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Old 06-16-2012, 06:53 PM   #1
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Best Reverse Lighting

If you own a newer Taco you must know the reverse lights are very poor. I have a 2012 4x4 double with every possible option. @ hang ups of mine were the interior lighting and the reverse lights. Both are terrible! I wanted others to know what I did and its fabulous! Firstly, I ordered 2- 64smd bright white leds. They come with a festoon adapter. I put those in the overhead cargo lights. The reverse lights I changed with a LED lit license plate frame. Also installed a 60" LED strip just under the tailgate. I bought everything at V-LEDS online. These are the absolute brightest solutions for both stock dimly lit areas! Less than $100. My truck is amazingly lit up in reverse now! Any questions, PM me. Good Luck Guys! I wish I could get better than 16 mpgs around town!
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Old 01-23-2013, 05:18 PM   #2
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If you own a newer Taco you must know the reverse lights are very poor. I have a 2012 4x4 double with every possible option. @ hang ups of mine were the interior lighting and the reverse lights. Both are terrible! I wanted others to know what I did and its fabulous! Firstly, I ordered 2- 64smd bright white leds. They come with a festoon adapter. I put those in the overhead cargo lights. The reverse lights I changed with a LED lit license plate frame. Also installed a 60" LED strip just under the tailgate. I bought everything at V-LEDS online. These are the absolute brightest solutions for both stock dimly lit areas! Less than $100. My truck is amazingly lit up in reverse now! Any questions, PM me. Good Luck Guys! I wish I could get better than 16 mpgs around town!

really interested in seeing some pics!
if possible....
i'm throwing around the idea of cargo lights, zombie lights and more back up lights!!!
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:06 PM   #3
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Any pics?
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:23 PM   #5
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Blitzpro 6lz led lights would be perfect for reverse lights
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Old 01-24-2013, 07:14 PM   #6
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im about to put just those as back up lights, thinking about cutting a hole for them in the rear body metal part of the bed. similar to the flexible light bars that are on alot of trucks.
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:48 PM   #7
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:07 AM   #8
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I did this upgrade after I tried a few different bulbs in the reverse lights. The licensce plate fram is awesome! It definately made a huge difference. The led light strip also helped alot! Ill try and find photos.


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If you own a newer Taco you must know the reverse lights are very poor. I have a 2012 4x4 double with every possible option. @ hang ups of mine were the interior lighting and the reverse lights. Both are terrible! I wanted others to know what I did and its fabulous! Firstly, I ordered 2- 64smd bright white leds. They come with a festoon adapter. I put those in the overhead cargo lights. The reverse lights I changed with a LED lit license plate frame. Also installed a 60" LED strip just under the tailgate. I bought everything at V-LEDS online. These are the absolute brightest solutions for both stock dimly lit areas! Less than $100. My truck is amazingly lit up in reverse now! Any questions, PM me. Good Luck Guys! I wish I could get better than 16 mpgs around town!
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:04 AM   #10
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Reverse Lighting

http://s1213.beta.photobucket.com/us...04968889144271
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:20 AM   #11
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Excellent! I love the license plate lights. Bright without being obnoxious.
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looks good Stevo....
thnx for pic buddy!
now there is something to chat about....awesome...
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Do u have a link where u got that?
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:52 AM   #14
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bright reverse lights

Here ya go! It appears they have made a better one since I purchased mine.

http://www.vleds.com/high-power-18w-...rame-2056.html
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Go over to H.I.D.Planet and read a few reviews on V-LEDs.
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