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Super Ultimate 3rd Brake Light Build

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by MESO, Nov 30, 2017.

  1. Mar 27, 2019 at 6:37 PM
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    Does this answer your angle question?
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  2. Mar 27, 2019 at 6:41 PM
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    Regarding the wiring, I cut the wire off the factory light for the brakes, and checked for polarity with a meter.
    Also ran a separate circuit for the bed lights.20190326_182554.jpg
     
  3. Mar 27, 2019 at 6:43 PM
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    Awesome. this is the first time I've seen the new KC on 2nd gen. It sticks out a little..but there's no way around it with the sizer of the cyclones. I'm glad I angled them down a degree or 2. Have anymore installed(daylight) pics?:)
     
  4. Mar 27, 2019 at 6:46 PM
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    3rd Gen, but I know its the 2nd Gen Light.
    I can go snap a few now..
     
  5. Mar 27, 2019 at 6:47 PM
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    Errr ya sorry. the cab.,.Ya know what I meant lol.
     
  6. Mar 27, 2019 at 6:48 PM
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    No offense taken.
    Off to snap some pictures...
     
  7. Mar 27, 2019 at 7:13 PM
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    Sorry the truck is dirty, wasn't planning on taking pictures today.
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    From the top of the tailgate.
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    Any other requests? I did take a video last night, I need to review it first.
     
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  8. Mar 27, 2019 at 7:15 PM
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    nope.. that's perfect. I just haven't seen one full installed yet. That really looks sick. But I may be biased...
     
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  10. Mar 27, 2019 at 8:03 PM
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    Dam those look dope. Thank you so much those were the kind of pics Iv been itching for. Looks really good.

    Did those caps for the lights come with the housing when you purchased or did you have to source them yourself?
     
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  11. Mar 27, 2019 at 8:05 PM
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    Thank you!
    I purchased the Hillman 3/4" Nylon Hole Plugs from Lowes. They come in a 2 pack...
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  12. Mar 27, 2019 at 8:11 PM
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    Sweet thanks.

    The lights blacked out makes it look badass.
     
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    It is worth the time & effort to paint & clean them.
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  14. Mar 27, 2019 at 8:26 PM
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    Nice man. Imma take that route too. Does the housing sticking out look a bit awkward to you?
     
  15. Mar 27, 2019 at 8:32 PM
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    I don't have a problem with it. It has to stick out some to make the lights angle down towards the bed.
     
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    What did you black out? Everything except for the actual leds?
     
  17. Mar 27, 2019 at 8:41 PM
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    I understand that. Regardless this third brake light is pretty sick and we are lucky to have a guy like meso designing stuff like this for our trucks.
     
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  18. Mar 27, 2019 at 9:33 PM
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    Basically the boards and screws. Here is a picture before any paint was sprayed.
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    What'd u use to tape off the COB's?
     
  20. Mar 28, 2019 at 7:00 AM
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    I like your idea of blackening out the board and screws. I will probably try to use tape to cover the actual LEDs though.
     

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