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Three wire vs four wire
#1
I had some trouble on my last trip with drivers in the hammer lane not letting me over to pass slower vehicles. A lot of trouble. Just to make sure I was giving a signal with the toad, I got out and looked at the turn signal. The toad was wired with the old school combined tail/blinker setup. It was a hold over from two toads and three coaches ago.

It kind of occurred to me that drivers might reasonably expect the yellow signals to blink on the toad instead of the tail lights. Given the Newell is wired with separate blinkers, it was just a matter of running wire to get the toad blinkers to operate that way.

So, the old school way takes three hot wires. Right, left, and running light.

The separate blinker way requires right left tail and brake. The breakers are right there in the rear electrical panel with easy access.

Maybe it was my imagine, but I did not have nearly as much of an issue getting over after the wiring change.

Just something to think about.
Richard and Rhonda Entrekin
99 Newell, 512
Subaru Outback Toad
Inverness, FL (when we're home Cool )
#2
Those with the most lug nuts win....
Forest & Cindy Olivier
1999 Foretravel 36' U320
former 1998 Newell 45' 2 slide #486 

former 1993 Newell 39' #337 
2011 Chevy Tahoe 

2010 Silverado w/ RZR 570LE
#3
I’ve sourced amber LED turn signals for the Jeep for this very reason. No one understands why I want all amber turn indicators when seen from behind.  I’m glad I’m not the only one that thinks about these details. 

I’ve also installed a strobe/flasher module on the Jeep third brake light. I’m also using a MOPAR flat tow wiring harness that uses the existing Jeep tail/brake/turn wiring but the third brake light is not included in the system. I’ll run a separate brake wire signal back to the third brake light so it works. 

I’m also going to add a strobe/flasher module to the coach third brake lights. 

I believe in “See and Be Seen”... 

JK
Kristi & Jeff 
2005 45’ Newell   #744
Bentonville, AR. 72712


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