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Old 01-09-2013, 05:36 PM   #1
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2nd Gen Bed light (3rd brake light)

Okay, Ive had my '13 Tacoma for a few weeks now and didnt notice that it didnt have a 3rd brake light bed/ utility light... Dang! That really sucks!
Is there a plug-n-play aftermarket bed light (or lens replacement) that one could insert in place of the stock brake light?
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Okay, Ive had my '13 Tacoma for a few weeks now and didnt notice that it didnt have a 3rd brake light bed/ utility light... Dang! That really sucks!
Is there a plug-n-play aftermarket bed light (or lens replacement) that one could insert in place of the stock brake light?
No, there is a mod to install one from a Colorado/Canyon.
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Kinda plug and play, after some cutting and fitting and wiring lol


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Old 01-11-2013, 11:17 AM   #4
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Hahaha! Crap! yeah, I saw that. Im not really interested in the cutting part yet.
I did see that a Ford ranger has about the same size light with a utility light in it. Has anyone used one of them?
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I found out that there might be a 1st gen. aftermarket utility/ brake light available. Would it work on the 2nd gen?
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Okay, Ive had my '13 Tacoma for a few weeks now and didnt notice that it didnt have a 3rd brake light bed/ utility light... Dang! That really sucks!
Is there a plug-n-play aftermarket bed light (or lens replacement) that one could insert in place of the stock brake light?
There is absolutely no light at the top of the cab in the back? It is a requirement for all vehicles to have this. Did you buy it new from the dealer? Go back to them and tell them to put one on. I really don't know how it have no 3rd brake light from the factory.

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There is absolutely no light at the top of the cab in the back? It is a requirement for all vehicles to have this. Did you buy it new from the dealer? Go back to them and tell them to put one on. I really don't know how it have no 3rd brake light from the factory.

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He's asking for cargo lamps.
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Yeah, it has the 3rd brake light, just not the clear ultility lens that most/ all other trucks have.
I didnt know what else to call it; if there is a better term let me now. I would really like to find a solution to adding some down light to the bed area without wiring LEDs to the bed rails...
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i was also surprised that my truck didn't have one. sucks when you're trying to tie something down and its dark out. hopefully someone has a decent suggestion, i'd like to find something that i can turn on/off from inside the cab. don't want to cut into the truck either
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