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Old 04-01-2015, 11:14 AM   #29
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Theres no sulking with Airstreams........only joy and sense of accomplishment, ya right..and tears and bloody knuckles and empty wallets and..........
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Old 04-01-2015, 12:16 PM   #30
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Make sure you put some caulking around the rubber grommet that is a leak source. Don't ask how I know

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Old 04-01-2015, 12:26 PM   #31
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Got my lights yesterday afternoon. Woohoo. I really dont have much to compare them to but they are much heavier duty than the OEM lights for sure. Installing this morning. They are a breeze so far, my OEM lights are a single wire, grounded through the mounting screws. New lights are the same. Nice lights.
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Old 04-01-2015, 12:36 PM   #32
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Thanks for the tip. I picked mine up this morning. Fastenal got them to my local store overnight. I will store them for later installation......[ATTACH]
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Old 04-01-2015, 02:13 PM   #33
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Good tip on the caulk. I was kinda wondering about where exactly to caulk on the lights that mount to the castings. The 3 middle ones in the rear are pretty obvious since they mount right to the flat body surface. Got them all mounted, they do look so much better with the new lenses. I would like to continue on with other replacements to reduce the amp load on that lighting circuit. Its gotta be pulling a whole lot through that switch.
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Old 04-01-2015, 02:19 PM   #34
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Love to see a pick of your runabout, love wooden boats.
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Old 04-01-2015, 02:50 PM   #35
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Long run of small gauge wire?
mmm, don't think so as the wiring is original heavy gauge...seems to be that LED light are extremely voltage sensitive and must have a full 12V to operate but as no other Streamer has mentioned this problem, I'm concerned that there may be other issues?
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Old 04-01-2015, 06:17 PM   #36
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Here you go 1957 24ft Shepherd, twin Chrysler Crowns 6 cly 135 hp apiece
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Old 04-01-2015, 06:29 PM   #37
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Old 04-01-2015, 08:00 PM   #38
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Oh man! Link didnt work here so I just googled it, WOW thats cool.
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Old 04-01-2015, 08:22 PM   #39
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As far as 10 volts is present in the rear, I would check the factory harness around where they spliced for the trailer wiring, if not there keep working your way forward with your multimeter until you find battery voltage.
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Old 04-24-2015, 02:50 PM   #40
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I installed two of the new LED clearance lights on the rear, working on other projects. They work great!
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Old 04-27-2015, 11:20 PM   #41
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I bought the five amber, and three red I need, and installed one of the amber ones as a test. When I went to remove the original amber lens to see what kind of lights I was dealing with (1 or 2 wire) the base of the clearance light (the white'ish abs) shattered. So I was commited to install one. I had the two wire system, and tested with multimeter to see if I could ground through the body. It worked on the multimeter with 20 VDC selected I showed a 13.1V. So I taped off the ground side, and spliced the hot side, and she fit like a dream. i then used VULKEM to completely surround the base. Will install the others when I have time. Until then they live in my project drawer inside the airstream.
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Old 12-14-2015, 01:00 PM   #42
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Applications: LED Truck Lights"; Notes: Energy-saving. Durable Long life time LED Double Bullseye Red Light. Energy-saving; Durable; Long Life. Catalog: Pdf ...
That was it!
Thanks Mayco!

Are they good? Multiple LED?
How do they look lit?
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