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Led Markers in Bumper

I read a thread on mirror signal leds and thought cool, I'm gonna try that. Well, I bought the marker lights and found out that it wouldn't work for my truck. I should have known better, one of those impulse things... :)

Anyway, since they wouldn't work, I thought I'd try something different. I mounted them in the open space in the bumper. I figure If I end up not liking them, I will put them on my trailer... :)

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You should upgrade your mirrors and try to install them again

They look good there though
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Will the newer ranger mirrors bolt right up on my 95? If they will, I might do that when I get the money... :)
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I think they will, but the mounting bracket may be slightly different

Someone will prolly jump in here and correct me though
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There's a thread somewhere on how to do it... those lights look good though. Did you wire them into your signals or do they just come on when your headlights are on?
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Looks good!
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For now they just come on when the corner marker lights / headlights come on. I thought about wiring them into the signals only (I haven't done the signal mod) but I wanted to see what they looked like being on all the time, at night of course... :) Thanks :)
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I just bought some Recon "big rig" amber strips that go under the doors for my F-350. When they didn't fit right on there, I turned to the ranger and put them on. I wired them to be bright all the time as they also have a turnsignal function. Like what this guy has under his door.

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Wow, that guy has some major lighting on his truck.. and all of it looks pretty fugly :-S lol
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It would be hard to miss that truck coming down the road at night... :)
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Got a pic...Lights under door...

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Got a pic...Lights under door...

How'd you pull this off? I really wanna do it, but not so sure how to wire it up or mount or what LEDs to use eesh :-/

Is there a how to you followed or did you just whip it up?
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I put the lights on with the supplied brackets...drilled the holes, painted the holes, added some silicone to screws to attempt to keep rust out. Ran wiring up and tucked away similar to factory. Tapped into running lights in the wiring harness. They are always bright and don't flash with turn signals as I only wanted them to be bright.
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Nice bumper LEDs Mike. Hey Cole, any more pics? I would like to see your whole truck lit up.
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I'll have to get some...it looks pretty good. They shine bright on the road. I think it will look great in the snow
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you can get an LED stick like on the dodge or you can do it like me. I'll post a pic later but i have 5 maxxima thin-line lights on each side of my truck on the pinch weld. Real easy to do and looks great at night
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That dodge is sick!
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to the trailer! dont put em on newer mirrors either it looks terrible.
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to the trailer! dont put em on newer mirrors either it looks terrible.
I recently took them off to install my body lift, but I actually like them in the bumper. So I will be putting them back in the bumper holes tomorrow... :) I want to get a couple more for my trailer as well.
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