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Old 04-20-2011, 04:30 PM
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Back up Lights?

How would i go about adding additional backup lights to my truck?? would i need an additional battery any tips on brands to buy or how to install?
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Old 04-20-2011, 05:23 PM
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Go to demeaning.com and buy some led work lights and wire them right in to the wires that are there. They only draw .5 amps and the most so you are ok.
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:12 PM
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how would i go about wiring them in?
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:32 PM
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Go to demeaning.com and buy some led work lights and wire them right in to the wires that are there. They only draw .5 amps and the most so you are ok.
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Old 04-26-2011, 09:26 PM
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all you would need to do is tap into the existing reverse light. I install extra bacup lights on the trucks and install them onto the trailers also as they make a big difference.
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Old 04-26-2011, 11:25 PM
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Sorry man. Auto correct on the phone. Try ddmtuning.com
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Old 04-27-2011, 06:02 AM
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Take the easy route.


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Old 04-28-2011, 07:57 PM
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I just bought a kit of 2 55W (I think) rectangular halogen bulbs, mounted them under the bumper and tapped into the reverse light wiring. Makes backing up on a dark night a breeze. Sorry, I don't remember the brand, but they were sold as backup lights.
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Old 04-28-2011, 09:43 PM
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I just bought a kit of 2 55W (I think) rectangular halogen bulbs, mounted them under the bumper and tapped into the reverse light wiring. Makes backing up on a dark night a breeze. Sorry, I don't remember the brand, but they were sold as backup lights.
i would put them on a relay because the backup switch can handle that much amprage runing thru it. as least not for long.
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Old 04-28-2011, 09:49 PM
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Mine have been on there for several years without a problem and without a relay. Not saying that isn't a good idea, just that I have not had a problem. Usually they aren't on for more than 15-20 seconds - just the amount of time it takes to back out of the drive, then I'm back in forward and they are off.
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