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I originally bought the HF Magnetic Towing Light Kit. I found to be cumbersome to use every time I hauled my TW. I started searching for a solution that met my needs and allowed me to utilize all the adjustments available on the rack. I wanted LED lights that would be heavy duty, waterproof and small enough that they didn't protrude above or below the width of the rack. I searched all the available options and none of the Stop/Turn Tail Lights allowed this. One of my favorite trailer parts stores is EasternMarine.com located in Delaware. While on a trip North one day last year I stopped in to see if they offered lights that would fit my application. I bought four single, two wire "hot/ground" LED lights and they are perfect. I build a Mock-up to ensure the proper operation of the lights I finished the installation and I'm completely satisfied with how well it turned out. If anyone is interested in duplicating this I can provide more tips and measurement details.
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B-Optronics Light MCL13 p/n 1294101
# 6 X 5/8 Pan Head Phillips sheet metal screws needed for mounting the lights
# 6 X 1/2 Self Drilling Screws for the Cable Clamps Heat Shrink, Solder, Trailer Wire, 4 Flat Connector, 1/4 and 3/8 Cable Clamps.

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Very professional looking build Top. What was your total out of pocket cost on this project?


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Looks good Rick. As soon as my bike is done in the next day or 2, I will be doing mine. My wife bought me a cheap set from Walmart for Christmas since that's what I wanted being on a very tight budget. Later this week I should finally get around to do it. I'd like to have it done in time for the 2 day PA ride coming up on the 28th and 29th. Something is better than nothing.
 

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Very nicely done Top, those should be very good at resisting any accidental damage.
 

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Nice to see you're concerned with safety. I shudder at some of the nightmares Is on the road.

Tdub has a trailer plug under her box that was originally used for a trailer she pulled, but a jumper from the trailer lights activate all her clearance, stop, and tail lights in odd ways that serve as real attention getters when she is on the trailer.
 

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Very professional looking build Top. What was your total out of pocket cost on this project?


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Lights X4. $5.86 each Eastern Marine
Screws. $4.00. Home Depot.
Cable Clamps $3.60. Home Depot
Wire. $ 15. Walmart. Used 1/3
4 flat connector. $3.50. Walmart
Heat Shrink ? Stock
Self Start screws ? Stock
I also had the spirit cable wrap in stock that I used to wrap the lead wires to the 4 flat connector. It's a hard plastic spiral wrap that I bought years ago. Goes for about $10 for 33 ft Amazon. I also used this wrap when I installed my 12v outlet on my TW
 

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Nice to see you're concerned with safety. I shudder at some of the nightmares Is on the road.

Tdub has a trailer plug under her box that was originally used for a trailer she pulled, but a jumper from the trailer lights activate all her clearance, stop, and tail lights in odd ways that serve as real attention getters when she is on the trailer.
Very cool idea simple and effective.
 

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Check the bolts on your HF Rack mine needed tightening up after one season.
 
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