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Can I Retrofit

Postby need4speed » Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:29 am

I have a cattle-class custom with only 1 poxy little 12v6w bulb lighting the whole front cab. Would wiring etc already be in place for me to retro-fit this?
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Re: Can I Retrofit

Postby need4speed » Tue Nov 23, 2021 4:23 pm

Meant to add. I really need extra light in cab as I’m a courier and at this time of year I’m struggling to see with the 1 miserable light at rear of cab ceiling..
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Re: Can I Retrofit

Postby need4speed » Wed Nov 24, 2021 6:44 pm

Anyone?
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Re: Can I Retrofit

Postby Altransit » Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:11 pm

Do you not have two front cab lights in the Custom?

I fitted (soldered) some small LED panels in to my Mk7 cab lights, because LED bulbs that fit the holders, are the wrong polarity for these interior lights.
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Re: Can I Retrofit

Postby need4speed » Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:35 pm

I think the higher spec models have 2. 1 at rear of ceiling just in front of bulkhead and another that’s combined with a storage bin at front of ceiling next to mirror. Just like I pictured.

However my cattle class spec van only has the 1 at rear of ceiling. 1 poxy 12v6w bulb for whole of cab. It’s dire mate.

If it’s possible for me to retrofit that storage bin/light I can add an led bulb to both lights and hopefully that will be adequate..
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Re: Can I Retrofit

Postby M3Stig » Fri Nov 26, 2021 7:32 pm

if it was me i would just get a 12v LED light bar double side it to the plastic of roof lining and then hard wire it into the bulb housing
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