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Old 01-10-2013, 08:36 PM
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HELP!! Where to put strobe bulbs in reverse lights f250

What's up guys I have a 2005 f250 I recently purchased strobes 2 amber and 2 white I plan on putting the ambers in the reverse lights and the clears in the tails but when I took the light out and looked in the reverse section it looked too tight.... I know it can be done, seen plenty of videos just wondering before I drill the holes and find out its too late, where the best spot in the reverse light would be to drill the hole I have the m looking strobe bulbs. The side of the reverse housing looks the best but the strobe bulb and the reverse bulb looks like it will hit ........ Please help thanks guys
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I have mine in the reverse light housing. It is a real tight fit.
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Did you put it in from the side or bottom?
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I think it was to the side. It is tight. I do remember breaking a strobe bulb due to it touching the reverse bulb.
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I swapped my reverse light bulbs to a different bulb with a smaller glass dome to make more room for the strobe tube. They are not as bright as the original bulbs, but they solve the problem.
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Great idea thanks sofla david
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You can also put the clears behind the reflector blank or in the stop/turn lamp assembly where there is far more room.
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Once you get it done please share some photos of the work and maybe a video
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I installed Whelen vertex hide-away LED strobes in my tail lights. Yes, the clear I installed in the reverse light housing was very, very tight! The red I installed in the red brake light housing wasn't near as tight. One of the reasons I went with LED's is because they are smaller than the tubes, same diameter but not as tall, and it is still difficult to find a spot to mount. Oh, and I have a 2012 super Duty so I guess the tail lights haven't changed much.
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i replaced the reverse light bulbs with amber strobe tubes, and mounted remote reverse lights that actually light up behind the truck.
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