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What LED flush lights? tail/turn/stop/reverse

what LED light do you all run to get all lights into one?

I know I can get all but reverse easily....but what lights incorporate the reverse into the same 4" light housing?

That doesnt look like a Honda light.

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These are a solid option.

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I run the max bilt Trail Tails and like them. I've run ORO's in the past and like the Max Bilt's better.

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Optronix dont look bad.

Max bilt look great but they better for the price of tail lights. lol

found some at Genright but again I would have to use a seperate reverse light in the rear frame rail or something.

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JKCTAZ, are you running those Optronics on your rig? I'd like to see these on someones Jeep. Or heck, even on a 18 wheeler.
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I'm running the Optronics Glo STT tails. These don't have the reverse light since I have separate grommet LED reverse lights. I recently modified them a little and they turned out awesome.

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I really dig the look.

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So you ditched the chrome ring? I like it, it fits the look of your rig better. Personally, for mine I want a kinda retro look, so I want a few classy bits of chrome on it.
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what LED light do you all run to get all lights into one?

I know I can get all but reverse easily....but what lights incorporate the reverse into the same 4" light housing?

That doesnt look like a Honda light.
I've had the Rockridge (rip-offs of that guy that originally conceived of the idea ) since the 1st month that theyt were available ( about 2 years, I think) and aside from having to have them send me the updated ALUMINUM powder-coated plates ( they had some powdercoat adhesion issues with the first gen Steel ones) due to some bubbles that showed under the coating, I have had no issue whatso-ever. I run dual resistors in the right rear for fast blink mitigation and one in the rear driver side ....blacked-out the reverse light LED as it waS TOO bright when not illuminated....
I am about to do rear GenRight or Warrior aluminum corners but these have been great after I knocked two stock taillight housings off on rocks....


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I don't know if the OP ever found what he was looking for. But, I pulled the trigger last night and ordered the ones that JKCTAZ suggested. I will post up some pictures when I get everything and have some time to install. I'm going to try to make my own plates using some aluminum sheet metal too.
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I don't know if the OP ever found what he was looking for. But, I pulled the trigger last night and ordered the ones that JKCTAZ suggested. I will post up some pictures when I get everything and have some time to install. I'm going to try to make my own plates using some aluminum sheet metal too.
Were did you guys get the lights from i been looking around and havent come across them?

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http://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Ligh.../STL201RB.html

This is where I got mine. Might find a better price elsewhere, but it was pretty easy to find everything I need in one place here.
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http://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Ligh.../STL201RB.html

This is where I got mine. Might find a better price elsewhere, but it was pretty easy to find everything I need in one place here.
Those look good.

did they come with the rubber grommet to mount into a flat opening?

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I like my OROs can get pretty good deals on blemished ones
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Those look good.

did they come with the rubber grommet to mount into a flat opening?
I bought the grommets pigtails and chrome rings all from that site.
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I bought the grommets pigtails and chrome rings all from that site.
how did you wire yours? use a resister or no?

I plan to cut off the plug from OEM tail light and wire onto the flush LED. you know which wire is which function?

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how did you wire yours? use a resister or no?

I plan to cut off the plug from OEM tail light and wire onto the flush LED. you know which wire is which function?
Honestly..... it's been back burnered. I really need to get a round to it. But my plans are to use a resistor, I have tons at work, and to cut the plug off the factory lights. I don't care about the factory lights, and those are easy to find and replace if for some reason I ever feel like I need to go back to stock.
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how did you wire yours? use a resister or no?

I plan to cut off the plug from OEM tail light and wire onto the flush LED. you know which wire is which function?
For the 3-wire STT LEDs, white is ground, black is tail, red is turn. I used a multimeter to see which leads went to 12V to figure out the mating. You can also follow the wires inside the OEM taillight assembly to see which bulbs attach to which wires.

I installed the resistor using those crappy wire tap things, and I still have the fast blinks. Been to lazy to open it back up and see if it's just a bad connection.

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For the 3-wire STT LEDs, white is ground, black is tail, red is turn. I used a multimeter to see which leads went to 12V to figure out the mating. You can also follow the wires inside the OEM taillight assembly to see which bulbs attach to which wires.

I installed the resistor using those crappy wire tap things, and I still have the fast blinks. Been to lazy to open it back up and see if it's just a bad connection.
Im looking at having 5 wires.

3 - stop/tail/turn
2 - reverse

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Just find the wire leading to the reverse bulb in the OEM taillight assembly and wire in your new LED reverse lights between that wire and the ground wire. Multiple LEDs can be wired in parallel and are likely drawing less power than the OEM halogen bulb draws.

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Just find the wire leading to the reverse bulb in the OEM taillight assembly and wire in your new LED reverse lights between that wire and the ground wire. Multiple LEDs can be wired in parallel and are likely drawing less power than the OEM halogen bulb draws.
took a look at stock tails and they are 5 wires too so it will be very simple to duplicate. Thanks

Where does the resistor go? Im assuming on the hot (red) wire off the tails. need one for S/T/T and one for Reverse or can one do both?

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You only need one per side, it goes on your turn signal (red) wire.
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You only need one per side, it goes on your turn signal (red) wire.
dammit. overthinking it again. lol

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