The other day I installed a bedrug
I also added lights to the bed of the truck. I wanted the lights to come on when I opened the tailgate so I wired the lights to a pin switch. I also installed a weatherproof rocker switch so I can turn the lights off in case I drive with the tailgate down with my four wheeler in the back.
I bought the lights off of ebay. They are the 5050 led lights the are the cool white color and weather proof. Only paid about $15
Here is where I installed the pin switch, had to drill a hole into my truck which took a few minutes to get the nerve to do.
I bought a bunch of rocker switches trying to find one that i liked, I ended up buying this one from Superbrightleds.com and it worked perfect. I had to use a razor blade to cut out a hole through the bed rug and installed the switch in the a hole already in the truck.
The led lights have a sticky side to them but its not that strong to attach them to the truck and since I have a bed rug I had to find a way to attach the lights to the rug under the bed rail. I found some long velcro strips at walmart that had a strong glue on one side. The course velcro attached to the bedrug and then I attached the sticky side of the led lights to the sticky side of the velcro... worked like a charm and is super strong.
Lights are really bright!
I dont have a night pic of them but this is a shoot in the middle of the day, it was a little overcast but you can still see how well it lights up the bed. This is by far the best thing I've done to any of my trucks!
Mods that I hope to accomplish in the near future include:
- 20 Inch Fuel wheels (thinking the black and machined Nutz)
- 305 55 20 terra grapplers
- Bilstien 5100 leveling shocks all the way around
- Edge cts Programmer
- Bakflip bed cover
- AFE Exhaust and intake
- Would like to replace the radio but not sure if thats possible yet