Feature Build: 2018 Super Duty Platinum

Wicked Warnings recently had the opportunity to upfit a beast: a 2018 Ford Super Duty Platinum. If you follow us on social media, you may recognize this pickup truck, but we have decided to completely break down the build for you in this week’s blog. As if this rig didn’t already have all the bells and whistles, we upfitted this truck with some impressive LEDs found in our online store. Check out this awesome build below.  CLICK THIS LINK TO PURCHASE THIS KIT 

The Build: 2018 Super Duty Platinum

White LIN-6 in an x-pattern on the top of the grille and our TIR-3 in the lower half of the front fascia near the front tow hooks. Even in direct sunlight, these lights are incredibly bright. We also have a set of TIR-3 facing sideways in the fog light bezels. These are installed in pattern with a set of TIR-3 LEDs in the rear of the truck, which we will get to here in a moment. Our exclusive Mirror Mod Kit has also been installed on the exterior mirrors to enhance the front and side visibility.

In the rear of the vehicle, we have a pair of our LIN-series THIN-X in white under the gate, and our LED HAW DUO in the cargo light. Check out this whole build in action in the video below, and be sure to like us on Facebook for the latest Wicked Warnings updates!

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Video Demonstration of Wire Swap Installation for Auto Flasher Kits - Molex Connector Pin Removal & Replacement

What are the Wicked Auto Flasher Kits & how do they work?

Wicked Warnings has been around since 2005 with stellar references and we have been using our WAF (Wicked Auto Flasher) module since early 2016 with zero reported vehicle failures. There is no known risk to using any factory lighting as flashers that we are aware of. Of course, all your factory lights will always revert to factory function when the strobes are not being used.

Many of our builds feature a combination of factory lighting as well as purpose-built emergency lights to create a more effective display, so we urge you to consider more than just factory strobe lighting on your build. We have many options available to supplement the factory lighting.

How does the Auto Flasher connect to my truck anyway?

We have 3 connection methods used in our WAF (Wicked Auto Flasher) kits. The way that we manipulate the factory lighting is through the wires. We DO NOT reprogram any of the computers. Everything we do is easily reversible, and any number of individual kits can be combined onto a single switch if desired. There is no single kit to flash all factory lights, as we must retain circuit individuality. The following three methods are used to interface with the factory wires.

  • Wire Cut: In certain lights, like the white cargo light by the third brake, the only way is to cut a single wire (at this time). We understand that some people are uncomfortable cutting wires and we are working hard to offer “cut-free” solutions as fast as we can. This is how some of the current website kits are sold. Sometimes, this is the only option to achieve the desired display.
  • Wire Swap NO CUT: This is by far our favorite solution and how most of the new generation kits will be made if possible. Wire Swap is how ALL the Headlight and Taillight kits are going to be made for the FORD and many GM trucks. We are working to update the current website options to this new “wire swap” kit and will continue noting any changes on the product online as they happen. It really is just as easy as swapping a wire. Again, the kits will have notes in the description stating which version they are. Click here to watch a video showing the Wire Swap method.
  • (NEW & COMING SOON) Plug N Play Extensions: Plug N Play extensions can be purchased for an extra cost. Please bear with us as these are all handmade and fairly difficult to source parts for. We have some availability and are waiting on some parts for others.

We hope this helps to answer any questions about our Auto Flasher Kits and hope you enjoy these products!


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