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Old 02 May 2013, 05:05   #1
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Okay I'm an idiot and chopped my light board with the outboard. Does anyone know where I can get a blank 6ft trailer board to save me buying a new item with all the bits?
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Old 02 May 2013, 05:19   #2
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possibly false ecomony? whole new board not that expensive and reckon it would be a right git to rewire one using existing parts, why not use a piece of marine ply paint it white, wiring would be exposed on back but at least it would be easier for future repairs.
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possibly false ecomony? whole new board not that expensive and reckon it would be a right git to rewire one using existing parts, why not use a piece of marine ply paint it white, wiring would be exposed on back but at least it would be easier for future repairs.
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Buy it, bring it home, check it all, fix what's wrong. They're all crap but there's no reasonable alternative
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Ok guys thanks for the advice. I may plump for an led unit so I can waterproof it.
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Ok guys thanks for the advice. I may plump for an led unit so I can waterproof it.
Just as a matter of interest, why?
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Ok guys thanks for the advice. I may plump for an led unit so I can waterproof it.
Depending on which car you're using, LEDs might not work, be careful
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Depending on which car you're using, LEDs might not work, be careful
Really? not heard this before......... so which cars wont it work with??
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Defenders for a start.
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Quite a few modern car indicator warning lights won't work with LED trailer lights unless you insert a resister between car and trailer wiring. LED draw such low amperage that the car doesn't recognise a trailer is connected.

What car do you tow with ?

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Depends on the Defender. My late TD5 Defender works fine with LED trailer lights.
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