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what is the best way to attach wiring to the rear tail lights? Coupe supplied lights have rolled tabs. Solder? Pinch a bullet connector? specialty connector?
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Mike M.
 

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I cut those off, soldered, and shrink wrapped them.
 

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In hindsight I would have used a 4 pin trailer connector. They are very durable.
 

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Weatherpak connectors are a good choice. You can pull the individual pins from the connector if needing to remove say, just one light, or simply unplug the entire connector from the harness if need be.

When I was building my car a few years back they were all the rage. Not aware of anything better so far.

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tail light assembly?

what about the actual connection to the tail light housing assembly? It looks like a rolled piece of metal. nothing I have seen will fit in this. Should I solder the wire to this rolled tab, or is there some speciality connector which is to be used?

Mike
 

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As stated above, I crimped, soldered and heat shrink to cover.

I know, when I first saw this rolled connector I was baffled.

But with various aspects of the build, you just kind of go with what is needed.

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I drilled a small hole in each connector, slid the stripped wire in the hole and soldiered, shrink wrapped and used weather-paks to allow for easy removal of individual lights.

 
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