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11 Mar 2015 @ 14:26:25 pm
Chuck
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Hello All
Please can someone advise where i can buy taillights for my 1992 Sprite Super Sport
The inside contacts are completely corroded and the globes don't make proper contact, i have tried cleaning them with fine sandpaper but the contacts just break off

Current tail lights are
L = 25cm
H = 9cm

alternatively any suggestions would be appreciated
Regards
Mark

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11 Mar 2015 @ 14:42:09 pm
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Hi Chuck,

 

Jy behoort dit by Campworld te kry, ek het sulkes vir my Caravette by Pretoria woonwaens gekry so rukkie terug.

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11 Mar 2015 @ 14:48:54 pm
WilSur
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Hoekom vervang jy nie net die binneste met LED's nie ?

Iets soos die ?

Hierdié het meer liggies, klik net op die skakel

Interior White Smd Globe

 

Oppad na die volgende kamp.
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11 Mar 2015 @ 15:01:56 pm
Chuck
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Hi Guys
Thank you for the feed back

Wilsur please can you advise where i can buy the 4 LED, the ones in the first picture above

is it also auto style

Thanks

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11 Mar 2015 @ 15:15:46 pm
WilSur
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Ek het dit by LED Sales gekoop.  Die prys op daai foto is nie wat ek betaal het nie want dit was 'n oorsee een, Eric het vir my gekry teen R30 stuk.

Eric Cusick
083 - 4444 292
www.ledsales.co.za

Oppad na die volgende kamp.
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11 Mar 2015 @ 15:27:07 pm
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Welcome to the forum Chuck  it looks like orderly lights take the sample to a motorspare place they will order it  four you

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11 Mar 2015 @ 20:02:21 pm
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Chuck welkom en geniet
Haak daai wa kamp bly koning
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12 Mar 2015 @ 06:29:57 am
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Welkom Chuck. Ek dink Willem se idee om die LED's in te sit gaan jou baie help. Ek weet nie waarmee sleep jy nie. As dit 'n nuwe moderne voertuig is moet jy die voertuig handleiding maar deur gaan of met die handelaar gesels. Party van die voertuie registreer nie die LED's van n sleepwa of karavaan nie en dan werk die ligte nie reg nie.

Dit is glo omdat die weerstand van die LED's so laag is. Daar is iets wat jy kan doen om dit regte stel. 

Ek glo die manne wat die probleem gehad het al sal jou kan help

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13 Mar 2015 @ 09:19:14 am
AndrewPhilip (sadly leaving SA)
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I have those and have been playing around with replacing them as well. I would like to put in an LED unit, but the lights are part of a moulded unit, the same as in the picture. Struggling to find that size as an LED unit. Plenty of units around, but all the wrong shape, which will leave an ugly gap.

Chuck, you can get those replacements from the caravan dealerships, but rather get some more modern technology, since the old ones are badly designed.

Having said that, Wilsur's idea would work. As I understand it, the casing would remain, but the bulb set-up would change.

Wilsur, how would those be wired in?? Just splice into the existing wires?

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13 Mar 2015 @ 10:20:04 am
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Hi Chuck, welcome to the forum. A few years ago I had a 1982 Sprite Musketeer that had the same tail light housing units as yours except they were black. Back then I purchased new housings which were black and tail light lenses from Delta as the old Isuzi bakkie had the same tail lights. The tail light lenses differed slightly as the one block was clear for the reverse light on the bakkie. Not sure if you would still be able to obtain theses units from Delta if you want to keep the standard light layout on the caravan.
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13 Mar 2015 @ 10:35:08 am
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Chuck, I will have a look this weekend if I still have the old housings at home and what condition they are in. From what I remember is that I changed them because the black surround on the outside was a bit brittle from the sun. I will advise on Monday if I still have them and if so you are welcome to have them.
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13 Mar 2015 @ 10:43:00 am
Chuck
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Hi RD,
thank you i would really appreciate it
so many options when it comes to the LED i am not sure which way to turn
generally the 4 LED pad is only 0.95 watts and i don't think this would be bright enough
you do get a spot LED which is 3 watts and this might be ok i am trying my best to keep the original housing and only change the inside thus not having big gaps on the sides.
happy hunting and hoping you find them
once again thanks to all for all the suggestions

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13 Mar 2015 @ 10:47:20 am
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Remember that LED's are much more efficient than normal filiment bulbs, 0.9w LED's might give you the same or more Lumens than a 21w bulb. You need to compare the light output (Lumens), not the watage. 

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13 Mar 2015 @ 12:46:43 pm
WilSur
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Andrew

Yes, Just splice into the existing wires.

Oppad na die volgende kamp.
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13 Mar 2015 @ 21:57:57 pm
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Chuck, bad news! I can only find one housing (black) and the contacts are in a good condition. You are still welcome to have it if you so wish. Maybe somebody else can help with a housing. Anybody??
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15 Mar 2015 @ 09:48:07 am
Chuck
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Hi RD that's great news thank you the one would definitely help can you send me your address to arrange collection 0713122917 thanks Mark
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15 Mar 2015 @ 11:02:50 am
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Hi Mark, tried to phone you, no answer. Will try again later.
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16 Mar 2015 @ 13:27:35 pm
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Those lights where made by Hella and sold at all motor spares places

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18 Mar 2015 @ 12:50:16 pm
Chuck
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Hello All

Thank you all for the suggestions and comments, i can now say that the tail light is fixed and 100% working, Thank you RD for the parts
Ready for the Easter weekend
Have a great day all
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18 Mar 2015 @ 13:13:18 pm
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Hi Mark. It is a pleasure. I am just glad that you came right without any further headaches. Where are you camping the Easter weekend?
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18 Mar 2015 @ 13:37:52 pm
Chuck
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Hi RD
we going to Temple,

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