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Old 06-01-2013, 07:36 AM   #1
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Changed all my lights to LED and my battery lasted a week!

Just thought I would share...I ordered all new LED bulbs for the interior of my TT from banggood.com for just over $50. Ordered all T10 bulbs for just under $2 each with free shipping....also, check here for the awning light strips...bought mine (and a few extra) for $16 each with the 48 button remote!

Last week went off the grid and lights were still working after 6 days!
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Old 06-01-2013, 07:54 AM   #2
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Just thought I would share...I ordered all new LED bulbs for the interior of my TT from banggood.com for just over $50. Ordered all T10 bulbs for just under $2 each with free shipping....also, check here for the awning light strips...bought mine (and a few extra) for $16 each with the 48 button remote!

Last week went off the grid and lights were still working after 6 days!
Saaaaaweeeet !
Just out curiosity what was your battery voltage at the end of the week?


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Old 06-01-2013, 08:33 AM   #3
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I've been looking just now myself.
Found T10 wedge base 20 LED "bulbs" at 10 for $10 incl shipping.
(Note- that's 20 leds per "bulb" for nearly 360 deg light emitting.)
Also looking at 1157 red LED dual intensity brake/turn/tail lights at
about 2 for $7

I'm gonna use 4 of the T10 in landscape "tier" lights and the rest
in my trailer.
Once I get them I'll take video or photos of the tail lights with one LED and
the other with OEM incandescent to try and see/show the difference.

These are direct shipped from China. It's sorta like E-bay in that you sign
up to the web site (Dhgate.com or Aliexpress.com) and when you order
they take your money via credit card and hold it until you receive your
order from the independent seller. Once you are satisfied with your
product they pay the seller.

I have purchased LED landscape spot lights this way and saved 2/3 over
the cost of LED spots from Home Depot or Lowes. The one's I bought
from Dhgate were significantly brighter and more focused than one I'd
gotten from Home Debit.

There are LOTs to choose from. Choose carefully. They recommend
getting RED LED tail lights because almost all the light will be passed
thru your red tail light lens. If you get white LED tail lights your lens
will filter all but the red light out and it won't appear nearly as bright.

Film at 11..... or later this summer after I get mine installed.

FYI these are air mailed direct from China. Typically taking about 3 weeks
to clear customs and arrive at your house with signature required via USPS.
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Old 06-02-2013, 08:29 AM   #4
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never thought to test the battery...sorry Turbs!
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Old 06-05-2013, 04:20 PM   #5
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I switched to led's in all of my overhead lights primarly because of heat. The sockets in the fixtures were overheating and yellowing. I also noticed most of the standard bulbs were almost black. Now I have alot more light and the LED bulbs dont heat up. I would recommend the change to everyone.
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Just thought I would share...I ordered all new LED bulbs for the interior of my TT from banggood.com for just over $50. Ordered all T10 bulbs for just under $2 each with free shipping....also, check here for the awning light strips...bought mine (and a few extra) for $16 each with the 48 button remote!

Last week went off the grid and lights were still working after 6 days!
Maybe I am looking with my eyes closed, but I cannot find the 12v LED's on the website you listed
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I'm a little nervous putting that website in. Not sure what will come up. :'(
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Nothing bad came up.

Did you look under the motor and auto heading for the leds?
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There is an ebay link in the modifcation fourm. They come from china but they ship quick and the work very well
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Damn, had a Gomer Pyle moment....wellll gaaaaaaa leeeeeee! Like I said I was looking with my eyes closed. Thanks
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