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Old 11-24-2017, 01:29 AM   #1
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A simple rear light install

Today I also installed a rear light that integrates seamlessly into the OEM rear camera mount and thought I'd share the details for those of you with the factory camera.

The light is a 9 watt Cree LED floodlight from SpeedTech Lights. https://www.speedtechlights.com/led-...-surface-mount

The light is in an aluminum frame with a thick rubber mount that looks like it will seal well. It mounts directly onto the OEM camera mount, and the wiring fits into the camera wiring conduit, so no drilling in the van, just 3 small holes in the plastic mount. Took all of 15 minutes to install and run the wire into the van. I'm going to have it switchable for backup or general use. Pics below show the install.
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Old 11-25-2017, 02:26 AM   #2
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Sweet - thanks for posting.
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Old 11-25-2017, 10:48 AM   #3
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Nice install. Are you working with a finished ceiling inside? Curious if you are planning to pick up power at the rear dome light.
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Old 11-25-2017, 03:10 PM   #4
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It is a finished ceiling, but I'm wiring up most of the interior now so easy to run a new line, and I want it switched from the Drivers seat. If it was only used as a backup light I'd probably use a relay triggered by the rear camera.
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A bit late here but any photos/images of this light in action at night?
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No pics yet. Just a temporary wiring to see it. Currently in the middle of a big wiring project so it will be a little while before it hooked up for real.
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No pics yet. Just a temporary wiring to see it. Currently in the middle of a big wiring project so it will be a little while before it hooked up for real.
Would love to see them in action---almost bought a few items from them yesterday after viewing their page from your link. I'm about to install an Ecco rear view camera on an E-Series and despite the fact they have infrared illumination built in having a clear view with conventional lighting would be my personal preference.
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Old 11-29-2017, 09:33 AM   #8
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Very Nice! I may look into these for accent lighting around my rig and possibly under my mirrors for puddle lights.
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