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Old 11-25-2010, 12:13 AM
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My 03 XL is pre-wired for a dome light w/ separate map lights, and the 3rd brake light w/ bed lights... so I added both .
Bed light obviously illuminates the bed but where does it mount?

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Old 11-26-2010, 10:36 AM
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Default Re: Does Ford? Include stuff but not connect it?

it is in the top brake light assembly above the back window.
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Old 11-26-2010, 10:51 AM
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Default Re: Does Ford? Include stuff but not connect it?

Some are all red and some have white on the sides. The all red ones use one bulb the cargo light style has 3 bulbs
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Old 11-26-2010, 11:04 AM
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2004+ got all red 3rd brake lights.

You can easily add one with the cargo lights. Just have to tap into your dome light.
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Old 11-26-2010, 12:14 PM
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When I started this thread I thought manufacturers computerized the assembly process to optimize speed and cost...so that each vehicle got only what it needed. Apparently not and it sounds like no one outside the factory actually knows how many and what options are available AND making harnesses for all possibilities isn't a cost burden.

Then again, perhaps they allow for changes from the time the car starts assembly until it leaves the factory. This way if they are out of something then can omit it and if they have extra somethings (like superchargers) they can easily add them. Wonder if BMW has harnesses for every possible option in base models.
Thought I explained all this.
But yeah if we have extra superchargers laying around then we'll just slap em on. Why just last week I was sweepin' up under some stock racks, ya know, just tidying up the place in between repairs, when what do you know I find a whole crate of superchargers that we totally forgot we had. So willy nilly we just put them on the limited edition cars that didn't get the nav units that they were supposed to because we were out of 'em. To kinda balance things out.
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Old 11-26-2010, 01:04 PM
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Some are all red and some have white on the sides. The all red ones use one bulb the cargo light style has 3 bulbs
The manual is very vague as to how it works, It wasn't until 30 min of aggravation that I discovered the ONLY way to turn it on is with the thumb wheel!
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Old 11-26-2010, 11:03 PM
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I got both door panels off today and was so happy to see it was pre wired for power locks and windows. I now will need new door panels with the switches, lock solenoid window regulaters and relays....anyone got a parts truck?
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Old 11-27-2010, 06:20 AM
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I got both door panels off today and was so happy to see it was pre wired for power locks and windows. I now will need new door panels with the switches, lock solenoid window regulaters and relays....anyone got a parts truck?
www.car-part.com you can search all salvage yards in your state.
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Old 11-27-2010, 12:25 PM
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Awesome...Thanx....
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