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Old 08-08-2016, 08:59 PM   #1
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1968 Tradewinds dim lights

We just bought a vintage Airstream and the rear signal/brake lights are quite dim. They are T1034s and I see LED replacements but the reviews are quite mixed. Some seem way too large to fit in the small cavity. Anybody out there have a recommendation?
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Old 08-13-2016, 08:12 PM   #2
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Dan at LED4RV.com has led replacements.
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Two things , paint the buckets flat white, check for voltage drop from front to rear.

My tail lights had a 1.5 volt drop due to all the double bulb clearance lights. So I installed a relay for the rear tail light circuit at the rear next to the battery. I also painted the tail light buckets and installed new lens. Now they are nice and bright.

When I get to the exterior project the clearance lights will be replaced with led units.
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I had changed all my exterior lights to LED's, clearance & tail/signal lights. Got all of them from Dan. LED's draw far less current than the old incandescent bulbs, plus being hard-wired there is no issues of corroded contacts of the bulb bases.
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Thanks for the tips, I will try to get ahold of Dan.
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