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Fishstix2



Joined: 29 Aug 2019
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City/Region: Cape Coral
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C-Dory Model: 255 Tomcat
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:26 pm    Post subject: Nav lights Reply with quote

Whew! Rewiring nav lights converting to LED. Fun times. Actually one of the easier projects I’ve tackled on new to us Pyra”C”.
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ssobol



Joined: 27 Oct 2012
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City/Region: Leesburg
State or Province: VA
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Nav lights Reply with quote

Fishstix2 wrote:
Whew! Rewiring nav lights converting to LED. Fun times. Actually one of the easier projects I’ve tackled on new to us Pyra”C”.


Why was there rewiring involved? I just changed the incandescent bulbs out for LED replacements. Form and fit were the same.
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Fishstix2



Joined: 29 Aug 2019
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City/Region: Cape Coral
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C-Dory Year: 2006
C-Dory Model: 255 Tomcat
Vessel Name: PiraC
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:57 pm    Post subject: Nav lights Reply with quote

Housing was not working. Tried cleaning all but still nothing. So just spliced into wiring with Led bulb with leads and put housing shell over.
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thataway



Joined: 02 Nov 2003
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What candle power are the LED's you put into the navigation lights?
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