Blue Ox Tail Light Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles - LED Bulb and Socket - Red

Blue Ox Tail Light Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles - LED Bulb and Socket - Red

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Get the signal lights needed for towing without tapping into your towed car's electrical system. Long-lasting LED bulbs mount inside your vehicle's tail light housings, and wiring runs beneath your car for a seamless appearance. Lowest Prices for the best tow bar wiring from Blue Ox. Blue Ox Tail Light Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles - LED Bulb and Socket - Red part number BX88267 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Blue Ox Tow Bar Wiring - BX88267

  • Bulb and Socket Kit
  • Bypasses Vehicle Wiring
  • Blue Ox
  • Universal
  • Tail Light Mount

Get the signal lights needed for towing without tapping into your towed car's electrical system. Long-lasting LED bulbs mount inside your vehicle's tail light housings, and wiring runs beneath your car for a seamless appearance.


Features:

  • Tail light kit gives you brake, running and turn signal lights for your towed vehicle without tapping into its wiring
  • Bypasses towed car's electrical system completely - wiring is routed beneath the car
  • Independent bulbs and sockets mount inside your tail lights
    • LED bulbs are smaller than traditional incandescent bulbs for better fit and simpler installation
      • Requires only a 9/16" hole drilled in tail light housing
  • Red LEDs last longer, burn brighter and activate faster than incandescent lights
  • Necessary wiring, 2 bulbs, 2 sockets, and instructions included
    • Plug and extension loop for hookup to RV sold separately
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Wiring harness length: 26'
  • Light output per bulb: 144 Lumens
  • 1-Year warranty


Note: Each tail light housing on towed car must have enough room for extra bulb and socket.




BX88267 Blue Ox Red LED Taillight Wiring Kit

Replaces BX88269







Video of Blue Ox Tail Light Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles - LED Bulb and Socket - Red


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Blue Ox Tow Bar Wiring - Bypasses Vehicle Wiring - BX88267 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at the Blue Ox Taillight Wiring Kit for towed vehicles. This taillight kit gives you brake, running and turn signal lights for the towed vehicle without tapping into the vehicle wiring. This kit bypasses the towed vehicle's electrical system completely.So, as you're running the wiring for your installation, the wiring is right beneath the vehicle, and you'd want to secure it using some cable ties, making sure that you stay away from anything that will pinch the wiring or any heat sensitive items.It's a really nice design. It's a full LED system. It does have the independent bulbs and sockets, not inside your tail light assembly. The LED bulbs are smaller than traditional incandescent bulbs, for a better fit and a much simpler installation.

It requires only a nine sixteenth inch diameter hole in the taillight housing for the installation.These are red LEDs. They last longer. They burn brighter, and they activate faster when compared to incandescent lights.You can see everything that it comes here, laid out here on the table. So you're gonna get necessary wiring. You'll get two bulbs and sockets.

You'll get your hardware that you need for your installation, like your connectors, ring terminals and grounding screws. And then, you'll also get a detailed set of installation instructions.This product is made in the USA. This harness, right here, measures 26 feet long, and it comes with two additional wires. These each measure eight feet long. The light output per bulb is 144 lumens.

And just keep in mind that each tail light housing on the vehicle must have enough room for the extra bulb and socket to fit.Now, your plug and extension loop, for hooking up to your RV, those items are not included. So, if you don't already have those, you can pick those up at etrailer.com. Also, you will need some silicon caulk, which is not included, and that is needed to seal the socket to the taillight housing.I do want to go and hook it up to power, one of the lights that we can see what it looks like. So this is just the taillight function. And there's the brakes or the turn signal.I'm gonna turn off our overhead light, so you can get a better look at it.

It really is a nice, bright system. LEDs go all the way around the bulb. So, again, taillights, brakes, and turn signal.That's gonna do it for today's look at the Blue Ox Taillight Wiring Kit for towed vehicles.


Customer Reviews

Blue Ox Tail Light Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles - LED Bulb and Socket - Red - BX88267

Average Customer Rating:  3.5 out of 5 stars   (4 Customer Reviews)

Get the signal lights needed for towing without tapping into your towed car's electrical system. Long-lasting LED bulbs mount inside your vehicle's tail light housings, and wiring runs beneath your car for a seamless appearance.

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I like how easy it was to install and the fact you don't have to cut into the cars wiring harness. What it lacks is brightness. The LED's just aren't doing the job. I'm looking at putting bigger taillight LED's to replace the puny stock LED's. The stock LED's are truly a safety hazard. If Blue Ox has fixed that issue it would get an 8 star on a five star scale. 281007



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Product was as ordered, at first I didn't think the Red LEDs would be bright enough inside a Red Lens but they work fine. I had concerns about them and emailed on a Sunday and was surprised that I got a response that afternoon. 293748



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Your products have been perfect, good fits and quality products. The towing base plate for my ford Fiesta fit with little modification and the ability to use standard tools. The instructions were right on. The tail light wiring kit also was easy and works great. Shipping was fast and delivery arrived as indicated. I will continue to do business with you. 287976



