Trailer lighting

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by OrangeToys, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. OrangeToys

    OrangeToys LawnSite Bronze Member
    from SW MO
    Messages: 1,035

    I am considering putting some extra light either on my rear bumper or trailer that will give me better lighting for backing up at night. How many of all you guy have something like this? I just don't know how I would put them on or where. If anyone can help by explaining or sharing a pic I would greatly appreciate it!
  2. seabee1

    seabee1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 239

    they put them on enclosed trailer ,but making them to last can be tough ,i just put them on the truck .

  3. IdealLawnCare

    IdealLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 159

    I have rear work lights in my lightbar on the truck and I add reverse lights to all my trailers. The work lights on the truck are more for plowing and the reverse lights on the trailer give warning to other people I am backing up and also give just enough light when it is dark.
  4. seabee1

    seabee1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 239

    i you do put trailer lights on i would use led lights they draw less amps ,use at least 14ga wire and a circuit breaker inline would be nice . :usflag:
  5. nosparkplugs

    nosparkplugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,444

    Get some good LED marker or running lights for your trailer works great. Those bumper lights are redneck backup lights.

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