1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Bed cargo light from tundra

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Bryan07sport, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. Feb 8, 2010 at 3:55 PM
    #1
    Bryan07sport

    Bryan07sport [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2009
    Member:
    #23363
    Messages:
    360
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bryan
    Newark, Delaware
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD Sport Access 6spd
    Hardwire GPS, 110v power outlet in cab, foglights anytime, mudflaps removed, pa-15 ipod interface, rear leaf tsb, URD short shift, integrated third brake/cargo light, ABS disable switch, BHLM, Dynomax super turbo muffler, Nitto Terra Grapplers 265/70/17, Front Bilstein 5100's at 1.75, Weathertech floormats, sockmonkey bedsides, bestop supertop, spidertrax
    Hey i've been searching and didn't come up with much on the topic of rigging the old tundra third brake lights w/cargo light on the tacomas. I assume theres a good reason this isn't done more often that i should know about??? If its just a matter of a little cutting, self tapping, resealing, and wiring, then i'll pick one up and get on it asap (and be sure to take pictures) Is this possible?? I guess the only reason it wouldn't work is if the tundra light has a smaller profile that wouldn't fit the current hole. A little expert input would be great! thanks
    -Bryan
     
  2. Feb 8, 2010 at 9:03 PM
    #2
    Bryan07sport

    Bryan07sport [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2009
    Member:
    #23363
    Messages:
    360
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bryan
    Newark, Delaware
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD Sport Access 6spd
    Hardwire GPS, 110v power outlet in cab, foglights anytime, mudflaps removed, pa-15 ipod interface, rear leaf tsb, URD short shift, integrated third brake/cargo light, ABS disable switch, BHLM, Dynomax super turbo muffler, Nitto Terra Grapplers 265/70/17, Front Bilstein 5100's at 1.75, Weathertech floormats, sockmonkey bedsides, bestop supertop, spidertrax
  3. Feb 8, 2010 at 9:09 PM
    #3
    bigyetti

    bigyetti Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2009
    Member:
    #15880
    Messages:
    399
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    mike
    asheville, nc
    Vehicle:
    08 taco dc 4x4 short bed
    sirius satilite radio, more on the way when i get more money. oh ya removed the secondary filter
    Subscribed. keep us posted
     
  4. Feb 8, 2010 at 11:31 PM
    #4
    dalesrn

    dalesrn Tacoma TSS

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2007
    Member:
    #3784
    Messages:
    469
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dale
    Southeast Louisiana
    Vehicle:
    2008 Tacoma PreRunner DC with TSS Package
    Borla exhaust system, Sirius Satellite Radio, Chrome package, Trailer Hitch, Clazzio Leather seat covers, TSS badging, Anytime on fog lights mod, Daytime driving lights mod, Dual backseat DVD players w/monitors, 3rd Brake Light "TSS" mod, Bed pocket lights mod, Seat belt chime mod, Bed storage compartment auxillary outlet mod, Shorty antenna, Armor Lid Tonneau Cover, Line of Fire tailgate light
    I would like to do this also. Keep us posted.
     
  5. Feb 8, 2010 at 11:33 PM
    #5
    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2009
    Member:
    #12478
    Messages:
    16,670
    Gender:
    Male
    SGV, CA
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD Offroad
    funny story, my friend knows a guy back home that got pulled over for having his cargo lights on while driving his tundra. He and the cop spent around 10 minutes trying to figure out how to turn it off :laugh:
     
  6. Feb 8, 2010 at 11:52 PM
    #6
    ETAV8R

    ETAV8R 4th MAW

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2008
    Member:
    #4832
    Messages:
    1,568
    Gender:
    Male
    Republik of Kalifornia
    Vehicle:
    MGM 09 AC 4WD V6 TRD-OR w/ 2013 FWC Finch
    Grillcraft, Demello Sliders, Bilstein front and rear with OME coils and springs, Wheelers Bumpstops front and rear
    Sounds like a great idea, someone get it done already!
     
