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Field Tips on Off-Roading Lights and Winches

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This is a quick blog about the street scene grill from one of our experts in the truck parts and accessories
industry. This is the latest update: I recently installed a black Street Scene shell and speed grille. It fits
great and went on super easy. The instructions are crystal clear and simple to follow. This grille makes
room for installing a winch and allows way more airflow than the stock one, and got rid of all that chrome
too! If you own an F-250, you’re probably familiar with the logo’s clear coat peeling…how annoying! Also
on the way are some black projector lights. Basically I am eliminating anything chrome…how’s that song
go, black and yellow black and yellow? Next time, I want to talk more about winches too. I am also
working on a somewhat secret and unique Ford logo instead of the standard blue oval. But before that,
here’s the lowdown on off-roading lights.

                                                              I have come to the conclusion that being
                                                              prepared is key to a great outdoors experience
                                                              after many years of camping and off-roading,.
                                                              Especially when off-roading, remember to make
                                                              sure you have your tools, winch, spare tire and
                                                              parts, first aid kit, flashlight, and other essential
                                                              items. Also, I’ve concluded that you can never
                                                              have too much light, especially when you’re out
                                                              in the middle of nowhere. It’s nice to see where
                                                              you are going, so I converted the head lights to
HID. They are bright! Too bright for a lifted truck in the city. After blinding half of Southern California’s
residents, I wised up and put some 55 watt halogen lights in the bumper to act as stock headlights for
around town driving. I didn’t get any thank yous for it, but I also didn’t get any more middle fingers either.
As for off road, the difference is amazing! All those side by side before and after pictures don’t do it
justice! But after a few trips, I became used to the extra light and wanted more. That’s when I got my
hands on a couple Pro Comp LED light bars which produce ridiculous amounts of light. The 30” and 46”
LED bars completely lit up everything close to midrange, but like every addict, I wanted more. To
complete this circus act, I wired four 9” HIDs to the roof rack. The Ford said let there be light, and there
was light, and everybody saw that it was. In conclusion, be sure to research the huge variety of sizes,
styles and brands of quality lights, winches, and other truck accessories out there to fit your preference,
budget, and kind of off-roading you do.

				
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