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Can't believe

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by alalmcgrath, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. Feb 15, 2016 at 11:39 AM
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    I can't believe I have to drop the headliner and remove the 3rd brake light fixture just to replace a burned out bulb. That's just plain stupid!
     
  2. Feb 15, 2016 at 11:45 AM
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    What bulb?
     
  3. Feb 15, 2016 at 11:49 AM
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    Isn't there a bulb for the third brake light? My 3rd brake light doesn't come on when the brakes areapplied
     
  4. Feb 15, 2016 at 11:49 AM
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    Yep. Just remove the lense and its there.
     
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  5. Feb 15, 2016 at 11:56 AM
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    ..sounds like someone needs an excerpt from the Chilton Manual?
     
  6. Feb 15, 2016 at 11:56 AM
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    All the youtube videos I've seen show the fixture being removed to swap out bulbs for led's and the sockets unplugged from the rear of the fixture. Is this not true?
     
  7. Feb 15, 2016 at 11:59 AM
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    I will gladly take a look if you will post it.

    Thank you
     
  8. Feb 15, 2016 at 12:03 PM
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    Just to confirm, are you talking about the rear tail lights next to the tail gate?
     

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  9. Feb 15, 2016 at 12:05 PM
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    No, talking about the 3rd brake light on top rear of cab.
     
  10. Feb 15, 2016 at 12:11 PM
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    Ok, see attached, you only need to remove the headliner when you're replacing the whole assembly. To replace bulbs, you only need to unscrew the plastic protector. Attached are instructions for both.
     

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  11. Feb 15, 2016 at 12:16 PM
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    Yeah, if you want to upgrade to LED's you might need to remove the whole assembly/fixture.
     
  12. Feb 15, 2016 at 12:17 PM
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    Thank you, the headlight revolution video is very misleading. After watching their video again I see they are showing an aftermarket fixture with no screws for removal of the lens.
     
  13. Feb 15, 2016 at 12:27 PM
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    Thank you!
     
  14. Feb 15, 2016 at 1:22 PM
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    Some Mods :) See build thread for details
    Yep 4 Philips screws and the cover comes right off.
     
  15. Feb 15, 2016 at 1:35 PM
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    mbrp exhaust, afe dropin filter, stubby antenna, Readylift leveling kit, ICI magnum RT sidesteps, weather techs front & rear
    And dont forget rubber gasket that usually comes out with the lens, must be put back in place when reinstalling lens
     
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