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As some have done with replacing the rear lower reflectors with led lights to act as fogs, or brakes or turn signals, I was wondering if anyone has any images of the "plug n play" harness that some companies offer. Reason being im fully able to make my own and was just curious what the harness actually looked like in terms of what plugs are being utilized to piggy back off the main body harness for the tails.
 

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I spliced into the wiring at the tail light and ordered connectors from Amazon for the bumper housing sockets. Not plug and play but I'm not interested in ever removing them.
 

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I purchased the Curt wiring harness (https://www.curtmfg.com/part/55384) as well as a four wire plug in pigtail. I connected those ends to the new rear fog lights. I did purchase a can of liquid electrical tape and sealed the open areas on the 55384 connectors. Cheap easy and works perfectly.
 

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More notes with the imprinted numbers on the connectors

Marker
34062-0047
https://nexelec.com/MOLEX-340620027/
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04 <PA6-GF30>
http://marketing.powerandsignal.com/Extranet/95792/pdf/MX150/mx150-340620021-1x2csrec.pdf
http://www.cycleterminal.com/molex-mx150.html

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ZFI-07048-U0 (The last character could be an O not zero{0})
Broken Glass, thank you great info right there , appreciate you doing the leg work. I originally planned on using posi taps but figured i can easily build the harness. I have a bunch of wire at home and loom also so it shouldnt be a bad deal. Thanks again.
 

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I spliced into the wiring at the tail light and ordered connectors from Amazon for the bumper housing sockets. Not plug and play but I'm not interested in ever removing them.
What functions did you make yours do? Just curious.
 

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I have the euro turn signals enabled so they are tapped in to do running and brake lights. I have a splice on the drivers one to be an actual rear fog but have never taken the time to install a switch and run the wiring.
 

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I have the euro turn signals enabled so they are tapped in to do running and brake lights. I have a splice on the drivers one to be an actual rear fog but have never taken the time to install a switch and run the wiring.
Gotcha, well i took some pictures of my sockets and plugs in the rear assembly and used the website i was given above. The function of the new lights like i said has a led border when driving and then the rest of the unit will light when the brake is pressed. To make things simple i may just use the posi taps to see and make sure the lights function as i want them to and then dive into completing a functional harness.
 

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Where do you get lamps that have an LED border? The ones I got are simple reflector replacements with a standard LED bulb in them.
 

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Where do you get lamps that have an LED border? The ones I got are simple reflector replacements with a standard LED bulb in them.
Ebay , only place i could find them and its not a full border but about 3/4. The version i bought was around $55 and there is another company selling identical lights with supposed CREE Leds for around $80
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That's a great find! I looked on ebay this morning and found that there are now several vendors selling the same thing out of China for as low as $50 so I ordered a set. They won't arrive until mid-December so I'll tell my wife that they are her Christmas gift... very romantic. :giggle:
 

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That's a great find! I looked on ebay this morning and found that there are now several vendors selling the same thing out of China for as low as $50 so I ordered a set. They won't arrive until mid-December so I'll tell my wife that they are her Christmas gift... very romantic. :giggle:
Thanks Wiz , if i didn’t see these I wouldn’t have bought them. Like I said I have to look at the Jeep wiring and see if I can get these to work for only drl and brakes. I do not want them to function as turn signals. It I like the border because it won’t be blasting a bright light while driving around , instead only when brakes are applied. But since our brake bulb and blinker are one , I’m not sure if I can only tap one wire for the brake or if the computer controls that with a flasher module. Worse case I would have to somehow tap the 3rd brake light wire which will suck.
 

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I agree... you wouldn't want it looking like one of those weird Hyundais with the turn signals low in the bumper completely separate from all other tail lights. In my case, I've done the reprogramming to convert the outer portion of the backup lights to amber turn signals so connecting directly to the brake lights makes the lower lights work only with the brakes and not with the signals. There was an extra wire in the harness to connect them as running/parking lights as well but I didn't connect that because I didn't like the look. Now with the border outline running lights I'll be able to use that extra wire. It should look well integrated since the factory tail lights have a similar sort of border outline illumination.
 

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I agree... you wouldn't want it looking like one of those weird Hyundais with the turn signals low in the bumper completely separate from all other tail lights. In my case, I've done the reprogramming to convert the outer portion of the backup lights to amber turn signals so connecting directly to the brake lights makes the lower lights work only with the brakes and not with the signals. There was an extra wire in the harness to connect them as running/parking lights as well but I didn't connect that because I didn't like the look. Now with the border outline running lights I'll be able to use that extra wire. It should look well integrated since the factory tail lights have a similar sort of border outline illumination.
You took the words out of my mouth. And main reason I got them since they have that border. Otherwise I wouldn’t have done it. Plus most of those lights have a single led bulb whereas these are multiple leds. I want to throw power to them off a power supply first to see how they are and then figure out the wiring for them. I’m assuming if I connect directly to the tail light harness they will work but once I turn the blinker on they will blink so... drawing board. But for you yours will be nice and easy , please update on here whenever you get them.
 

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Here’s an update to the lights , I got them pretty quick with no time for install but a few pics , I was able to test them in my house to make sure they worked , they are pretty nice and not overly bright , perfect for what I want
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Finally got around to getting these lights installed. First thing is the wire harness was to short so I had to add some length to the wires, solder them and heat shrink them. Then to connect i used Posi Taps , great connection with these opposed to the ones that come with the lights. For the border of the light I tapped into the middle harness which is the led border light of the tail lights. Now for the brakes and blinker to work you simply tap into the white an orange wire on the big main 2 wire connector.(I did not use it). For now I just have the DRL style working on them. They are not to bright and look really clean.
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