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Western Headlight Replacement

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by npswi, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. npswi

    npswi Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    I have a 7 year old Western Uni-Mount 8' straight blade plow. We plow almost strickly gravel driveways and gravel roadways in a rural area. I find that the headlight housing breaks from the vibration of plowing on a rough surface. I am currently trying to switch my headlights from the stock units to the Grote aftermarket lights that are simular. My issue is wires and colors. I have figured out the high/low beams and the blinkers, I cannot get any marker lights to work. I have tested and have power from the wire. I suspect that I need to make a connection to the wires that I am not doing. Any ideas?
    Anyone able to give me Western stock wiring colors and what they do?
  2. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Western 9 pin colors are:

    Low beam = black
    Hi beam = white
    L Turn = gray
    R Turn = purple
    Markers = brown
    Ground = black/orange
  3. npswi

    npswi Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    Thanks for the info.