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Bed mounted lighting help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Yamaha_TacoR1, Sep 8, 2015.

  1. Sep 8, 2015 at 6:30 PM
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    Yamaha_TacoR1

    Yamaha_TacoR1 [OP] Very slow racer

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    Was loading my Zuma in the bed and came to realize what a pain in the ass it is to have to fiddle with straps in complete darkness.

    I saw some cool led pods that some of you enthusiasts have installed pointing rear in the bed.

    So let's see your bed mounted lighting solutions

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  2. Sep 8, 2015 at 6:44 PM
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    tfeltz73

    tfeltz73 That's greasy Ricky

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    I built a headache rack with 2 rigid LEDs on it, I will post pics tomorrow if I have time.
     
  3. Sep 8, 2015 at 6:46 PM
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    Yamaha_TacoR1

    Yamaha_TacoR1 [OP] Very slow racer

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    Thanks it'd be great to see it
     
  4. Sep 8, 2015 at 6:54 PM
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    Clearwater Bill

    Clearwater Bill Retire from work, but not from life.

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    A few OE parts from fancy trucks
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  5. Sep 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM
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    Yamaha_TacoR1

    Yamaha_TacoR1 [OP] Very slow racer

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  6. Sep 8, 2015 at 7:06 PM
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    sixtytooze

    sixtytooze Well-Known Member

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    20150428_210046.jpg I used little button type lights found on Amazon. About the size of a dime.
     
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  7. Sep 8, 2015 at 7:09 PM
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    Yamaha_TacoR1

    Yamaha_TacoR1 [OP] Very slow racer

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    Those are very cool. If can share a link for these lights, that would be good. What did you do about the switch?
     
  8. Sep 9, 2015 at 5:09 AM
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    sixtytooze

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  9. Sep 9, 2015 at 6:44 PM
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    Yamaha_TacoR1

    Yamaha_TacoR1 [OP] Very slow racer

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