5th Gen Cab Lights/Mirros on a 2018 2500?

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  1. lowvaluetarget

    lowvaluetarget Senior Member

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    Does anyone know if the 5th gen cab lights will fight on a 2018 2500? What about the mirrors?
     
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    Well there are hardly any out on the streets yet so going to be hard to tell at this point.
    I would think the mirrors would physically fit since it is basically the same cab, however I am not sure module that controls it's functions would be the same so you may or may not have issues if you swapped them.

    As far as the cab lights, someone had asked about those before and this was my 2 cents. The new ones are LED and if you are just thinking of swapping them (assuming you have cab lights already) my guess is they will not work without cutting and splicing wires which may be tough since there isn't much to work with (may have to drop the head liner to do the splicing).
    The older style cab lights are not connectorized, the wiring harness has the bulb holders attached from the factory so you can't just disconnect the cab light and swap it with the new ones. Also not sure the mounting holes are them same but I would think they would have left those alone?

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    Thanks. Looking to get LED cab lights. Might have to go aftermarket, but I like the look of the new ones. I may goto the ram house and see what they have to say.
     
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    I was checking out the mirrors a couple weeks ago when I was getting my oil changed at the dealership and the base of the 5th gen mirrors are different then the 4th gen so I doubt they would work. haven't seen the cab lights but I'd assume they would except for maybe how they are wired up.....
     
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    On the 2500/3500? Pictures I've seen look identical but have to admit I haven't seen one in person yet.

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    Oh, I misread the OP's post..... I was looking at the 1500 mirrors. I didn't any 5th gen 2500's at the dealership.
     

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