Originally Posted by 2011GCSummit
hmm I have all the components but not sure where to route the wires... I hooked up the wire harness, but not sure where the curt component that splits the signal goes, or which wires from the box go where... I can cut and splice just fine, I just need some clarification on which wires are transmitting the signals. The box that splits the signal only has 3 wires coming out of it (one for each blinker and one for braking), where do I connect the other side of the connections for those bulbs?
The Curt converter has an input side and an output side.
The trailer harness has a pair of plugs for each side.
In normal use one of the plugs would click onto the vehicle plug and the other of the pair would click onto the tail light.
You will want to cut the tow harness so that the brake/turn wire does NOT pass through to the tail light assembly. That wire from each side should instead go to the Curt converter input.
Make sure you allow the marker light wire to pass through the tow harness to the tail light assembly.
Then run the RED wire from the Curt converter back to the tail light assembly and connect to the tow harness wire that was for the brake/turn (it will now be only brake), then run the appropriate output turn signal wire (yellow to left, green to right)from the Curt converter over to the tail light housing and attach your aftermarket 7433 socket to that and then a ground wire, insert your amber bulb and insert into the former reverse light position.
I would do all the cutting/splicing of the towing harness while at the vehicle to ensure you have sufficient length in the wire runs. If you use crimp barrel connectors, I highly recommend the ones with the shrink tube and glue so that you seal the crimps against weather.
I haven't done this yet so I can't provide picks, I can only visualize what needs to be done.
Hope this helps...
I dropped my 'fun' money this month on an amber LED magnetic strobe light. I like to keep a strobe in both of our vehicles in case we have to pull over on the side of the road. I had a revolving amber light and it just didn't seem to get the right attention. This new strobe should do the job.