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Old 03-23-2016, 09:31 AM   #1
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LED Light Rail Installation

Just wondering if any of you have installed an LED light rail as pictured here. I really like the way this looks, and it's not expensive if you do your own installation. Is it difficult?
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Old 03-23-2016, 09:54 AM   #2
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My solution to awning lights

Not hard to do - might need to be a little creative with the wiring since you have a popup, but still a fairly easy DIY install.


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Old 03-23-2016, 04:05 PM   #3
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Yes I did that on my PUP, placed it on the metal lip of the roof. It was easy just make sure to clean with alcohol before applying double sided tape, no issues yet and it has been on there for over a year.
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Old 03-25-2016, 08:23 AM   #4
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I did the same. But added glue as the double sided tape started coming loose. The wiring is tricky as the wires are very thin coming off the light strip. I have to repair mine as I snagged it on something and it tore from the strip.

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Old 03-25-2016, 02:06 PM   #5
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Make sure that you get a waterproof strip, the non waterproof strip will only work for a while and then self destruct. I used acetone to clean the mounting area, then 3M primer to facilitate adhesion to the 3M tape on the back of the led strip.

You will need a 12v source, preferably switchable on and off, and some connector cables. Mine came with a remote control which allows to choose between red, green and blue lights, or all on to create white.

Here is the strip I got:

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