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Led lights working as a fog light and a turn signal?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by SkunkMan17, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. Nov 8, 2018 at 7:47 PM
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    SkunkMan17

    SkunkMan17 [OP] Jerry-rigging Metal Fabricator

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    Blacked out led tail lights, Bed liner front grille, blacked out front turn signals, custom welded license plate mount. Flush mount led lightbar into front bumper trim, LED 3rd brake light
    So I have two 6 inch led bars for my 97 tacoma. They’re a flush fit type, so they fit perfect where my front turn signal lights currently go. I’m just wondering if I can wire them to be flood lights when I need them to be flood lights, and then have them act as turn signals when I’m not using them? I know it sounds dumb, but I think it will look cool if I can get it done.

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  2. Nov 8, 2018 at 9:28 PM
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    MountainN22

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    Yep, just need to wire a few diodes in,4 to be exact.
    Did it on my fog lights.

    Here's a quick diagram I made up.
    Fog Turn.jpg

    Fog lights would override the turn, so would need to keep that in mind.
     
  3. Nov 9, 2018 at 7:11 AM
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    SkunkMan17

    SkunkMan17 [OP] Jerry-rigging Metal Fabricator

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    Blacked out led tail lights, Bed liner front grille, blacked out front turn signals, custom welded license plate mount. Flush mount led lightbar into front bumper trim, LED 3rd brake light
    Do you think you could give me a list of what I need? I already have a wiring harness with two leads, but I’m not all that good with electrical stuff so I may need some help, lol
     
  4. Nov 9, 2018 at 5:04 PM
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    MountainN22

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    I soldered my own, but you could use 2 of these to make it easier.
    https://www.amazon.com/Roadmaster-7...VHI?psc=1&SubscriptionId=AKIAILSHYYTFIVPWUY6Q

    I updated my drawing for if you wanted to use the Roadmasters diode.

    Connect the positive side of the light to the output of the Roadmasters.
    Connect the switched power wire for the foglights to one input on each Roadmaster.
    Connect the L Turn to the other input on the left side Roadmaster.
    Connect the R Turn to the other input on the right side Roadmaster.Fog Turn2.jpg
    Hope this helps.
     

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