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Cab/clearance lights

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by crashfirepm53, Mar 14, 2004.

  1. crashfirepm53

    crashfirepm53 Registered Member

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    While my headliner is down getting replaced , I'm going to add Cab lights.Did a search but I cannot find a previous post on it(I know ones there).Anyways, where is the best place to tie the wiring into the truck?Wire colors of the correct ones?Any good places to find a nice selection of clearance lights?? Anyone have the LED lights? Anything diff. required for these??THanks.
     
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    It may be easier to wire them to a switch (or switch and relay) than to tie into the marker lights (which I assume would be the one you want)

    LED's I THINK are just brighter and more expensive
     
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    My 87 came with aftermarket lights mounted on it. They are made by "Pacer". Typical teardrop design. They are grounded through the mounting screws and have 1 power lead than was run up the A pillar and spliced into the headlamp switch wiring.
     
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    crashfirepm53 Registered Member

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    You don't which color wire it is do you?I can look at my diagram for sure.
     
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    i would get some of these on my rig if i could get them in clear white
     
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    my friend has clear white ones on his 94 k1500...there pretty neat..i put a set of marker lights on my truck..20 bucks for the kit form pep boys i thnk there blazer lights..there neat at night and make it look more big rigish lol..
     
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    L.E.D.'s use alot less energy to run and they last longer, but are also more expensive, i would personally run them in line with the parking lights, i have some regular bulbs similar to this on my light rack, and i have them wired into the parking lights with no problems with the power drain at all. Going to switch to the LED's when i install the new light rack. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I have a set, they're tied into the left front marker light. I cut the wire recently and I think I'm just going to tie them into the headlight switch if I can figure out which wire is for the parking lights.
     
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    "my friend has clear white ones on his 94 k1500.."

    where from?
     
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    The stock cab lights don't penetrate the inner roof (ceiling?) just the outer skin. The wire runs down inside the A-pillar. It has a female blade connector on the end. I can't remember where the heck it plugs in though /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    So, to add clearance lights to my K20, what would be the best way to run the wire through the roof? It seems like it would be a PITA to connect five lights together between the two "roofs".
     
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    Yeh Im going to swap them onto my truck whenever I get around to painting it, Chevyduty sells most of the stuff for the swap, even sells the stock style wiring harness if i remember right. I think the lights tie into the headlight switch behind the dash, atleast thats what I read on here or got in an answer from chevyduty(been awhile since I looked all the info up).
     
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    I checked chevyduty and the harness is $44.95. That's a little more than I wanted to spend on wiring, has anyone done their own wiring?
     
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    So, how are most folks doing this.... penetrate both roofs?
     
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    this is a zombie thread...look at the dates...:whistle:


    as far as your question, I don't think so...
     

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