Dually clearance lights

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  1. XTrmXJ

    XTrmXJ NACHHOOOOOOO!!!!

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    With the length of my truck and all, Ive been having issues with people not seeing my turn singnals or their just stupid, and they will stay dead even with the bed of the truck and wont allow me to murge.. Are there any laws or anything that will prevent me from tieing my dually clearance lights up to my turn signals so Im more visual to others especially when Im towing when I need to merge?
     
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    Tbar SDD STAFF/Moderator Staff Member

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    Not exactly what you were looking for but................

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    there is no law that i have heard of but it looks cool,

    Tbar nice job:thumbs

    you just have to find the lights that you like and work for your need
     
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    cant imagine any law against the LOWER / marker lights being used
    as signal lights...lots of cars have turn/marker lights on the fenders
    (audi comes to mind)

    im not sure 'bout the cab/marker lights though.

    you could make the running board/marker lights SEQUENTIAL w/ one of
    these http://www.webelectricproducts.com/products.htm
     
  5. XTrmXJ

    XTrmXJ NACHHOOOOOOO!!!!

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    I was refering to the lights on the dually fenders
     
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    the lights on the fender should be fine to use as signals, i have not heard of anything the would prohibit it...
     
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    I did this with an Ford dually (93) I used the front lights as signals and marker lights and the rears as marker lights and brake lights. I got new bulb sockets that fit into the stock lenses that used two element bulbs. I used a 4 pin reese trailer wiring loom that plugs into the factory tail light harness. It worked very well.
     
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    XTrmXJ NACHHOOOOOOO!!!!

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    my lights are LED's would I need to do something special to it or just put in a relay because of the low current draw?
     
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    I am not sure. I haven't had the joy of wiring up any leds yet just installed a few stock led replacement bulbs.
     
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    I also plan to do this on my dually. For the same issue when trying to change lanes. In Texas we do not have a law preventing the use of extra turn signals or brake. As long as the bulbs/ lens to rear are red in color and the others have to be amber/orange.
     

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