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Old 03-21-2011, 07:14 PM
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Anyone have any advice on a tail gate lightbar? I'd really like the Recon Extreme scanning lightbar but I've read some negative reviews. Just wondering what others on the forum think??
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I run a Recon bar, but not the scanning one. I really like it because I'm one of those guys that wants people to know I'm moving over. Just plugs right into the 4-pin at the rear and mounts with 3M tap patches.
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Anyone have any advice on a tail gate lightbar? I'd really like the Recon Extreme scanning lightbar but I've read some negative reviews. Just wondering what others on the forum think??
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The lite bar plugs into the trailer hitch but if you want the white lites to work (the back up) you have to hard wire just one wire to make it work
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I've heard a lot of good reviews for the recon lightbar.
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All lite bars are almost the same, some just have different functions.
Alot of times they arent completly sealed but a little bit of silicone fixes it. I just rigged my the reverse light wire into the light socket instead of hard wireing
I have rampage light bars with reverse functions on 2 different trucks and havent had any problems so far $45 dollars shipped from amazon
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I have the Recon White Lightning bar and I love it. The reverse really helps me see when backing up at night, and its reassuring that people see me signaling or braking.
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Ran a Plasmaglow Fire and Ice Bar around 05 for about 2-3 years with no issues.
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I also have the White Lightning bar and really like. No Problems. I really like the reverse function.
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I had a plasmaglow fire and ice I think... it didn't make it through 2 months of a Minnesota winter, well more directly the road salt that is used in the winter. Corroded through the wires in between the control box and 1 LED strip
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I didn't know these things had a reverse function. I can readily see how that can be useful.
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