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5th Gen w/LED Light Bars.....

Discussion in 'Modified 2011- 2019 Explorer Sport Tuning' started by shooterSVT, August 22, 2014.

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      I have a 2014 explorer sport. I got a 10" rigid E2 high low light bar installed. I'll post pictures soon.
       
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      One option to consider is replacing the ~3" "fog lights" or "driving lights" with something more useful. I didn't see anything on PIAA, KC, Rigid, nor Rough Country that is a 3" round LED.
       
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      Search the modified forum. I think there are a couple of posts there about light bars and fog lights. As well as LED kits for the regular headlights
       
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      I changed my fogs to the morimoto fogs from "the retrofit source"
      The rigid light bar is worth every penny. I got the high low model cause I'm in the city. It gives you the option to use low power which is only 20% of the 9000 lumens. And on high it's crazy bright!
       
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      9000 lumens :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: :thumbsup::thumbsup:
       
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      LOL, the dual light bars I posted above are 12,000 lumens each.
       
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      Post pics please!!:thumbsup:
       
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      I'm trying to figure out how to upload pictures
       
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      Nice! any with it lit up? how's the output? I was thinking a single row along the top of that opening or maybe in the slit under the grille.

      Nice install though!!!
       
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      I will post pictures soon of it with the lights on.
      The headlights on my explorer suck for dark roads. I did a lot of research in getting this led bar. Since i live close to the city it did not make sense to get a high powered light bar because i would not be able to use it. But with the high low function i can use the low in the city which is only 20% of 9000 lumens and on high its more than enough for a dark road. I put the cover on it so its not so visible to the evil eyes out there. The bracket was mounted to the bumper bar. They had to remove front bumper and drill through the bar insert plugs and then screwed it in. The install is very clean and super tight. I had it professionally installed. Very happy with it. Night pictures and maybe video soon.
       
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      Anyone have any details on how they wired their light bars and where the toggle switch was mounted. I recently got some d2 duallys and will be installing them soon on my 15 sport. Thank you!!
       
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      Hi, everyone im new here. I was really looking to get a LED bar for my 2012 explorer limited and i was thinking to install it in between the fog light opening so i was looking for a single bar just as long as the opening so may be about 28" or so im not 100% sure how wide is the opening, but i would like someone that have them install to come up with pictures or may be how they installed them.
       

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      Here's mine - fit perfectly behind the grill.

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      Looks really good!

      Man, I kind of want one now. (If only to give the other bro trucks a little "you wanna dim those please?" nudge.)
       
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      It fit perfect, mounted right on the support bar.
       
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      Looks great. What's the out put on that light bar?
       
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      Have you guys had any issue with air flow putting the light bar in the opening like that?
       
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      Nope, no issues whatsoever.
       
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      you mean like this...
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      What make is that push bumper? I've been flirting with the idea of adding one to my Ex.

       
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      It's made by Westin. Part # 36-2005. It does NOT come with the top cover portion of the bar as it was designed for mounting other lights to it. I'll put a link to the cover below.

      Bought it here
      http://www.ebay.com/itm/Westin-36-2005-Black-Front-Push-Bar-/311611323859?fits=Model:police+Interceptor+Utility&hash=item488d7b75d3:g:7z8AAOSwZJlXNUgl&vxp=mtr

      Light Channel Cover
      https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00GPNQ9V0/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
       
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