View Full Version : Trailer Electrical harness

05-01-2009, 08:09 PM
So I have let my adapter for my trailer on the back of my rig about 4 times now and lots one. Since my boatmate trailer has a flat 5 and my tow rig has a RV round 7 I have an adapter. Well I have decided to wire up a fixed RV round 7 so I will not have to worry about losing another one.

So first off my trailer came with a rig side flat 5 so I just used this. I went to Autozone and picked up a RV round 7, and black tubing for the cables. I also picked up a flat 2 for the reverse break release that you will see in the Picís but after playing with the lights today I no longer need.

More or less what I will end up doing is keeping the flat 5 on the trailer and plugging my adapter into this and putting the extra wire in the tong of the trailer.

My first idea was to plug into the flat 4 that is inside the swing away tong but that will only give you the right side of the trailer lights. So instead of cutting wires and putting everything back together I just made the adapter and plugged it into the flat 5 that is already on the trailer. I will have finished pics when i am finished next week.

05-01-2009, 08:18 PM
So i forgot the pic's





05-02-2009, 02:56 PM
Wouldn't it have just been easier to leave the adapter with the boat?;)
Looks good I hate having the adapter. I like that idea.

05-03-2009, 09:27 PM
It is easer until you find yourself needing the adaptor with the truck. Or you think it is with the boat and cant find it then you spend a week looking around town to find another one and everyone is sold out or the adaptor you need.

I will post better pic's this week.