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Old 09-19-2016, 09:12 PM   #1
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Adding rear lighting for the hitch area

We spend a lot of time going to jeep events and means flat towing our jeep, in the short time we have had our 2300 sunseeker we have towed the wrangler several times and had to hook it up several time in the dark so I decided we needed a little more light back there to help me see what I'm doing or just to check on things when we stop so I installed a led flood on the upper most ladder leg!

I managed to get it mounted to up tonight and tomorrow I'll run the wires down through the ladder and into the rear storage area where I'll wire it up to a switch. After this I'm adding a 20" led light bar mounted inside the front bumper to shed some much needed light on the mountain roads going up to my buddies house or anythere else I need to see a little better!!

Speaking of that has anyone here added led headlight bulbs to their late model ford E350-450? The bulbs I'm talking about simply replace the oem H13 bulbs and seem to be much brighter and for $50-$100 could be a very good upgrade aspecially for the wife who has a hard time seeing at night.. I can't seem to find anyone that has done this mod but the bulbs are available!
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Old 09-20-2016, 07:06 AM   #2
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I have just recently considered added an LED fog light to each side of the bumper for backing up at night. The rear view camera is worthless after dark. I have also considered LED headlights for my cars more than the RV and I am interested in hearing if anyone else has done it. I have seen a few cars on the road where I am sure they have LED headlights and they are noticeably brighter and whiter.
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Old 09-20-2016, 08:08 AM   #3
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We have led headlights in our jeep and they are well worth it but I've never tried just the led bulbs but I've heard good things so I'm thinking I'll give them a shot! We have led reverse lights on the motorhome from the factory and they are ok but the led fog lights would be way better!
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power

Where are you pulling power from? Have the same issue with loading late in the evening, the jeep headlights are not the solution...
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Old 09-21-2016, 06:06 PM   #5
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duh

I re read the post about the wiring....
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Old 09-21-2016, 09:35 PM   #6
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I re read the post about the wiring....
Yep, I tied it to the LED light that's in the rear storage compartment, worked great and you are right the jeep light only blind you!
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