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Wesbar 4-Pole Flat Connector w/ Jacketed Cable - Trailer End - 8' Long

Wesbar 4-Pole Flat Connector w/ Jacketed Cable - Trailer End - 8' Long

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This 4-wire flat, trailer-end connector includes an 8' long, jacketed cable with stripped, color-coded, 14-gauge wires for easy installation. Lowest Prices for the best wiring from Wesbar. Wesbar 4-Pole Flat Connector w/ Jacketed Cable - Trailer End - 8' Long part number W787268 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Wesbar Wiring - W787268

  • Trailer Connectors
  • Trailer End Connector
  • 4 Flat
  • Plug and Lead
  • Wesbar
  • 6 - 10 Feet Long

This 4-wire flat, trailer-end connector includes an 8' long, jacketed cable with stripped, color-coded, 14-gauge wires for easy installation.


Features:

  • 4-Way flat connector provides a male plug for your trailer
  • Jacketed cable protects wires against the elements
  • Color-coded, stripped wires ensure simple installation


Specs:

  • Wire length: 8'
  • Outer diameter of cable: 0.40"
  • Wire gauge: 14
  • Wire configuration:
    • Yellow: left turn and stop lights
    • Green: right turn and stop lights
    • Brown: tail, license, side marker and clearance lights
    • White: ground wire
  • 1-Year limited warranty


787268 Wesbar 4-Pole Flat Connector w/ Jacketed Cable - Trailer End - 8' Long






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Video Transcript for Wesbar Wiring - Trailer Connectors - W787268 Review

Today we'll be reviewing part number W787268. This is the West Bar Four Pull Flat Connector with a jacketed cable. For your trailer end, it's going to measure 8 feet in length. See here on this end, we have our four wires exposed. Our yellow wire is going to be for our left turn and stop lights. The green wire is going to be for our right turn and stop lights.

The brown wire is going to be for our tail license side marker and clearance lights, and the white wire is going to be our ground wire. Here on this end we have the four way flat connector that's going to provide a male plug for your trailer. The jacketed cable protects the wire against the elements, so it's going to really prevent some different kinds of forms of damage that typically happens to exposed wires, and on this end, we do have the color-coded stripped wires. It's going to ensure a nice, simple, installation. The outer diameter of the cable was measured with our measuring calipers. That's going to measure .40 inches, and once you have your connection, you have 8 feet of cable to work with.

That's going to do it for today's review of part number W787268. This is the West Bar Four Pull Flat Connector. .


Customer Reviews

Wesbar 4-Pole Flat Connector w/ Jacketed Cable - Trailer End - 8' Long - W787268

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (64 Customer Reviews)

This 4-wire flat, trailer-end connector includes an 8' long, jacketed cable with stripped, color-coded, 14-gauge wires for easy installation.

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Good quality product. Nice, thick protective sheathing/jacket & the molded connector is easy to grip. The only complaint is that the price seems quite high considering that other typical unsheathed flat-4 pigtails are less than 1/3 the cost of this one 175910



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I have used errailer at different times. Each time their products have been the absolute best. Their phone clerks are knowledgeable of product and service. Shipment time has always been extreamly prompt, sometimes as little as 2 days, retailer is unaware that I grew up in a fleet service shop, I owned and operated my own for 20plus years. I also have a [retail] store that uses their service, a simple ITS THE BEST is all I should say! 341405



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I have not installed the wiring harness but the quality is obviously very high. The items I ordered were delivered as promised and in great condition. I am planning to replace the original wiring on my snowmobile trailer with this product. 588107



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I was tired of chasing electrical problems on my small utility trailer every time I wanted to use it. Some people run around small towns with trailer lights that do not work. I am not one of them. I used this molded lead and a previously purchased junction box (Trailer Wiring Junction Box Item # 38656) to resolve my problem. Ordering, service and shipping were fast and easy. 524285



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Good heavy cable and plug. Haven't even installed the cord, as even out of the box, the cable jacket itself is pulling out of the plug. the cable sheath ends right about at the back of the plug, Other reviewers have complained about the same thing, sadly. I tried putting a bead of hot glue and/or epoxy around joint, but it didn't stick to the rubber. Had they molded the plug into the jacket of the cord with a little better strain relief, it would be an awesome product. Very hard to find a heavy duty flat-4, without exposed wires like this one, but they missed the point without having a molded in strain relief due to the weight of the cord/plug. I guess I will just splice on a new cheapy plug from the autoparts store every few years until I find something better. 286477



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This is the 2nd one of these I have purchased. They are a good product (therefore the 2nd purchase) but have a few areas that could be improved. 1) In cold northern winters (MN -10 F), the cable gets very stiff, because of the lack of flex, my trailer connection pulled out when turning, dragged on the ground and ground down the plug. 2) the connection where the cable jacket meets the plug separated (again, due to cold weather?). Even though I would prefer a more temperature-forgiving flexible cable, I believe this design is better than the other 4-flat trailer-end wiring harnesses currently available. I also purchased a Hopkins Endurance Quick-Fix Replacement 4-Way Flat Trailer Connector w LED Test Lights - Trailer End to as a quick fix to this cable to temporarily fix my trailer wiring until permanent repairs can be done. 179146



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The heavy duty nature is excellent. the plug is easy to grip and extends out past the end of the spring loaded cover on my Ram truck. The flat ribbon type get pinched in the cover and the wires always break eventually. Trailers that get used every day have always had problems. 739726



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Heavy duty plug and insulation. Very pleased with the quality. 735832



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I wanted a cable like this one but could not find one at any of the local auto parts stores or on Amazon. I have used etrailer before because of the specialty trailer wiring products so ordered again. Great price, was shipped by priority mail. This cable is best because of the molded cable and plug, makes for a neat installation without having a bunch of individual wires as most trailer wiring kits have. 706894



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The product was delivered on schedule and is exactly as described. The connector is high quality and connected to my vehicles connector nice and secure. There were no instructions included but the website has a couple videos explaining which wires control the signals, brakes, and side markers. A perfect replacement for the old worn out cable on my Bass Tracker trailer. 706696



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Item came in a timely manor, order tracking was provided when order was placed so there was no guessing about where order was and when item was going to be delivered. When Item arrived it was packaged well and was more heavy duty than I had expected, so very pleased with item and how it was delivered. 692686



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Used this harness at the rear of my car hauler to disconnect lights when the ramps are moved in for smaller vehicles ( lights, back up lights, and plate, are mounted on ramps for safety and protection. This harness is 14 gauge wire. 678310



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Order shipped and arrived very quickly and in great condition. Would recommend and would gladly order from eTrailer again in the future. 643103



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5 stars for excellent product and servi ce!! 639424



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Fast delivery, well made 638742



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A+ 638153



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Very satisfied with the product; just as described and as pictured. 619861



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WOW this one of the best things I have done for my trailer all the 4 wire connectors I have gotten wimpy this with the jacket on the wires I think will last for Years . Very happy with the cost and shipping I will always go to e-trailer right away. 590125



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Great product. Have looked multiple sites and this is by far the best. Great service and fast delivery. 586065



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Held up great over the past year, connection stays tight. 578572



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Pruduct arrived quickly and was good qu ality. 575205



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Good product and solved my trailer wiring issues etrailer was very helpful and delivery was quick 472769



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Very tough material. Connector seems to be holding up better than expected. Highly recommend. 455869



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The wiring harness I purchased was better then I was planning on. It exceeded my needs and worked perfectly. Thank you for making my life easier. James 433845



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The harness is just as it looks in the photo! It arrived as expected. Thanks 429932


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