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Old 03-06-2007, 05:47 AM   #1
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LED trailer lights.

Hi all; I intend to replace the tail lights on my 1973 26' Argosy with matching size LED's. Can anyone please point me in the right direction as to where I can get them? Thanks in advance. "Boatdoc"

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Old 03-06-2007, 06:49 AM   #2
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Boatdoc: Your 73 shuld have the long rectangular tail lights, if so then take a look at Champion Trailer, they have some sealed LED Tail Lights that might work. I also saw some LED boat lights at Harbor Freight the other day that might work.
I had to remove the plastic housing on my 73 Argosy, as it was startig to break up. I installed Grote Versalight Double Pod Surface Mount Units. Grote Industries: RV, Marine, and Utility Trailer Lighting I posted a picture somewhere on this site. I had a problem with the large rectangular cutouts that the factory made in the skin. I fabricated cover plates, and rivited them on and then installed the light assemblies.
I plan to convert the Grote lights to LEDs in the future. There are posts on this site of how this has been done.
Just my thoughts, Sam Halderman

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Old 03-06-2007, 08:03 AM   #3
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Not exact replacements...

but I'm sure you can make something from here work

Good luck!
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Old 03-06-2007, 08:12 AM   #4
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If you can not find a suitable replacement at a truck stop, almost all truck stops now have LED displays with a good selection, consider this. If you attempt to relight your current lights with LED replacement bulbs you will not get good results. Light lens are designed to be used with a given source to focus the light towards a given point.

Take a look at this posting for ideas.

I modified my lights as shown on that post as seen at #40, #49, and #51
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