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Old 09-13-2019, 08:45 PM
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Installing my new KC Gravity Pro 50 in light bar and for the life of me cannot get the wires behind the passenger side bracket. (From videos this is how it looks they do it) Anyone got theirs to hide behind the bracket? TIA

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Old 09-13-2019, 09:12 PM   #2
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You can tuck it behind the bracket at the top and then down towards the middle/bottom of the a pillar. Its a pliable rubber coating on the wire so it will stay if its wedged in. But there is literally no way to place it behind the bracket at the bottom of the pillar.

FYI, I flipped the wiring so that it comes down the driver side to my sPOD.


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Thanks so much for the advice. I flipped my wiring today and ran it like you said. All lights now working great.
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I did a night run back in may and made the executive decision I want a light bar. I had a great time and want to do more. The KC pro 6 is the only 1 I like. I do have a couple questions:
1. Does it obstruct your view? I'm 6'4", therefore my line of sight is high.
2. Heard about lightbars whistling at speed, does yours?

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I did a night run back in may and made the executive decision I want a light bar. I had a great time and want to do more. The KC pro 6 is the only 1 I like. I do have a couple questions:
1. Does it obstruct your view? I'm 6'4", therefore my line of sight is high.
2. Heard about lightbars whistling at speed, does yours?

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The Pro6 does hang below the top of the windshield frame so you do see about a third or so of it from inside (Im 6 1 and my seat is raised about 1.5). Its not a big deal imo.

Wind noise is minimal until about 70 mph (note, you can adjust the curve of the bar and I had mine set to a slight curve - not sure if that helps or hurts with wind noise). That said, I do get quite a bit of buffeting on my soft top - specifically, the top itself was flapping against the front bow and created a racket. I put some adhesive-backed foam on the top of the bow itself and that stopped the flapping (but the buffeting still happens). I recently drove 2,000 miles to Moab and back with the Pro6 and soft top with zero issues.

The amount of light it throws down the trail (and out to the side) is simply outstanding but, alas, my better half is adamant that it does not look good on my Jeep. She happily supports my mod addiction and is a good judge of what looks good on my particular set up so Im parting with mine.


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The Pro6 does hang below the top of the windshield frame so you do see about a third or so of it from inside (Im 6 1 and my seat is raised about 1.5). Its not a big deal imo.

Wind noise is minimal until about 70 mph (note, you can adjust the curve of the bar and I had mine set to a slight curve - not sure if that helps or hurts with wind noise). That said, I do get quite a bit of buffeting on my soft top - specifically, the top itself was flapping against the front bow and created a racket. I put some adhesive-backed foam on the top of the bow itself and that stopped the flapping (but the buffeting still happens). I recently drove 2,000 miles to Moab and back with the Pro6 and soft top with zero issues.

The amount of light it throws down the trail (and out to the side) is simply outstanding but, alas, my better half is adamant that it does not look good on my Jeep. She happily supports my mod addiction and is a good judge of what looks good on my particular set up so Im parting with mine.


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The Pro6 does hang below the top of the windshield frame so you do see about a third or so of it from inside (Im 6 1 and my seat is raised about 1.5). Its not a big deal imo.
I don't understand this. I'm 5'9, my seat is as low as I can get it, and I have to duck to see stop lights and sometimes my head hits the side rail above my door.

How are you 4" taller than me and have your seat raised? My head would be through the soft top of I went up 1.5". Lol



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I am 6'1" and I have no trouble at all see around the light bar. I was getting a little noise and I readjusted the bump stop and that took all the noise away. (Make sure you get a good pre load on the light bar) I have a soft top. I love the look of the old school light bar much better than the new LED bars. I am more than pleased with the light this things puts out. To me well worth every penny of the cost.
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I did a night run back in may and made the executive decision I want a light bar. I had a great time and want to do more. The KC pro 6 is the only 1 I like. I do have a couple questions:
1. Does it obstruct your view? I'm 6'4", therefore my line of sight is high.
2. Heard about lightbars whistling at speed, does yours?

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The Pro6 does hang below the top of the windshield frame so you do see about a third or so of it from inside (I’m 6’ 1” and my seat is raised about 1.5”). It’s not a big deal imo.

Wind noise is minimal until about 70 mph (note, you can adjust the curve of the bar and I had mine set to a slight curve - not sure if that helps or hurts with wind noise). That said, I do get quite a bit of buffeting on my soft top - specifically, the top itself was flapping against the front bow and created a racket. I put some adhesive-backed foam on the top of the bow itself and that stopped the flapping (but the buffeting still happens). I recently drove 2,000 miles to Moab and back with the Pro6 and soft top with zero issues.

The amount of light it throws down the trail (and out to the side) is simply outstanding but, alas, my better half is adamant that it does not look good on my Jeep. She happily supports my mod addiction and is a good judge of what looks good on my particular set up so I’m parting with mine.


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I'm willing to make the sacrifice for your marital bliss and relieve you of your light bar. If interested in selling, let me know. I'm in AZ.

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Installing mine kicked my butt too on the wiring. I have an sPod so that really simplified things but yeah getting it hidden was a pain.

BTW, to anyone considering the KC Pro6 gravity bar, it's absolutely fantastic. Very little wind noise and insane light output. I get compliments all the time on how it looks, I personally love the look.
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I don't have pictures but I used rubber insulated clips and ran rhe wire down the outside edge of the light brackets. Super easy and actually looks good. When I get back home I could take pics if anyone cares.
I'm 6'2" and have the seat all of the way down. The light bar is very visible but only gets in the way when I'm first in line at an intersection or my spotter on a rock wall os way up high. Easy enough to duck for a second to look.

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