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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-14-2010, 07:36 PM Thread Starter
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is it possible for me to wire my reverse light to my tailights? i have a coupe and i want them to turn on when i break and to be a turn signal too but not be running lights.. and i know they wont be usable as reverse lights anymore if i do that.. but theyve never worked as is lol so if anyone know how or if its even possible please tell me!

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-14-2010, 08:21 PM
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This might not be the best idea. Think about it this way you are in traffic and suddenly the guy in front of you shifts into reverse! It would make other drivers very nervous.

Funny as that may be you might want to make sure you can even have white brake lights in NY state. They may be illegal. They are not the most allowing state in the union.

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With you being in NY state, I recommend against that due to your state laws. Maybe someone from up there could better help you out. I know that in many states you can only have amber or red lights showing at the rear of the car for normail use. Clear is reserved for back up lights to serve as a warning for others more than seeing where you go.



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hahahaah this is very true Will! but on that note id have to get red bulbs that fit.. haha so they would all be red..! and yeah tell me about NYS... EVERYTHING is freakin illegal ughh its retarted..

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hahahaah this is very true Will! but on that note id have to get red bulbs that fit.. haha so they would all be red..! and yeah tell me about NYS... EVERYTHING is freakin illegal ughh its retarted..

I agree. kingston cops are costantly staring down my bolt. Can you believe i got pulled over for my halos? certain Halos are illeagle in ny so he decided to pull me over and check my halo HID setup. pissedverymuchiwas
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Are you allowed to have red reverse lights?

Can be done, basically find the wire that's hot when you turn on your signal lights/brake lights, and splice into that, then run the wire to reverse lights and re-wire them. Alot simpler than it sounds, i've done it and i'm even confusing myslef slightly

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It probably a lot harder than wiring them to be brake lights too, but you could use one of the how tos on here and make both of them brake lights, but im not sure if they tell you how to make them turn signals too
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if you change the bulbs so they are red its not that bad



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so it is possible?! okay i think im going to do it right now.. im going to check the DIY's quick.. if not ill try to grab a few pics and make one.. lol =) thanks every body!

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It is as simple as just wiring it to the signal lights, find that wire and splice into it, run it to the reverse lights and done

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