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Fog Lights "a la Caribe Style"

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by caribe makaira, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. Aug 27, 2011 at 3:06 PM
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    bulhas

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    best and cleanest way of doing this, so much neater and just as easy as the option most people opt for, sure made it a breeze with installation

    but F*** our fuse box, man splitting that was a pain and than putting it back together
     
  2. Sep 5, 2011 at 10:46 AM
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    YFZ450MOE When you blow off steam you get an eyepatch

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    Just did mine, had problems with getting connector out also. Standing on the drivers side looking at the fuse box you have to insert something very small between the bottom side of the connector and the housing to get the pin released. I used a scribe but I think a zip tie would work to. Awesome write up. Very clean and somewhat easy! Good job carbine
     
  3. Oct 21, 2011 at 1:27 PM
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    Anyone have any pix of them USING a tool to get this stupid POS plastic bit out? SPent the better part of 40 min using flat heads/zip ties/pliers whatever to get the tabs to let go but nope,.... just some gnarled up plastic......... Any insights apart from "pull up" wuold be super :goingcrazy:
     
  4. Oct 21, 2011 at 3:58 PM
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    well afer running this since end of august ,its awesome, but i came out and my foglights were on, not a quick flash, just on

    so i stopped and waited almost 25 minutes and still had not shut off sooooooooo

    makes me very curious, i think im going to look for another 12v power source
     
  5. Oct 21, 2011 at 9:47 PM
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    we did found nothing, thought at first i was going nuts
     
  6. Oct 22, 2011 at 10:53 PM
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    Have you tried toothpicks? That's what I did with mine; I took a toothpick and jammed it in the opening until the "hook" wasn't grabbing anything any more. Repeat on wach hole (leave the toothpicks in place) and you should be able to pull it up with a little tug.
     
  7. Oct 23, 2011 at 11:35 AM
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    Yea I tried the thin end of some zip ties but maybe they were too think.
    But Caribe, you say just pull, no need for tooth picks or zip ties? Maybe I am just over thinking/doing it and making it harder... Il try both later when I get off work. Thanks for the feedback!
     
  8. Nov 21, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    An A-renentive here wants to know what slots 15, 18, 19 are for.
     
  9. Nov 21, 2011 at 11:45 AM
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    I Second that motion.
     
  10. Nov 21, 2011 at 4:57 PM
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    Just did this mod today and it was worth it for sure! I've been putting it off for a long time.

    One thing that I found useful was to insert zip ties into the seven clips that hold in the fuse panel so I was able to shimmy and shake the panel upwards.
     
  11. Dec 27, 2011 at 10:57 PM
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    anyone know why the OP took down his post?
     
  12. Dec 29, 2011 at 7:43 AM
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    I redid this mod and moved the pin to another slot, the lights still come on after about six hours then stay on for a couple minutes. Ate there any slots that do not do this?
     
  13. Feb 11, 2012 at 4:41 PM
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    I would like to know also, i cant find any other pics on any other sites for this mod. I need to do it to a buddies truck but i cant remember which pin to remove and where it goes, any suggestions on where i could get pics from?
     
  14. Feb 11, 2012 at 6:02 PM
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    IIRC he linked his pictures and some of the instructions to a forum on toyota nation.
     
  15. Apr 11, 2012 at 11:10 AM
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    I just had my fog lights turn on today at work. Did anyone ever find out what is going on.
     
  16. Apr 11, 2012 at 12:22 PM
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    Mine do the same thing and I also did this modification. I am not sure what it is caused by but it could be:
    The only way to stop it without trying a different method completely is to simply turn the fog light switch off when you get out of the truck. If the switch is off, the lights will not come on randomly. Check out the link below.

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/technical-chat/4838-cheap-free-mods.html#post45430
     
  17. Apr 12, 2012 at 8:40 AM
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    That is what I do 99% of the time. I my have to change up the mod.
     
  18. Jul 2, 2012 at 9:00 PM
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    Hi, I can't see the mod in the first post of caribe
     
  19. Jul 3, 2012 at 3:34 AM
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    That is weird... I can't either. Maybe try to PM him...
     
  20. Aug 7, 2015 at 3:46 PM
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    Same here, the very first post is blank. Sounds like people are having problems with the fog lights turning on randomly with the truck off with this mod anyways.
     

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