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Old 02-08-2011, 12:32 PM
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Default Late 2003 wiring is the same as 04+.

Today I went out to add a cargo/third brake light to my 03 Ranger. When I pulled the third brake light out and looked at the connector, I had only two wires staring at me, a black(ground?), and a green wire. The black/pink wire that powers the cargo lights is nowhere to be found. My truck was built in May of 03, so for further info, Late 03 Rangers are wired up the same as 04+ Rangers, and are not compatible for the plug and play swaps. I'm guessing now that since I don't have the black/pink wire for the dome lights, I don't have the necessary wire for the Mustang Dome Light swap either.
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Old 02-08-2011, 12:34 PM
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You should, You can tap the cargo lights to the interior dome light I believe. Diehard4rd and azgilamonster had the one bulb setup and they converted it. Your interior dome should be the same though
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Old 02-08-2011, 12:36 PM
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I'm not too keen on tapping into wires, I like to do things the way the factory did, and if I do this, I'll be pulling an entire rear interior wiring harness from a donor truck and adding that in. I'm gonna do a search to see what wire colors I need to have for the dome light, and then i'm gonna go check to see if I have them.
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Old 02-08-2011, 12:37 PM
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Roger that....good luck man
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Old 02-08-2011, 12:39 PM
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Luckily the Ranger uses the same dome light as my F100, so I know what to look for.
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Old 02-08-2011, 12:40 PM
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Even better!
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Old 02-08-2011, 12:45 PM
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Well, I just pulled the light off, and I do have the two necessary wires, so the dome is gonna be plug and play. I feel better now. I just need to find where to get the bulbs at.
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Old 02-08-2011, 12:57 PM
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the bulb harness for the 3rd brake light or for the stand light?
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:19 PM
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I have both wires for the dome/map light is what i'm talking about now.

I'm not worried about the cargo light for now, since that's gonna be later down the road before I get to it.
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:30 PM
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ok, if you mean you are looking for the bulbs any auto parts store has them around 2.00 for 2 bulbs
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:42 PM
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ok, if you mean you are looking for the bulbs any auto parts store has them around 2.00 for 2 bulbs
Oh yea, i'm looking for the bulbs for the new F150 dome light. I looked at the book they had at Autozone, and the only thing they listed for 94-96 F150 was the map light bulbs, and they didn't have any. There was a line under dome. I tried looking at Mustang, but the reference numbers were different than that of a Mustang. I tried looking under 97+ F150, and they didn't even list anything for those. Anybody know off hand what size bulbs I need?
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:45 PM
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I cant remember, and I got the packages of them at home. Try taking the stang light to autozone and match it up if you dont find the answer on here
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:49 PM
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I would, but my problem is I don't wanna put the wrong bulb in there, as in wrong wattage or amperage or whatever. I'd rather not have anything blow on me.lol.
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Old 02-08-2011, 02:02 PM
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Ok, I will see if I can dig the package out in the garage for ya later
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Old 02-08-2011, 02:03 PM
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Alright thanks man!
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