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Old 04-03-2014, 09:48 AM   #1681
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I used the small pieces, wired directly to a 12v switch. No controller needed, but they are all on then. Just soldered 16g leads on the strips.

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Old 04-03-2014, 10:05 AM   #1682
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Pictures?

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Light mod!Youroo!! Place controller inside drill hole for antenna on bottom of lens.
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Old 04-03-2014, 11:02 AM   #1683
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Light mod!Youroo!! Place controller inside drill hole for antenna on bottom of lens.
Thanks but unfortunately my porch light is under the middle of my awning. I see others have the same issue so I'm hoping one of the people who have dealt with that situation can get some pictures up.
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Old 04-04-2014, 11:29 AM   #1684
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Adony, where did you get the covered all channel. I have looked at home depot an Lowes but no luck. Thank you in advance

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Old 04-04-2014, 05:43 PM   #1685
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Yes pictures would be great
Here you go. You can see the sensor coming out of the bottom of the light housing.
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Old 04-04-2014, 06:20 PM   #1686
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I used the small pieces, wired directly to a 12v switch. No controller needed, but they are all on then. Just soldered 16g leads on the strips.

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Old 04-05-2014, 01:06 PM   #1687
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I installed my LED lights this week. Cut access above the refrigerator on the outside under the awning and fished wire down to receptacle for refrigerator. Installed a blank white plastic plate with weather proof gasket then caulked it to ensure there is no leaks while driving in rain. Cleaned side with alcohol and attached LED strip to camper.
Works great, color changes with dim also.

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Old 04-06-2014, 10:59 AM   #1688
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Thanks for the pics. Does the LEDs stick on the side of the RV?
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Old 04-06-2014, 11:12 PM   #1689
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Thanks for the pics. Does the LEDs stick on the side of the RV?
Yes came with double side tape. Drove 3 hours between 40 and 70 MPG 4 hours after installing them. Total install cost was around $ 80.

FYI if you have issue with double side tape you can get 3M VHB tape. This is the tape that they use to hold metal window seal strips on convenience stores like the BPs.

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Old 04-06-2014, 11:45 PM   #1690
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I don't have the same bar below the awning to install these lights
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Old 04-07-2014, 06:11 AM   #1691
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I don't have the same bar below the awning to install these lights
Where I installed mine was actually part of the awning where it attached to the camper. You sure you don't have that area? You can see mine in a previous post picture. Take a picture looking up at your closed awning and we can give you some ideas.

Also, regarding the tape attached to the LED's. I installed some in my F150. In the bed I used 3M automotive double sided tape. It hasn't moved. Inside my center console storage I just used the tape from the LED's. That fell off within 6 months. Now I only use 3M tape when I install the LED's. YMMV

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Old 04-09-2014, 11:19 AM   #1692
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Here is a pic of underneath my awning. I'm not sure if there is a spot available to stick the LED light stripClick image for larger version

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Old 04-09-2014, 01:20 PM   #1693
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Here is a pic of underneath my awning. I'm not sure if there is a spot available to stick the LED light stripAttachment 49498
You can place it right under the awning strip. Go to your local Rev show or dealer you will see how they installing them on new rvs . I cut access I. Thge side and ran a wire down to the refrigerator power. See picture.


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Should stick the led strip on the side just like you have it? I'm thinking about using the outside light for power.
If I stick it to the side of the RV like you have how bright is the light? Does it reflect downward?
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Old 04-09-2014, 03:38 PM   #1695
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i installed my LED's about 1" below the metal rail on the side of the trailer. i attached my wires to the 12v source at the step light. i ran the wires through plastic wire molding up to the controller which i put in a weatherproof enclosure.
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Can you include a pic of how bright it is at night with the led mounted on the side of the trailer?
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Don't have a picture of how bright the lights are but if you have seen the rope light used it is just as bright or brighter.

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I have this strip of led in my rZr and they are very bright. I'm wondering if I stick them on the side of the trailer will it reflect downward where I need the light to shine. Here is a pic of the led strip in my Rzr Click image for larger version

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Old 04-09-2014, 07:45 PM   #1699
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Here is a pic of underneath my awning. I'm not sure if there is a spot available to stick the LED light stripAttachment 49498
Hard to tell from the picture but are you sure you don't have a spot under the awning? I would think how awnings attach would be pretty common. My area is maybe 1" wide. I put it close to the camper in case I wanted to add another strip of lights. You only need about 1/2" of space.

I think the LEDs cover about 120 degrees. So if you did put them on the side of the camper I would think you would just have an area down on the ground next to your camper that might not get as much light.

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Got mine installed!

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