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Old June 18th, 2017, 05:44 PM   #1
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Wiring your lights in Fiberglass bumpers

I know this is a dumb question but has anyone with glass bumpers wired their lights lately? When I bought my car it was wired and done poorly! Wires were all over. Anyone have any advice? I know I'll have to ground each individual light housing or it won't work but I'm just curious if anyone has any tricks, issues or advice for me.
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Old June 19th, 2017, 07:16 AM   #3
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I'm not sure what your question is. This isn't exactly rocket science. Run a ground wire to each light housing. You can daisy-chain this as a single wire if you want. Bundle it with the power wires. Tie it back to a metal ground.
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Sorry I wasn't trying to be confusing but I was curious if anyone here had run into issues while wiring their glass bumpers.
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Sorry I wasn't trying to be confusing but I was curious if anyone here had run into issues while wiring their glass bumpers.
I wired a whole fiberglass front end on a 71 Cutlass. There's no magic. Just run a ground wire.
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X2, Same thing on many cars that had the bumper brackets and frame powder coated. If it is a good quality powder coat job you will have to add a ground wire on these also. For the fiberglass you will have to ground each housing. For others with powder coat you only have to ground the bumper.
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Old June 19th, 2017, 12:40 PM   #7
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