Routing wiring harness for trailer lights

Routing wiring harness for trailer lights

Postby nubetoob [OP] » June 18th 2017, 2:30am

Hello. I'm trying to route my wiring harness for trailer lights.
I don't see any clear path through the frame to under my vehicle.
The harness is on the drivers side, spliced into my tail light.
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Re: Routing wiring harness for trailer lights

Postby nubetoob [OP] » June 18th 2017, 2:49am

I have a motorcycle hitch carrier on the rear which covers my license plate and all my lights when the bike is loaded up.
I'm thinking I might want reverse lights and hazard lights back there too though..
I just bought a pair of cheap tail light/turn signal combo lights, but might return them.
But on the other hand, a regular old trailer doesn't have reverse and backup lights, so you'd think I'd be fine without. I just like to do it right the first time.
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Re: Routing wiring harness for trailer lights

Postby Big_kid » June 18th 2017, 1:40pm

When I installed my hitch I drilled a small hole for the wires, then after checking they all worked properly I sealed them up with Ultra Copper (It was what I had on hand at that moment).
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Re: Routing wiring harness for trailer lights

Postby five10freak » June 18th 2017, 6:09pm

As big_kid did, when I installed my 3rd brake light under my rear doors I drilled a hole just large enough to put a grommet into it and ran my trailer wires through there, then I used some silisnot to seal it all up.

I drilled my hole just under the rear of the jack

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