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Originally Posted by PMR Sorry I don't have any pictures but here are the results. I stood in front of ...


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Old 03-16-2017, 11:13 AM   #11 (permalink)
 
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Sorry I don't have any pictures but here are the results. I stood in front of the truck with the rigids on and they were bright, but not blinding because they seem to be aimed correctly. I drove home (about 35 miles) with them on and didn't have a single high beam flash, so I guess they don't cause problems for other drivers. All-in-all I'd say they are a good solution to the weak headlight problem. They really fill in the sides well and look as bright as the OEM headlights it just gives you a much wider pattern.

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Can you share how you hooked them into the high beams? Are they ONLY triggered off of the high beams, or can you also turn them on with the low beams on (like with an aux switch)?
Couple of things.
If there are other drivers around, you do NOT need to run these. It doesn't matter how they're aimed, you're going to piss people off, hurt their eyes, and you're breaking the law. It doesn't matter if you're breaking the law when you're by yourself on a back road. But If you have a light bar on in traffic, I hope you pass a cop...even in my tall Raptor, I still hate people that run light bars, still hurts my eyes.

As to how, just use a standard SPST relay, connect the 12V power to the upfitter, and energize the relay with the high beam wire. Just do a simple inline wire tap off the high beam, carry that to the relay coil.

It will only fire the light when the upfitter is on and the high beams are engaged. Which is the only time you need a light bar on. There's no logical reason to run a light bar and not your high beams.
But this also allows you to run high beams and no light bar by turning the upfitter off, should you have a reason to do that.






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Yeah I'm ok with it. It's about the equivalent of having 2 headlights aimed a little to the sides of the regular beam pattern. Plenty bright for my needs.

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I hooked the Amber back light to the aux 5 switch and leave it on all the time.

Where did you buy the bracket? I'm looking at adding the Rigid Industries 50481 D-Series SAE Fog Light Set. I found someone who was selling a 2 light setup but havent been able to find a 3 light bracket.
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