Led Marker Lights

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  1. ruffingitsmoothly

    ruffingitsmoothly Read Only Funster

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    Hi a friend of mine has just come back from the USA and brought me some Led marker lights.

    I fitted the fronts and sides this evening and I am very pleased with the results:thumb:

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    Regards Pat
     
  2. Tony Santara

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    Very nice Pat :thumb: much better than incandescant lights
    So you'll only be running at night now I guess :Laughing::Laughing:
     
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    Got to Tony you don't need tax at night do you?:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Regards Pat
     
  4. ruffingitsmoothly

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    Got to Tony you don't need tax at night do you?:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

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  5. American Dream

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    Aaaah So THAT'S what you've been up to Eh Pat?

    Been thinking of getting some myself.Look Great and got to be better than incandescent filament types.:thumb:
     
  6. stagman

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    Is it legal to have orange marker lights on the front,
     
  7. American Dream

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    Apparently so.

    Can only be red to the rear.

    Mine was fitted orange and is ok on the MOT.:Eeek:She is an old girl though.:BigGrin:

    I seem to remember Geo address this question not so long ago.
     
  8. ruffingitsmoothly

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    Well all I can say is that all of my past RV's (6) have all had orange marker lights on the front and sides and I have never been stopped and all have sailed through the MOT every year, they all did have white sidelights next to the headlights aswell though!:Tongue1:

    Mind you I understand that flashing Led lights on bicycles are illegal too, but I know that when out on my bike I prefer to be seen rather than dead!!!!

    Regards Pat
     
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    Are the seals good on them? I have found water ingress is a real pain. Mine are now completely sealed at the moment, so its a difficult job to remove if a bulb goes. LED lights would probably outlive me so they could be be really well sealed and forgotten.

    How much did they cost?
     
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    Hi Jim not sure how much they cost as he brought back some other stuff too! But for 12 Led marker lights (5 red, 7 amber) two Monaco badges one large and one small (as in pic) and a sewer hose coupling he charged me £90.

    I know that the small Monaco badge would have cost me nearly half that over here!!!

    The lens has a really good seal and I have sealed them on the back and the screws but the backing does have holes near the bottom corners I have left them! Do you think I should seal them?

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    :Laughing: No. That's to let the water out. :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    I am replacing my front roof one for this reason (well done stateside for speedy delivery)

    Pat will you be "Pimping your ride anymore mate":Wink::Laughing::Laughing:
     
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    OK OK OK:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

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    Looking to replace all of mine provided I can find something very similar to the originals in the States.:thumb:
     
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    Well finally fitted the rear ones this evening:thumb: but what a work up the old one were completely sealed with silicone so had to cut that and clean off remaider once I had removed old lights. Then the lights' mounting screws rotten with rust on two of them so much so that the heads were vitually gone so had to break the old backings and remove screws with molegrips, one of the lights had water in it!! But they were all working ok:Confused::Confused:

    It took over 3 hours to fit 5 lights but worth it I think:thumb::thumb:


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    Now for the next job!!!

    Regards Pat
     
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    Well I reckon it looks Good.:thumb:
     
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    I love driving the RV at night although my headlamps are appalling:Doh:but hate arriving at site at night:RollEyes:
     
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    Funnily enough I love driving at night in the rain.Something relaxing about being in the dry.Love the sound of the rain on the RV at night .....as long as it's not coming through the roof.:Doh::Rofl1:
     

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