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I am building a headache rack for my truck and want to know what some of you guys did to wire up the lights for it. Gonna use a backup light and another for turn stop and running light
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I meant to ask where did you tap off of wiring harness to wire up lights on headache rack.
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You could grab them from the trailer harness or from the driver's frame rail where the wires run towards the back. Just make sure that you heat shrink all your connections. If you get me the year and model I can get you the wire colors to look for.

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Left turn/stop is light green and orange. Right turn/stop is orange and light blue. Tail is brown. Reverse is black and pink.

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Thanks a lot. Save me some time figuring it out.
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Just don't start poking holes in wires. If you do you will end up with corroded wires if you don't seal them back up.

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Just don't start poking holes in wires. If you do you will end up with corroded wires if you don't seal them back up.
Amen to that! Heat-shrink tubing is your best friend with exposed wiring!!!
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