Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Toads and Motorhome Related Towing
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 08-16-2014, 12:02 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Healeyman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 298
To those towing a Mini Cooper

How are your rear under-tow lights hooked up?

Diodes, separate bulbs/LEDs, magnetic, etc.

Tim
__________________

__________________
Healeyman is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 08-16-2014, 06:10 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
1ciderdog's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 4,325
No, I use magnetic lights.
__________________

__________________
Bob, Sandi & Marmaduke the Big Pug
SW OREGON 2004 Journey 39K, 330 Cat
If towing: a 2006 Mini Cooper or 1995 Wrangler
1ciderdog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2014, 06:39 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Norm Mac's Avatar


 
Newmar Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Central Massachusetts
Posts: 600
We use a completely independent system from BlueOX. It is powered by the 7 pin plug from the motorhome and the bulb sockets are mounted right into the Mini taillight housing. This system takes a little time to install but works well and completely bypasses the Mini wiring system.
__________________
Norm & Ellen Proud to be one of the HOOTS
2015 Newmar DutchStar 4369
If I knew retirement was so much fun, I would have done it in my twenties!
Norm Mac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2014, 11:41 PM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 8
I use magnetic lights mounted on brackets made from joist hangers. Cut and fitted the bracket and screwed it to fit in the crack where the trunk closes. Three screws on each side to remove when not towing. Ran the 4 wire cable out the hole in the bottom of the trunk, tie wrapped it to the under carriage and out the grill with a 4' lead that stuffs back into a space behind the grill when not being used. Bought an adapter, 4 to 7, and it plugs into my Winnebago and MBZ SUV. I can tow it in to service.
__________________
artbode is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
tow, towing



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mini Cooper Manual Toad McGalliard01 Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 37 08-24-2014 10:38 AM
Automatic Trans Mini Cooper toad Fat Fiat Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 4 08-09-2014 01:19 PM
Towing WenWes Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 21 06-22-2014 10:57 AM
Mini Cooper Kathy Hobbs Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 17 03-20-2014 08:52 PM
Mini Cooper? Pka5528 Toy Haulers Discussion 3 06-09-2013 11:34 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.