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Old 10-28-2011, 09:29 PM   #1
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Carr roof light bars

Anyone installed one these?

I am thinking I could roof mount some lights in front of the penthouse, rather than of top of penthouse and keep my roof racks free.

http://www.carr.com/component/tienda/pr ... 5/173.html

http://www.carr.com/component/tienda/pr ... 3/164.html

I did a search and came up empty.
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Old 10-29-2011, 02:39 PM   #2
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Re: Carr roof light bars

The only thing you might want to consider is if it lights up the hood. At least for me with a white van I try to avoid that. YMMV
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Old 02-13-2012, 11:25 PM   #3
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Re: Carr roof light bars

What did you end up doing? I was looking for the exactly same solution with the same products mentioned below. There are some cool LED bars from Rigid but they are very pricy.
Let me know what else you have found..

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Anyone installed one these?

I am thinking I could roof mount some lights in front of the penthouse, rather than of top of penthouse and keep my roof racks free.

http://www.carr.com/component/tienda/pr ... 5/173.html

http://www.carr.com/component/tienda/pr ... 3/164.html

I did a search and came up empty.
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Old 02-14-2012, 12:13 AM   #4
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Re: Carr roof light bars

http://www.defenderracks.com/products.asp?id=59

+ maybe some cross braces and aluminum plates. Still working on that.
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Old 02-15-2012, 06:19 PM   #5
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Re: Carr roof light bars

How about something like this and mount LED bars?

http://www.buyautotruckaccessories.com/ ... d%2BSearch

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http://www.defenderracks.com/products.asp?id=59

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Old 02-15-2012, 07:33 PM   #6
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How about something like this and mount LED bars?

http://www.buyautotruckaccessories.com/ ... d%2BSearch

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http://www.defenderracks.com/products.asp?id=59

+ maybe some cross braces and aluminum plates. Still working on that.
They look pretty good (nice price too) but wouldn't work for my motorized antenna (needs to hang over edge) and I want to stick with my big Hella 4000 HIDs as I have them lying around here already.
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:30 PM   #7
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Re: Carr roof light bars

Is this the best place to mount the Hellas up that high on "roof" racks ?
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Old 02-19-2012, 09:41 PM   #8
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Is this the best place to mount the Hellas up that high on "roof" racks ?
Fog lights are better the lower they can be mounted. Driving lights higher, but you get into not being able to use them on-road. And spotlights I imagine would be best highest, for long casting in the desert or whatever.

I'm sure there is more science to what, where than I know...
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Old 02-19-2012, 11:30 PM   #9
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Re: Carr roof light bars

Yes, my fogs are mounted low and drivings lights on bumper.

Roof lights are "extra off-road spot lights". Probably not legal to use on the street, at least where I live.
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Yes, my fogs are mounted low and drivings lights on bumper.

Roof lights are "extra off-road spot lights". Probably not legal to use on the street, at least where I live.
At least in California, aux. lights above a particular height above the ground must be covered as well to prevent their use.


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