The 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor has a reputation as a powerful and versatile truck for those who want to drive off-road without compromising on payload, towing, comfort, or technology for daily use. The F-150 Raptor performs well as a family hauler or a work truck and its robust capabilities make it ideal for thrilling off-road adventures and demanding on-site tasks. In this post, we’ll review two recent Gen 3 Ford F-150 Raptor builds and explore how you can add custom truck lighting to a Ford F-150 Raptor to enhance job site safety and offroad performance.
Custom Truck Lighting Upgrades
You can add custom truck lighting to your vehicle in various ways to improve its versatility and functionality. Some different truck lighting options include flood or work lights, off-road lights, safety and emergency lights, or accent lights.
Flood & Work Lights
One of the most popular truck lighting upgrades is the addition of flood or work lights. These lights provide broad and intense light, illuminating a large area around a truck. Flood lights are perfect for worksites, camping trips, and other activities that require ample illumination. Whether you need to set up a campsite after dark, work on outdoor projects or need better visibility in low-light conditions, flood or work lighting upgrades can significantly enhance the functionality of any truck.
The 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor is renowned for its offroad capabilities, and offroad lighting upgrades are a must for enthusiasts who love venturing off the beaten path. Offroad lights, such as light bars or pod lights, are designed to withstand rough terrains and harsh weather conditions. These powerful lights offer long-distance illumination. Off-road lighting upgrades enhance safety during nighttime off-roading adventures and add an even more rugged and assertive look to the F-150 Raptor.
Safety & Emergency Lights
Safety and emergency lighting upgrades are essential for those who use their trucks for professional purposes or require increased safety on the road. These lights include strobe lights, beacons, and lightbars which you might use on construction, law enforcement, or emergency response vehicles. Safety and emergency lighting upgrades ensure that the F-150 Raptor remains visible and alerts other drivers, enhancing safety during roadside work or emergencies. These lights prevent accidents and protect drivers and other road users.
Accent lighting upgrades are an excellent way to add an extra touch of personalization and style to the Gen 3 Ford F-150 Raptor. These lighting enhancements create a unique ambiance and eye-catching appearance for the truck. LED strip lights, underbody lighting, and interior accent lighting are popular choices for accent lighting upgrades. Accent lighting enhances the truck’s aesthetics and make it easily identifiable and a standout presence on and off the road.
Enhancing Functionality & Versatility on your Gen 3 F-150 Raptor
Lighting upgrades for the Gen 3 Ford F-150 Raptor can significantly enhance its versatility and functionality. Flood or work lighting provides broad illumination for various tasks, while offroad lighting enhances visibility during adventurous journeys. Safety and emergency lighting upgrades offer increased protection for those using the truck for professional purposes. With various lighting options available, F-150 Raptor owners can customize their vehicles to suit their specific needs, whether for work, off-roading, or ensuring safety on the road.
Featured Gen 3 Ford F-150 Raptor Builds at Wicked Warnings
We recently completed two different Gen 3 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor builds. Both builds feature custom truck lighting upgrades installed by Wicked Warnings. Check out the build videos below to see how we added custom truck lighting to each vehicle to create effective and unique light packages for the owners’ needs.
2022 GEN 3 FORD RAPTOR 37 Construction Truck Strobe Lights
This 2022 Gen 3 Ford Raptor 37 features a construction truck strobe lights package. We installed two Auto Flasher Kits to strobe the fog lights and the front 5 amber DOT lights. We also installed two 3″ mpower strobe lights within the grille. The truck’s rear displays another Auto Flasher Kit on the factory reverse lights and a 3″ amber-white mpower underneath each tail light. We used the factory aux switches to control all the construction truck strobe lights throughout the truck.
2022 Gen3 Ford Raptor 35 Emergency Lights Detailed Build Overview
This 2022 Gen 3 Ford Raptor 35 displays emergency lights and a custom light bar installed by our team at Wicked Warnings. The front of the truck features a 6 Light Gen3 Raptor LED Grille Bar Kit that we created just for this vehicle. The front also features the Diode Dynamics amber backlit C2 lights.
We installed our Wicked Warnings Auto Flasher Kits to strobe the 5 front amber DOT lights, the outer SS5 pro lights, the Rigid fog lights, and the backlighting on the C2 lights. We also installed four 3″ mpower strobe lights within the grille.
The back of the truck displays two dual amber windshield lights in the rear window and two 3″ amber mpower strobes under the taillights. We used three more Auto Flasher Kits to strobe the factory reverse, tail, and rear fender lights. You can also see a pair of Diode Dynamics SS3 lights under the tailgate. We used the factory aux switches to control all the emergency lights throughout this Gen 3 Ford Raptor truck.
**KIT NOTES: We are NOT including any Auto Flasher Kits for the aftermarket lights. The SS5 Grille Bar is a special order item not included in this parts kit. You can order the SS5 grille bar kit exactly as shown on our website OR email us at email@example.com to customize the bar and place your order. The C2 Pillar Kit is also special order at this time.
Overview of Diode Dynamics SS5 Pod Lights
While strobe lights focus on vehicle and work safety, Wicked Warnings offers various options for flood, scene, and offroad lighting. In one of our latest Raptor builds, we customized a light bar using Diode Dynamics SS5 pod lights to cater to the customer’s needs.
These offroad lights are designed for extreme durability and high performance, making them the perfect companion for the 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor during offroad excursions. The custom offroad bar design allows for seamless integration with the F-150 Raptor and offers a robust setup that can withstand the rigors of offroad terrain.
Equip Your Raptor to Take on Any Challenge!
These two 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor builds show the versatility of a Gen 3 Ford F-150 Raptor. One build focuses on more of an emergency light install. The other has both emergency and offroad lighting upgrades. Embrace the possibilities and equip your Raptor to take on any challenge with the help of Wicked Warnings. See many of our available products in our online store. Please contact us if you need help with vehicle lighting design, installation or have any questions!
Be Seen & Be Safe!