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These are terrible. They were properly installed, instructions never stated that the bulbs themselves are polarity sensitive; one was shipped in its socket backwards. Had to completely pull apart post installation to discover this problem. After working out that issue, I then find that cannot see them in the day light at all. Not direct sun light, that's obviously a no-go and even worse, I mean just plain ole day light, they absolutely cannot be seen. They barely provide a fleck of light within the tail lamp housing when lit full-bright in brake or turn-signal mode. I was also not happy to discover that they were not set-up as separate turn/brake lamp and parking light wires. Instead, they use some voltage cutting resistor in-line on a single input wire, which was a cheap shortcut to provide something such as a proper hi-lo dual brightness LED module. The socket used is for your typical bi-pin type 194 marker/courtesy light. Stay away from these until they come out with something either 3 times the size of the leds, brightness and wiring of a real 3157 tail lamp LED module, or increase the included bulb to a 3 row module. These mini LEDs are for courtesy/map/marker lamp use, not for lighting a full tail lamp housing. They are inadequate as-is. You can buy these exact LED 194 replacements by the dozen (yes, 12 LED modules) for under $10. The lumen output of one of these at full brightness is only 40 lumen. That's worse than a nightlight bulb (310 lumens), or for direct comparison to your typical 3157 tail lamp bulb such as in my vehicle, a 3157 bulb outputs >400 lumens on the bright filament, and ~200 lumen on the lower for parking lamp. How they figured 40 lumen would be nearly enough is beyond me, and just plain poor product design and research. Now that I've had to pull them out, I'm left with two destroyed tail lamp housings (having been drilled out) off my brand new vehicle I bought last month with <500 miles on it. 62263


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  • Flat-Tow Wiring Harness and Supplemental Braking System for a 2016 Jeep Cherokee
  • I do have options for you but neither the Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit part # RM-155 or the Blue Ox Tail Light Wiring Kit part # BX88267 will fit your 2016 Jeep Cherokee as there is not enough room inside the tail light housing for the new bulbs. Instead, I recommend the Hopkins Custom Tail Light Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles part # HM56208 as it is a completely plug and play kit that does not require you to cut any wires or the tail light housing. There won't be any issues using...
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  • Will the Blue Ox Tail Light Wiring Kit # BX88267 Act as Brake Lights
  • Yes, the Blue Ox Tail Light Wiring Kit # BX88267 gives you brake, running, and turn signals. I have attached a review video and an installation video for you to reference as well.
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  • Is Replacement LED Bulb Available for the Blue OX Tail Light Wiring Kit
  • I reached out to my contact at Blue Ox who said that unfortunately the LED lights are not removable from the harnesses in the Wiring Kit # BX88267 so you would unfortunately need to replace the whole kit. Instead of replacing your whole kit I recommend just swapping out the Blue Ox lights with the Replacement LED Bulbs and Sockets # RM-152-2 from Roadmaster. This prevents you from having to run more wiring or perform further installation on your 2018 Ford F-150.
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  • Do the Turn/Brake Signals on the Wiring Kit # BX88267 Need to be Separated for a 2004 Mini Cooper
  • I am a little bit confused as to what you are wanting to do. The Blue Ox Tail Light Wiring Kit # BX88267 that you mentioned uses its own bulb that works both as the brake and turning signals. It completely bypasses the wiring on your 2004 Mini Cooper and directly connects to the motorhome for signal source. If you check out the linked installation video you can see our team install this kit as well as the Flexo-Coil Kit # RM-164-7 for flat towed wiring.
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  • Can the LED Bulb and Socket Kit # BX88267 be Installed on a 2009 Subaru Forester for Flat Towing
  • We do have an LED wiring kit just like the Kit # BX8869 that you referenced. It is found as part # BX88267 on our site. You can use the LED kit if your 2009 Subaru Forester does not have LED tail lights and if each tail light housing has enough room for an extra bulb and socket. It could be that there is no room for an extra bulb and socket which would be why the Roadmaster Kit # RM-152-LED isn't confirmed to fit. If you do have LED tail lights (or you don't have enough room for...
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  • Availability of Blue Ox Flat Towing Red LED Tail Light Wiring Kit # BX88267
  • Yes! We can help you with ordering the Blue Ox Red LED Tail Light Wiring Kit # BX88267. This flat towing wiring kit includes the bulb & socket assembly, wiring harness, connectors and hardware required for installation. A wiring harness is one of the five components needed for safe and legal flat towing. All the items required are detailed in the linked article. A complete flat towing set-up includes the tow bar, safety cables, base plates, wiring kit and supplementary braking system,...
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  • Universal Towed Vehicle Wiring Options For 2005 Kia Sportage
  • I'm not sure which wiring system you are referring to, but we do have a few options for your 2005 Kia Sportage. I recommend the Roadmaster 6-Diode Universal Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles with Separate Lighting, # 154-792-118158. This kit includes a the diodes to protect your wiring as well as give you a simple and clean installation. It also comes with the wiring to connect to your motorhome. Systems like this that use your vehicle wiring require a brake light relay # RM-88400 if used...
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