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Old 08-25-2007, 09:42 PM
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Recon LED Tail Lights Install

Out of the box:


Old Lights

Okay, Drop the tailgate: get a 5/16 socket and take out the two bolts holding em on.

Pull the light off of the truck...it will be rather difficult but it will come. Just take your time and be careful. This is what you get:

Turn the bulb holders and remove the old tail light. Then take the bulb out of the top fixture (brake light)
Take the new Recon Tail Light:

Plug the connector into the empty bulb socket.

Check to see if it works; if it doesn't just unplug, rotate the plug 180* and plug back in.

Plug the bottom bulb in as well as the one that you just connected.

Now reinstall light


Now check again when all installed and here you go.

Start to finish, including taking pictures: about 30 minutes.
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good job they look sweet

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Old 08-25-2007, 10:41 PM
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pretty cool. how much are those babies?
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sweet - I want the ones that are red, not clear looks stock but aren't!!

Looks good man! Great job with the pics! How bright are those???
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Old 08-26-2007, 04:46 AM
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Looks good bro. I will let ya buy me a set
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Looks good mang! Nice, quick write up and all! I was looking into the smoked LEDs, but we'll see. I might go with the red, to give it stock but not stock look! Great job!


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Old 08-26-2007, 07:22 AM
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pretty cool. how much are those babies?
I got them from Raul for about 300 clams. They are pretty bright, but now I need to get that dang 3rd brake light. Truck just doesn't look right with LED tail lights and stock on the cab.

Logan...if you pay then I'll order them for ya. lol

Thanks every one for the comments.

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Old 08-26-2007, 12:15 PM
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FYI; Tempe AZ cops like to give out tickets for the clear or smoke types if you are in the area or passing by ! ! :rain:

They do look good, what is the $$ for red's ?
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Old 08-26-2007, 12:18 PM
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looks good bro.... i still havnt had a chance to install mine yet.... gonna get to it today.... ill take some pics when im done... got the smoked talights, 3rd brake light and the black door sills to install today....

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Old 08-26-2007, 12:19 PM
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How can they give you a ticket if they are DOT approved (assuming they are)???


edit: look at the picture - they are dot/sae approved = LEGAL! as long as they meet the minimum visible distance!
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