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Has anyone installed the clearence cab lights on their 1500? These are the orange lights found on the roof of most Ram 2500+ trucks, I was looking at a set from mopar and getting them lightly tinted.

pics would be awesome if anyone has done this install.
 

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well looks like i'm the guinea pig hahaha, I ordered the lights and picked them up today, so looks like I have a fun day ahead of me. can't wait to get these in.
 

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When i first bought my '09, the dealership wanted to put them on my 1500, i turned it down
Show us some pix, including the inside roof, where you have to drill & where you run the wiring
 

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will do guys, I figured what the heck, I'll set them on the roof tomorrow and take pics of start to finish.
 

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I'm going to follow this. I've also have been thinking about this.
 

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I was toying with the idea my self but waived off. I never thought about tinting them. I think that might look bretty sweet. Can't wait to see the pics also.
 

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i did do this on a 3rd gen 1500. Found exact spacing on line taped it all out on the roof got ready to drill..... Dropped the head liner and it was all layed out for me. It was a real simple job after you drop the headliner. Just ran a trigger wire down A piller and tagged it to the parking lts.I spent about 30 minutes on line finding spacing and location,about 45 min taping and laying out only to find dodge did it for me soooo. if u want clearance lts pull headliner down first might be alot easyer than you think!! Good Luck
 

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I got a set of Recon smoked lenses for a Christmas present, so I'll have mine on before too long. I've read that you need to be liberal with the sealant, leaking is my only concern.

I don't know the LED style yet, otherwise I'd have ordered some cool white LEDs to try as well.

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Has anyone installed the clearence cab lights on their 1500? These are the orange lights found on the roof of most Ram 2500+ trucks, I was looking at a set from mopar and getting them lightly tinted.

pics would be awesome if anyone has done this install.
There is a youtube video of a guy installing his on a 3rd Gen, but more or less same thing. He actually does a nice tutorial.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy0KzQbRj34&list=UUARVrofaVUySxy6vk6FlvJA&index=20&feature=plcp

He also cracks me up a little.
 

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The difference is that the 2nd and 3rd gen's had the same cabs on them as the 1500's, now that they are different it probably won't be laid out. After adding them to my 2nd 2500 I would definitely advise on liberal amounts of sealant, the best being the Loctite gasket sealant in the pressurized tube. Simply trace around the bottom of the light itself (not on the cab) to form a gasket on the base of the light, then apply sealant to the underside of the heads of the screws you'll be using to keep junk from coming through the threads.
 

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is the idiot in the video supposed to be east indian, native or european??? hahaha then he goes cheech (mexican)
He is just sort of crazy. He changes his accent on a regular basis in the video. Despite that minor annoyance I think he did a nice job.
 

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that is a good video. seems like a pain because you never see the lights when you're in the vehicle, but i do see myself doing this in the spring when the mercury is above 0C.
 

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well it's supposed to be +10 this wednesday so I'll be removing the headliner this week and getting this done. I was sizing it up this afternoon, looks like a pretty straight forward project.
 

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I found pictures of a white truck with oem cab lights I think it looks awesome. Windshield Motor vehicle Hood Automotive exterior Glass


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