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Old 01-12-2013, 02:42 PM
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I just spent this afternoon installing cab lights on my new truck. They look great but it was a PITA to install them. I bought the Ford factory lights and harness, that was the easy part. Taking down the headliner and associated trim was very difficult. I am very picky about how things go back so it spent more time than the average person would have. I can say one thing about the install, it is easier to lay the light holes out from the inside of the cab then it is to do it from the top. I don't have a sun roof. It would have been a litter easier if we had a work platform to access the roof line. Working off the running boards were terrible. Also I drilled the holes the same size as I needed and ended up drilling a larger hole. My advise is drill a 1/8" larger hole than you need and the light will drop in fine. I used a little silicone around the opening for insurance. We also draped a sheet inside the cab to catch all the shavings, this would be more difficult it you dill everything from inside the cab. All in all I pleased with everything and I'm glad I did it.
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How much was the harness and lights? Have you had any issues with leaking? I want to do mine but am worried it might be to tough of a job
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No problem at all with leaks. I applied some silicone around the holes before I bolted them down. You can get the lights and harness from the dealer for around $150. I have seen them on EBay for about the same amount. Keep in mind the wiring harness is vehicle specific so make sure they get you the right one.
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How long did it take you to do the install. What was the hardest part of it
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It took about 4 or 5 hours to layout the holes and drill them to accept the fixture.
The hardest part in my opinion was removing all the trim, visors, and headliner. That stuff is just frustrating to remove without damage.
The old saying "measure twice" cannot be overstated. I masked the roof area off with painters tape and really spend a great deal of time measuring and laying out the work. Taking your time doing this will insure your success.
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Where does the harness plug in? Passenger side or driver side
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It routes down the drivers side pillar and connects under left drivers foot well. You will replace the existing harness with the new one for the cab lights.
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