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Old 12-23-2012, 01:10 AM
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Recon wiring help needed

so for christmas i am getting a set of recon cab lights for my truck. i didnt know, from what i have gathered, that they didnt come with a complete wiring harness for my truck. so i am stuck with the delima of wiring them, should i spent the money and time to order a complete harness or should i hard wire them to my marker lights? when i had my old bronco i installed cab lights and just wired them all into one wire and ran it into my marker lights, never had a problem with those.
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Old 12-23-2012, 08:02 AM
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Personally, I would return them and just buy their cab light lenses. As for the lights, I'd go with OEM and the OEM harness. Nice and clean and no cutting any wires. The wiring harness plugs into a connector that is already behind your passenger side kick panel.
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:17 PM
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well why couldn't i just wire into where the harness would connect? iv done alot of wiring and cutting and soldering doesnt bother me, and whats wrong with the recons vs the OEM cab lights?
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:25 PM
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The issue would be how they mount. Most after market lights screw in from the top which is not ideal. I can't download their instruction manual to find out. Ford lights have studs on them and are secured to the truck with nuts from the bottom side of cab which eliminates the possibility of leaks or coming loose.
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id go with atomic l.e.d. roof lights best ive seen yet
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:30 PM
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Those are nice, but damn! $325 for a set. That's insane.
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:27 PM
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