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Does anyone know if the tailgate mounted third brake light can be modified to be a night time running light as well?"
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Does anyone know if the tailgate mounted third brake light can be modified to be a night time running light as well?"
I've never heard of it being done, but, that's not to say it's not possible; Are you talking about being able to keep it lit up solid, like your normal running lights - or did you have a different application in mind @Flex ?


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I think you'll find some serious problems trying to modify it into a running light. I'm not sure whether the third brake light has built in functionality for dimming, but typically an LED is dimmed using a PWM signal, which I don't believe the wiring supports.

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you may be able to isolate the LEDs and use a few for running lights and the rest for brake


or get a 555 timer and create your own pwm dimmer circuit thats enabled when running and disabled when braking. or make your brake light flash like a caddy lol...


cool idea for sure
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