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Tail light mod finished (video)

following Shane's somewhat how-to I accomplished the tail light mod... in my video I dunno why my 3rd break didn't come on I guess it's because the ign. was off... This is an awesome mod only took me an hour...

http://s3.photobucket.com/albums/y97...t=23e42b34.flv



no install pics because I had to meet the family for supper, what ya think?
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I like it!! good job!
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I noticed something wrong with mine because when I mash the lights the bottom ones don't light up... do I need to tap all 3 wires???
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the alternating is pretty cool...
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yeah, I'll fix that wiring tomorrow... kinda got in a hurry wiring... oops...lol
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hehe, gonna have to put up a how-to on here... unless it already is... i didnt check...
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Shane kinda did one... but you see what I did, lol... not his fault the wire colors changed in 2006...
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where is Shane BTW????
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He's probably at work now
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now to work on these some more... I'm gonna tap into just the turn/park wire and ground...
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I"M HERE!!!!


lol...hadn't been on for a lil while yo.




I think i said in my old thread....

If you want it light up with brakes/turn: one to ground, one to signal hot.
If you want it to alternate like mine: one to signal hot, one to tail/running hot.


You wired it correctly for the "taillight blinker mod" i call it. If you want it to just come on with signals and brakes, super easy. One to ground. One to signal hot. presto bango.
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now to work on these some more... I'm gonna tap into just the turn/park wire and ground...
turn/park wires are two seperate wires.....

3 wires...1 park, 1 brake/turn, 1 ground.
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thanks man! I gotta lil problem, when I hooked it up like you did for some reason my 3rd bake light wont go off, lol...

I'm gonna go to the ground and signal hot... overall it looks awesome at night!!!
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that....is....funky. lol. idk why it's doin' that.


The other night, my buddy was following me in his towtruck. he was totally diggin the alternating when i had my 4ways on. told me all i needed were strobes and it'd pull someone over. lol.
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lol, yeah they blink pretty fast... so yeah about the 3rd brake light thing, I noticed it has the same wire color as one of the wires on either the pass sides, yeah its odd... but I'm gonna get it worked out tomorrow, if all else fails I will just make them running lights...
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you know....i think i noticed them flashing kinda fast on the daylight vid. mine stayed all the same speed as stock....dual blinker mods and mirror signals and all that. same speed.
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well I had that high mount blinker blown...that would cause it I think... can you read the ford wiring manuals? if I PM the scanned pages can you tell me what wires I need to splice, lol...
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alright its all fixed!!! there set to just be running lights
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you know....i think i noticed them flashing kinda fast on the daylight vid. mine stayed all the same speed as stock....dual blinker mods and mirror signals and all that. same speed.
Mine did too. I have this mod as well as the mirror signals, reverse light signals , and line of fire.
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That's pretty cool. I may have to give it a try one of these days.
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great to hear cody.
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looks good
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