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Super Ultimate 3rd Brake Light Build

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

  1. Apr 1, 2020 at 4:28 PM
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    LandLover

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    Got the BD4 in Thanks @MESO you were right it was alot of sanding but very happy with the final result.

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  2. Apr 1, 2020 at 5:18 PM
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    It’s a lab out of love:D. And that turned out killer!
     
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  3. Apr 1, 2020 at 6:42 PM
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    I’ll draw something up and post. Use any 12v relay that has appropriate contact amps, standard automotive is way more than adequate for this. So that’s probably your best option as it’ll match all the other relays.
     
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  4. Apr 2, 2020 at 11:25 AM
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    Here you go.
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  5. Apr 2, 2020 at 11:29 AM
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    I dont see factory switch ma I missing something?
     
  6. Apr 2, 2020 at 11:54 AM
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    "Tap power for cargo lights from drivers side kick panel" this is AFTER the factory switch. So factory cargo switch will work exactly as before, but using the new circuit.

    Per previous reply, look at the Toyota bedight install PDF for the exact wire (it's different for double & extended cabs) Page 13 in below link.
    http://toyotaparts.sparkstoyota.com/install/00016-35087inst.pdf
     
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  7. Apr 2, 2020 at 12:01 PM
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    Yup installed those thanks so much !
     
  8. Apr 3, 2020 at 11:56 AM
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    Why not just relay the brake lights as well?
     
  9. Apr 3, 2020 at 5:22 PM
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    Go back to a previous post that's explained. They both cause interference with the keyfob, but it's only the cargo that are on and therefor causing a problem when you lock the doors, so there is no real need for the brake lights. But if for some reason you need to lock / unlock with brake lights on, then you should absolutely run the brake lights through a relay.
     
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  10. Apr 3, 2020 at 5:27 PM
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    unexpected entrainment of the day. been told i have an odd sense of humor.. :spy:
     
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    Does anybody know if the new MESO brake light setup that is in development will have the same issue with causing interference while locking the truck? For now I just turn the bed lights to off all the time and only turn them on when I need to use them. That seems to limit the interference for the most part. Just curious if when he releases the new setup with the different lights if it will cause the same problem?
     
  12. Apr 4, 2020 at 4:57 AM
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    Damn, I need to catch up on this thread. Mine has pretty bad interference
     
  13. Apr 13, 2020 at 1:27 PM
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    Anyone know where I can purchase a plug n play harness to install a Meso brake light?
     
  14. Apr 13, 2020 at 2:42 PM
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    Noticed today that I have cracks in almost all my KC Cyclone lenses with water condensation in all. Everything is still working okay. But I need some new lenses.
    Has anyone ever found a place to buy lenses only? Or a fix to stop them from cracking?
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    I have this exact same problem with these exact same lights. But my lights don't work any longer...only some of the LEDs shine. I asked Stew if the housing could be causing it, but he said no. Sounds like maybe the bolts were too tight or something. I just submitted a warranty claim with KC.
     
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    Like this ? Where did you locate the relay ?

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  17. Apr 13, 2020 at 3:34 PM
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    Yea, I already did a warranty claim about 6 months ago and got a few new ones. I just wish I could buy some lenses.
    If anyone has any lenses or used cyclone lights (with good lenses). Lights do not have to work, I just want new lenses. Let me know!
     
  18. Apr 13, 2020 at 4:05 PM
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    So you did a warranty claim, got new ones, and now the new ones are breaking? Sigh, I don't want to deal with this again. I might buy the other version of brake light from Meso.
     
  19. Apr 13, 2020 at 4:22 PM
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    The hex light? :cool:
     
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    well....I havent been following this thread closely, but I think they are in eternal development? :). That would be awesome if they come available.
     
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