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Dodge Hideaway Strobes

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by bltp203, Nov 3, 2007.

  1. bltp203

    bltp203 Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    Does anyone have hideaway strobes on a 3rd Generation Dodge. I am looking into putting a set in the reverse lights and front turnsignal housing. Wanted to see if anyone had advice for this project.
  2. m00nraker

    m00nraker Member
    Messages: 50

    Pretty straight forward. I just did them on my 2002 1500 in the exact same locations.

    For the reverse lights, go in from the bottom. The turn signals/headlights have 2 layers of plastic to cut through. I would first cut a larger hole through the first layer, then the correct size for the HAW
  3. blk90s13

    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,157

    is it easy enough to do it diy ? i was thinking about paying to have it done proffesionaly

    i am sick of my suction type strobes they fall all over the place every year and i end up nor using them at all
  4. rcpd34

    rcpd34 Senior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 662

  5. m00nraker

    m00nraker Member
    Messages: 50

    Ive done it on 2 of my vehicles. It isnt really hard, just time consuming to do it right and make it look neat.

    I would stick with well known manufacturers(ie. Whelen,Nova,Fed Sig) ...there is a reason all the Fire/Police departments use them!
  6. rcpd34

    rcpd34 Senior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 662

    I agree! That's why I use the above system!
  7. plowboy21

    plowboy21 Member
    Messages: 30

    just did it in my 03 ram 2500 i put mne in the same place its a 2 piece fornt headlight then the revese i put in from the side closest to the talegate i went with the nova 906 the same one as i had in my old gm 2500

    with top strobe but was told to change it out for the rotater what do u guys think
  8. rcpd34

    rcpd34 Senior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 662

    I think rotators pull too much juice.
  9. Eclipse

    Eclipse Senior Member
    Messages: 106

    I agree rotators do draw some power but I do enjoy the light output from the rotators.

    If you have 4 corner strobes I think a strobe beacon is adequate.

    If you want something a bit different on the roof an LED beacon would be a good choice.
  10. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    on my 03 theyre in the rev lights and front corners
  11. snow7899

    snow7899 Senior Member
    Messages: 238

    The only PITA is installing strobe tubes in the two piece head lights.