I need brighter back up lights


Old 01-05-09, 07:48 PM
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I need brighter back up lights

I have a 2004 Toyota Sienna van. I live in the Sierra Nevada mountains and am so tired of not being able to see behind me when I back up. The lights that came with the van just don't cut it. Are there any ideas on what I can do so when I put it in reverse I have lights in the back that are as good as my headlights in the front? Thanks. Mary
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Old 01-05-09, 07:56 PM
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check into a couple of small bullet lights, should be fairly easy to install, might need to use a relay powered from backup light circuit to keep from blowing fuses, but probably won't need to.

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Old 01-06-09, 04:39 AM
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And make sure they only operate when the vehicle is in reverse. Some localities prohibit add on lighting facing the rear that can be actuated while driving. I likewise like to be able to see behind my flatbed Dodge dually, but there are no back up lights, so I mounted a couple of driving lights to the headache rack. Really light up the night!
Old 01-06-09, 04:44 AM
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They also make halogen backup light bulbs that are considerably brighter than incandescents.

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