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Added lights to the engine bay and WOW

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016-2023)' started by AramsTRD, Aug 13, 2021.

  1. Aug 13, 2021 at 8:02 PM
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    AramsTRD

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    Nice work!
     
  3. Aug 13, 2021 at 8:07 PM
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    6k LED headlights Baja Design Squadron Sport R fog lights CaliRaised Ditch Brackets w/ Baja Designs Squadron Amber Baja Designs Squadron Pro flush mount on Rear Bumper Kings 2.5 with Resi’s Front and Rear Icon Tubular UCA’s with Delta’s OME Dakars Leaf Springs Timbren U-Bolts Flips kit with Timbren Bumpstops Demello Offraod Front Bumper Smittybilt Winch9500lbs W/ Synthetic Rope TRD PRO Skid Plate for the front Pelfrey Mid, Rear and Gas Tank Skids Pelfrey Rear Bumper with Wilco Tire Carrier Welded on SCS F5’s 16x8 -25mm Wheels BFG KO2's 285 75 16 Prinsu Cabrac AllPro Rock sliders Import Equipment Red & Dark Grey Light Decals
    Thank you
     
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  4. Aug 13, 2021 at 8:11 PM
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    Not allowed to work on your car during the day due to HOA rules huh? :rofl:
     
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  5. Aug 13, 2021 at 8:22 PM
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    don't have HOA buddy, I do when and what I want, but when you,re on a trial or camping trip at night and you need it for some reason then you have it.
     
  6. Aug 13, 2021 at 8:35 PM
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    nice!
     
  7. Aug 13, 2021 at 8:36 PM
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    Video is great but some close up's of your work might be better. Defiantly following this as I may just do this myself...
     
  8. Aug 13, 2021 at 8:53 PM
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    thank you
     
  9. Aug 13, 2021 at 8:53 PM
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    6k LED headlights Baja Design Squadron Sport R fog lights CaliRaised Ditch Brackets w/ Baja Designs Squadron Amber Baja Designs Squadron Pro flush mount on Rear Bumper Kings 2.5 with Resi’s Front and Rear Icon Tubular UCA’s with Delta’s OME Dakars Leaf Springs Timbren U-Bolts Flips kit with Timbren Bumpstops Demello Offraod Front Bumper Smittybilt Winch9500lbs W/ Synthetic Rope TRD PRO Skid Plate for the front Pelfrey Mid, Rear and Gas Tank Skids Pelfrey Rear Bumper with Wilco Tire Carrier Welded on SCS F5’s 16x8 -25mm Wheels BFG KO2's 285 75 16 Prinsu Cabrac AllPro Rock sliders Import Equipment Red & Dark Grey Light Decals
    I will when its day time. I am not good at write ups. lol
     
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  10. Aug 13, 2021 at 11:12 PM
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  11. Aug 13, 2021 at 11:56 PM
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    Cool. I just keep a mag-lite. If I need to look in my engine at night I’ll just set up camp and look at it in the morning.
     
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  12. Aug 14, 2021 at 8:34 AM
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    Is there anything people won’t make YouTube video of? :rolleyes:

    Back to the topic, I also added these same lights to various dark places (under the hood, under the dash, above the drivers seat, above the Subaru engine which powers it) on my VW Thing.
     
  13. Aug 14, 2021 at 9:19 AM
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    *OEM Mods: Intermittent wipers, Fogs, Keyless Entry, Lomax
    Excellent post, gives me ideas, the parts links were also helpful, thanks!
    I may use the round style switch for my bed lights mod, since I have some insulated spade connectors I found these:
    https://www.amazon.com/DaierTek-Rocker-Switch-Household-Appliances/dp/B07S1MV462
     
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  14. Aug 14, 2021 at 9:57 AM
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    @AramsTRD Great Post, Do you know how thick they are ? I understand that they are 2.76" wide and 1.38" tall. Thank you for any help. Great idea.
     
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    Good Job !!! Thanks for being helpful to others here. Regards Scott
     
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    3AF4D568-9332-420E-AC30-88D677FF5733.jpg I did something similar but with a kit from one of the members here. It uses two led strips. Works well and doesn’t drain power during lengthy under-the-hood jobs. Add some hood struts and you’ve now got the cherry on top.
     
  19. Aug 16, 2021 at 4:55 PM
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    Thank you
     
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    Thank you
     
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