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Old 01-04-2005, 04:29 PM   #1
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Default STI hitch wiring

Anyone know if this is all I need to splice into the wiring:

http://www.etrailer.com/Merchant2/me...egory_Code=VWH

Also where do I splice into for each of these sources? do I just take panels off and get at the tailights, brake, and turn signals?

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Old 01-05-2005, 12:07 AM   #2
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what in the hell are you possible towing with an STI? Just curious
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track tires and a floor jack. Canopy, cooler and jack stands. lawn chair.

sounds like an Auto-X day to me
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Old 01-05-2005, 09:04 AM   #4
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Auto X in summer and Snowmobile in the winter! This is the Ultimate sports car!
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Old 01-05-2005, 09:49 AM   #5
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I can understand the small tire trailer but a snowmobile? Thats kinda big
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Old 01-05-2005, 11:09 AM   #6
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Can any one help me with the wiring? Mainly wondering if I need a module or if I can tap directly into the stock wires for each lamp? Thanks
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Old 01-05-2005, 11:21 AM   #7
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I believe you should be able to tap into the stock wiring.

A module is only needed if you have something like braking asistance.

...This thread reminds me of the Hemi commercial.

"that thing got a turbo?"
"Yeah"
"cool"
Sti beats them to the next stoplight while towing a snowmobile
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You should be able to tap into the lights, just use another set of relay to power the lights, and only use the taps as triggers for the relays.


I've never done a trailer hitch before, but I assume this method should work as I have done it this way for other things.

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Old 01-06-2005, 09:25 AM   #9
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Get the harness from E-trailer--it is plug/play w/ the connecter inside the passenger-side tail light compartment.
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Old 01-06-2005, 09:27 AM   #10
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Get the harness from E-trailer--it is plug/play w/ the connecter inside the passenger-side tail light compartment. There's a grommeted hole to run the harness cleanly to the hitch there as well.
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Old 01-06-2005, 12:16 PM   #11
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Plug and play? Mmm I know your wagon had a OEM part that was plug and play but from my understanding there is no part on the STI, guess they don't think 300/300 hp/tq can tow
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Quote:
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Get the harness from E-trailer--it is plug/play w/ the connecter inside the passenger-side tail light compartment. There's a grommeted hole to run the harness cleanly to the hitch there as well.
really interesting...

does that harness have an out put for the reverse and signal lights as well?

got a link to that. I didn't see anything like it on their site.
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Old 01-06-2005, 12:59 PM   #13
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If you go to thier site and look at the PnP "T" connector you input your model and it gives you the PnP harness. It lists one for the FXT but not the impreza and it reccomends a hardwired modulite module that you hook a 12V+ to so that your turn signals will act as a signal to a relay and then the trailer lights draw from the 12V source. Looks like you tap the different signals to the "IN" of the module and the "OUT" is the 4 plug connector you run out to the trailer.
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cool thanks
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