OFF-ROAD LIGHTING Bed lighting setups?

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gene158

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Gene
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The auxiliary light in the third brake light is great for a little light in the bed but I would like to throw some more lighting in there to really illuminate the bed. This time of year, I’m often loading up my bike and gear in the early am when it’s still dark or unloading at night. I was thinking something like led strips under the bed rails perhaps. Most importantly though, I wanna wire it as cleanly as possibly, preferably wired into the already existing aux light switch if possible. Does anyone have any ideas, kits, tutorials, etc? Any help would be appreciated.
 

ShikyoX

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The auxiliary light in the third brake light is great for a little light in the bed but I would like to throw some more lighting in there to really illuminate the bed. This time of year, I’m often loading up my bike and gear in the early am when it’s still dark or unloading at night. I was thinking something like led strips under the bed rails perhaps. Most importantly though, I wanna wire it as cleanly as possibly, preferably wired into the already existing aux light switch if possible. Does anyone have any ideas, kits, tutorials, etc? Any help would be appreciated.
get which ever light youd like best wire to a 12v source then the switch wire it to you aux switch in your cab done easy peasy
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Victory4x4

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I wired mine into a hood pin switch that turns them off when the tailgate is closed. Required some drilling.
 

TRDOFHOLLAND

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Jeremy
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I wired mine (KC Cyclones mounted underneath bed cage) into my cargo light switch, it illuminates whenever you press your keys, and you can just flip the oem switch in the cab to turn them on as well! You need to run a relay with them but other than that its a simple wire-up!
 
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