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Old 09-05-2012, 03:26 PM
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So you are saying I can use a 5 pin plug if I wire it right and then use a 7 pin adapter for the tow vehicle and the back up lights will still work?
Yes. You'll need a round 7 to flat 5 adapter, about $10.

You need to find the short before you do anything else.
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Old 09-07-2012, 07:46 PM
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Ok, thanks for the help. I have to admit I am still confused about 1 thing. If I use a 5 flat wiring kit to wire the trailer, the blue wire goes to brakes. Brown to running lights. Yellow for left. Green for right. White for ground. What goes to the reverse lights? Would I not need a 6th wire, and therefore the 5 pin kit would not work? If I splice off blue or another color, then put the 5 flat into the round 7 will it know to use it for both reverse and brakes? Just double checking before I start this project and screw it up.
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Old 09-07-2012, 10:42 PM
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The fifth pin on your five pin connector is for back-up lights and to disable the brakes while backing.

Oops. Ignore my last question. I just noticed you already answered it. The 5th pin is blue, so I am going to splice blue to the brakes and to the reverse lights. Got it!

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Old 09-09-2012, 11:27 PM
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Finally took some pics of what I am starting with.
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Old 09-09-2012, 11:32 PM
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Old 09-11-2012, 03:13 PM
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1) Nice boat!
2) You may have to just re-wire the trailer
3) Fenders look a little goofy, must be because of torsion axles(?)
4) Those guide poles are too short to put plastic extensions on top. Can they be replaced with longer steel pipes?
5) You should put the directional wheels on one side and the wheels with round holes on the other, at least until you get new spinner wheels.
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Old 09-11-2012, 06:59 PM
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3) Fenders look a little goofy, must be because of torsion axles(?)
4) Those guide poles are too short to put plastic extensions on top. Can they be replaced with longer steel pipes?
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Fenders look like someone removed the fiberglass fenders and welded in a generic. Some paint would go a long way to making it look better.

The short segments of upright poles are actually for the guide poles that come with the trailer to slip over. There should be two holes in the short poles where bolts would go through to connect the poles. See http://mastercraft.com/teamtalk/albu...pictureid=4490 and you can just see the bolts at the bottom. The upright poles look like a larger diameter towards the bottom that have been welded to a smaller diameter pipe. I would imagine one could make them or maybe your local dealer has some old ones that could be reused...
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:03 PM
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I just noticed in one of your pictures your bow stop is missing the boards and carpet. You need to the boards and bunk carpet on there ASAP before you hull gets damaged. You most likely already know this but had to be said.
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:14 PM
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I just noticed in one of your pictures your bow stop is missing the boards and carpet. You need to the boards and bunk carpet on there ASAP before you hull gets damaged. You most likely already know this but had to be said.
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:07 PM
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Yes. You'll need a round 7 to flat 5 adapter, about $10.
If you are re-wiring, why not just put a 7-pin on the trailer instead of using an adapter? Why add more things that aren't needed?
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