  7. Feb 9, 2010 at 11:36 AM
    #7
    Bryan07sport

    Bryan07sport [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2009
    Member:
    #23363
    Messages:
    360
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bryan
    Newark, Delaware
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD Sport Access 6spd
    Hardwire GPS, 110v power outlet in cab, foglights anytime, mudflaps removed, pa-15 ipod interface, rear leaf tsb, URD short shift, integrated third brake/cargo light, ABS disable switch, BHLM, Dynomax super turbo muffler, Nitto Terra Grapplers 265/70/17, Front Bilstein 5100's at 1.75, Weathertech floormats, sockmonkey bedsides, bestop supertop, spidertrax
    well sounds as though i might just get ahold of a used one and see what I can do with it and keep ya'll posted. if i can't get this, i'll just do some of the current ideas for bed lights with aftermarket setups in the bed somewhere, but i sure would like to come up with something nice and integrated like the tundras have.
     
  8. Feb 9, 2010 at 11:37 AM
    #8
    lilgerber

    lilgerber Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2008
    Member:
    #10974
    Messages:
    453
    Gender:
    Male
    fresno ca
    Vehicle:
    06 4x4 speedway blue
    flowmaster40,vloant intake,king coilovers,TC UCA's,3inch lift,billet grill,chrome handles,stero system.motometals 951 285/17/70
    might have to take my moms off her tundra haha
     
  9. Feb 9, 2010 at 11:48 AM
    #9
    vinnyvavoom

    vinnyvavoom Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2009
    Member:
    #22613
    Messages:
    361
    Gender:
    Male
    CT
    Vehicle:
    09 Black Access Cab 4x2
    Some stuff
  10. Feb 9, 2010 at 12:13 PM
    #10
    Bryan07sport

    Bryan07sport [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2009
    Member:
    #23363
    Messages:
    360
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bryan
    Newark, Delaware
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD Sport Access 6spd
    Hardwire GPS, 110v power outlet in cab, foglights anytime, mudflaps removed, pa-15 ipod interface, rear leaf tsb, URD short shift, integrated third brake/cargo light, ABS disable switch, BHLM, Dynomax super turbo muffler, Nitto Terra Grapplers 265/70/17, Front Bilstein 5100's at 1.75, Weathertech floormats, sockmonkey bedsides, bestop supertop, spidertrax
    :duel:touche'. well played sir, you win. I do have one of these and love it. actually just used it for nighttime snowblowing.. worked great. even though i got made fun of by the girlfriend. it's great for nighttime tacoma modding when youre tinkering in a low light area, too!
     
  11. Feb 12, 2010 at 5:03 PM
    #11
    Bryan07sport

    Bryan07sport [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2009
    Member:
    #23363
    Messages:
    360
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bryan
    Newark, Delaware
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD Sport Access 6spd
    Hardwire GPS, 110v power outlet in cab, foglights anytime, mudflaps removed, pa-15 ipod interface, rear leaf tsb, URD short shift, integrated third brake/cargo light, ABS disable switch, BHLM, Dynomax super turbo muffler, Nitto Terra Grapplers 265/70/17, Front Bilstein 5100's at 1.75, Weathertech floormats, sockmonkey bedsides, bestop supertop, spidertrax
    Hey for those of you that showed interest. Wasn't a huge fan of the tundra ones so I just went online and looked at all the trucks with third brake/cargo lights and decided on the one from the colorado/canyon. I think it looks the best and others look like they may be a bit big for the tacomas. also ordered a factory fog switch too. as soon as they come in i'll try and make it work and take some pics.
     
