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Old 08-18-2014, 10:25 PM   #1
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Reverse lights on TT

Hello everyone,

My father has an XLR with rear lights, I noticed the last time he was backing in his rear spots activate while in reverse.

I would like to install some reverse lights on the rear of my wildwood as well, I would like to add a secondary switch in the TT that would allow these to be run independent of the TV, has anyone done this and where do I wire in at?

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Old 08-19-2014, 06:57 AM   #2
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Here is a thread on back up lights.......

Back up lights on TT?
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Old 08-21-2014, 12:45 AM   #3
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I have 2 driving lights on the frame of the trailer just ahead of the rear bumper and 1 on each side about 1/4 0f the way back from the front angled outwards slightly, pointing to the rear. I then hooked into the back-up wiring in the junction box for the trailer tail and brake lights, wired through 2 relays(one for the rear and one for the side B/U lights)and picked up the main power feed from the trailer batteries through a pair of 20 amp fuses. I did not wire a switch to shut the lights off in the daytime as I found out it works good to warn drivers behind you that you are backing up.







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Thanks for the replies, that's about the same setup I was looking into. The only reason I want to add a switch into the rear lights is to have a spot light for when the kids need it


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Old 08-21-2014, 08:34 AM   #5
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I also have a spot light that can be moved around on either side of the trailer in front so it can be used at night for backing or for other purposes. It is mounted on a large clamp......
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Old 08-22-2014, 09:44 PM   #6
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All of these threads are good. And I realize all trailers are different but I would love to see some actual wiring pics on how and where you are picking up a reverse feed.
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