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Stormtroop 4.7 05-20-2011 03:02 PM

Tail light swap?
Has anyone swapped tail lights from a 2007-08 to a 2002-05 ram? Is it possible to swap the tail lights? i thought about swapping mine but just wanted to see some pictures of someone that has done it.

erm 05-20-2011 04:12 PM

One thing to remember, the wiring is different on the two tail lights. It can be done and they will fit (I checked that out with a set of 2005's on my 2007) but they do need to be rewired.

Stormtroop 4.7 05-21-2011 06:13 PM

Ok thanks Maddog. Any advice on the rewire?

brad12kx 05-21-2011 06:44 PM

Like Maddog indicated, they physically fit, but the wiring is different.
The 02-05 have 2 lamps. 1 does park/turn, the other does park/stop
The 07/08 have 1 lamp. It does park/turn/stop.

Pulling at 02-05 on an 07-08 is easier than the other way, as you always tap of the High level brake light to power the stop lamp. The other way will require some specialized electronics.

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