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Re: 2014 Rear Stop/Turn LED Bulbs

I got my V3 Triton LED system and i was going to wait until my back up led's arrived but that won't be until Saturday, so i figured i would go ahead and install the Stop/turn LED's. I have nowhere to mount the control box! I figured for sure there was going to be somewhere i could mount it but the only place would be a small opening where the current wires are coming up from the bottom. That would mean the wires would come through the opening and the control box would have to be mounted under the opening. Problem is how do i get the control box down there It doesn't seem i can reach from under the bumper all the way up to the tail light.

The kit looks high quality and hopefully i can install it...
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Re: 2014 Rear Stop/Turn LED Bulbs

The kit does look really nice and all. But from what I saw on the taillight assembly, the only way you will be able to get them installed is to remove the rear bumper and mount the control box. I was barely able to make the resistor fit in that opening, but once you have them mounted they should look really nice I bet. Keep us updated as to what you do.
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The kit does look really nice and all. But from what I saw on the taillight assembly, the only way you will be able to get them installed is to remove the rear bumper and mount the control box. I was barely able to make the resistor fit in that opening, but once you have them mounted they should look really nice I bet. Keep us updated as to what you do.
I was afraid that removing the bumper would be the only way. If i knew that i wouldn't have ordered them. It seems that removing the rear bumper is a PITA from some posts ive seen for the previous WK2's. I'm sure its the same for the 14's. I have 30 days to return them...i'll keep you guys posted.
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Great thread guys, been looking for a mod like this so geek now I have more lights to get , now If I could only get my truck built faster lol.
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I got my V3 Triton LED system and i was going to wait until my back up led's arrived but that won't be until Saturday, so i figured i would go ahead and install the Stop/turn LED's. I have nowhere to mount the control box! I figured for sure there was going to be somewhere i could mount it but the only place would be a small opening where the current wires are coming up from the bottom. That would mean the wires would come through the opening and the control box would have to be mounted under the opening. Problem is how do i get the control box down there It doesn't seem i can reach from under the bumper all the way up to the tail light.

The kit looks high quality and hopefully i can install it...
Wow those Triton LED's do look really nice! But like you said, there is practically no where to put the control box. As warrior mentioned, I had a hard enough time trying to find a place to put the small resistor that would allow me to get the housing back on.

But if you can figure out a way to get those bad boys installed, I'm sure it will be worth all the effort, very high quality looking.
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Hey guys at work right now , just wanted to know how many bulbs do I need total. Places my order but I only got two bulbs for the reverse light and two for brake light of course.
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Hey guys at work right now , just wanted to know how many bulbs do I need total. Places my order but I only got two bulbs for the reverse light and two for brake light of course.
You'll need 4 bulbs total for the reverse lights. 2 that go into the same housing as the brake lights, and the other 2 for the lift gate reverse light.

They are different bulbs as well, which warrior posted links to earlier in the thread. Here they are:

I used this one for the one under the brake/turn signal:
Car 7443 7440 T20 68 LED 5050 SMD Tail Brake Backup Light Lamp Bulbs : Amazon.com : Automotive

And this one for the one on the actual lift gate:
Amazon.com: Jtech 2 x T10/T15 7.5W High Power SMD LED Bulb Xenon White. Pair: Automotive

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Thanx Jeff , I thought the T10/T15's were for fogs for some reason but those are for the liftgate got ya. Just ordered.
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Re: 2014 Rear Stop/Turn LED Bulbs

Thank you Road Warrior for pointing me in the right direction to purchase the LEDs, I finally had all the parts to finish this install last night and I went on slightly different when it came to place the resistor.

The same location where you placed your I was able to see where the hole dropped into and it actually dropped right behind the bumper to the ground, I thought that maybe there would be some sort of a block or weird turns in there but it just drop straight down to the ground.

So I snaked a cable protector in there like so:


And then snaked a piece of wire through it, here it is at the bottom behind the rear bumper:


I ran the plastic protector through the frame and came out just above the exhaust, then I wire tied the resistor to the frame:


I figured it can get as hot as it wants down there, I also placed quick connectors on the line that way if the resistor dies I can quickly replace with another.

Thanks again for turning me on to this setup, only one complaint I have is one of the brake lights arrived dead, but I am getting a replacement.
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Re: 2014 Rear Stop/Turn LED Bulbs

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Thank you Road Warrior for pointing me in the right direction to purchase the LEDs, I finally had all the parts to finish this install last night and I went on slightly different when it came to place the resistor.

The same location where you placed your I was able to see where the hole dropped into and it actually dropped right behind the bumper to the ground, I thought that maybe there would be some sort of a block or weird turns in there but it just drop straight down to the ground.

So I snaked a cable protector in there like so:


And then snaked a piece of wire through it, here it is at the bottom behind the rear bumper:


I ran the plastic protector through the frame and came out just above the exhaust, then I wire tied the resistor to the frame:


I figured it can get as hot as it wants down there, I also placed quick connectors on the line that way if the resistor dies I can quickly replace with another.

Thanks again for turning me on to this setup, only one complaint I have is one of the brake lights arrived dead, but I am getting a replacement.
That is actually way better than I did mine. I will probably update my setup to be like yours. And sucks to hear about the dead light.
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Thank you Road Warrior for pointing me in the right direction to purchase the LEDs, I finally had all the parts to finish this install last night and I went on slightly different when it came to place the resistor.

The same location where you placed your I was able to see where the hole dropped into and it actually dropped right behind the bumper to the ground, I thought that maybe there would be some sort of a block or weird turns in there but it just drop straight down to the ground.

So I snaked a cable protector in there like so:


And then snaked a piece of wire through it, here it is at the bottom behind the rear bumper:


I ran the plastic protector through the frame and came out just above the exhaust, then I wire tied the resistor to the frame:


I figured it can get as hot as it wants down there, I also placed quick connectors on the line that way if the resistor dies I can quickly replace with another.

Thanks again for turning me on to this setup, only one complaint I have is one of the brake lights arrived dead, but I am getting a replacement.
Were you able to reach up into the bumper from under the jeep? It didnt seem like i could reach that far up with my arm or have enough room to work under there
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That is actually way better than I did mine. I will probably update my setup to be like yours. And sucks to hear about the dead light.
It's ok on the dead light for the original bulbs works fine with the resistor so it is just a matter of waiting for the replacement, today I went to the car wash and was wondering how well the resistor will do when it rains (does not rain much here but...) it is exposed down there. I might devise some sort of aluminum deflector around it.



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Were you able to reach up into the bumper from under the jeep? It didnt seem like i could reach that far up with my arm or have enough room to work under there
I was not able to reach to far in there it is tight and sharp
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