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grill marker lights

I'm not going to beat around the bush i love the look of the new svt raptor but unfortunately i jumped the gun and got my ranger, sometimes i regret it sometimes i don't however now i'd like to see if i can add some of the style to it, my first goal is to re-create the grill marker lights, and i;d like to see if i can locate a hood scoop similar to the type ont the raptor with the back facing fins in a mat black plastic color almost like the fender flares on the '08 fx4 model.

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now my first thought for the lights was to use the posts that are already in my grill.

http://z.about.com/d/trucks/1/0/C/D/...ng_Sprt4x4.jpg
not the bets pic for this but it'll do, behind the billet bars are three vertical posts one in the middle and 2 a little off to each side, i thought about mounting some amber led's to these posts right behind the grill, so please give me your thoughts I'd also be adding some amber side marker lights to my mirrors like on the superduty. so it'll have 5 in total.
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should work get some leds back there and your golden
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Seems easy enough to do with LED's. Mount them in the grille and then hook them up to the running lights.......DONE.
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on that note does anyone know how i could wire these to the running lights, pretned i have no idea about anything on this truck. -_-.
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Just splice into the running lamp feed at your turnsignal pigtail behind the headlight housings. There'll be 3 wires....2 matching colors on both sides. It's NOT the black on. black one's the ground. the other one of the matching is the running lamp.
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Where would you get LEDs for something like this?
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You could probably actually get the marker lights through a dealership somehow.
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yeah, at a ridiculous price. lol
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Where would you get LEDs for something like this?
I suggest any semi-truck supply shop/accessory shop/accessory store. I LOOOOVe being in a major port city where we've got TONS of semi truck stores around. TONS of selections....entire store walls dedicated to lights. lol.
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I suggest any semi-truck supply shop/accessory shop/accessory store. I LOOOOVe being in a major port city where we've got TONS of semi truck stores around. TONS of selections....entire store walls dedicated to lights. lol.
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the best is the shops at the truck stops. some cool **** in those lol. thats where i got most of my CB setup! haha
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There is actually quite a few truck stops around me. I may have to go check some out...
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good call on the semi lights...prolly more weatherproof than just some LEDs wired up out in the elements...
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