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Old 04-20-2011
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Default Installing Discrete LED's in Old Fixtures

The test group has been on for 144 hours continuous.
Under continuous operation the fixtures are all cool/ Luke warm to the touch.
Success!

Thanks for Your interest!
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120 hours and running.
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I tried that but I found them very voltage dependant. They worked fine until the voltage droped a bit on the house batteries then they were very dim. I have had success with the LED strips like this one on ebay, but you have to put two strips in to get the light level high enough. You could also buy the more expensive ones that have more LED's, but these are quite adequate. Also, steve from Dupree Products is supposed to be getting something similar.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...d=771853388012
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I tried that but I found them very voltage dependant. They worked fine until the voltage droped a bit on the house batteries then they were very dim. I have had success with the LED strips like this one on ebay, but you have to put two strips in to get the light level high enough. You could also buy the more expensive ones that have more LED's, but these are quite adequate. Also, steve from Dupree Products is supposed to be getting something similar.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...d=771853388012
Hi Richard,

This is true. They are.
I'm still happy with my installation.
I checked your link and it was too old to bring up?
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Looking good Christian! I used the rigid light bars from superbrightleds.com in Natural White and love the results. so far no downside

Part# was RLBNx30SMD and $9.95

With LED's


With LED's


Without - stock lights
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Default VERY NICE!

VERY NICE!

How long have you had these?
The price is right!
Wow!

They do have an array of lighting systems.

What is your warranty on the ones you bought?






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Looking good Christian! I used the rigid light bars from superbrightleds.com in Natural White and love the results. so far no downside

Part# was RLBNx30SMD and $9.95

With LED's


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VERY NICE!

How long have you had these?
The price is right!
Wow!

They do have an array of lighting systems.

What is your warranty on the ones you bought?
had them for a couple months, im in the bus allot so they have a few hours on them now, they do dim down at lower voltages but thats around the time the battery alarm goes off.

warranty is 2 years but I have yet to send anything back, so can't really vouch for their warranty replacement..

I just ordered some more last week to complete the conversion, I will use the RLBNx30X3SMD in natural white over the kitchen sink, and in the ceiling light in the kitchen and the bedroom.. they throw a bit more light, its a bit more of a Cooler light (a bit more to the blue) and also $20ea

I also changed the floor night lights, and the one in the crossover switch compartment with the LPC-X-W2 they are only $5.95 each and throw allot of light... no pics of that yet.

going to do the outside marker lights shortly ordered a bunch from dupreeproducts.com
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Christian,

Have you even looked at Wanderlodge Owners Group > Mechanic's Corner > Electrical > LED Lights and Upgrades (Combined Threads) ?

Mark Bragdon's step by step directions with pictures is found there #220 , plus other members LED upgrades of all types.
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