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Re: New auxilary lights.

PostPosted by LDB415 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:56 pm

Those are much better looking wheels than my 2017.
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Re: New auxilary lights.

PostPosted by Rambler » Tue Oct 10, 2017 3:42 pm

I must admit , my wheels do look very heavy duty but then it feels a heavy duty vehicle.

I like that ! , feels like it's built to last and extremely strong :Y

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Re: New auxilary lights.

PostPosted by Rambler » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:53 pm

Fitted new 32" curved light bar today...
Have it wired up at some point...
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Re: New auxilary lights.

PostPosted by Hoovie » Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:16 pm

Rambler wrote:Fitted new 32" curved light bar today...
Have it wired up at some point...
https://flic.kr/p/Zo2mUC


Looks good.
if it is like mine, you just got the light bar and the short length of cable coming out of it? if so, remember to use a Relay to switch it on and off and not just go direct through a switch (especially the headlight switch!) - the current will overload just about any switch you could get.
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Re: New auxilary lights.

PostPosted by LDB415 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:27 pm

That is very cool. I like it but I'm still stuck on the wheels. You guys get SO much better wheels. Anyway, back to topic, do you offroad some or when do you anticipate using that light? Will it create any unusual shadows either from the roof or hood of the car?
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Re: New auxilary lights.

PostPosted by Rambler » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:12 am

LDB415 wrote:That is very cool. I like it but I'm still stuck on the wheels. You guys get SO much better wheels. Anyway, back to topic, do you offroad some or when do you anticipate using that light? Will it create any unusual shadows either from the roof or hood of the car?


Tbh.... the light will go through another relay ( once I've figured out where to run the wires to battery)
I do take the Rav off road , but I tend to wait for nice dry days, I hate cleaning mud off the underside.
It's mostly greenlanes ( flat , dusty, Sandy tracks in Suffolk about 30 miles from where I am )
As for the light, yup... they'll be some reflection from the bonnet.
But it's a center spot, side spread light bar - its seriously bright and will come on with main beam.
I do have to be very very careful with on coming traffic with road use.
Once it's working I'll post some pics.
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