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Cap/Shell wiring Help

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by Fishpig, Aug 16, 2009.

  1. Aug 16, 2009 at 4:03 AM
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    Fishpig

    Fishpig [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have pictures of how you have the wires run into the bed to power the third brake light and the courtesy light for a cap/shell?

    Thanks

    Dave
     
  2. Aug 16, 2009 at 4:51 AM
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    Rtrn2taco

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    Sorry no pics. There is a gap between the top plastic bedcap, plastic bed tub and the steel rearmost upright on the bedside. About just enough to run 3 wires through. Its tough to explain but I think with this description you will see it.

    I hope this helps.
     
  3. Aug 16, 2009 at 6:31 AM
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    DVYota

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    mine ran between the plastic bed cover and the bed... then spliced into the trailer lighting wires wich run below the brake lights i believe.
     
  4. Aug 16, 2009 at 6:56 AM
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    i believe they tapped into my taillights
     
  5. Aug 16, 2009 at 6:58 AM
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    Rtrn2taco it worked as you stated thanks for your help.

    Dave
     
  6. Aug 16, 2009 at 7:20 AM
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    cool man
     
  7. Jan 17, 2015 at 11:38 AM
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    how do you wire it? i got 2 red wires and one black one. please help
     
  8. Jan 17, 2015 at 6:47 PM
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    RKCRUZA

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    Not sure on your year truck, but the folks who are doing my shell stated that Toyota includes a 3rd brake light wire for shells in the loom that is under the bed. May just be on trucks with a tow package, but the wire for the shell is supposedly already there as Toyota had issues with folks using the stab and spade type connectors on the wiring and causing issues. I'll find out next week for sure when they install my shell.
     
  9. Jan 17, 2015 at 7:39 PM
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    I will be adding a QD to my wiring tomorrow. I will get your to wires to connect to on a 2nd gen then..
     
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