Ambulance Camper/ Expedition Rig Conversion FAQ

Bikersmurf

Expedition Leader
If your seen lights use 2 pins 1/4” apart, the 5 w cob style G4 LEDs I bought through amazon still continue to put a big smile on my face. They are 100% even in light pattern without hot spots and approximately equivalent to a 40 w Halogen light in what they throw. The best part was they’re about $15/10... although one was a dud. I’ve got the listing posted earlier and in my build thread.

The G4 dimable bulbs I have in the overhead ‘operating lights’ inside occasionally come out of the sockets. I’m going to use medical locking ‘long nosed pliers’ (name will come to me later) as a heatsink on the two pins of each LED. Once the LED is protected from the heat from a soldering pencil, I’m going to ‘tin’ (apply a thin coat of solder) to each pin. The extra thickness (and softer solder) will give the sockets more to grab onto. I’ve also ordered two 12v Dimmers from Amazon to
 

patoz

Expedition Leader
"I’m going to use medical locking ‘long nosed pliers’ (name will come to me later)..."

They are called Kelly forceps or just Hemostats.


 
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