Does your trailer have a 3 brake light

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Did you put a center brake light on your trailer?

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Does your trailer have a 3 brake light

Postby Ron Dickey » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:30 pm

Did you put a center brake light on your trailer??

if so is it just one or a left and a right so they can see you are turning too??
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Postby martha24 » Thu Mar 12, 2009 11:39 pm

Ron,
Ours is a brake strip with 3 small lights and is placed center back trailer frame area. David wired it so the most left light blinks for left turns & most right blinks for right turn. I forget if all three come on when braking or only the center one. :thinking:
The main reason we did it is that our teardrop lights are replicas of old Ford lights and don't show up as well as more modern ones do.
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Postby Gerdo » Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:06 pm

I don't have a third brakelight. I just have a pair of 4" round lights. They use to be a regular bulb type but last summer I swaped them out for a pair of LEDs. I do feel better with the brighter lights. I was thinking of adding a second pair and have them off except for brake and turns (no running light). Then I would have 4 lights come on.
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Postby caseydog » Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:19 pm

I am planning to put a third brake light on my new build. That is what people are used to seeing on cars, so I figure it would be a good idea. I'll probably use an LED strip to keep it small.

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Postby JIML1943 » Sun Mar 15, 2009 6:28 am

This is what i put on mine last week.
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With running lights on.
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With brake lights on,they also have turn signal mode.
It wasn't quite dark yet they are very bright at night.
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Postby 35thAV » Wed Mar 18, 2009 10:25 am

I don't have a third brake light (though I really like the thought of one!) but I do have 5 double bulb clearance lights on the back.
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