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Chevy crew cab

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by dreamer, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. dreamer

    dreamer Member
    Messages: 31

    I will be getting a plow sometime before next winter. What do you recommend for lights? Would like to stay away from anything on top of the truck, it is a little close to the garage door now. Was thinking strobes in the taillights and the parking light in front. Maybe the cargo light also. What do you think???
     
  2. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    Sound off or whelen led hide aways in the tail lights and parking lights. Also in the cargo light. Then maybe some lights in the grille. Kinda depends on what you want to spend. Its easy to be at or above what you want to spend, depending how many lights you want on the truck.
     
  3. cameo89

    cameo89 Senior Member
    Messages: 669

    I would go with whelen products, either a nice 6 output strobe supply or 6 whelen vortex's. Strobe kit should run you around $240-280 or the vortex are around $120-160 a pair(2)

    I have whelen strobes in my 4 corners and plan to install 2 vortex in my cargos
     
  4. dreamer

    dreamer Member
    Messages: 31

    I guess that is what I am wondering. What is it going to cost? Is there a kit? Just tying to plan ahead for things that I would like to get done before the plow goes on.
     
  5. cameo89

    cameo89 Senior Member
    Messages: 669

  6. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    Sirennet byfar has the cheapest priced strobe kits. Sirenet.com. Also if you price shop around most places price match for the same product.
     
  7. dreamer

    dreamer Member
    Messages: 31

    So I am guessing that I should get a strobe kit for the parking lights and the tail lights, and then get the Whelen vertex Led hide aways for the cargo light? These would also be on 2 separate switches also, correct? Thanks for the replies!!!
     
  8. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    Or you can do all vertex. Doesn't matter. If you want to get the strobe kit, I'd wire the front strobes on a sperate switch. Just because if they are clear, and in a clear housing you'll get some crazy flash back and be blinded if its snowing like crazy. I would then wire the cargo leds and rear strobes on 1 switch. 2 swtiches total. 1 for the fronts, and 1 for the rears.
     
  9. cameo89

    cameo89 Senior Member
    Messages: 669

    Im gonna do vertex in my cargos because there smaller and no heat output, if I had the extra money I would go all vertex, but as of now I own 2 whelen 8 output supplies and a 4 output supply, lots of cables and tubes so maybe on my new truck ill go full led from corners to roof, windows, spreader and tool box
     
  10. dreamer

    dreamer Member
    Messages: 31

    I was looking on Sirenet.com at the Whelen strobe kit and the
    Sirennet 6 strobe kits. The Sirennet is cheaper. Is there any major difference to the 2??
     
  11. crazyskier537

    crazyskier537 Senior Member
    from NE IL
    Messages: 129

  12. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    Other than the name no.
     
  13. cobrien19

    cobrien19 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Do you need a power supply box with the vertex?
     
  14. cameo89

    cameo89 Senior Member
    Messages: 669

    No...just a switched power, ground and a momentery switch for patterns
     
  15. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    The little black box thats built into the wiring is the flasher, or ballast for the led.