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    Can someone post pics of how and where the best place is to mount an LED light bar on a new Ford Ranger T6.

    I was told that if you mount them 'above your eye line' (sports bar/roll bar), then it actually inhibits your night vision due to it reflecting off your car hood/bonnet/windscreen.

    I don't have a fancy bumper, and I don't think they will fit behind the grille?

    Advice and knowledge needed please.

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    "I was told that if you mount them 'above your eye line' (sports bar/roll bar), then it actually inhibits your night vision due to it reflecting off your car hood/bonnet/windscreen."
    trUE!
    BUT- i AM GOING TO BOLT MINE ON THE TOP OF MY BUMPERS ROND BAR...
    wILL ONLY USE IT AT NIGHT OFF ROAD IN THE BUSH!
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    Are these things waterproof?

    Can they be submerged?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZS6LSC GP View Post
    "I was told that if you mount them 'above your eye line' (sports bar/roll bar), then it actually inhibits your night vision due to it reflecting off your car hood/bonnet/windscreen."
    trUE!
    BUT- i AM GOING TO BOLT MINE ON THE TOP OF MY BUMPERS ROND BAR...
    wILL ONLY USE IT AT NIGHT OFF ROAD IN THE BUSH!
    ALSO IF YOU BUY ONE, LOOK FOR THE ONE WITH THE 10 DEGREE LENSES, not THE 40 DEGREE.... THEY MAKES EVERYTHING TO BRIGHT! AND IF THERES A LOT OF DUST / rAIN.... THEN YOU CANT SEE A THING!

    Thanks. I am learning fast!

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    Default Light bar

    Just make sure it is the 180 watt which is just under a meter long
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    Is there any person who can post some pics or explain how they fixed the led bar to the nudgebar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZS6LSC GP View Post
    "I was told that if you mount them 'above your eye line' (sports bar/roll bar), then it actually inhibits your night vision due to it reflecting off your car hood/bonnet/windscreen."
    trUE!
    BUT- i AM GOING TO BOLT MINE ON THE TOP OF MY BUMPERS ROND BAR...
    wILL ONLY USE IT AT NIGHT OFF ROAD IN THE BUSH!
    ALSO IF YOU BUY ONE, LOOK FOR THE ONE WITH THE 10 DEGREE LENSES, not THE 40 DEGREE.... THEY MAKES EVERYTHING TO BRIGHT! AND IF THERES A LOT OF DUST / rAIN.... THEN YOU CANT SEE A THING!
    True. My father had a pajero with light bar on top. I tried it and at first wow it is bright but I noticed my long range vision decreased as the front of the vehicle and hood is too bright

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    My latest upgrade to my ranger.
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    Looks awesome I want one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Transkeicowboy View Post
    Looks awesome I want one!
    Agree, and me too, just big moola.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Transkeicowboy View Post
    Looks awesome I want one!
    Thank you. I'm very happy how it came out. Makes a huge difference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Transkeicowboy View Post
    Looks awesome I want one!
    +1
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slabbies View Post
    My latest upgrade to my ranger.
    What length is this light bar?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rick View Post
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    Hi,
    What length is this lightbar and what did you mount it on?

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    Default Re: Light bar mounting on Ranger T6...

    I would also like to mount a light bar... I do not have a nudge bar. So will need some kind of bracket to mount the light on. Where can I get the bracket?

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    Wys die brackets asb

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