With a new defender light cage, you can install off road lamps on the roof of your truck with ease. It serves a utilitarian purpose as well as displays a rugged, custom appearance. A defender light cage is designed to connect to most aftermarket racks. All you need to do is bolt it right on and your truck will be armed with more lighting for those post sundown trips to the trail.
When you are accustomed to intense off-road driving, chances are you go out on the hills at night. Your headlights do not tell the whole story. A Smittybilt light rack gives your truck more illumination so you can stay out of danger. You can fit up to 4 9" diameter lamps while giving them a line of protection. Smittybilt light racks feature a steel tube on both the top and bottom that supports the housings along with a tube to separate each lamp. This configuration keeps the lights in place and guards against damage from debris. They also guard against wind. Smittybilt light racks keep beams snug when wind kicks up.
Since it is comprised of steel, you will not have to worry about moisture ruining your defender light cage. Crafted from 16 gauge 1" steel tubing, it is strong enough to be exposed to rough driving conditions and inclement weather. Smittybilt developed the defender light cage to seamlessly attach to the roof rack with the same level of durability. Plus, you have a nice color to look forward to. For further protection and also a sleek look, Smittybilt truck roof baskets sport a textured black powder-coat finish.
For most trucks, Smittybilt defender light racks are a universal part that fits any 4-5 foot wide cargo rack. This is not the case with all vehicles. For the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra, Smittybilt defender light racks are model specific for years 2006-08. Before you order, look up your model year to ensure you receive the right part. Installation is not different with these trucks. Smittybilt defender light racks are still mated to an existing roof carrier. Directions are included and it is not a long install. Required hardware comes with your off road light cage for a DIY procedure.