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post #1 of 36 Old 12-25-2011, 11:22 AM Thread Starter
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tailgate lightbar

looking to get a tailgate led bar for my 2010 f250, looking to see which one is the best out there, and which ones to stay away from, any input is great guys thanks
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I cant really make a suggestion. Sorry.

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I bet there's not too much difference. Truck stop light bars is what I'm gonna go for. Or from rural king or something


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Every one that ive ever seen , they put it on and 2 weeks later half the leds are burnts out and looks like hell. I would also like to know a good brand that people have tried!
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Had my Recon bar with scanning amber turn signals, white reverse lights, and red stop and park lights for over a year. No problems to date and looks good. Surprising because I have heard many bad things about Recon products. But mine is still holding up!
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Recon

Everything Ive bought from recon has been great I ran the extreme lightbar for 2 years no problem but it was sold with the other truck, I also run there smoked mirror lenses which are awesome

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I bought a 3 light LED light bar from Walmart. It was around $10. I've had it since March '06 and it is still working great!! It does not match the factory mounting holes as you can see in the pic in the link below. (Pic is large)

LED Light bar - I had to drill 3 holes....2 to mount it, 1 to run the wire through (I used a grommet to protect the wire). I tapped into the running light wire in the trailer wiring harness.


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I like those better then light bars myself

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was a little nervous about recon products like stated above bc of awful quality,but i really liked the recon extreme one tho haha, hate to pay $150 for it and then it s*** the bed!
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