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Back up light ideas

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by herb1001, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. herb1001

    herb1001 Senior Member
    Messages: 112

    I need some good ideas on where to mount my back up lights. Pictures help!
  2. wizardsr

    wizardsr PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,584

    On the bumper, under the bumper, on a bracket in the receiver hitch, on the side of the hitch frame, up on the bed rails, on a bracket stuck into the rear stake pocket, on a backrack, up your... :eek:

    j/k :p

    Poke around a bit... Many have been posted already!
  3. hardwoodcd

    hardwoodcd Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    there is a thread just below called rear work lights and I have a pic posted in that thread of the back of my truck. Might help you out. alot of light and clean install.
  4. bersh

    bersh Senior Member
    Messages: 169

    Bought this light bar from a local guy a couple years ago - works great. I'm mulling switching out the work lamps for some LED work lamps this year though as the cheap carparts rubber housing work lamps, though they work well, could be brighter and throw a better pattern. The arm folds down out of the way to open the tailgait. It's just plugged into the trailer plug, and I have threatened to hook up a relay but haven't yet and haven't had any issues.

  5. joshg

    joshg Senior Member
    from VT
    Messages: 142

  6. bossdude

    bossdude Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Theres a new product I checked out at a Snow and Ice show here in Mass. Its called Back-Up Buddy.
    You can check it out @ backupbuddy.com or google it. It mounts to your reciever hitch and plugs in to your trailer light socket. Pretty cool set up.
  7. Advantage

    Advantage Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    I have one and love it. They are a sponsor or at least used to be. I'll be ordering another.
  8. 7d9_z28

    7d9_z28 Senior Member
    Messages: 240

    i never did post a pic of mine, what kind of truck? i have a 98 silverado (ecsb) and it has a factory trailer hitch on it, which hangs down a bit from under the bumper. so i took two cheapo 55watt lights from meijer, they are rectangular and about 1"tall, 4-6" wide, and mounted them in between the reciever and bumper. cant even see them standing behind it, and they flood out great. i will try to take or find a pic
  9. bsharp704

    bsharp704 Member
    from Grant
    Messages: 72

    I like these, really bright and a good light.