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Old 03-16-2010, 10:21 AM
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Old 03-16-2010, 09:41 PM
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DAMN! Those are nice looking wheels.
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Old 03-17-2010, 11:14 AM
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Question.

Is this light plug and play? Do you have to splice or cut the existing wiring to hook it up or does it literally just replace the existing 3rd brake light?

I have an '08 JK Unlimited.
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Old 03-17-2010, 11:46 AM
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Question.

Is this light plug and play? Do you have to splice or cut the existing wiring to hook it up or does it literally just replace the existing 3rd brake light?

I have an '08 JK Unlimited.
You have to splice into the existing wiring. Another option would be to do a Deutsch connector, which would probably be the best way to go, and the way I will redo this when I get a new rear bumper.
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Question.

Is this light plug and play? Do you have to splice or cut the existing wiring to hook it up or does it literally just replace the existing 3rd brake light?

I have an '08 JK Unlimited.
I simply spliced the wires together, soldered them (butane iron) and then used heat shrink. A connector is a good idea if you think you will be removing it often.
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Old 03-29-2010, 09:29 AM
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You have to splice into the existing wiring. Another option would be to do a Deutsch connector, which would probably be the best way to go, and the way I will redo this when I get a new rear bumper.
It looks like I'm going to be getting the rear AEV bumper in the next month or so. Since a 3rd brake light is required by law (at least that's what I've been told) I need to make sure I have one.

You mentioned a "Deutsch" connector can be used to make the CHMSL light plug and play. Do you happen to have a link or detailed decription for the exact part I would need to make this light work with an '08 JK?

Also, does anyone have a photo of how this light attaches to the JK AEV rear bumper?

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Old 03-29-2010, 10:42 AM
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Here is the link for them at Jegs, but there are several places you can get them. They are military grade weatherproof connectors, which in a vehicle that goes off-road is a nice thing to have.

http://www.jegs.com/i/MSD-Ignition/1...oductId=744558
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It looks like I'm going to be getting the rear AEV bumper in the next month or so. Since a 3rd brake light is required by law (at least that's what I've been told) I need to make sure I have one.

You mentioned a "Deutsch" connector can be used to make the CHMSL light plug and play. Do you happen to have a link or detailed decription for the exact part I would need to make this light work with an '08 JK?

Also, does anyone have a photo of how this light attaches to the JK AEV rear bumper?

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The kit is shipped with a bracket that supports the CHMSL. Simple... takes 5 seconds.

What scenario are you using to justify the connector? Just curious. Changing wheels often maybe?

If you need me to snap some more detailed pics, I can.
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The kit is shipped with a bracket that supports the CHMSL. Simple... takes 5 seconds.

What scenario are you using to justify the connector? Just curious. Changing wheels often maybe?

If you need me to snap some more detailed pics, I can.
I would love more photos of the light without the tire mounted.

As far as wire splicing goes I've just reached the point in my electrical alterations where I hate splicing into existing wiring. I've done it for years with stereo equipment and I just love the look of uncut factory wiring. Plus, it makes going back to stock so easy if the need ever arises.

I'm just really attracted to the idea that I can unclip the factory connector and snap in a new connector from an after market light. Easy as pie, very clean and very easy to accomplish.
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I would also like to see some pictures of the light with out a tire mounted.



Also dumb question.Is CHMSL said like one word or is it said C-H-M-S-L.
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