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Help Me Mount Offroad Lights

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ArtP, Mar 1, 2018.

  1. Mar 10, 2018 at 8:22 PM
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    @CaliRaisedLed side projecting LED pods (with wiring harness) with Rago Fabrication ditch light brackets. Total cost was around $180 or so if I remember correctly. Install was pretty easy, just bolt the brackets onto your hood hinges (no trimming required and they have an install video somewhere I think) and then wiring everything up (the caliraised wiring harness is plug and play, the only tough part is getting the bundle of wires through the firewall).
     
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  2. Mar 10, 2018 at 8:32 PM
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    Get a metal clothes hanger or some other thin metal rod and tie a string to it then tie that to the wire harness. Push the metal rod through and then just yank on the string in the foot we and it should pull the wires through easily. Also slightly cutting the rubber seal where you pull the wire through helps too. Just dont cut to much, only enough so when you pull the wires through it will seal its self back up.
     
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  3. Mar 10, 2018 at 8:36 PM
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    Then you are probably better then me lol
     
  4. Mar 10, 2018 at 8:37 PM
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    I have only had to do it when installing lights or stereo in my buddys cars
     
  5. Mar 10, 2018 at 8:40 PM
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    Trick is to tie the string on the harness somewhere farther back from the tip so then you pull it through it folds on its self. If you try pulling at the tip there is a chance one of the loss wires will snag on something
     
  6. Mar 10, 2018 at 8:49 PM
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    Others might get use out of this thread, I'm going to delete our back-n-forth for clarity. Just know I appreciate your help!!
     
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  7. Mar 10, 2018 at 9:11 PM
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    No problem
     

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