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48" Whelen Lightbar with front take downs

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by dmjr77, Jan 29, 2005.

  1. dmjr77

    dmjr77 Senior Member
    Messages: 225

    Hello! I am looking at a 48" whelen 8 strobe lightbar with front and rear take down lights. If I was to mount it on my truck, would I have to cover the front take down lights the same way if I had KC style off road lights mounted on a light rack like what you see on off road trucks?
    Thank You
  2. DJDarknez

    DJDarknez Member
    Messages: 92

    That depends on state laws. I think in IL any white lights (i.e. offroad lights) above the hood (I think) have to be covered. Call your state cops and find out.
  3. DJDarknez

    DJDarknez Member
    Messages: 92

  4. Wesley's Lawn

    Wesley's Lawn Senior Member
    Messages: 394

    I don't believe you have to, I have take downs on my Code 3 MX7000 and i never cover them and never had a problem and all the other guys i see with light bars never cover them. I don't even see the point in covering them.
  5. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    no you dont have to, we dont cover them, I have the same bars on my trucks, the back take downs are reall nice, you can hook them up so the turn on like back up lights when you put the in gear.