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Old 07-31-2016, 12:04 PM   #11
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Location: Andrews,Indiana
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Year: 1991
Coachwork: Bluebird
Chassis: AARE
Engine: 3116 Cat 250hp
Rated Cap: Her, me and Molly
Do you have enemies? Why would someone do that? You can protect with fuses.
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Old 07-31-2016, 12:18 PM   #12
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Location: South Dakota
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Year: 2002
Coachwork: Thomas
Chassis: Freightliner HDX
Engine: CAT 3126B250
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No enemies but my own paranoia really.

So then since I'm assuming the bus already has fused circuits for all of the lighting at the rear, can I just splice into those wires?
My project: The Cruel Bus
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Old 07-31-2016, 01:27 PM   #13
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Year: 1996
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Chassis: Ford e-450
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Call Hopkins ( tell them what you are doing. Bus to trailer wiring can get funky with seprate brake + blinkers going to a single bulb. I had one of their splitters. It worked odd-the parking lights would stay on. I called tech support + told them what I had. "Oh-you want model XXX. Give me your address + we'll send you one." They did-FREE!!! They make some good multi style all in one units. Heres a kit for an example.
Negative Input Short Proof Power Converter

Another suggestion. Can't their selection or prices.
Don't make a fuss-just get on the bus!

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Old 07-31-2016, 03:36 PM   #14
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