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Old 04-29-2009
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i can't find it...tail light help

can someone post the tail light conversion for a 99 to a 05+ i searched for it but i found a empty thread.... no write up so could someone either direct me in the right direction or let me know what i need to do i wanna run it off the trailer harness i know yellow is right and green is left but when i hook it up i dont have rear blinkers but the brakes work and running lights thanks
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Maurice had it removed when he got banned its over at Gen-edge.info


http://www.generation-edge.info/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=8162
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thanks alot
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found out it was my fuses....they wernt even there lol thanks alot for telling me where to find it
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i have been looking all over for the thread on converting the 3 bulb to 2 bulb tail lights. but not this way. i cant remember who did it maybe lifted97ranger but cant remember. whoever it was cut out a spot in the back of the 2 bulb style to accept the 3 bulb style. does anyone remember this thread. it was probably 2 years ago.
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Having separate direction light is safer than the brake directional setup.
Here is an idea.
Get the 05 lights, hook up your brake/running light where it needs to go and hook up the directional lights to the backup light position and use an amber bulb in place of the white.
THEN take the backup light wire and hookup up a relay and new high output backup lights.
Now you have the look of the 05 light, separate directionals and way better backup lights.

If you are interested in this let me know if you have any questions.
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im not an electrical guru. what is the point in the relay. why can i not just gut the wire to back up lights and extend it to the bumper for the extra lights?
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All depends on the wattage of the new back up lights.
If the same or less than the OEM lights then extend your wire but if 35 watts each or more run a new pwr wire.

I would pull back or cut the OEM wire for the backup lights and set up a relay activated by that wire. Run a new pwr wire to the rear lights.
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using this relay can you explain what to do
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Try this write up and adapt it to your setup.

https://www.ranger-forums.com/interior-exterior-electrical-123/how-aux-light-hookup-indicator-light-105901/

Here is the relay schematic I use.

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Pin 85 & 86 are to active therelay
Pins 30 is for a fused line from the battery
Pin 87 is for the or the lights.
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Would this work. I dont want a switch. I want the reverse lights to come on when the truck is in reverse
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Yes and sorry I took the first aux light schematic fond in my folders.

You might want a sw, an on-on type with three poles on back.
Sw up coils be extra light for projects and sw down could be OEM revrse sw.
Light or load wire would be the center pole, battery on one of the other two and the OEM reverse wire on the other pole.

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u just confused the crap out of me. i dont speak spanish
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if you are talking about making it to where i can switch them on and have them come on when reverse is on, yes that would be good but i dont know what else you were talking about
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Let's back up

Yes your mod'd schematics will work.
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