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Wiring LED backup lights...?

I've searched and I can't find a definitive answer. I have 2 15 watt LED auxiliary work lights that I want to wire into the reverse lights of the truck. What would be the best way to wire these lights up?

I've found the yellow capped wire coming from the trailer wire harness but I don't have a clue how I should wire these up. Should I use a relay? If I use a relay can I also add a switch to have the lights function while in reveres and have the choice of turning them on when I want.

If I use the yellow wire, what terminal on a basic relay would it tie into....

Just seeing if anyone can give me a little direction on how they did theirs maybe.

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this should help you a little....

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I wired my up to the trailer reverse light wire. I will be putting a diod in so I can use the an up fitter switch to turn then on when I want as well and not back feed the system.

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