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Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 07:30 AM
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I think the bar should be straight instead of contoured and definitely needs a hoop on top just to make it look finished and more lights. Something like these.




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Damn nice looking Baja, '57. Your right though, they do look like ears - or tree limb bait. I've been thinking custom roof rack that doubles as protection. Maybe smaller lights too, if I can find some that will put out w/out suckin 'up too much current (watts?).


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57baja wrote:
klwdesigns - that looks real similar to a rack I just gave away.

Wink


Sorry man- that light bar is rainbow city. Reminds me of those little yellow pest control beetles that drive around here, with ears and a tail.


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Post Post subject: Re: Need Opinions On Light Bar
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57baja wrote:
klwdesigns - that looks real similar to a rack I just gave away.

Wink


Sorry man- that light bar is rainbow city.
LOL!!!! I have to remember that saying. Very Happy


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Post Post subject: Re: Need Opinions On Light Bar
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i personally dont like it. My car had one at one time, i have the holes in the roof.


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So I viewed, and I must comment right !


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Yes please take some more time . Your baja loves you!

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Post Post subject: Re: Need Opinions On Light Bar
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I love your baja too and I also agree that there is just something about that light bar that just looks off...a couple more lights would deff take away from the mouse look of it. I also like the idea of just playing with the mounting of the lights. I dont know its your baja and so far you have done a great job with it so im sure it work out in the end...

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Post Post subject: Re: Need Opinions On Light Bar
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Embarassed Ya know,,,,
I was thinking about a light bar up top too,,,, until I read some of the posts here.
Think I'll put my extras down on the front bumper and leave the room for a good roof rack. Well,,,,when I get to that point any way.

Have you decided what your gonna do yet?


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Post Post subject: Re: Need Opinions On Light Bar
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After reading some more on here, I just thought of another way to verbalize my thoughts.

That light bar looks "JC Whitney" mounted to a Chip Foose or Boyd Coddington-caliber creation.

How's that? Laughing


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Post Post subject: Re: Need Opinions On Light Bar
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Check out (if you haven't already) npetric's Roof rack / Light bar...

Now that's a Goooood Lookn' set up...

What's the latest on your ... On again... Off agin light bar idea? Idea


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I've got bigger fish to fry at the moment. The light bar idea has been shelved until I get some of the more pressing things done. I like roof racks, but I just took mine off and gave it to az350x. I really don't use it anymore, and it's just more dead weight that I don't need at the moment.

I'm having too much fun in the daytime to worry about night driving, which will amount to about 1% of my total off-road time.

Got lots to do before the next SoCal Bajas run.....


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in my opinion, you should add maybe one or two more lights in the middle and throw a simple hoop over the top of them. if you atleast put one of those options on it, it might not look like mickey mouse ears.


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i like it, however if you don't like it are you intrested in selling it?? did you make it with just a gutar clamp? or................
lol i have a light bar, i'm not to happy with it it's just a little 4 light steper bar. i just can't find a way to mount it. atleast not that i like or are confident with it not falling off Smile


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in my opinion: the bar itself looks fine. the lights make it look weird.

they look like big floppy mickey mouse ears Laughing betcha they're bright as hell though. Rolling Eyes


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