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Old 06-10-2006, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by stratt134
Yes I have the 1157 bulbs.

I have 1 wire for 'right turn' and 1 wire for 'left turn'.
I have 1 wire for 'right brake' and 1 wire for 'left brake'.

Each socket only has 2 wires, hot and ground.... I have 4 sockets, 4 lights on the rear (not counting the side markers).

I was just going to put 1 wire to each socket/bulb, then do the ground wires to all.

How do I select which 1 of the 2 filiments light up in the bulb??

I personally want to do this: (1)(2) ----------------- (3)(4)

1 & 4 = brake/turn lights
2 $ 4 = park/tail lights

Is that possible with my sockets if I buy single filiment bulbs? Will this interfere with the turn signals?

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Doc here,

OK, typo I meant 2 and 3 for park/tail right?

Anyway, 1 and 4 can be single filament if your running 4 lamps..No sweat..The Brake / Turn signal is isolated through the Signal switch (normally) So that can be a single Filament.

Since you have 2 and 3 (a 4 lamp system, ) those too can be single element . The Duel element is for when you have two lamp locations and Brake/Turn and Tail all at one location.

Your idea will work just fine..

Just get 4 single Filament bulbs..The Number escapes me at this time but just tell the parts guy what you want..

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