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Old 08-19-2010
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Behind window third brake light

I was thinking it would be cool to patch the third brake light hole and put a stripe style third brake light in the rear windows. Like one of those under tailgate light third brake light bars.

Something like this:


And a stripe like this:


or this

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I think that would be pretty cool. Prolly only be worth it if you were already shaving door handles and painting the truck and all.
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It's a neat idea - you would need to fill the stock hole obviously.

Oh - by the way



Those LEDs SUCK.

Build your own PCB board and use a square array of superflux lumileds. You can include a voltage regulator like I do for low loss over-current protection.
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its been done check out the Scion xb boards, they have a kit to convert to a larger behind window light,
but IMO its not worth it because then you have a big **** hole in your roof... why not LED your current high mount brake light?
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why not LED your current high mount brake light?
That's what I did - I have 9 superflux behind there.



I'm going to redo it though, with about 50 or so superflux. I might include a PWM so I can use the 3rd brake light as a running light and a brake light this time. I can't decide.

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=because then you have a big **** hole in your roof
I said patch the hole in the roof haha.

I was just thinking it would be cool and streamlined.
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I think this will be me first mod. nice and simple maybe ad the cargo light to it. with running light and brake light.
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if you do that put in the general discussion. takes lots of pics of the install. you will be my new Ranger her0.
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I've been planning something similar to this for a while now. currently, i have a cadillac third brake light, but it just doesn't go with the look i'm after.
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