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Which cab roof lights?

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by padec21, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. padec21

    padec21 Member
    from ct
    Messages: 63

    My 20001 F250 Lariat doesnt have them but I want them. Should I get OEM lights or aftermarket? I like the look of the smoke colored ones but dont think I can get them in OEM. DO the aftermarket ones leak? Do they come with a template for mounting so they are spaced evenly? Is there wiring in my roof for them or do I have to run wires? Any help would be greatly appreciated?
  2. grec-o-face

    grec-o-face Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    There may not be wiring in the roof yet, but I've seen kits online (don't remember where though) that offer averything you need to do the retro-fit. The OEM is probab;y the best chance for a leak-free install - and the smoked covers can be found cheap online after-the fact.
  3. PabstBlueRibbon

    PabstBlueRibbon Senior Member
    Messages: 733

    I just used nightshades on mine, it took about 2 hours
  4. grec-o-face

    grec-o-face Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    My paint guy sprayed mine, as well as my mirror lenses. Looks great blacked out.
  5. sno commander

    sno commander PlowSite.com Addict
    from ct
    Messages: 1,061

    i put the recon cab lights on my dodge. they look good and i re-used the factory gaskets so i dont think i will have any leaks in the future. i think you can buy the whole kit from recon even if you dont have factory lights. im pretty sure they come with a template.
  6. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    I have a Lund Moon Visor or whatever it's called factory installed on mine. It has the 5 clearance lights pre-installed, and all you have to do is run a wire down the windshield weatherstripping and splice it in.
  7. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    Just installed recons on the truck...truck did not come with lights so I had to wire.

    They did NOT come with a template...but measuring and drilling was the easy part..the part that sucked was wiring with that stupid headliner.