Under hood lights

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    I was looking under the hood on my 18 and happen to notice there is no light under there was kinda surprised for the money we spend on these things ! Any way maybe I notice lighting issues being a electrician lol ? Anyway if anyone has done any I'd like to see what you did I'm going to come up with something I think a light is real handy to have I had one in my old 93 ranger that came in handy.

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    I see people install led light strips under the hood. I did a small rock light wired to switch 6. Works fine for me. IMG_4488.JPG


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    That's nice and bright I would probably do two of those one on each side but will do a auto switch on when opening hood. Shame on ford for not thinking about it or just being "frugal" lol thanks for the pic !!

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    Agree. I’m adding one more and also putting it on a auto switch. Cause if you use the switch inside the truck the truck has to be on. So I want a direct battery hook up. Light strip from what I seen was way brighter and better light.


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    Well at least for now you have something I'll let you know what I come up with.

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    Rick at freedom motorsports has a nice setup for lighting. Two strips I believe.


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    I'll check it out thanks !!

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    No problem. I think they are 30” strips. They are super bright. It’s prolly what I’ll change mine out to. And the way he has them you don’t get shadows.


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    A little bit old technology wise, but the light bulb itself can be updated with an LED version. Pick one up from a Junk yard out of a late 80's early 980's chevy truck. The light can reach about 8-10ft and is very convenient! When your done it winds up neatly.

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