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Old 01-26-2013, 06:33 AM   #1
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Rear mounted lights - where to run wires?

For those who have mounted rear facing lights, did you run the wiring inside or outside/under? Trying to figure out which would be easier and a neater setup . I have a 2012 JKU.

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Old 01-26-2013, 06:37 AM   #2
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IMO inside, the switch is there so that you can use it, and it will protect the wires from getting caught or damaged.

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Old 01-26-2013, 07:38 AM   #3
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awesome. thanks
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When I installed some LED backup lights in my rear bumper, I ran the power wires through the frame up to the engine compartment where the relays were located. I used a fish tape to run a pull line through the frame and then attached the electrical lines to the pull line. Wherever the lines were exposed, I enclosed them in wire loom.

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I ran them along the top frame and zip tied to brake line hold downs.
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