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Does anyone make a bed light that replaces the third brake light?

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

  1. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:42 AM
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    hookedontronics

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    Does anyone make a bed light that replaces the third brake light like on most trucks where the third brake also has a cargo lamp. I really hate how i have no bed lights.
     
  2. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:44 AM
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    You mean like replacing the 3rd brake light altogether? Cuz I think that's illegal.

    If you mean adding the white side lights to a red brake light... I doubt it. But it'd be cool if someone knew for sure!
     
  3. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:45 AM
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    I've seen a couple guys put Chevy Colorado third brake lights in. They require a little cutting of your body to make it fit (which personally scares the hell out of me) but it can be done.
     
  4. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:47 AM
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    There is a thread around here somewhere by a gentleman who replaced the third brakelight with a Tundra third brakelight. He had to do some cutting, but took good pictures with a nice write-up. Try a search on 3rd brakelight.
     
  5. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:49 AM
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    You should be able to do whatever you want with your third light. No law requires you to have it. Rip it out and put in a switchable bed light if you want to. Just make sure it's disconnected from your brake pedal :)
     
  6. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:51 AM
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    Yes, you are required to have it in some states. The only way you aren't required to have it, is if the vehicle never had one from the factory.
     
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    Glad to see the support in this forum:amen:
     
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    For real. I just deleted everything on ttora since they were all being pricks.
     
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