Auto-Trail LED Tail Lights

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  1. Late Starting

    Late Starting Funster

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    We have a 2015 Auto-Trail Tracker and i am looking to get some spare LED tail lights in preparation
    for going down to Spain through France early next year.
    I know it says Wipac on them but carn't find them on their website any help or pointers to find some
    that are at a better price than the Dealers ( £32 ) would be much appreciated.
    Thanks Cliff
     
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    jollyrodger Funster Life Member

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    Difference is the dealers have the EC homologation & Hong k
    Kong fuey's don't.:) & for the 30 quid difference I 'd be using HKF's:xThumb:
     
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    So !

    OP was looking for alternative as spares

    Still have tools and equipment from years back "Made in Hong Kong"

    And still working well when others made by
    Mr Snapon ,etc have to be replaced/repaired when he van comes around
     
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    Thanks Jollyrodger.
    2 on order and free postage.
    Mitch. (y)
     
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    If in reply to me then the answer is = not legal without EC markings .
    I've loads of motor bike lights, indicators,etc & all packaging marked "display only not for road use" as they've no ec number. I use the bulbs as well & also have loads of chinese stuff that has lasted forever. just pointing out led ones,they aint legal.
     
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    Maybe not legal but are the police going to pull the lights apart to check ?

    Saying that, they probably would in Spain if it meant issuing a fine.
     
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    No, long gone those days except next door in Andalucia.:xgrin:
     
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    The lights I am looking for are complete
    sealed units built with LEDS not the converted bulb type that JollyRoger put up
     
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    Quite a few snap on items are
    MADE IN CHINA
     
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    It's hard to believe that you would be expected to carry complete light units as spares (I know Spanish law requires that spare bulbs are carried) especially as each part of the light unit will comprise multiple LEDs. The chances of any noticeable failure is minimal.
     
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    It is not a legal requirement to carry spare LED lights.
    This is because ( for once ) the powers that be actually took the information given them about both life span and the fact LED units have multiple light sources so are extremely unlikely to fail completely
    You should carry spare bulbs for fitting that uses incandescent bulbs such as headlights etc etc
     
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    Sorry... more or less said what Tony did !! I should have read all the thread !!
     
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    Done away with that a couple of years back due to the fact that many car lighting systems require a garage to be able to repair them.
     
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