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Old 10-01-2014, 10:49 AM   #1
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Reverse lights - Looking for bright, small profile add-on lights

Back in 1999, most coaches were built without redundant rear lighting as they are today. I would like to add running/brake light redundancy, but have been unable to design a solution that does not look like an add-on. The existing configuration consists of three identical, independent fixtures aligned vertically. Red (running/brake) on top, amber (turn) in the middle, and white (reverse) on the bottom.

My thinking at this point is to order an additional pair of the red modules to replace the white reverse lights. Then find a new reverse pair to install in the rear fiberglass panel.

Comments, ideas or product suggestions would be welcome.

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Old 10-01-2014, 06:55 PM   #2
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Backup lighting

I had a DP that had built in backup lights and I really liked them. I got rid of it and bought a gas Allegro 3 years ago and I rigged a old fog lite I had in my shop to the small factory backup lite on the coach attached the fog light to the bumper which gave me a good ground and ran the power to the factory light. I already had the center brake light so now I can see the DW in the dark when backing up. Keep them shining

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Old 10-02-2014, 06:06 AM   #3
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I have only had my Moho a few months but on the way bringing her home we were driving for 14 hours and called ahead for a campsite reservation in Va. We pulled in at 8:30pm and was very dark. While backing I couldn't see anything. I have a bunch of toggle switches by the drivers window and remembered seeing something marked docking or something like that. I flipped it on and holy $hit I could see for a mile. I tried to hurry to park so I could shut them off. I was thinking I would be pi$$ing off everyone around me. I don't know who makes them but they are bright. All my tail lights are Bargman. Here is a pic. It's probably going to post upside down I haven't figured that one out yet. But if you click on it it may flip around.
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Old 10-02-2014, 07:03 PM   #4
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I had docking lights on my Monaco, so I added wire to the rear and mounted two flood lights under the bumper. It looked clean and gave additional lighting only when I wanted it.

You can see one of the lights in this photo:

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