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Anyone know where to splice in a 3rd brake light?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by DeeKay21, Jul 19, 2009.

  1. Jul 19, 2009 at 9:20 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    Hey guys!! I'm wondering if anyone out there knows where to splice in a 3rd brake light from one of the rear tail lights on a 2nd generation. I Got a softop supertop and wanted to install the LED 3rd brake light it came with. I don't want to run it from the actual existing 3rd brake light because of the length of wire. Thanks in advance!!!;)
     
  2. Jul 19, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    you will find a green wire with a red trace inside the taillight.
     
  3. Jul 19, 2009 at 9:32 AM
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    Okay so just tie into that and wire nut it up?:confused:
     
  4. Jul 19, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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    Use a scotch lock to connect to it.

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  5. Jul 19, 2009 at 9:41 AM
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    Okay but dont I need to splice into 2 wires. The Brake light has a black and white wire for it. So would it be like the green wire w/red stripe and the white wire with the black stripe on the tail light?
     
  6. Jul 19, 2009 at 9:46 AM
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    sorry the other wire is the ground you can tap that into the white/black wire.
    The led light will only work the correct wires to ground and 12volt. My assumption is the black is probanbly ground.
     
  7. Jul 19, 2009 at 9:49 AM
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    for quick sidconnect purposes you can go buy a 4 flat wiring loop.
     
  8. Jul 19, 2009 at 9:52 AM
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    Okay let me go try that. Thanks!:D
     
  9. Jul 19, 2009 at 10:35 AM
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    Good to go brotha!!! It was weird though because it was actually green to black and white to white. Thanks again for your help!!!:D
     
  10. Jul 19, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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    Glad your hooked up, any time.
     
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