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Old 08-18-2014, 11:30 AM   #1
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Please help, interior led trailer lights

I have a 2012 Tracer 3150 bhd that is in storage 30 minutes away. I want to get some interior LED bulds for it but I do not have the bulb sizes. I know that the dinning lamp bulbs are burnt out. They are the round socket type anyone know the bulb size and what would be a good LED fit? Also we are going camping mid September with NO hookups. I need the size and best fit for the other interior lamps. Do all the dome lightis inside the trailer use the same bulb?
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Old 08-18-2014, 04:17 PM   #2
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My best guess is that the majority of your bulbs are 921's which I've replaced with 18-5050 warm white LED type. These will substantially reduce your current consumption.
For your dining lamp, they sound like mine which are 1047 bulbs. They tend to get quite hot and do burn out. I've not replaced these with LEDs yet because of the high cost.
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Old 08-18-2014, 04:26 PM   #3
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I've ordered LED bulbs from M4 LED. I have been very happy with the product. This is the Web site:
www.m4products.com
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Just replaced all the bulbs in our 5th wheel from M4 - Quick shipping.
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Old 08-20-2014, 02:27 PM   #5
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Before you get everyone guessing what kind of LED's you need you will need to find out what kind of bulb you have in there now. You say you think it is a round base, well there are at least 4 styles of round base bulbs. Horizontal lock pins or offset lock pins, single contact base or dual contact base? You may have dual pin base halogen bulbs or you may have T10 wedge base bulbs OR some other type of base. Lots of choices. Check what you have.
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Old 08-20-2014, 03:15 PM   #6
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In my Flagstaff they were all 921s and I replaced with these off amazon
42-SMD T15
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If it is a round base bulb then it could be a BA15S (horizontally opposed pins with a single contact on the bottom, or a BAY15S (horizontally offset opposing pins with a single contact on the bottom, or a BA15D (horizontally opposed pins with a dual contact on the bottom, or a BAY15D (horizontally offset opposing pins with a dual contact on the bottom. If you have halogen bulbs with 2 pins on the bottom it is a G4 base. Bulbs like the 921 are a T10 wedge base. There are several more types of bulb bases to consider. Guaranteed that every light is not the same bulb style throughout the trailer. There will be some like in the bath or over the bed that are different.
So take an hour out of your day and visually check YOUR OWN trailer to see what you have.
LED have different colors to them. Coo white will have a bluish tint. A good white will be "natural white" or "warm white", there is a difference with them also. Get a bright enough LED. Try to get at least 200 Lumens in brightness.
More LEDs on the bulb doesn't necessarily mean it will be brighter, that is determined by the style of LED used.
I replaced all the interior lights on my old trailer last year which was only 14' and it had 3 different bulbs in the interior. My new trailer has all LED interior lamps but incandescent on the exterior which I just replaced. The marker (clearance) lights were T10 base and the stop/turn/tail lights were a BAY15D. Very easy to replace.
I found the best prices on Ebay but you have to shop around as the same bulb will have a lot of different prices. You can purchase from US distributors but you still get a LED bulb made in China, the only difference is faster delivery.
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cool, warm or natural LED

Very true, I had mostly 921 wedge type bulbs - I initially replaced them with Natural White But found them TOO bright, went with warm white which matches the original tint of the incandescent bulbs. I found round 1141 above the dining room table as well as the two outside lights. For the outside lights and all the storage area bulbs I used Natural White. Order 1 or two of each to see what you like first, if the supplier will let you return and exchange them.


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