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post #1 of 7 Old 05-23-2013, 04:37 PM Thread Starter
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Running lights. Need help

I want to install 3 or 4 small led trailer lights and I would like to tie them into the running/signal lights. Will the stock harness be able to handle this? And if so how would I wire them?

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LED won't put a huge strain on the system so you would be fine there. As to wiring, it all depends on where you want them located.

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LED won't put a huge strain on the system so you would be fine there. As to wiring, it all depends on where you want them located.
right on the bumper. Im wondering if it would be possible to make them go on with the running lights, but not act as blinkers
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right on the bumper. Im wondering if it would be possible to make them go on with the running lights, but not act as blinkers
Just tie them to the running lights feed and you got it.

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Should be fairly easy, on the XJ's there's a tail light connector behind the trim panel where the spare is located that way your splices aren't exposed to weather.

Front it would be easier to tie into the side marker for the + feed but for ground use the screw for the headlight ground.

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Just tie them to the running lights feed and you got it.
Theres a positive and a negative coming off of the turn signal/parking lamps. If I connect them that way, then they will blink with the blinker. I want to find a way to connect them without a switch.
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Rear lighting you'll want the white/tan wire for positive, black for ground at either light. Right front you'll have dark green for positive and black for ground at the front light, left front you'll have brown for positive and black for ground at the front light.

Note: on the front lighting you could tie into the side marker but you cannot use both wires as it uses a floating ground.

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