StvTheo wrote:Aja88, how did you wire up the reverse LEDs and tub LEDs please. Love your truck. And how did you fit the reverse LEDs to the rear? Steve.
Hi StvTheo, The Reverse LED's are simply fitted to the topside of the tow bar using that real good quality 3M Automotive double sided tape. Once that stuff bonds it holds really well and even if it did ever start to come off, which I doubt it will, you just use the same stuff again. Obviously its only good for light weighted applications. The reverse LED's are wired up into the rear tail lights and spliced into the OEM reverse tail light wires. The location on top of the tow bar is well suited to these lights as they are protected there and throw a decent amount of light. I am very happy with them. Was a very cheap and simple mod.
Here is the link to the LED's, they sell them in different quantity of lights, 3,4,5,6 each etc.
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/2-Pcs-Vehicl ... 51bc8ca905
The LED's in the tub, I simply bought 5m of waterproof LED strip lighting, cut it to size, stuck it to the roller shutter enclosure at rear of tub. The LED strip lights usually come with at least one connector, you will also need a 12v cigarette plug for the connector to plug into (also eBay) and I also bought a wireless remote switch for it (also ebay $8.00). I have this plugged into the 12v socket in the tub and velcroed the wireless remote switch near the tailgate. All up was about $30, including left over 4m of LED Light strip which I have used elsewhere. I did not use the double sided tape that came on the LED light strip, I peeled it off and then used the better quality 3M automotive tape. It hasn't budged.
Here is the link for the Automotive 3M tape, you can get it in different widths, and links to examples of the other items needed:
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/3M-Genuine-A ... ea0&_uhb=1
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Car-Charger- ... 645&_uhb=1
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/LED-strip-li ... 93c&_uhb=1
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/OZ-Adapter-5 ... 413&_uhb=1
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/5-Male-5-Fem ... 98c&_uhb=1
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Waterproof-5 ... e80&_uhb=1