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Old 08-25-2016, 09:22 PM   #1
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We have a 2009 1709T and would like to switch to LED lighting. So many people have recommended doing this but we're wondering if we have to replace the whole fixture or just the bulbs. Does anyone know? And where would we get the parts?

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We have a 2009 1709T and would like to switch to LED lighting. So many people have recommended doing this but we're wondering if we have to replace the whole fixture or just the bulbs. Does anyone know? And where would we get the parts?

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I replaced the bulbs only, ordering from M4 Retrofit LED Lights, which seemed to have some of the best pricing. M4 Products
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X 2! I agree with Garry. I got all my led's from M4. I went with the bright white. I replaced all the interior bulbs and the exterior bulbs.

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Thank you both so much. We will be ordering.
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OH...Garry, did you change out just the porch light outside - or the brake lights, parking lights and everything exterior? I can see changing out the porch light but not sure what advantage "all of the exterior lights" would give us.
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OH...Garry, did you change out just the porch light outside - or the brake lights, parking lights and everything exterior? I can see changing out the porch light but not sure what advantage "all of the exterior lights" would give us.
I don't see the advantage of changing the running lights either, but I DID change my brake/turn signal/tail lights as well as the license plate light to LEDs on my trailer.

The LED brake lights are brighter and faster acting than the OEM incandescent lights. I wanted that little bit of extra signal to vehicles following me.

AND, the porch light and all interior lights are LEDs to reduce drain on the battery.

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Thank you, Jack. We'll probably do the interior to begin with, and then do the exterior.
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OH...Garry, did you change out just the porch light outside - or the brake lights, parking lights and everything exterior? I can see changing out the porch light but not sure what advantage "all of the exterior lights" would give us.
On the outside I only changed the porch light.
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I replaced my light bulbs interior and porch light with LED bulds
I used 5050107 (type this number into Amazon.com)
What drew me to this bulb is;
Lumins (brightness) 330
Kelvins (color) 3200 warm white not blue
They are about $20 per bulb but worth it
I wanted the brightest bulb possible
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I did the same bulbs as Les. They fit right into the existing fixtures and make a significant difference in the battery draw! Did most of the interior lights and porch light only.
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