|01-12-2014 02:48 PM|
|mikedboyd||I just did the 2-wire mod (just cut the existing wires to the marker light and merge them in with the turn signal wiring). quick and easy and seems to work as advertised.|
|11-18-2013 04:40 PM|
|11-18-2013 04:31 PM|
Did mine during lunch also. This is a Fun Mod! It'd cheap, it's fun, it's fast and it's visible. It just might keep someone from walking or driving into your Jeep! Thanks to OP and others who documented well. Works exactly as outlined on my '14 JKU Rubicon.
|11-18-2013 01:30 PM|
Just this this mod on my lunch break in my driveway. Took ~30 minutes, that includes removing the grille, reinstalling it, and putting away tools.
Thanks OP for the great writeup, and the poster on Page 1 of this thread with all the pictures! I'd read through it a few times before, but hesitated to do the mod... but after taking off the grille and seeing what y'all were talking about - easy peasy!
I didn't disconnect the battery - or subsequently blow a fuse or bulb - I just made sure not to turn on interior or exterior lights until all the connections were made. I used the blue (16ga I believe) 3M quick connector thing-a-ma-bobs, crimped it closed with some pliers, tested the lights, then used electrical tape to cover the connection (and the exposed 1/2" of black wire from the side marker connector to the Jeep).
Quick, painless, and a noticeable safety improvement (I hope)! Definitely worth the few bucks in connectors and 30 minutes of my time.
|11-18-2013 09:20 AM|
|SoCarJeep||Mod works great. It adds to the style and looks nice at night. Two wire mod is good because it works with you lights off during the day. Conect both wire into signal wire. Flashes wag wag when lights are on and the same time when the lights are off.|
|11-18-2013 07:35 AM|
|11-17-2013 11:27 PM|
Here's my contribution. I followed the wires back to a place where they can be neatly spliced together without draping any wires around:
Instructions and more pictures here: http://www.wranglerforum.com/f274/ma...ng-257249.html
|11-17-2013 02:07 AM|
Did the signal mod today. Used the splice/solder method, everything came out as expected.
Much easier to do if you remove the grill. When picking the wire to tap into remember it's the one of the three that is farthest from the black wire in the signal plug. On the driver side that wire is on the bottom, on the passenger side that wire is on top.
|09-11-2013 03:22 PM|
Just did the side light/turn signal mod last weekend to my 2014 JKS and it went just fine. Was able to do the work through the fender well without removing the grill. The turn signal plug can be removed from the parking/turn signal light as it's in full view via the front fenders. Following the aformentioned cutting/reconnecting and so forth went just fine and the side turn signals are a definate benefit under certain circumstances. I'd do Muth blinker mirrors if they had them, but alas no luck. I like to make every reasonable effort to keep people from crashing into me. Interesting that this feature was standard on many cars back in the muscle car era.
|08-21-2013 07:27 PM|
Here is the best way: DRL-1 module
Daniel Stern Lighting Consultancy and Supply
|08-21-2013 04:40 PM|
|cueball13||I skimmed through this thread and like the idea of the mod, but te alternating blink pattern when the headlights are on bother me. Is there any way to have the side marker blink in unison with each condition (lights on, lights off, etc)?|
|07-27-2013 06:46 PM|
|918dad||Since this is supposedly factory on a European JK, is there any way we can do it here with factory parts and no splicing?|
|07-13-2013 01:45 PM|
Don't know why Jeep decided this wasn't a necessary thing.
|07-05-2013 10:13 AM|
|shelbydog||I just did this mod on my '13. Super easy and works like a charm!|
|04-27-2013 10:41 AM|
|04-27-2013 06:15 AM|
|UhOhBadDog||Hey all! Has anyone done this mod with the Recon LED turn signal and marker lights? Any issues? Thanks!|
|04-26-2013 10:24 PM|
|gluestick||thanks beanboy. I see you're new- welcome to the forum. There is a whole world of knowledge here. Ask away!|
|04-26-2013 09:47 PM|
|BeanBoy79||Brillant mod Glue! Don't know why this is not standard. I have gotten looks from other drivers too.|
|03-14-2013 02:37 PM|
do you worry about voiding a warranty doing things like this, or things like this will not effect it?
|03-05-2013 06:03 AM|
|03-04-2013 11:52 PM|
Jk Jeep side marker light blinker MOD - YouTube
|01-16-2013 06:21 PM|
It worked. I did the sidemarker mod earlier today. So now.
1. Lights off turn signal on - front turn signal and fender marker blink.
2. Fog lights on- fog light and fender marker are on but not front marker. Fronts blink when signal put on as well as fender.
3. Headlights and fogs on - head lights fogs and fender marker turn on but not front marker. Fronts and signal blink when turn signal engaged.
Only thing I did was clip the middle wire. I think legally I am still fine with the fender markers coming on
|01-16-2013 02:52 PM|
|jmcdolej||What if I cut the middle wire?|
|01-16-2013 01:32 PM|
|jmcdolej||Is there a way to take this one step further? As in turn signal and fender flare light only turn on for turn signals, but not with headlights or fogs????|
|12-18-2012 12:27 AM|
Instead of soldering, I just bought the crimp on splicers for 14-18 gauge wires (vehicle has 16 gauge wires). Snapped it in, very clean, no electrical tape needed.
One thing I did notice... Hazards seem a little crazier when lights are on - only because they blink in sequence.
|12-07-2012 02:49 PM|
|MarkII||You're my hero, Tracy! Well done. Hey, I love that link in your sig. Nice hiking out there, eh?|
|12-07-2012 01:50 PM|
Quick! Easy! awesome work people!!
No scraped knuckles. Easily done right through the wheel well in 15 minutes total time! NICE
|12-06-2012 08:27 PM|
|12-06-2012 07:38 PM|
I did this today am feeling like I'm pretty cool. Lol Thx to the OP.
Some comments to share: -Taking the grill off gave more room to get my paws in there vs going in thru wheel well. -Remove harness from turn signal unit vs removing bulb from unit and having it dangle. Figured out you slide the red tab in and squeeze black clip to detach harness from unit. -Used vampire clips but mod didn't work until I went back in with pliers and gave it a good squeeze. -Keep band aids in jeep. Freezing cold, cut finger, bloody blood. All for side blinkers....so worth it.
|11-22-2012 01:35 PM|
|3jarrells||Easy, peasy lemon squeezy.|
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