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DIY: LED DRL/Turn Signal with resistor install

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by csuviper, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. Mar 9, 2016 at 8:58 AM
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    csuviper

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    Some Mods :) See build thread for details
    This install was completed on my 2012 2nd Gen Tundra. Install will be similar for the 3rd Gen Tundras but i dont have confirmation the wire colors are the same.

    LEDs purchased from csjumper2003 on TacomaWorld.com. Here is his vendor page: https://www.tacomaworld.com/forums/jumpers-leds.171/

    This kit includes:
    (2) 4157NA LEDs
    (2) resistors with male connectors installed
    (4) t-tap connectors
    (4) self tapping screws




    Comparison between stock 4157NA bulb and new LED



    Diagram i found online for the resister install. Will be a little different on the Tundra as the wire colors are different. There is a ground wire, DRL wire and turn signal wire. It is very important to find the correct wires. If you tie the resistor into the DRL wire then the power will be running through the resistor all the time and it will get very hot and possibly fail or cause damage.



    The correct wires to tie into on the passenger side are the pink wire and the white wire with black line. Use the provided T-tap connectors to splice into these wires and connect the resistors.



    The correct wires to tie into on the drivers side are the red wire and the white wire with black line.Use the provided T-tap connectorsto splice into these wires and connect the resistors.



    Stock DRL



    LED DRL



    Resistors installed using the provided self tapping screws. Just find a good spot on the metal to install them where the resistor is not touching wiring or plastic.




    The stock bulb is on the left. The new LED is on the right ~5' away from the wall.



    Completed pic with DRL and halos on at night. Cant turn off the halos.
     
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  2. Mar 9, 2016 at 9:13 AM
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    If you do not have the kit as described above then you will need the following items
    (2) 4157NA LEDs
    (2) resistors
    (4) t-tap connectors and (4) male connectors of same size. Size is indicated by color. The correct color would be blue.
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    (4) self tapping screws
     
  3. Mar 9, 2016 at 7:12 PM
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    Awesome write up. Another mod to add to the to do list.
     
  4. Mar 9, 2016 at 7:17 PM
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    Good stuff man!
     
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    Your truck is so sick! Great thread.
     
  6. Mar 10, 2016 at 6:19 PM
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    I got some Amber LEDs to do this but I got the led rated flasher instead of the resistors.... Anyone know where the flasher is located?
     
  7. Mar 11, 2016 at 3:04 PM
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    I thought there were no LED rated flashers for 2nd gen. Where did you get it?
     
  8. Mar 11, 2016 at 3:07 PM
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    Thanks I'm gonna order one.
     
  10. Mar 11, 2016 at 3:13 PM
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    I can't figure out where it goes... Have looked on both fuse boxed and they say nothing about a flasher.
     
  11. Mar 11, 2016 at 3:43 PM
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    Your flasher should be mounted on the back side of the fuse box under the dash...most of the time you have to unbolt the fuse box to gain access to it.
     
  12. May 6, 2016 at 7:59 AM
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    FYI: The VLED setup has a plug and play resistor pack with the LED controller. No wire cutting! I did mine with white DRL and amber switch back turn signals. Love it... http://www.vleds.com/
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