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Ok, I got a motortrike 1500SE. The trailer is ready for wiring and lites. I wanna use leds, so is there any difference in wiring those as compared to incandecent bulbs? There are 5 wires coming from some dark recess under the seat, all routed down to the hitch area. Any links or advise would be great. Thanks, jimsjinx:action:
 

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The basics are the same for LEDs as incandescent lamps. You will have to use a 5 wire to 4 wire converter available at Walmart or any auto supply. Walmart price is $19.95. Lets you use the trailerbrake lights as turn signals. Thus only 4 wires. The converter will have instructions.
 

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Is there a "pig tail" already connected to those wires? If not this will still work, it was just take a little longer. The only thing I could advise, and this sounds quite juvenile and simple, would be to use a test light and track the way the wires are run. Using each turn signal, test that and wire up you coupler accordingly. LED's should wire up just the same as incandecent bulbs, the only difference is going to be the draw that they have.



Just a suggestion.
 

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Thanks everyone, I'll trace it out tonight. jimsjinx
 

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If you go with LED's for the running lights then use the 4 element led BA9 for small sockets or the wedge 4 element led. Theyre comparable to the incandescents as for brightness. I tried the single elements and they were much dimmer. So I upgraded.I just put an order in today for led's for my trailer. Just make sure if your swapping the bulbs to order the right base be it socket BA9 or Wedges.
 

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I hope your first choice in shopping is NOT walmart,if people keep shopping there that will be the ONLY place left and you think there high on stuff now,just wait.....
 

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Heck no, I also use the dollar store's on occasion, I keep hoping to see wing parts in there but no such luck so far :)
 
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