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Bed Lights w/ home made tie downs (alt mounting)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by APTJ, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. APTJ

    APTJ [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What do you guys think, I'm happy with them but just wanted some input and possibly more ideas cause I know you guys are full of them. :D

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  2. MxRacer190

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    looks clean. nice job
     
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    looking pretty good...nice job...:D
     
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    how strong is it?
     
  5. APTJ

    APTJ [OP] Well-Known Member

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    how strong are the lights or the mounting?
    lights are very bright and helpful when camping at night/shore diving..
    I can stand on the angle iron when its fastened down and it wont budge.
     
  6. APTJ

    APTJ [OP] Well-Known Member

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    more pics
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    Great looking job!!
     
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    very clean!
     
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    They have to be good for tailgaters at night too. I might have to do this
     
  10. APTJ

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    Did you bend the angle irons yourself or find them somewhere?? Is it switched only from the cab??
     
  12. APTJ

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    luckily we have about 100ft of that bent angle iron in our shop, and the lights can only be turned on from the cab...a hidden outside switch might be a good idea tho
     
  13. Brunes

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    Word....Nice work.

    I might have to give that a shot...Sadly I don't have a shop...so I'll be bending it myself...and I think I'm going to mount the lights under instead of over.
     
  14. APTJ

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    I also thought about mounting them under but i figured i wanted to get as much out of lights as possible, plus i found that light and blinker combo and thought that would look pretty cool
     
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    Looks good man.

    Do you have an old bed frame stowed away somewhere? You could hack a couple sections out of one of those. I'm pretty sure you can get angle iron or angle aluminum at Lowes or Home Depot. Bending without a brake or press may be a PITA.
     
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    Solid ideas- Thanks man!!

    No bedframes, but I do have some ideas...and I do have access to a good auto shop on base that has a brake iirc.
     
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  19. APTJ

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    I'm in houston :mad: have to travel at least 2 hours just to wheel it..haha

    If I get unlazy I'll do a write up when my CB gets here, I'll have to wire that down the same path anyways..
     
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