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Has anyone added a lightbar?

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by LawnmastersMike, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. LawnmastersMike

    LawnmastersMike Member
    Messages: 47

    Has anyone mounted a lightbar on the tower between the lights? If so what size? I've been thinking about adding HID's but would rather have something I can use part of the time and not blind other cars in traffic.
  2. schwerhaiv

    schwerhaiv Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    light bar

    any responses on this?
  3. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,396

    Not a Boss plow, but I have 16in on my MVP3.
  4. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,396

    Not a Boss plow, but I have 16in on my MVP3. I had a set on Rigids on my MVP. The light bar is wired in to my high beams.
  5. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

    Nope, 90% of the time I run with the factory headlights off.
  6. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,968

    This guy did.

  7. ihdriver7088

    ihdriver7088 Senior Member
    Messages: 315

    I put hid's in my vxt but only did my low beams due to limited room inside the housing
  8. jpell

    jpell Senior Member
    Messages: 136

    I know this is a little older but I just saw it. I added two KC highlighters to my plow. love the lights. Much better now in the snow. I am definitely glad I put them on.



  9. ezatv2000

    ezatv2000 Junior Member
    from Omaha
    Messages: 5

    i did away with the boss light bar. My 8"2' V is a 2006 and my Boss factory lightbar kept breaking off the light. I plow city streets at 10-20 MPH and the bar wasn't handling the vibrations well so i did away with the boss bar and made a truck mounted bar for a 30" dual row LED light bar and it blows the socks off any boss light combination you can buy. i gave about 200 for the LED and for just one boss housing was well over that so i tossed them and did this[​IMG]


    Last edited: Feb 27, 2014
  10. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,396

    Those strobesnmore bars are decent, I wish they had a spot/combo. I just order one for my other plow. Its a spot/combo double row from Bully dog.
  11. BossEric

    BossEric Member
    Messages: 58

    Ezatv2000, That's nice ! Puts out plenty of light it seems. My only thoughts are, the DOT regulations . In our state, and in lots of others, the DOT is tough on plows. Most states require a plow mounted set of Headlights w/turn signals. And lights must be on anytime the plow is on the truck.Our state also requires a reverse signal alarm(backup), which isn't a bad idea.Just thought I'd mention this , in case others had the same thoughts.
  12. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,396

    The bars are for off road only.
  13. ezatv2000

    ezatv2000 Junior Member
    from Omaha
    Messages: 5

    What you mean off road only, it works great on paved roads lol
  14. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    They are not meant for street use. Too bright in the face of oncoming traffic. Better to tie them into high beams for use on rural roads(where no one will care or catch you) and parking lots.

    DOT will not allow these as a full time replacement for your headlights. Years ago a friend of mine got a ticket for having a pair of clear halogen driving/fog type lights on the front of his Grand Prix. The cop's arguement was that they didn't have high or low beam capability. Friend argued if he needed high beam he would just switch on his other lights, flicking a switch is flicking a switch, irrelevent which switch it is. So they go to court over this and the judge dropped the charge and told the cop to find something better to do with his time! (For the record it was a harassment issue, because of where he was driving and the cops trying to kick people out based on technicalities, it was a summer cruising location)

    Point of the story--you may get away with it, but why invite trouble?
  15. ezatv2000

    ezatv2000 Junior Member
    from Omaha
    Messages: 5

    I use them smartly and switch em off when traffic comes
  16. NAC

    NAC Senior Member
    Messages: 104

    I replaced my factory Boss lights with the Trucklight Led headlights.