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light bar ??

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by raptorman03, Nov 6, 2005.

  1. raptorman03

    raptorman03 Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    OK guys a I have a mini light bar on my 92 Chevy that mounts with the magnets but it scratches the truck. On my new 05 i don't want that to happen what kinda set up do you think i should go with? To me lights are important for safety. But i dont want to tear my trucks roof up.
  2. groundbreakers

    groundbreakers Senior Member
    Messages: 828

    raptorman03 - easily solved .... black duct tape ... worked for me ... or electrical tape ... actually what i did is that i went to my local police equipment installers .. and the one installers dipped my magnets in liquid rubber .. and let them dry .. worked great the magnets still stuck solid and no scratches .... so check with your local installers and see if they can do it ...
  3. flykelley

    flykelley 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,127

    Go with a Back Rack and bolt it down with lock nuts, you can take the whole setup off for the summer if you like.

    Regards Mike
  4. raptorman03

    raptorman03 Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    ahhhhh i have some of that stuff now Great Ideal
  5. raptorman03

    raptorman03 Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    what kinda back brack
  6. flykelley

    flykelley 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,127

    Nolan a Back Rack is the brand name for a rack to protect the back of the cab and the drivers head from something in the bed of the truck. There are several kinds out there, I like the look of a back rack myself. They cost about $ 250.00 and can install in about 5 mins.

    Good Luck Mike
  7. genrock

    genrock Member
    Messages: 60

    Bet you never thought of this but here we go for those without options. Steal some of your wifes panty hose and wrap the magnets with them. This is a cheap a$$ way of going about it but what the hey. BTW this is not what I have lol my trucks so old you wouldnt notice any scratches. I call them beauty marks.
  8. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    Find a CB shop (truck stop maybe) or a Ham radio store. The make self adhesive rubberised protector discs to stick to the underside of magnet mount antennas for Ham radio guys- they work just as well for light bars!
  9. DaySpring Services

    DaySpring Services PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,065

    I use black duct tape also. Works great.