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Old 01-18-2011, 12:40 PM
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Default 3 bulb to 2 buld conversion help

I've been reading through the How-To thread without a whole lot of luck (http://www.fordrangerforum.com/exter...lb-set-up.html).
Does anyone have any step by step or reference pictures?

Also, does anybody have a picture of the T harness?

My truck has a 4 pin connector for trailers, if that helps at all....
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Old 01-18-2011, 01:22 PM
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another option is to stick your blinker in the reverse spot. I did this on my truck, but I have reverse lights on my light bar. But, its an idea!
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Old 01-18-2011, 02:56 PM
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another option is to stick your blinker in the reverse spot. I did this on my truck, but I have reverse lights on my light bar. But, its an idea!
I thought about that too lol. But I don't have any auxiliary lighting like you
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Old 01-18-2011, 03:16 PM
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Thats what i did too. I put an amber bulb in there just to keep the turn signal legal. I tried the conversion how to and couldn't get it too work right and got pissed and said screw it. The back up lights are now tied to these little driving lights i got from walmart mounted on my back bumper.
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Old 01-18-2011, 03:35 PM
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Problem solved. I ordered up some chrome red bulbs that I'll stick in the reverse spot. I'll figure out the reverse lights later lol.

Can I just get some cheapo Walmart lights, take off the stock reverse light connector, and hook up the wires that way?
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Old 01-18-2011, 03:41 PM
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You know, you could just wire in some diodes like RV towing does to the towing vehicle's factory tail lights. Cost you about $30 for the kit.
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Could I use something like this?
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Blazer-Rea...Light/15111237

Wired to the stock reverse light wires?
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Could I use something like this?
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Blazer-Rea...Light/15111237

Wired to the stock reverse light wires?
I used to have set bolted to my hitch for back up lights (I also referred to them as "Fuck You" Lights) I think they were like $16/Pair with wiring from Wal-Mart. They worked great until Tater ripped one off when I had him leashed to my hitch
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Bad Tater!
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lol sounds good. Thanks guys!
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hey, also on your bumper there should be two holes for tow hooks, you could mount them there....?
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Old 01-18-2011, 07:46 PM
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Problem solved. I ordered up some chrome red bulbs that I'll stick in the reverse spot. I'll figure out the reverse lights later lol.

Can I just get some cheapo Walmart lights, take off the stock reverse light connector, and hook up the wires that way?
Mhmm. thats what i did. Works nice. Not sure if its legal or not as in passing inspection. i asked on here before and no one was really to sure. i saved everything from my old set up just incase.
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hey, also on your bumper there should be two holes for tow hooks, you could mount them there....?
Yea, but I'm going to put them a little further back cause I don't want to see them...
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