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Old 11-25-2008
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I like the idea, this can be done and I think you could use the stock mirrors.
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Was that in the bottom of the mirror or under the truck / door?

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Under the truck door. I can't put them under the mirrors, I have turn signals there.
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Just got finished doing this. I used a set of lights I had laying around. Came out pretty good. I just drilled some holes on the frame rail, ran the wires to the dome light, and it's done. If you're going to do this mod, try and run the wire into the cab by way of the holes that secure the peice of plastic that runs along the door. There are 4 screws, but I left the last one out (closest to rear of truck) and ran my wire through there. Then I just ran it alonf the door molding, and then I used a hanger to fish the wire over to the dome light.Sorry that I dont have any pics, but I still haven't replaced my busted camera.
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Old 12-01-2008
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I had an idea of using some flush mount LED lights that they have at Academy for boats but not sure if I want to cut a hole in my door.
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Old 12-02-2008
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I actually used a set of those cheapy yellow fogs. They give you a cool flat beam, and just enough light to light the rest of the area. Light is a yellowish/white light.
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I'm doing it a little differently so I may be no help to you. But I got one side done yesterday. I had limited time so I'll do the other side this weekend. Mine are 3W white leds in the bottom of the door that turn on when I open the door since I dont have the factory keyless. I'll get the how-to and pics posted after I'm through and maybe you can use some of the info. I must say though, these LEDs are BRIGHT!
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i was actually wondering about this myself. i was just thinking, i have a 3 watt LED flashlite at work, and that sucker is blinding!

a single 3 watt LED per side should do the trick.
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http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trk...All-Categories

these would work...mounted under the cab out of site

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I just bought those, I'm going to put them in my toolbox.
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haha, I helped someone out :-)

let me know how they look
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Will do, I actually got these: http://cgi.ebay.com/2xSuper-Bright-L...3A1%7C294%3A50

I'm hoping they light it up enough. They were the cheapest lol
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Old 12-03-2008
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These are what i am using:h ttp://www.plasmaled.com/high_power_module.htm

I ordered the wide angle white 1W ones but recieved the wide 3Ws, not that I'm complaining lol.

They are pricey I know, but for me they were worth it.
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Here's mine. Finally got a camera that works. Name:  100_1162.jpg
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Size:  52.2 KB Light is yellowish/white. First pic was with flash, second w/o.
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Not a very big beam
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Yea, you can't really tell by the pics, but its a good size. shines plenty on the road, and under the truck.
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My 2000 Explorer has them. The Explorer mirrors don't fit the Ranger door frames, not a direct bolt on... However, both mirror assemblies share the same "key way". If you put the door windows all the way down, then fold the mirrors in as far as they will go, you should be able to pull directly up on them and they will come off the mount (part attached to the door). And fix the Explorer mirrors onto the Ranger mirror mounts.
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Damn son! Now I gotta go pick up a pair of exploder mirrors from the junkyard and play around with them.
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Damn son! Now I gotta go pick up a pair of exploder mirrors from the junkyard and play around with them.
Let us know how it goes. Sad thing is I was just at the JY today and got a dome light and a ST gauge but didn't read this til I was home. I may have to make a trip in a few weeks.
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Ya, my mom's explorer has them. I really do not see a point to them though besides it lighting your vehicle up so you can see where it is.
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Ya, my mom's explorer has them. I really do not see a point to them though besides it lighting your vehicle up so you can see where it is.
I like doing the small things like this just because its out of the ordinary.
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I like doing the small things like this just because its out of the ordinary.
True. I've been asked by alot of people about some of the mods I've done to my truck. (puddle lights,Mirror signals) They always ask if that was an option that they didn't get on their Ranger.
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