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#16 Bruce Dorsi OFFLINE  

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Posted September 20, 2016 - 05:04 PM

I see more and more big-rigs and trailers with LED taillights, but since the LED's don't generate much heat, what keeps the lights clean from snow & ice?



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Posted September 20, 2016 - 07:32 PM

I see more and more big-rigs and trailers with LED taillights, but since the LED's don't generate much heat, what keeps the lights clean from snow & ice?


Guess i never paid attention to that.

I would think they can stay above 32*, unless its frigid cold.

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Posted September 21, 2016 - 05:10 PM

I see more and more big-rigs and trailers with LED taillights, but since the LED's don't generate much heat, what keeps the lights clean from snow & ice?

The driver. They usually get coated a bit quicker.
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Posted September 21, 2016 - 07:14 PM

but since the LED's don't generate much heat, what keeps the lights clean from snow & ice?

 

Never thought about it but that's a good question. 



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Posted September 21, 2016 - 10:20 PM

Like I posted earlier,  the old lights were bright because I spray painted the inside of the case bright silver.  Did the same thing to my 1965 InnerTrashinal Scout.  Made the lights as bright as LED's but got tired of changing bulbs on this trailer.  Having no springs on Missouri roads is not a good combination for incandescent bulbs.


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Posted September 23, 2016 - 06:08 AM

I put LEDs on my boat trailer and utility trailer same as they use on semi trailers.  They are only about $6.  each at truck shop. Not concerned about snow sticking to them,,which it does!  Snow also sticks to the halogen head lights as the plastic lens does not warm up. 






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