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Cab Lights Installed

I installed my traditional LMC cab lights on top of my crew cab yesterday. It took about 4 hours or so with all the measuring. The hardware that came with the lights was terrible so I replaced it with some stainless screws from Home Depot. I spliced the power into the fuse box for the gauges rather than running to the passenger kick panel. I used my buddy's 97 as a template for measurements. Let me know what yall think!

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Looks good I would love to do this but Im afraid to drill holes in my roof .
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turned out very nice.

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Looks good I would love to do this but Im afraid to drill holes in my roof .
tell me about it. i just ordered cab lights

i was first gonna say that you added cab lights and painted the truck brown.

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that is a great job!!!! LOOKS GREAT!

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Looks good I would love to do this but Im afraid to drill holes in my roof .
Piece of cake bud. I was 18 when I did mine. Measure, measure, measure, and then drill. Make these trucks look a lot better in my opinion

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Looks good I would love to do this but Im afraid to drill holes in my roof .
couldnt agree with you more bud

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I measured about 1000 times and marked everything with making tape and pencils and such. I used a good center punch to get the holes started. I made the mounting holes 7/64 and made the center hole for the wires 3/8 (I had to get them big enough to slide a splice through). I recommend getting a deburring tool if you're using a normal drill bit!

Thanks for the compliments guys, I'm real happy with how they turned out!

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looks great cab lights just make a truck look so much better. did you do anything to seal the holes? I have a small drip in my roof and its either coming from the windshield or from the cab lights haven't pinpointed it yet. but I have a feeling its coming in from the cab light holes.
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Looks good I would love to do this but Im afraid to drill holes in my roof .
Me too. Im afraid its going to cause rust in the future. But if i do end up doing them im going to use the chevy style lights. Alot better looking in my opinion.

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Me too. Im afraid its going to cause rust in the future. But if i do end up doing them im going to use the chevy style lights. Alot better looking in my opinion.
the new or old chevy style?

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