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Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Doc V, Feb 15, 2018.

  1. Feb 15, 2018 at 3:25 PM
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    Doc V

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    I picked up some lights that have amber and white LEDs in the same housing. I need someone to double check my work on some auxiliary reverse lights/turn signals, before I drop cash on relays, run wires etc. I want to be able to use them two ways:
    1) Slave them to the turn and reverse signals. So they will turn on when in reverse and blink with the turn signals.
    2) Use switch-pros for manual on/off and strobe/flash functionality.

    I appreciate any help you can give me and I will be happy to give you a shout out once I do a write-up.Slide4.jpg


    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XCWLFHN/
     
  2. Feb 16, 2018 at 3:20 PM
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    Your diagram looks solid. I don't see an issue jumping out at me. where do you plan to pull the signal for the turn signals?
     
  3. Feb 16, 2018 at 8:16 PM
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    I’m going to use the front L and R inside the engine bay. I figured it would make it easier to wire and troubleshoot than wiring it in the rear taillight towers. Especially with 3 relays (L/R and reverse). Thanks for your help.
     
  4. Feb 16, 2018 at 8:59 PM
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    If you have DRL, you may need to get the signal elsewhere. If not, then your golden.
     
  5. Feb 16, 2018 at 9:02 PM
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    Does DRL effect the turn signals? I was going to use the lateral turn signals on a 2013 (gen2) taco.
     
  6. Feb 19, 2018 at 10:33 PM
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    Using the side mirror signals will work just fine. DRL only affects the front turn signals.
     
  7. Feb 19, 2018 at 10:35 PM
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    Good call. I will track those down. I finally got off my lazy butt and stood in front of the truck with the DRL on. All I could think was o_O“wow I am dumb for not realizing the problem with the DRL wire!!” Thank you!
     

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