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Old 02-24-2009, 11:06 AM   #1
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Center Light bar for Aluminess Bumper?

Where can i find this light bar that runs across the aluminess bumper bullbar area? Is this a custom one off fabbed piece? If so, who made it? It looks perfect and seems that you can still access the winch area properly. Any engine heating issues?

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Re: Center Light bar for Aluminess Bumper?

Not cheap, but someone needs to be the guinea pig so I can live through you. LED lightbars available up to 50" long.


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Old 02-24-2009, 11:53 AM   #3
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Re: Center Light bar for Aluminess Bumper?

I was referring to the black bar that holds the HELLA's across the front of the grill area.

Yeah im playing with the idea of getting a 42 inch LED light bar for up on the rack.. but the price point hurts my head every time i think about it. I've seen them in person and man they're bright.
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Re: Center Light bar for Aluminess Bumper?

I knew that's what you were looking for, but with the LED lightbar, you wouldn't need it. Just hang the lightbar from underneath the top crossbar.

See, I'm "saving" you money.


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Old 02-24-2009, 12:13 PM   #5
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Re: Center Light bar for Aluminess Bumper?

bwahahahahhaa! I didn't look at your response that way! Too funny.

Saving me money... riiiiiiiight Herb! lol By the way, the 50" is like $2,000 bucks if anyone wanted to go and play Herb's saving game lol
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Re: Center Light bar for Aluminess Bumper?

Just think of the better airflow you will get through the radiator with a low profile LED light bar!
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Just think of the better airflow you will get through the radiator with a low profile LED light bar!
Yeah, I can see the conversation with my wife. "But honey, it's so the Sportsmobile runs better and cooler. It will prevent problems, and we'll end up saving money in the long-run. We still have time to save up for our son's college education"

The air flow does have to be significantly better than the three Hellas I have sitting on top of my front bumper though.


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Re: Center Light bar for Aluminess Bumper?

Hey Herb, look for lower cost knock off LED light bars coming later this year.

Do you have any pics of your light tab for your center HELLA?
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Hey Herb, look for lower cost knock off LED light bars coming later this year.

Do you have any pics of your light tab for your center HELLA?
I would anticipate LED lightbars getting cheaper, and better, very quickly. First there were then 1W Luxeon LED bulbs, then the 3W Luxeons, and I think I read somewhere that 5W Luxeons were coming.

Don't have pics of the center Hella light tab, but that can be fixed easy enough. Should be able to post a pic within a day or two.


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Hey Herb, look for lower cost knock off LED light bars coming later this year.

Do you have any pics of your light tab for your center HELLA?
Four Hella, center bracket pics added to my gallery. Let me know if you need any others, or need any measurements. It's always a minor challenge to get the Aluminess cover on and off.


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