  12. Feb 13, 2010 at 6:05 AM
    #12
    Reepur

    Reepur Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2010
    Member:
    #29101
    Messages:
    216
    Gender:
    Male
    Brevard, NC
    Vehicle:
    '10 RC Black 4x4 2.7L
    265/75/16 BFG KM2 's on XD Hoss's 2.5" lift/4xBillies, OME 885's, Firestone Ride-Rites Desert Specialties UCA Volant CAI Grillcraft Grill Kobalt Slim Line Box Weathertech mats and Ventvisors. DTRL mod. 4 Lo -Trac Mod. Int. Wiper Mod. rcbs204 4x4 LEDS URD Short Shifter Plate Front bumper with Smittybilt XRC8000 winch Body Armor rear bumper with swing out tire carrier. ATO Front Skid Ultragauge BHLM
    Good idea, should be a good fit.
     
  13. Feb 13, 2010 at 6:19 AM
    #13
    Cars0n`

    Cars0n` Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2008
    Member:
    #9091
    Messages:
    1,430
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Carson
    Edmonton AB
    Vehicle:
    07 2wd access cab base.
    Kenwood DDX-512 Deck, Boston Acoustics G5 Sub in Ported Bassworx Box, Kenwood eXcelon KAC-X10D Amp, Sirius Satellite Radio, Magellan GPS, DDM 55w bi-xenon headlights, 2 HID Hella 500ff's mounted behind grill, 4 pc ebay Billet grill, Fog Lights (my truck didnt have them stock), Pioneer Speakers 6x9's(front) 6.5's(rear) AFE Cold Air Intake, Hose Clamp Mod, Tailgate Strengthen Mod, Removed Gay Mud Flaps, De-Badged, BHLM, 245/45/20 on velocity wheels. VW865a, Extra D Rings In Box, OEM Cruise Added Optima Red Top Battery
    whats the wire connections on the factory fog switch look like? if i can make it work ill use that instead of a wal mart switch with a green light in it..
     
  14. Feb 13, 2010 at 6:36 AM
    #14
    65tacodude

    65tacodude Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2009
    Member:
    #18019
    Messages:
    692
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Wade
    Manteno, IL
    Vehicle:
    '16 4Runner Trail Barcelona Red
    OEM running boards and roof rack. Yellow fog bulbs and WeatherTech mats and window visors.
  15. Feb 13, 2010 at 7:17 AM
    #15
    kevinva

    kevinva Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2009
    Member:
    #12192
    Messages:
    32
    Gender:
    Male
    Virginia
    Vehicle:
    09 Double Cab SR5 4x4 Longbed
  16. Feb 22, 2010 at 6:10 AM
    #16
    Bryan07sport

    Bryan07sport [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2009
    Member:
    #23363
    Messages:
    360
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bryan
    Newark, Delaware
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD Sport Access 6spd
    Hardwire GPS, 110v power outlet in cab, foglights anytime, mudflaps removed, pa-15 ipod interface, rear leaf tsb, URD short shift, integrated third brake/cargo light, ABS disable switch, BHLM, Dynomax super turbo muffler, Nitto Terra Grapplers 265/70/17, Front Bilstein 5100's at 1.75, Weathertech floormats, sockmonkey bedsides, bestop supertop, spidertrax
    hey guys just put up a build thread about this. did it and it worked out perfectly! thanks for your interest. Search brake light/ cargo light
     
  17. Feb 22, 2010 at 6:13 AM
    #17
    2007TacBorla4X4

    2007TacBorla4X4 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2009
    Member:
    #26469
    Messages:
    353
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bob
    Jax, FL
    Vehicle:
    TRD Sport 4X4 Short Bed
    Borla cat back, K&N cold air, Silver star bulbs, Nerf bars,NEW BFG, Weather teck windows, Flash light on the drivers seat, TRD off Road ft tow hook, Rear driving lights on bumper, Weather teck windows & ft bug guard, 4X4 switch glows, Windows tinted 20% sun shade
    Go look at my picks
     
  18. Feb 22, 2010 at 6:20 AM
    #18
    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2008
    Member:
    #5246
    Messages:
    15,036
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kevin
    Wichita Falls, TX
    Vehicle:
    Tundra, double cab.
    LED interior lights, stubby antenna, Pioneer in dash screen, good driver mod.
    [​IMG]


    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Great work man!
     
To Top