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Old 06-19-2018, 12:02 PM   #1
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LED Lighting Updage

I searched this forum in the past when I was going to do my LED lighting upgrade to our 2006 17b. I thought I would post my success and results for my fellow Escape Trailer enthusiasts who may be looking to do the same upgrades to their trailer. I'll link below what I bought.
More pictures to come when I think about it. I am very happy with upgraded lights, little or no heat from them and they are bright, bright, bright. I even ended up replacing my cargo lights and reverse lights in my truck with LEDs and they light up the campground when I arrive after dark.

The interior dome lights and the exterior running lights are all the same bulb. 194 LED wedge is what I searched.
The break lights are 1157 bulbs
The outdoor dome light is a 1156 bulb
I had to test each one, as there is only one correct way to insert the bulb. I found no way to distinguish this and had a 50/50 chance of getting it right when I installed them.
Pics -Before and After below
https://www.amazon.ca/AUXITO-Chipset...ct_top?ie=UTF8
https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 06-19-2018, 12:55 PM   #2
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For the interior lamps We didn't want such bright lights.
So I tried one of these

https://www.amazon.ca/Glming-24-2835...ywords=194+led

it is 2800-3200 K which is more warm, towards the yellow direction than the very bright bluish ones 6000K

it hasn't broken, which lots of people predicted it would, but it has only been a year.
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Old 06-19-2018, 02:24 PM   #3
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For the interior lamps We didn't want such bright lights.
So I tried one of these

https://www.amazon.ca/Glming-24-2835...ywords=194+led
it is 2800-3200 K which is more warm, towards the yellow direction than the very bright bluish ones 6000K
it hasn't broken, which lots of people predicted it would, but it has only been a year.
Right on! I was worried about the quality, good to hear!
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Old 06-19-2018, 03:20 PM   #4
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Deange,
A bit off topic here, but what do you have on the front of your camper? We are looking for something to prevent rock dings. Rock Tamers on the back of the pickup don't work with the 5.0TA, you don't even want to know how we found that out!
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Deange,
A bit off topic here, but what do you have on the front of your camper? We are looking for something to prevent rock dings. Rock Tamers on the back of the pickup don't work with the 5.0TA, you don't even want to know how we found that out!
Hey guys! It's a rock guard or gravel guard painted on the trailer.
We have a place in Canada I've gone to
Rocker Panel Spray Edmonton | ROCKER PANELS
but you could just ask your local body shop guy. It's essentially a bed liner spray but on your trailer or vehicle
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Many LED bulbs work with either polarity because they have a diode bridge. others, not so much so. most of the bulbs I've gotten from superbrightleds.com work both ways, the ones that don't say so in their description.
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