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Old 06-19-2013, 11:41 PM   #1
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Before I button things up.

I have been on my hands and knees for the past four days replacing the plywood in the rear of my coach. I will soon post some pics and a summary of my experience. Almost done.

However before I reattach the interior sheeting I have great access to the rear light assembly. I did a cursory search but didn't find anyone who sells rear LED assemblies for the classics. Does anyone know if any exist before I go over to my neighbours 2013 Mustang company car and abscond or liberate his taillight assembly.

Come to think of it, having the sequential LED tailights of the Mustang would be way cool. Very retro chic.
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Old 06-20-2013, 01:59 AM   #2
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Come to think of it, having the sequential LED tailights of the Mustang would be way cool. Very retro chic.
Hi, I used to, among many other things, repair sequential turn signals on T-Birds and Cougars. I installed sequential turn signals on my 1976 Honda Goldwing.
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This outfit sells a nice set-up.Sealed LED light kit for old 4.25 Monarch SKU213 [LED-kit2] - $169.95 : LEDs 4, Recreational Vehicles
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Old 06-22-2013, 11:31 PM   #4
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Thanks for the link Dan but I was looking for a true LED, not a LED behind an old lens, but it may not happen. I still may get a round 5" LED reverse lamp set to upgrade my rear lighting.

Question for anyone but Dan or Brad could probably explain how. Since I have the electrical torn apart at the breaker box as I had to get the inner skin off to gain access to the C channel, what would entail converting my rig to 50 amp service. The breakers in the old box are on their last legs with broken tabs.

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Tony,

I converted my little Argosy to a 50 amp service. Not all that hard to do although if you have an electric power reel you may not be able to re-use it.

One of the things you need to consider when you do the conversion is how you want the generator to be connected in. Since I am going to be using the Onan 6.5K generator that I removed from the 345 I decided that I wanted a transfer switch that could switch both legs of the 50 amp service.

Since you have access to all of the electrical wiring I would recommend making the change to 50 amp service. I can get you a list of components that I bought for my upgrade if you would like along with a sketch of how I'm wiring it.

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ahh...this is exactly where i'm at...the rear floor rot due to an awning bracket leak
please take lots of pictures !
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ahh...this is exactly where i'm at...the rear floor rot due to an awning bracket leak
please take lots of pictures !
Yup I have discerned that is where my leak started too as a drop of water in a recent rain storm dropped off of the side window frame and past my eye. Today I emptied a bucket of water over the window with no drops, so the leak must start higher up with the new awning bracket a PO put in. I'm going to get sealant supplies tomorrow.
If you need anymore info on doing the floor I will try and help with answers as best as I can. I don't know what room layout you have, as the way I did mine worked for my layout.

Goodluck.

Brad I'm going to PM you as I'm embarrassed to say I'm not too familiar with "sparkey" and the electrical ways of Airstream, as we haven't even used our rig yet; just enough to make me a very dangerous man and with our gas leak, a very dangerous situation . We will talk soon once I see what I have in place, as it could be not stock (I have a new Marquis 6500 generator as of 2006). I will take some pics.
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