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Old July 11th, 2015   #1
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Default Tapping into Electrical for Aux Brake Lights

Anybody know of a good tutorial showing how to tap into the electrical system for adding LED brake lights? I poked around under the seat but couldn't find the correct wire for the brake lights. I also tried to remove the tail light to trace which wire it is (I think it's green/white), but can't find a place to tap into it.

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Remove the lower section of the back fender and the wires are accessible, there.
They can als be reached in the tail section, under the seat.
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Remove the lower section of the back fender and the wires are accessible, there.
They can als be reached in the tail section, under the seat.
Which wire is the brake light?

Also, when I remove the lower fender where the license plate attaches, there are no wires available. Is this the bit you meant?
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OK. I got my head out of my arse and looked up under the taillight. All the wires I need waiting for me there. Easy enuf to figure out which one.

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Default Re: Tapping into Electrical for Aux Brake Lights

I've attached a quick wiring diagram of how I added some LED brake lights to my 06. I realize I don't have the part you're really looking for which is the exact wires on the Honda side, but I found them by tracing the wires and using a multimeter.
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Default Re: Tapping into Electrical for Aux Brake Lights

I also just found a pic with the LED (Trailer) lights installed. The pic is from the Tour of Honor from last year. I have added the police crash bars front and rear which gave me a place to mount them. Very visible bith day and night.
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