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Old 06-06-2013, 04:10 PM   #1
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Putting LEDs into standard fixtures

We've purchased a used Escape and will pick it up next month.
We know we want to switch over to LED bulbs but, since we don't have the trailer yet, we don't know what sizes are needed.

Has anyone replaced just the bulbs in the standard fixtures with LED bulbs? If so, what sizes are required for the various fixtures?
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Old 06-06-2013, 04:45 PM   #2
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I have no idea what province or state you are in but if you go to www.lightsandparts.com you will see a large variety of bulbs etc. My 17b uses wedge base models. The're similar to car bulbs.
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Old 06-06-2013, 05:14 PM   #3
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Thanks - I was looking for info on the base and size of the original bulbs...for example, the LED bulbs we got to replace regular bulbs in our Scamp were:
LED replacement for 1156, 1141, or any white (clear) bulb using a single contact BA15s style base from LEDTrailerLights.com - RV LED Interior lights with Lifetime Warranty!.
We knew what the original bulb numbers were so we could match to an LED. We don't know what the original bulb numbers are in the Escape.
We are in New Mexico.
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If you are picking the trailer up at the Escape factory then they have the LED bulbs in stock to retrofit the older trailers.

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Excellent - that sounds like a good option! I'll mention it to Tammy after they are done with the rally.
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I got most of mine from Tammy when I bought our trailer. I finished my LED conversion with lights from Superbrightleds.com -- very good prices. The porch lights are "bayonet" types -- round base with side prongs, like car tail lights. I'd also recommend you get a tube of dielectric grease; the wedge types can be tough to get in without a bit of lube. I broke one finding that out.

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Thanks Bruce! Good information!
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