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Anyone do it? How do you add them to a OBS truck? Mainly how do you wire it all up?? I know with the "dual roofs" it would be hard to wire it togeather unless you cut holes into the lower roof. :hack: :think:
If it isn't going to be a hard job since I've wanted a set for a long time I figured I'll do it.
Thanks for the help. Any pics would rock!! :head:
 

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i did this mod on my truck in HS. i laid all the lights on the roof then drilled one hole under the light all the way through for the power wire. ran all of the wires together and down to the brown wire which is for the running lights. the lights should ground themselves. kind of a redneck mod, but definantly cool if that is what you are goin for.
 

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i wouldnt do this our old 72 ford had em on it from he factory and over time the seal breaks down and the leak and rust. there is not really a good way for them to seal besides silicon. the rubber usually wont make a tight enough seal. oh and you have to drill all the way through unless ou can find some way to sanke the wire through a hole in the second layer
 

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Josh said:
i did this mod on my truck in HS. i laid all the lights on the roof then drilled one hole under the light all the way through for the power wire. ran all of the wires together and down to the brown wire which is for the running lights. the lights should ground themselves. kind of a redneck mod, but definantly cool if that is what you are goin for.
i did mine pretty much the same way. used a 7/64 bit for the screw holes and a 1/4 bit for the wire holes. ran the wire down the a-pillar through the firewall and hooked up to the parking light wire and sealed everything with silicone. harbor freight has the OEM style NBS lights for like $25.
 

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nekkid_hill_billy said:
i wouldnt do this our old 72 ford had em on it from he factory and over time the seal breaks down and the leak and rust. there is not really a good way for them to seal besides silicon. the rubber usually wont make a tight enough seal. oh and you have to drill all the way through unless ou can find some way to sanke the wire through a hole in the second layer
if you use silicone, and check them regularly you wont have problems.
 

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hovisimo said:
i did mine pretty much the same way. used a 7/64 bit for the screw holes and a 1/4 bit for the wire holes. ran the wire down the a-pillar through the firewall and hooked up to the parking light wire and sealed everything with silicone. harbor freight has the OEM style NBS lights for like $25.

hovisimo, do you have a link to them?? I couldnt seem to locate them on the harbor freight web, site maybe I'm over looking something :crazy: . Also, you just drill a few holes and connect a few wires?? That's it?

Thanks, Greg
 

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okie_in_cali said:
hovisimo, do you have a link to them?? I couldnt seem to locate them on the harbor freight web, site maybe I'm over looking something :crazy: . Also, you just drill a few holes and connect a few wires?? That's it?

Thanks, Greg
it looks as if harbor freight no longer carries them. this thread is helpful, though.
 

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Nice prices you guys get. I went into the dealer to inquire about the NBS clearance lights. They wanted 90 bucks for each outter one and 95 bucks on the center one.

I then asked about the OBS 5 light setup. They sell everything separate. The guy pulled one out to show me and there was no light. Turned out the lights only come with the wiring harness which was about 85 bucks. After it would have been all done I was into the 230 buck range. Needless to say I passed and bought the Pacer 5 light setup. Installed them yesterday and they really turned out great. I will post some pics later.
 
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