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Old 01-21-2014, 11:02 PM   #1
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50" Curved Light Bar....Anyone ordered one yet?

I was ordering the h13 headlights everyone was raving about and saw this.... looks like they listed it just in the past week!




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Old 01-21-2014, 11:52 PM   #2
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I am very interested in this, very cool.

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This place has had them for a while now. I'm tempted to get a 20".

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It's mainly for Ford Raptor's. I think it would look stupid on a jeep
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I don't see how a slight curve would look stupid compared to a straight line.
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Old 01-22-2014, 11:17 AM   #6
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Old 01-22-2014, 12:55 PM   #7
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Well if the curve angle does not match the curve angle on the wrangler, then yea, it would look off. I was hoping this would allow a more snug fit and maybe even "hide" it a little more (if that's even possible)
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I bet the 50" won't work with a windshield mount at all
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:20 PM   #9
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The bent 50 is designed for pickups, it would stick out on the jk windshield and, IMO, look weird.
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:33 PM   #10
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I've seen them mocked up next to a JK...they look silly.
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:37 PM   #11
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The bent 50 is designed for pickups, it would stick out on the jk windshield and, IMO, look weird.
Exactly what I said a few posts ago!
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pics on JEEP ?
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Resurrecting a few month old thread. Why would this not work on a JK? Same size as a Rigid 50" and it does not stick out.
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Problem with those on a JK is that the JK windshield curvature is much less. If you center a 52" board on the upper edge of the windshield such that the gap is equal on both sides it's about an inch gap.

Perform the same gap measuring procedure on the curved light bar and the gap will be about 3". So the gap as mounted above the windshield would be about 2" larger in the center than on the ends.

To match the JK windshield, you'd need a radius of curvature in the 8000 to 9000 mm range not the 3000 mm range of these curved bars. Every curved bar I've seen that gives a measurement is the same 3000mm.

Probably gives a nice spread of light when used with a spot beam though. that would be each pair of leds about 1 degree apart for a total spread of about 25 degrees.
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Old 03-29-2014, 04:51 PM   #15
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Found these pics on line. Might give one a try




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