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yeah, and if you are then get blue and red, yellow will just make people think that a rent-a-cop forgot to turn his bar off...
 

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I actually like this (the first link not the second)... I saw a jeep yesterday that was totally decked out and had a similar light bar. Sort of looked like a beach rescue vehicle. It may be poserish, but hell anyone with a lift and larger than stock tires that doesnt go offroading is a poser too (a hell of alot more people than you might think).
 

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yeah, i have warning lights mounted in my x. though not a lightbar; i didn't want the setup to be visible when it wasn't on. my main priorities were clean and cheap.

i have this led dash light mounted behind the rear-view mirror. it's not the best in the world, but it's cheap and it fits perfectly. i ran the wire up with the dimming-mirror wire, across the top headliner, and down the driver-side a-pillar.
http://galls.com/style.html?assort=general_catalog&style=DL183
http://www.sirennet.com/svulb9.html (i've bought stuff here before; i'd recommend.)

i don't recall exactly what lights i put in the rear. they are two led strobe grille lights. i mounted them by removing the two cargo tie-down hooks closest to the hatch and found longer bolts to fit inside. i ran the wires up next to the bolts, across the back of the headliner, then along the headliner and down the driver a-pillar. the glass of the hatch is actually kind of low compared to the roof, so mount them as far down as the bracket will allow you so they can be see from the outside and limit reflection back into the vehicle. i'd recommend something like these:
http://www.whelen.com/details_prod.php?head_id=8&cat_id=64&prod_id=298
(disclaimer: i've never seen these particular lights in person.)

they are controlled with two conterra switches (one for front, one for rear) in the blank switch spots i had to the left of the sterring wheel. items 44305 and 44363 from www.waytekwire.com i think i just tapped right into the always-on lighter outlet.


however, if i were to do it over again i'd go with these. two in headlights, two in reverse lights. no one would ever know they are there. i'd like strobes, but they can kill a battery.
http://www.whelen.com/details_prod.php?head_id=12&cat_id=74&prod_id=402
(disclaimer: i've never seen these in person.)

of course, this setup would only do for warning lights and is also not visible from the sides of the vehicle. definitely not enough to run in traffic, but since you wanted amber i assume that's not your intention. remember though, since your roof is so high up, you'll only be able to see the light-bar from a good distance. people nearby might not have any idea its there other then for the flashes on the trees.

let me know if there's something i can help with.

before the criticism starts: yeah, i have my reasons for these. i very rarely use them, but i do occasionally require them. as i said, i did my best so people couldn't see that i had them. that being said, OP, be careful to make sure you're not trying to look like an emergency vehicle. check out the laws in your state.
 

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How about a TrailBlazer Light Bar


This company went out of business in California several years ago but you can find them once in a while on e-bay or craigslist. Here is a bunch of details
on these light systems Ted.
http://www.ronbarthelt.com/trailblazer_lightbar.html
 

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Just make sure your e-bay light bar isn't stolen. :blackeye:
 

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New Lightbar

Hi

I thought you guys should know that there is a new light bar in development.



I pretty much decided that after restoring the old bars for five years I should just make my own. I have joined up with www.trailblazerlights.com and we are launching a the product the beginning of next year. You can check out the news letter for the fantastic night shots in Australia

http://www.trailblazerlights.com/NewsSept08.pdf

I had a lot of people contact me under my old name in this forum asking me to make a light that will fit on the front of the xterra. Well you are going to get your wish.

The new bar is called the NiteFire off road light. Or just NiteFire.

Hopefully the web designer gets our new site up this week.

Ron
 

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That bar looks pretty cool... Only down side I see is when loading gear on the roof... Either the rear half or the front half would be blocked. Prices tag is a but high... But As I read it... It sounds like there is a crap load of HIDs... 10 I think part of the sight said at least... And even with conversions, this would be a cheaper solution.

Would this be ment to only work on the stock rack? because I plan to either go to a Gobi or build my own. Got other options, pr something more universal?
-MadManX
 
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