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Old 05-27-2012, 08:39 AM
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Default Re: How to: Install 3rd brake light cargo lights (when its not plug and play)

the red light still works, it only lights up with your foot on the brake
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Old 05-27-2012, 08:42 AM
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Ok I must have wired it wrong, for the black to black I had two black wires in the cargo harness, was I supposed to tap into the one running to the red light or the one running to the cargos

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Old 05-27-2012, 11:56 AM
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Haha, nevermind, I forgot to plug it in after I wired it, it all works good now, thanks

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Old 05-27-2012, 02:24 PM
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Haha, nevermind, I forgot to plug it in after I wired it, it all works good now, thanks

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Old 02-05-2013, 11:05 PM
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What kind of wire do I need to buy? I will be doing this shortly and have no idea about wiring and such. Sorry for the old thread bump
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:33 AM
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its not an old thread, its a HOW to so bumping is acceptable

buy any regular electrical wire from your hardware store, i think i ended up with 14 or 12 ga wire. or take your brake light off and see if you can buy the closest size wire that matches that
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:26 PM
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its not an old thread, its a HOW to so bumping is acceptable

buy any regular electrical wire from your hardware store, i think i ended up with 14 or 12 ga wire. or take your brake light off and see if you can buy the closest size wire that matches that
Ok cool thanks. Hopefully this won't be too hard

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Old 02-06-2013, 09:32 PM
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nah the hard part is getting the wire across the headliner if you dont take it completely off
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Old 02-06-2013, 10:36 PM
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nah the hard part is getting the wire across the headliner if you dont take it completely off
Any tips for that? And I'm wiring challenged lol. Had trouble with my hids :P

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Old 02-11-2013, 02:10 PM
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So do I have to use t taps? Or can I use the splice things that connect 2 wires together? That's what I got from Home Depot. Those and some ring terminals
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:17 PM
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How do you connect the red/black with the new wire? Do you cut it and put it in a connector or what?
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:07 PM
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use t taps, you are not cutting it, you are tapping into it
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:45 PM
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Here's what I did, I wired the new wire to the dome, and then just cut the red/black and used a splice connector to connect it to the new wire, and for the green and black I just plugged it into the stock connector and we're all good!



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Old 02-11-2013, 08:47 PM
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looks good man! good job!
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:51 PM
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looks good man! good job!
Thanks! Only took me about 2 hours and alot of pondering :P

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