Official led light bar/pod thread

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  1. Graystone

    Graystone Mmm Sandwich

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    Seems like each week there is a new thread. Figured this thread could be a resource like the hid thread. Post what you have and experience with it. In addition to the mounts you have bought or made.

    I will start with the ones I have.

    1 2x2 symtec 3w pod
    1 2x2 rigid dually
    1 2x2 rigid dually hyperspot
    1 2x2 aurora 3w pod
    1 2x2 aurora 5w pod
    2 2x2 (don't know manufacturer) 3w pods with optics similar to rigid
    4 2x3 cheapo amazon pods
    1 30" single row totron combo pattern

    Most of these are for a test I am running. But I have had the 30" totron the longest. Once I have the pod testing done I will have more info on them.

    Preview of the pod testing
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    The new ones for my quad. These have similar optics to the rigid.
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    All the testing pods
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    My 30" totron. Good output and was a little over $200 iirc I have had it for 3 years.
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    No pictures on my phone of the cheapo lights and have not done anything with them since I bought them.
     
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    dem hyperspots tho
     
  3. Graystone

    Graystone Mmm Sandwich

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    Hyperspot spots are insane. The amount of distance is nuts
     
  4. barrrf

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    In for the comparison..........
     
  5. SierraZ714x4

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    Rigid Dually D2 lights in my fog light holes with brackets i bought off amazon. Output is insane for how small the lights are. Lightbar in the near future
     
  6. Graystone

    Graystone Mmm Sandwich

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    Those plates look so out of place with those tiny lights in that big hole.
     
  7. Bumpers

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    I wish someone made some lights that were really close to stock size for the gmc fog lights.. I looked at some oracles that were nice but they wont work the way they mount
     
  8. Graystone

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    The factory gmc opening is just too large. not many options for a round light to begin with in the led game
     
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    I'd like to see a couple led bars in the nbs bumper.. I believe the slots are like 12" long
     
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    1.5"x11" long. You'd need a single row 10" bar in them.( 03-07 Silverado NBS)
     
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    I have some CREE pods I installed and hooked up to my reverse lighting, they only go on when in reverse. Wired into the trailer harness. I have considered running another wire to an aux switch. We'll see. They sure light things up nice!

    3" cree cube light: http://www.ebay.com/itm/2PCS-3-CREE-LED-POD-WORK-LIGHT-BIKE-MOTORCYCLE-OFFROAD-JEEP-SPOT-ATV-3X3-3inch-/281248153802?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item417bb240ca&vxp=mtr

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    I could not for the life of me get a good ground. I ended up running a wire all the way up to my battery (PITA!). I didn't want to tap into the ground in the trailer harness.
     
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    wouldnt use them for anything more than hunting in the winter... not sure how to justify buying these
     
  13. SierraZ714x4

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    to each his own i guess. it's a different set up that lights up the night so i like it.
     
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    40" speed demon its amazing have it wired up to come on with highs[​IMG]
     
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    I like that, where'd you get it?
     
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    Finally installed the Toughlight 30" radius bar. Didn't need to remove the tow hooks after all.

    High-5
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    DRLs from down the street
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    And the switch panel
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    Rear Rigid SRM-3 Flood lens
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    20" bar recessed in front bumper and 2x2 cubes flush mounted in the rear bumper
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    Sorry the only pics i have with them on are from instagram
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    How do you like the toughlight bar?
     
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    Their customer service and shipping times are shitty, but the bar and harness seem to be pretty good.
     

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