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Old 05-05-2019, 08:10 PM   #1
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Make of amber clearance lights on new gen trailer?

So we returned from our first camping trip with our new 5.0 TA and everything was going fine as I was backing into our curved-uphill driveway until I heard a scrape and a pop. A branch on our dogwood tree cleared our old 19' Escape just fine. Not so the taller 5.0!

The branch rode up the slope of the roofline leaving a nice trail of bark and sap until it cleared the nose, came down hard on the drivers side clearance light and popped the lens off. When the lens hit the ground a nice sized chunk broke off one edge.

That branch is now history!

The good news is I was able to use some cleaner, then marine polish and then marine wax to make the damage disappear. Whew! I'm impressed with how tough the gel coat is!

The bad new is I can't seem to find a compatible replacement lens in my local parts stores. Does anyone know the make or a source for a matching lens?
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Old 05-19-2019, 02:52 AM   #2
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My neighbor at the storage facility hit the corner of our Escape 19 with his class A which marked up the surface and broke the lower amber running light. He is a very nice fellow and was very apologetic. I think I can polish out the marred surface but I also need a replacement running light or at least a replacement lens. I hope there are more responses since I'm sure most RV owners replace these all the time.
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Old 05-19-2019, 06:02 AM   #3
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My neighbor at the storage facility hit the corner of our Escape 19 with his class A which marked up the surface and broke the lower amber running light. He is a very nice fellow and was very apologetic. I think I can polish out the marred surface but I also need a replacement running light or at least a replacement lens. I hope there are more responses since I'm sure most RV owners replace these all the time.
I ended up contacting Dave at ETI parts and service. He is sending my replacement lens to the rally.
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Old 05-19-2019, 08:15 AM   #4
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I found some replacement lens on Amazon, but they were a different color shade, so always order a set so that repealing both will match.
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:03 PM   #5
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Thanks for the responses. cpaharley2008: Did your lenses fit the original base okay? And if so could you forward the Amazon link? I think it would be a good idea to carry some spare lenses while traveling.
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Try this, but get 2 so they match https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Here is the entire light https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Cpaharley... Thank you. I will get a minimum of two per your advice.
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