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    Default LED's. What do I need

    Can someone tell me what I need for head and tail light flashers and gril lights all LED. I wan to know everything from harnesses to plugs. Oh and a decent siren. I was on the Galls web site, and found a few things, but not sure what I need. I will ask some guys at the station too!


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    Your talking about things that don't exist. I suggest the "seach" button and running for cover right about now would be a wise idea.

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    Shorty, I'm all for giving the new people a break when it comes to posts like this, but there comes a point when enough is enough. I think the thing for me is that it seems like almost every post you have has to do with lights and sirens fro your vehicle. It just seems like that's all you want to know about.

    Again, this subject has been debated over and over and over again. If you want advice on what you need, I suggest you call and speak with a dealer who does installation. The lights and sirens posts get really old............

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    Shorty, I hate to be rude, but...
    I looked on your city web site and your fire department runs just under a 170 calls a year. As a POC fire fighter with a respectable 50%, that's 85 calls. Do you really need all those lights and sirens?
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    Not to mention Ludington is practically the woods. How many cars can you pass on the way to a call 1 maybe 2. If you feel it is that necessecary get a cheap minibar with magnets and a cheap siren from galls there you just spent $200 instead of $2000 or a little more than a dollar a run for a year.

    Don't get me wrong I'm not against L&S for a POC/Volle personal car. Come on all you career guys at least half of you were POC/Volle first, those who were, don't forget where you came from. Ok now that I started round 3000 of WWIII between the POC/Volle's and career guys. I'm going to aviod the cross fire
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    For one I do not run under Ludington City, I am on PM township, city only get fire and they usually assist. I am a first responder also. The only reason all the lights is b/c everyone at the dept wanted to know why I did not have them yet. And no we pass more then 1 or 2 cars too. So stop harping on me....k I will find something better to talk about. How about how the FF union is supporting Kerry....man I could really start some S***!

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    http://www.peremarquettetwp.org/Home.../fire_dept.htm

    By the way this is my Department, City has nver had female FF and never will.

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    You may want to find out if you would be legal under the state police and motor vehicle rules if you installed all that stuff on you vehicle.

    Adding light and sirens, doesb't do any good, IF you don't use them correctely and you are legal in your state.

    Unless you have a heavy duty electrical system on your vehicle and have this installed by some one who is quil;ified to do this, you will have a lot of problems.

    As far as I know on the official police and fire vehicles can have stobes in the tail lights and front end of your car.

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    As far as your rash statements about females not in your department sonny, Not being on the job and never will. Never say never, things have a way of happening.

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    As far as your rash statements about females not in your department sonny, Not being on the job and never will. Never say never, things have a way of happening.
    Umm...not sure, but I think she's a female, boss.

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    Yes sir Nozzleman, I do beleive you are right. I remember that this person had a post before on light bars. Wanted to mount it on the new pov. I wonder why they keep beating this out in the forums?

    I still fail to see why the statement about females. Maybe I am getting to old, but I really like females. My Mother was a female and all my wives had been females too!!!!

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    Maybe you should worry less about how you look getting to the firehouse and more about fighting the fire. Then again, if you are out in the woods, you know its not gonna be a fire. you have your priorities in the worng order!

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    As my departments light/siren "guru", I try and keep up with all the latest inovations. I must say I've never seen or heard of taillight/headlight LED flashers. Where did you find them?

    Not sure what model car you have, but unless it's something big with a heavy duty electrical system, your going to overload it with all that "stuff".

    If I was going to put lights/sirens on my POV I would limit it to a solid state (less amp draw) hi-beam flasher, LED's (1 dash, 2 back window)and a "no-frills" siren. Everything should come with all you need to hook it up, you shouldnt need a seperate harness.

    BTW, what's with that comment about female FF's??? Wake up, it's 2004 (not 1974). If they can handle the job I dont care what sex (or race) they are. We have a female FF who's a fantastic paramedic and can drive the doors off our aerial.

    So crawl out of that cave your living in and get with the program.

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    OK I am a female and a damn good one too! I can do just about anything a male FF can do, if not better. I maybe a little short andmy boots may fall off doing a leg lock and my helmet hit my SCBA,but I am good at what I do and I love what I do. ALl that I asked for was some help. If I could remove this post I would so everyone would stop B*T*Cing!

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    By the way this is my Department, City has nver had female FF and never will.
    OK I am a female and a damn good one too!
    Am I missing something? How can you be a female on a Department when the department has never had a female? Can we say "Contradiction"?

    BTW, I do work in a city and I do have strobes in my truck, but in 3 years there's only been two calls out of about 1200 that I've actually used them to respond. I suggest you save your money.
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    OK, I think everyone is misunderstanding shorty here.........

    I think she was trying to say that she IS NOT on the city dept. because she is a female and they do not have any females on the city dept. I don't think she was trying to say anything else until people misunderstood her..........

    For what it's worth, I didn't know shorty was a female (not that it matters).........

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    For one I do not run under Ludington City, I am on PM township
    I went back and re-read earlier posts to see if I missed something and saw that statement, so my apologies for the oversight.
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    Hey Shorty if you want all that **** on a POV why don't you just go buy Japanese rickshaw taxi, I understand they already got them lights as standard equipment

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    I still fail to see why the statement about females. Maybe I am getting to old, but I really like females. My Mother was a female and all my wives had been females too!!!!

    I got the best one now. :-)

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    BTW, I do work in a city and I do have strobes in my truck, but in 3 years there's only been two calls out of about 1200 that I've actually used them to respond. I suggest you save your money.
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