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Alright, you all asked for it so here it is. We modified our exisiting light bar so you can now fit it in the garage but it still maintains the protection we originally built it for. It comes predrilled for up to 7 lights, depending on your needs.

It's in production now and ships within 1 - 2 weeks depending on whether you want the hinges and lights with it.

Let me know what you think!

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looks beefy!
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Thats one of the best I've seen yet.
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I like it
is it strong enough work as a roll bar too?

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X2 for the beef. I like it. Maybe include limb risers as an option?
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Scott, is this like the other one where it is $100 extra with it already welded to hinges? $359.00 total plus shipping?

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Would love to run it, but it looks like this one isn't going to work with the AEV snorkel either.

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I think it looks good, but what about those running the windshield mounted lights? Is there an adapter piece to mount those? If not, it might be something to think about making.
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I think it looks good, but what about those running the windshield mounted lights? Is there an adapter piece to mount those? If not, it might be something to think about making.
Looking at the pic, I think there are taps on the hinge piece to mount lights there too.

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yeah looks like there are light tabs on the WS mounts

buy like hitmoney said, doesn't look like it will clear my snorkel


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yeah looks like there are light tabs on the WS mounts

buy like hitmoney said, doesn't look like it will clear my snorkel
cant you just put some spacers in the snorkel or something? I plan on getting the river raider snorkel and I know I'll have to get creative to get it to fit around my skybar.
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cant you just put some spacers in the snorkel or something? I plan on getting the river raider snorkel and I know I'll have to get creative to get it to fit around my skybar.
no real way to space it, its all one solid piece from the airbox to the top.
If you spaced it out then it wouldnt reach the airbox
the passenger side bar on the lightbar would have to tuck in a little or something


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I like it
is it strong enough work as a roll bar too?
It does give you added protection to the windshield frame. Some customers are using it for extra crash protection.

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Looking at the pic, I think there are taps on the hinge piece to mount lights there too.

Yes, there are tabs to run lights on the bottom of the bar.

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no real way to space it, its all one solid piece from the airbox to the top.
If you spaced it out then it wouldnt reach the airbox
the passenger side bar on the lightbar would have to tuck in a little or something
I haven't had to install a light bar to work with an AEV snorkel so I can't tell you whether it would work or not. What I've seen of the AEV and how it attaches to the windshield frame I would say it would not work without modifications.

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Scott, is this like the other one where it is $100 extra with it already welded to hinges? $359.00 total plus shipping?

It is $259.00 plus shipping and the hinges are an extra $100. You can send us your hinges and it is no charge or send us your hinges after you receive the light bar and we will refund you the $100 or give you credit for future work / items.

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FWIW...

I already scouted the snorkel vs. skybar route and found (looking at Billy's aka 72jeeper's) rig that the river raider snorkel has some wiggle room and could be easily modified to fit around a skybar. I understand you already have the other snorkel - just throwing that out there for anyone interested in having their cake and eating it too.

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X2 for the beef. I like it. Maybe include limb risers as an option?
We are a custom shop so if you need the light bar changed up in any way, we can do that. Let me know.

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Alright, you all asked for it so here it is. We modified our exisiting light bar so you can now fit it in the garage but it still maintains the protection we originally built it for. It comes predrilled for up to 7 lights, depending on your needs.

It's in production now and ships within 1 - 2 weeks depending on whether you want the hinges and lights with it.

Let me know what you think!

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Good looking bar. I like the new light location.

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Yes, there are tabs to run lights on the bottom of the bar.

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Wow...good thinking. VERY nice light bar!
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I really like the looks of this! Does it stick up just slightly over the top of the front windshield enough that I could use the front as a mount for a kayak?
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It is $259.00 plus shipping and the hinges are an extra $100. You can send us your hinges and it is no charge or send us your hinges after you receive the light bar and we will refund you the $100 or give you credit for future work / items.

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Awesome, This is on the short list.

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Would love to run it, but it looks like this one isn't going to work with the AEV snorkel either.
Hitmoney, I have one of these bars installed on my jeep. It is one of the units with the desert runner buggy type protection for the top side mounted lights.

I have been looking at getting the same snorkel and I think that it will clear. The light bar is pretty much flush with the edge of the windshield frame and is extended out over an inch away from the frame. The only clearance issue I think would be with the pre-filter option (which you don't have).

I am not a camera guru, but I'm sure my wife can figure out how to take some close ups if you like and send any specific photos you need to figure it out.

I will donate my old hinges to the project if you are interested. They are just collecting dust right now and will probably stay that way. I would love to see one of KMA's bars on your rig.
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I really like the looks of this! Does it stick up just slightly over the top of the front windshield enough that I could use the front as a mount for a kayak?
Yes, it does stick up about an inch but we could extend it as much as you need.

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Yes, it does stick up about an inch but we could extend it as much as you need.

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Stralph....what about a low pro visor style to mount a long led light bar to instead....the visor could eliminate any glare, and the light bars are insane....altough real expensive....check out the vision x ones on poly's site...I'll post a link....

http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/...s-p-18084.html

I have drawn out some ideas for this visor design (just got laid-off, so lots of time to spare) with the intetion of having you guys make one for me when i start working again. i could scan them and send them if you want....
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