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Old 11-18-2008, 05:40 PM
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im thinkin about install lights on the bottom of my bumper like peterbilts and freightliners do. Does anyone have any suggestions to if that would look good or what would look better?
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These are what I'm putting under my doors and also on the front (the clear ones)

Semi Truck Accessories, LED Truck Lights,Truck Mirrors For Peterbilt,Kenworth,Big Rig ChromeTruck: 4 LED Marker Light with Reflector

I wanting to put several of these on my truck and think the yellow lenses would look a little gawdy in the day time.
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they would match your truck pretty good sense its white, would it look good if I take a long piece of stainless steel and run it across the front with the lights on it?
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they would match your truck pretty good sense its white, would it look good if I take a long piece of stainless steel and run it across the front with the lights on it?
I'm very anal when it comes to chicken lights. Reason being that my dad has a Peterbilt with over 100 led lights on it. It took us hours upon hours to get them all straight and done right. If I were to put them all the way across the front of the truck, I would do like you said and get a piece of stainless to mount them to. That way, they're all facing the same direction. To me, if there's a continuous line of lights, they all need to be facing the same way, not curved around a bumper
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ya true, I wonder how hard it would be to wire up these lights
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ya true, I wonder how hard it would be to wire up these lights
Depends on how many lights you run. Led lights don't draw much current so you could probably hook them directly to a switch and be fine. If you get regular lights with bulbs in them, you'll need to wire up a relay so you don't fry the switch.
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This is what the truck used to look like last year. I took all those lights off earlier this year tho when i was planning on sell the truck.







I just recently put some back on the front now that i am keeping the truck. These were taken about 2 weeks ago.Sorry for these pictures being slighty blurry. I took them with my phone. It does funny things with lights




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I was thinkin of wiring them up to my parking lights switch, I would use leds instead of regular lights, ive head they last longer. I was think of running around maybe 8 of them across the front.
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I was thinkin of wiring them up to my parking lights switch, I would use leds instead of regular lights, ive head they last longer. I was think of running around maybe 8 of them across the front.
I'd say you'd be fine hooking them up to your parking lights. 8 led lights shouldn't hurt anything.
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ya, those look good on your truck
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