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LED Light Question

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by Hambrick & Co., Oct 6, 2011.

  1. Hambrick & Co.

    Hambrick & Co. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,350

    Hey, I'm looking to add some LED lights to my truck. I have the Atomic Cab LED Lights aready although I like them its just not cutting it for me. I would like to add 6 LED modules 2 on my tool box facing backwards, two in my grille, and 1 on each side of the truck attached to the running board posts. I have searched strobesnmore, public safety direct and galls thus far and they'll seem consistant with their pricing ($39.99 each). Is there anywhere else to look? Is that a good price? I can do the install my self but just not sure where to buy. Any help, past experience in dealing with companies or install horror storries would be appreciated. Thanks for your help.

    Mike
     
  2. Strobesnmore

    Strobesnmore Senior Member
    Messages: 413

    Mike,

    The Whelen and our brand E series are great lights. I would strongly suggest putting the ones in the grill on a separate switch as I think you will want to turn them off when plowing during low light conditions.
     
  3. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    I agree with what strobesnmore said about the grille leds. Also maybe put the side leds on the side of the tool box if it is possible. Get them up higher more at eye sight. If they are lower they could or will get covered in slush and ice and wont be effective.
     
  4. cosgo

    cosgo Member
    Messages: 63

    Good Tip!:mechanic:
     
  5. Hambrick & Co.

    Hambrick & Co. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,350

    I thought about mounting them on the side of the tool box as well but I wondered if the constant flashing in my side mirrors would drive me nuts? The light would be at the same level as the side mirror. Any feedback on that?

    I agree with the front lights being on a separate switch.
     
  6. Spucel

    Spucel Senior Member
    Messages: 413

    Rimindustries.com is another good website for lights.
     
  7. Fourbycb

    Fourbycb Senior Member
    Messages: 578

    Try Sirennet they carry all the name brand and I feel are about the cheapest around and a great website with alot a video's of there products http://www.sirennet.com I have not had any issues with Sirennet Very good to deal with and I have spent about 900.00 thus far and never had a problem
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2011
  8. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    You could get some spary tint for the side of the light that faces the mirror. I forget what its called exactly, but its just in a rattle can and you spray it right on the lens and it tints it. A lof of police agencys use the stuff to "hide" the lights more on slick top cars. The light output isn't effect enough to worry about the output of warning power. And if its just on the one side of the light it wont matter. Honestly I wont think it'd be a issue though.
     
  9. Hambrick & Co.

    Hambrick & Co. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,350

    Thanks for the information Sirenet is cheaper. Thanks again.