn't have sugested making your own. i'm just glad were all on the same page here.
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Old 08-20-2009, 05:07 PM
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They are usually 20, went on sale a couple weeks back
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Sold:2005 XLT 4x4 Ext. Cab. 4.0 Mods: ProComp lights w/ HID swap on tabs, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, CB/PA, black out heads/corners, lil sound system, cranked t-bars, flow 40 dumped, line-x, shell, bed rug, 06+ tails, metal tail gate handle since plastic one shattered, OHC, Mustang Dome.
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Old 08-20-2009, 05:16 PM
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just curious, Justin, the one you saw made to work on an 06+, were the rubber caps just removed and replaced with a bolt? or was it more involved?
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Old 08-20-2009, 06:34 PM
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hmm...it was over a year ago...i will try to find it later on.
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