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Recon third brake light

I really want to get one but it says from 99-03 rangers, was there a change in the brake light in 2004, or will it fit my 2006.
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no it works go buy it, unplug the old harness and plug in the light and go...
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thanks that was fast
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no problem one question do you have a all red brake light or white and red?
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I want one, but I don't care who you are or what justification you can serve, $109 for a brake light is too damn much! The value of the materials used to fabricate that thing is less than $10!!!
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Search on Ebay thats where i got mine, and i only paid $70.00 for it shipped
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ok the side white LED's will not light up because the factory harness wires are missing you can find the + on for the dome light and run the wire back to the 3rd brake light and the white will come on then when the dome light does...problem solved other then that it will work like normal

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I want one, but I don't care who you are or what justification you can serve, $109 for a brake light is too damn much! The value of the materials used to fabricate that thing is less than $10!!!
I only payed $60shipped on ebay...
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ok the side white LED's will not light up because the factory harness wires are missing you can find the + on for the dome light and run the wire back to the 3rd brake light and the white will come on then when the dome light does...problem solved other then that it will work like normal
Here's an interesting observation:

If you're trying to look back into the bed of the truck, you won't be able to see anything with the dome light on.

Wire the white portions on a micro switch and have them light seperately of the dome light.
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Here's an interesting observation:

If you're trying to look back into the bed of the truck, you won't be able to see anything with the dome light on.

Wire the white portions on a micro switch and have them light seperately of the dome light.
here is something thats how it used to work stock... also i have never been inside my truck and needed to look into the bed...
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I didnt even know the cargo light was supposed to light up the bed.
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Cargo light aka "Mood lighting"
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If you're haulin stuff, those cargo lamps are nice because you're able to see what has shifted! Then again.. i also have lights mounted in the bedsides.. I wired mine up to come on when I open the doors or press unlock on the keyfob, MUCH better than them just coming on by flipping the dimmer switch up IMO.
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It is a pretty expensive third brake light...but I've changed that bulb on the 97 multiple times. I think it adds a nice finishing touch to the truck and looks pretty trick. But $70 shipped isnt too bad if I could find it on Ebay.

For those of you that have them, did you get the clear lens or the smoked lens?
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The reason I bought and wired the cargo light was because it will go on when I unlock it with my remote.
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It is a pretty expensive third brake light...but I've changed that bulb on the 97 multiple times. I think it adds a nice finishing touch to the truck and looks pretty trick. But $70 shipped isnt too bad if I could find it on Ebay.

For those of you that have them, did you get the clear lens or the smoked lens?
clear the smoked really isnt that smoked anyways..
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