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running wire into cab for roof light

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by ajordan193, Oct 20, 2007.

  1. ajordan193

    ajordan193 Senior Member
    from WNY
    Messages: 224

    How are you guys running the wire for your roof mounted lights into the cab on the 92-97 body style. Just bought a ecco strobe light and the wire is too big to close the rear slider. Thanks in advance.

  2. framer1901

    framer1901 Senior Member
    Messages: 852

    One inch hole saw and a bit of silicone.......

    I used to run it in the passenger door and I think I wrapped it around the seat belt harness to keep it up there when the door got opened..
  3. BlueLine Ent

    BlueLine Ent Senior Member
    Messages: 570

    Look in the strobe lighting forum, there's a thread in there about bringing it in through the third brake light, so you don't have to put any holes in the roof.
  4. nevrnf

    nevrnf Senior Member
    Messages: 456

    I have always just drilled a hole in the 3rd brake light and ran it in that way. Easy & cheap to repair when you dont need it any more.
  5. CNY Plow

    CNY Plow Senior Member
    Messages: 145

    Permanent Mount

    I always perm. mount - my truck is for work - the light gets used all year.
    I don't let some salesman tell me that mag & suction installs are OK - they're illeagle in NYS (most other states also).
    I'm not concerned about trade-in value, the truck will be all but usless by the time I trade- in - i'm going to get EVERY LAST MONEY-MAKING DOLLAR out of it I can. It's going to pay for itself and the next truck (in-fact, the last truck paid for this one)