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Old 10-16-2017, 05:13 PM   #1
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Extra tail lights on toad when using a Dolly.

Do most dolly towers just use the dolly tail lights and not add ones to the towed vehicle ?
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Old 10-16-2017, 05:23 PM   #2
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I didn't. I added an extra 4 way and connected the cars tail/brake lights. I've also seen people use magnetic lights on the toad.
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Old 10-19-2017, 06:46 AM   #3
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It will take a "google search", but saw a "Bluetooth" powered light bar that was wireless and magnetic on a toad at a campground. Thought it was a fantastic idea! Owner said he saw it on a vehicle being towed by a tow truck and searched it out.
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Old 10-19-2017, 06:57 AM   #4
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I added the magnetic also, I figured the extra lights wouldn't hurt. I always put a thin film of plastic under the magnetic lights to prevent scratches to the vehicle though.
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Old 10-19-2017, 07:33 AM   #5
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We use the magnetic lights on our towed. Cheap additional insurance to make sure the people behind us know our intentions. $15.00 at Harbor Freight and they work great.

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Old 10-19-2017, 09:26 AM   #6
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Even though it is specifically designed for a hitch receiver mount, it can be attached anywhere. Nice and bright with red (stop/running)/amber (turn) LEDs.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/LED-Tow-Hit...item5d6f48adf0
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Old 10-22-2017, 01:32 PM   #7
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When we had our dolly... we used both.

I wired up a Y connector so that the Dolly Lights would work along with the Magnetic ones. Keeping the wire running to the back was solved by tucking the extra into the trunk lid
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