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    Default wiring trailer lights?

    I am going to be adding a tow hitch to my '05 LJ. The only problem is, I don't recall seeing a plug in for trailer lights. What are some options for setting this up?

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    Best route is the 'Plug & Play' like Fred linked to. Easy to install, and weather tight.


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    here is a good reference
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    Thanks for the help!

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    I did both my TJs with "plug and play" kits I got at Autozone for like $20 ea. It couldn't be easier! (don't forget to ask for your 10% Mil Discountto make it $18 each!)

    buy the kit.

    Unplug connector behind left taillight.

    Plug new "T" connector in.

    Plug back in regular taillight wire.

    (use "di-electric grease" on all connectors to ensure they're waterproof)

    total time was MAYBE 10 minutes, and that included cleaning all the mud off of the wiring to the tail lights.

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    X3 on the plug and play. Did that on my TJ and it works great.

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    I didn't know there was a plug and play when I wired mine. Spliced into the wires inside the vehicle in the back left corner. The advantage is that my harness is always inside the cab when not in use. But it took much longer than the 10 minutes for the plug and play
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    I got the wiring kit for my JK from here: http://www.etrailer.com/pc-VWH~118409.htm

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