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Post built a better dome light.
I had the left over LED units scott got for me and some high power red ones from work... so why not. I always hated the weak but impressively hot stock light.

This lights up the entire cab well enough to read in both red and white. It is also wired so I can have it on the door circuit, on the map light circuit, or off all together. Its the small things sometimes

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left switch is on or door, middle is on or off, right is red or white.

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May 13th, 2015, 10:23 am
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Such a Dave project :D honestly I dig it!

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May 13th, 2015, 8:19 pm
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I'm going to enjoy the heck out of it on the next trip. most of the time I disconnect the stock one anyways so I can leave the door open and not waste battery.

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May 13th, 2015, 8:53 pm
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Post Re: built a better dome light.
Nice! When I re-did my headliner I also replaced all the stock lights with LED's. All but the rear cargo one are just on the standard door / dash switch. The rear cargo one I replaced with a white/red selectable I bought online, and I added a secondary switch so it can be turned on by itself even with the doors closed.

The red is really nice at night when we're camping and sleep in the back of the truck, or are just looking for something and don't want to blast the white light.

Yours looks like the white would super bright. Like it!


May 13th, 2015, 10:24 pm
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aaronvogel wrote:
Nice! When I re-did my headliner I also replaced all the stock lights with LED's. All but the rear cargo one are just on the standard door / dash switch. The rear cargo one I replaced with a white/red selectable I bought online, and I added a secondary switch so it can be turned on by itself even with the doors closed.

The red is really nice at night when we're camping and sleep in the back of the truck, or are just looking for something and don't want to blast the white light.

Yours looks like the white would super bright. Like it!

yep, it is very bright and I love it. before this I couldn't read by the dome or the map light. Now its easy to see anything in the cab

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