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Old 01-01-2012, 01:16 AM
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still looks awesome
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Old 01-02-2012, 06:18 PM
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LED 3BL/CARGO is sold!
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Old 01-02-2012, 09:29 PM
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Will do Falco... I haven't forgot about your ovals either

Got 'em painted, just need to find time to buff 'em out & get 'em put together.
haha. thanks man. When we get that all sorted out, i'm thinkin i'm finally going to have to decide which brake light i'm gonna buy. it has to be plug and play. i can't wire shit. i've tried, it's just all mushy and i can't do it... (end joke, and step back over the line. haha.) but anyway, i want a really bright one that's preferablely red. with maybe some fancyness to it. I'm not sure tho.. i like the mustang one you're working on. Either way, we're gonna figure it out one of these days.
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Old 01-03-2012, 12:43 AM
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$45 special cargo is SOLD.

Feel free to check back often, I may have more with "slight defects" at reduced prices.
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Old 01-03-2012, 05:58 PM
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So, this might be..err..probably is, a dumb question, but how do the cargo lights work? Mine is a solid Red break light..but cargo lights might be a good idea. Can I just hook them up to my own switch inside the cab? Or are they hooked up via stock dimmer light switch inside?
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Old 01-03-2012, 06:04 PM
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Depending on the year (not sure what years they are myself) you may have to run a power wire from your dome light to the cargo light, but yes, they are controlled via the dimmer switch and come on with the dome light stock in Rangers.
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Old 01-03-2012, 10:05 PM
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what he said...

If your truck has 3 wires going into the 3rdBL plug, you probably have the wiring already there & it should be a plug-n-play swap.

If you only have 2 wires to the 3rdBL plug, you'll need to run a wire from your dome light's power to the 3rdBL for the cargos to come on with your dome light.

Of course, you could always run them on a switch, but if you forget to turn the switch off, your cargo's will stay on
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Old 01-03-2012, 10:19 PM
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Hmm, just thinking I could run them to a toggle switch that illuminates when on, so I don't forget. I might be interested in one of these you are modding up. Bought your stuff before and never complained!
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Old 01-05-2012, 02:38 PM
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Got my 3BL today! Super fast shipping and excellent packaging! Diggin the business cards too!




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Easy to switch it.

Relay:

+ power for cargo (from 12v constant)
+ power from radio fuse (powering the relay toggle)


That way only works when accessories are on.
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Old 01-05-2012, 03:34 PM
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The silicone you see on top on this picture is from the previous owner... Still gotta get the rest off... I think my best bet will be my finger nail and a lot of patience. Anybody have suggestions for removal of the rest of that stuff?












The pictures do not do this thing justice!


Will get some night shots for you when I get time!


Thanks so much bugg!
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Old 01-05-2012, 03:45 PM
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To save your fingernails, you might try an old credit card or one of those "fake" credit cards that come in the mail all the time. Even a plastic putty knife might work.

Looks good
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Old 01-05-2012, 04:34 PM
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Night shots for ya (full permission of use granted)

LED Cargo:







LED 3BL:




Both at once:



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Old 01-05-2012, 06:11 PM
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Night shots for ya (full permission of use granted)

LED Cargo:







LED 3BL:




Both at once:



Bright as (.) (.)


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Old 01-05-2012, 07:23 PM
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Goof Off, should help remove silicone
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Old 01-18-2012, 10:05 PM
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I just found a "buggman mod" modded 3rdBL, the one with turn signals in the outer red sections. It does NOT have brake lights in the outer red sections, just turn signals... unless you wanted to connect them to the brake lights instead.
It was hiding in a box in the garage. It does NOT have an OEM wiring connector for the brake lights, but I do have butt splice connectors crimped on all of the wires so you can easily cut the bulb holders from your existing wiring connector & crimp them right on.
PRICE: $55 + shipping/insurance

I have a few all red & cargo 3rdBL's in various stages of modding too.
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