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Old 06-29-2014, 02:29 PM   #11
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https://www.google.com/search?q=wire...w=1366&bih=690

Run a length of this from the existing lights to where you want to install the second set of lights.

Simply mount the new lights with short screws.

Go to NAPA or some type of auto parts store and get some trailer wiring some wire splice and butt type connectors.

You will need to drill a hole in the top of the old ones to feed the wire inside.

With the wire run thru the conduit use the butt connectors to hook the trailer wire to the new lights and the splice connectors to hook the wire to the wires inside of the old lights.

Am I on the right track at this point?
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Much easier and simpler to just replace the stock fixtures with new LED fixtures. Might take all of 30 minutes including re-caulking around the top/sides of them.
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Much easier and simpler to just replace the stock fixtures with new LED fixtures. Might take all of 30 minutes including re-caulking around the top/sides of them.
True enough, but OP wants them higher on the back so big rig truck drivers can see them.

I feel it would be better to add a second set rather than move the ones mounted now.
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Should be simple to do by removing the originals and fishing a wire up to the new light locations and splicing. No need to go inside.
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Should be simple to do by removing the originals and fishing a wire up to the new light locations and splicing. No need to go inside.
Do you mean remove them all together?
I agree but then you have old ugly holes filled in with caulking or what ever along with the faded and non faded areas.

But what ever OP does IMHO it should look neat not some gobbed together mess.
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Do you mean remove them all together?
I agree but then you have old ugly holes filled in with caulking or what ever along with the faded and non faded areas.

But what ever OP does IMHO it should look neat not some gobbed together mess.
NO, remove them fish the wire to the new ones and replace the old ones and have 2 sets. Better yet, replace the old ones with new LED's also.
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NO, remove them fish the wire to the new ones and replace the old ones and have 2 sets. Better yet, replace the old ones with new LED's also.
I can go with that as long as it is possible to fish the wiring.
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Not a difficult job with a straightened coat hanger & electrical tape or a fish wire.
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Understanding that you want an additional set of stop/turn lights mounted up higher, I would try OldCoot's suggestion of going from the existing light to the new location via inside the wall. The surface mount channel would also work, but it "ain't gonna be prudy". Depends on what you are comfortable doing and what you want it to look like.
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I recently replaced my existing taillights with LEDs. They are ten times brighter than the originals. I know you wanted to add lights up high, but maybe brighter lights in the existing location would do the trick. Also, not sure if you have one or two taillights on each side. My 2012 has two stacked. That puts one up higher and also doubles the visibility. If you have one, you could replace with a triple fixture (counting backup light).

Here's a picture of mine. The top light is the new LED upgrade and the middle is the old light. (I replaced them all--the picture is replacement "in progress"). Also have replacement LED backup lights on order.

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