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Old 26 January 2016, 14:45   #1
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LED Trailer lights

Undoubtedly the answer(s) are already on here but searched and not finding what I'm looking for and in any event things may have moved on since last discussed so ........

Want to fit LED lights to my trailer, have checked car with LED light board all seems to work fine, have a simple design in mind to mount etc but struggling to find ideal light units

What I'm looking for is good quality unit which does indication, lights, stop light with fog light left side and number plate illumination right side (making an assumption here that fog light left side is enough to keep the rozzers happy!?) can find ones that have fog lights and others that have number plate lights but nothing that will do either or? Alternatively are rear lights enough on there own to illuminate number plate to satisfaction of the rozzers?? (Planning on mounting number plate directly below light unit) also what should I use for junction boxes? Screw fix/eBay do cheap and cheerful IP67 rated units but are they up to the job??

Any advise regarding LED lighting gratefully received as know very little about them ....
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Old 26 January 2016, 15:16   #2
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These guys do a nice solution...

compact three function lights and then a separate number plate frame with light that plugs in the the back of one of the 3 function lights.

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Old 26 January 2016, 15:37   #3
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Undoubtedly the answer(s) are already on here but searched and not finding what I'm looking for and in any event things may have moved on since last discussed so ........

Want to fit LED lights to my trailer, have checked car with LED light board all seems to work fine, have a simple design in mind to mount etc but struggling to find ideal light units

What I'm looking for is good quality unit which does indication, lights, stop light with fog light left side and number plate illumination right side (making an assumption here that fog light left side is enough to keep the rozzers happy!?) can find ones that have fog lights and others that have number plate lights but nothing that will do either or? Alternatively are rear lights enough on there own to illuminate number plate to satisfaction of the rozzers?? (Planning on mounting number plate directly below light unit) also what should I use for junction boxes? Screw fix/eBay do cheap and cheerful IP67 rated units but are they up to the job??

Any advise regarding LED lighting gratefully received as know very little about them ....

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Old 26 January 2016, 15:40   #4
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Thanks for the info to date guys 👍

Like the principle Chris would be ideal if it had fog light?

Tony T you don't appear to have number plate light? Are rear lights sufficient to illuminate number plate if mounted directly underneath?

Are the reflective triangles a legal requirement??
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Yet more LED trailer lights.

I built these from parts from all over the place.

Note in the rear view images I hadn't actually fully connected them to the trailer electrics yet.

They've done two seasons now permanently attached to the trailer and are still going strong.

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Old 26 January 2016, 16:56   #8
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Boat trailers require:
Trailers must have two red sidelights, two red stop lights, a number plate light, two triangular red reflectors and amber indicators (which flash between 60 and 120 times per minute) at the rear. Trailers over 1.3m wide must also have one fog lamp, mounted either in the centre of the vehicle or to the right of centre.
Have a read through this link, note that boat trailers don't require side markers or front lights/reflective marker:
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Thanks for the info to date guys 👍

Like the principle Chris would be ideal if it had fog light?

Tony T you don't appear to have number plate light? Are rear lights sufficient to illuminate number plate if mounted directly underneath?

Are the reflective triangles a legal requirement??

There is a number plate light on both sets that shine down
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Old 27 January 2016, 04:27   #10
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Brilliant - I am looking to replace my lights and thought I would pop on here for lighting options - Nasher's look like the way to go, anything you would change if you wanted to do this again?
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