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Reverse lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by HolyReptar, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. Nov 28, 2012 at 11:26 PM
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    HolyReptar

    HolyReptar [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So newb to electrical items.

    If I wanted to connect a new set of lights to turn on when my current reverse lights would go on how do I go about it?

    Just splice the wires or is there a better way to do it?
     
  2. Nov 28, 2012 at 11:31 PM
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    95 taco

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    I think you could do it that way, when I wire mine up I'm gonna put Tim on a switch so I can run the independent.
     
  3. Nov 28, 2012 at 11:39 PM
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    Rather than looking at the backup lights, if you have a towing package you might look at the wiring on the trailer plug. I use a 55W light that actually plugs in to the trailer plug and comes on nicely in reverse (of course when I don't have a trailer hooked up). Got it online from Cabela's. Have seen others that mount to the actual hitch and plug in to the trailer plug.
     
  4. Nov 29, 2012 at 11:11 AM
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    Hadn't thought of the trailer hitch idea, but its definitely there seems like I need to make room for more switches in my truck haha
     
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