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Old 03-30-2015, 11:16 PM
dogfish246 dogfish246 is offline
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Default Project "Night Light" LED Light Bar mount build

Hey guys,
I am building a light rack for my B3000 to eventually hold a 42in led light bar. This is the first time I have ever tried a project on this scale and it is/was a lot of fun!

I think this will get some of those creative juices flowing and hopefully inspire some of you to start a build of your own! Let me know what you think!

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Old 04-01-2015, 05:58 PM
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Hey Chris. I didn't know you were a member of this forum!!. Still looking forward to part two. I hope it all went as planned.
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Old 04-03-2015, 12:10 AM
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Hey Chris. I didn't know you were a member of this forum!!. Still looking forward to part two. I hope it all went as planned.
Of course! And part 2 is up!
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Old 04-03-2015, 06:24 AM
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I've got a single can b2300. With a camper shell and roof racks. Do you think it would be good to mount a 42 or a 50 on the front bar of the rack. Was thinking about getting a curved bar. But don't want to go blind from the hood.

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Old 04-03-2015, 07:39 AM
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Looks good Chris. So when are you gonna get sponsored by Harbor Freight? LOL

One thing I would add to the project is little "legs" or bumps to the underside of the bed rails. That way when you tie down thing with ratchet straps they don't slide from front to back.
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Old 04-07-2015, 07:46 PM
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Need sum new rims
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Old 04-07-2015, 08:11 PM
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Hey guys, I am building a light rack for my B3000 to eventually hold a 42in led light bar. This is the first time I have ever tried a project on this scale and it is/was a lot of fun! I think this will get some of those creative juices flowing and hopefully inspire some of you to start a build of your own! Let me know what you think! Part 1: Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qp9L00SMSHQ Part 2: Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Amc-BfSh25E
This is so cool I would eventually like to have a light bar on my truck
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Old 04-09-2015, 10:03 AM
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They look sick just put my 20 inch on.
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Old 04-10-2015, 09:29 AM
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Default Re: Project "Night Light" LED Light Bar mount build

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I've got a single can b2300. With a camper shell and roof racks. Do you think it would be good to mount a 42 or a 50 on the front bar of the rack. Was thinking about getting a curved bar. But don't want to go blind from the hood.

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You dont want to mount the light bar right at the windshield because you dont want the light bouncing off your hood. That being said, a 42in fits nicely on the truck (as you saw). I think a 50 will be too wide.

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Looks good Chris. So when are you gonna get sponsored by Harbor Freight? LOL

One thing I would add to the project is little "legs" or bumps to the underside of the bed rails. That way when you tie down thing with ratchet straps they don't slide from front to back.
Thanks! Yea, I know, I really should be sponsored by HF, I use their stuff all the time haha. I like your idea with the bumps underneath. I might have to make some adjustments down the road!

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I was thinking of painting mine black.

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This is so cool I would eventually like to have a light bar on my truck
Thanks! It is really neat and they are bright! You would love it!

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They look sick just put my 20 inch on.
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NICE! I cant see it though lol
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Old 04-10-2015, 11:00 AM
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Amazing. Very well thought out.

Looks like I need to go buy some steel . I'll add a few more bars up top for the dirt bike jerry cans though!

Any chance of getting a final measurement?
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Old 05-01-2015, 08:11 AM
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Amazing. Very well thought out.

Looks like I need to go buy some steel .

Any chance of getting a final measurement?
And perhaps a set of detailed drawings?
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Old 05-01-2015, 09:46 AM
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Watched your build videos on this and I must say, I'm impressed and it turned out nicely! Watched the "Project Police Interceptor" too and was disappointed when part 2 wasn't available. Lol. It's cool though, I'll wait. Keep up the good work!
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Old 05-05-2015, 09:41 AM
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Hey where did you get that light bar? And are you happy with it? has it started fogging up at all? i want to put a 50 on my roof
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Old 06-12-2015, 12:25 PM
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Just bought the materials to do my version of this. please take a measurement of your bed rail hole first before actually just buying material, I went and tested it a one and a half inch piece from a local hardware store and it didn't fit and I had to go down to one and a quarter
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