Let there be - LED Light Bars

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Main Forum' started by JonathanCWard, Jan 9, 2021.

  1. JonathanCWard

    JonathanCWard New Member

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    Hey there. So a few years back I installed my AuxBeam FS2 led headlights (low and high). Fell in love with how great there were on back roads. Loved the ability to see way off in the distance however, there was still that longing for more. More light. No headlights coming towards me?! I wanted to be able to blast lumens from me to the moon. So I stepped it up again. Adding a center 20 inch light bar behind the upper grill. This filled quote the void actually as it was more powerful than my headlights. I had it on an individual switch that I wired to ACC. So it comes on when the car comes on, yet I have the ability to turn it on and off inside with a switch. One day I woke up and like any other Prius driver who is not happy with the fuel economy (we won’t go there), decided, I want more light. So I bought a 26 inch light bar for my lower grill. This one, wired directly to my high beams. I upped the fuse to accommodate the additional power. Could not be happier. Most recently I added a 41 inch single light bar on the rear of the car just above the back window attached to the upper part of the hatch. This thing is a beast for off-road. Lighting up the rear for backing up or just needing to see the area while setting up camp. You can find more info about my setup at Instagram.com/PriusCamping Sadly not able to add photos here but if messaged through instagram I will send them.
     
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    Your one pix didn't go through -- really interested in seeing. Plus I'm pretty sure we need several pix and maybe even a night video.

    Ah, .......okay. I'll let others jump on your case for that one.
     
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    clearly the image didn’t go through lol. I see that. It was a link to a photo on Instagram. I don’t have a link to the photos therefore I won’t be posting them.
    As for the fuse, I am aware. And clearly know it’s not the “proper” way of doing it, neither is connecting directly to the high beams... however, going on four years and it works flawlessly so **** it.
    I do respect your words and appreciate the response however. I have seen where you have been quite helpful on here with other post. Keep on keeping on.
     
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    If you wanna assist with the best way to share photos here that would be great. I’ve been reading forums and such here for many years (13 years of owning prius’ now) and have no clue how to post a photo. ‍♂️
     
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    Or emojis. Haha.
     
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