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Old 05-04-2015, 12:32 PM
rydog rydog is offline
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Replacing Tower Light Bar Bulbs with LEDs

This light bar, with 4 lights, was already attached to my boat when I bought it. The lights are not very good at all and drain the battery very quickly. I am wondering if anyone recognizes the light bar and if anyone has swapped the bulbs out for LESs? I like the housing and do not need a lot of light so I would rather not buy a full light bar. Let me know what you guys think. Also the plastic fronts say "Catz"
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Old 05-13-2015, 02:51 PM
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Bump.

I've got pretty much the same light bar on mine with the same issues. Curious about just replacing the bulbs with LEDs, anyone else have experience with this?

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Old 05-13-2015, 04:26 PM
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is the bulb one big sealed unit or is there a smaller bulb inside of that? if the later is the case, ebay the bulb number and i would imagine you would have some luck
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Old 05-15-2015, 01:27 PM
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@Rydog - i took mine out and they were an H3 style bulb, I'm in the process of ordering the LED replacements. They are a little longer so i'm not sure if they'll fit exactly and wont know about the brightness until i get them but here they are:

https://www.superbrightleds.com/more...ing-light/152/

I'll keep you posted.
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Old 05-15-2015, 09:41 PM
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@Rydog - i took mine out and they were an H3 style bulb, I'm in the process of ordering the LED replacements. They are a little longer so i'm not sure if they'll fit exactly and wont know about the brightness until i get them but here they are:

https://www.superbrightleds.com/more...ing-light/152/

I'll keep you posted.
When do you think you will have them installed?
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Old 05-18-2015, 09:17 AM
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Tracking info has them arriving Tuesday (May 19) and will get to is as soon as I can after that. Will definitely attempt before the weekend.
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Old 05-20-2015, 10:47 AM
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@rydog got them installed last night. The tower LEDs didn't fit perfectly as they were a little but longer than the originals, but they worked nonetheless. I also replaced the courtesy lights with blue LEDs. Excuse the visuals, it was taken under a street light so unfortunately you don't get the full effect but they ended up looking really good in my opinion.

I installed the blues (obviously) but I also ordered the white LEDs as I've got a sinking feeling the blue ones may eventually spark a conversation with the water cops.
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Old 05-21-2015, 12:32 PM
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Wow looks really good, guess I will be getting some of these. Was it difficult to get them to fit?
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Old 05-27-2015, 10:16 PM
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Not at all, just have to tilt them sideways a little. The bulbs are 360 degrees so it doesn't affect the output. Here's a pic of them in action, they really lit up the wake...
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