Curt if you aren't worried about originality because the RS back up lights have built in wire grommets where they pass through the trunk, then yes you can use your existing harness. Simply cut the old connector off and butt splice in a length of wire adequate to reach the RS lens assembly you've added and hook them up.
the 69 rs back-up light housings come with a pigtail that has the rubber grommet molded onto it. the trunk wiring harness just has a plug on it, no grommet.
i have an old mangled 69 rs trunk harness that is missing some bulb holders. with some splicing and the old bulb holders from your standard harness you could make this one work and everything would plug in correctly. i ended up buying a new harness for my car and have this one left over. i'd part with it pretty cheap if you're interested. could email pics too if interested.
The RS also lights the inside panels (I guess you call it that) when the brake lights are on. rather than just lighting the outer 2 panels for brakes, 4 panels are lit. You may never notice it , but you may consider replacing the inner bulb wiring also.
Thanks for the Replies.
After looking an my current harness...it seems "chopped up" alreay with a lot of electrical tape hold a majority of it together. I am repainting the car & replacing the little things so I guess it may be in my best interest in just getting the RS harness anyway. Ricks has the following : 69 RS Rear Body Light Harness for 93.95, is that the going price for this..seems kinda high.
I really appreciate your offer. It sounds from your description that your RS harness is in the shape of my standard one. Like I said, I am replacing most of the stuff on my car while being painted so guess I'll go your route getting a new one & since you commented that it fits great.
I found it at NPD for 84.95 but havent ordered from them before so dont know about excessive shipping costs.
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