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Old March 2nd, 2017, 07:11 PM
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Smile Rear bedroll tail light wires?

I am installing LED tail lights from Wilson's Street Works into the sidewall 'roll' of my 64 GMC. I'd like the wiring from the LED leading down from the side roll light to the stock tail light be 'hidden' inside of the square sidewall support. The wires will descend inside the support column to get electricity from the stock tails below. My question: Are there any tricks anyone might share on how to get the wire from the LED light cylinder into the support column from the roll w/o having the wire exposed at all? Thanks in advance.
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Old March 3rd, 2017, 07:26 PM
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Default Re: Rear bedroll tail light wires?

Well I don't have a fenderside/stepside but I will GUESS, if that's alright. I assume there is no passageway from roll to inside of support.
1. Drill thru both walls of support into inside of roll. After fishing wire, patch weld or use 1/2" black plastic plug/cap to cover visible hole in support. This is if I see the problem correctly.
2. A long drill bit might work angled thru roll opening.
3. You could drill thru both walls of roll and into support hollow, then patch weld up the visible hole.

Fishing the wire down in, is a piece of cake after you make access.

These ideas are a way of getting the conversation going into brainstorm mode.

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Old March 6th, 2017, 02:36 PM
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Default Re: Rear bedroll tail light wires?

If the idea is to avoid painting, you could run the wire the full length to the front, inside the roll, and tie into the leads at the cab. Otherwise, as Ken suggests, a small access hole from inside with a plastic plug, or a weld repair and paint.
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