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Old 05-03-2011, 08:54 PM
kisportolt kisportolt is offline
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Default wiring topper

so i have a topper on my truck, and i was wondering what would be a good way to wire it. i like to make the third brake light on it work, but i was also thinking about installing some light inside of it for when im looking for stuff in the dark, or just some cool lighting (such as running red led lights around the top edge to give it a glow or something) any tips on how to wire it, or good ideas to add?
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Old 05-03-2011, 09:04 PM
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Default Re: wiring topper

For the brake light to work as it is supposed to, you really need to wire it back to the brake pedal. Connecting it to one or the other taillight will make it blink with only one or the other signals.

For the interior lights, you could do a few things, really depends on how you want to turn them on and off? Simplest way is to simply run the power wire up to the battery or the fuse panel with an inline fuse. I'd use LED lights for the interior.
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