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Old 12-03-2011, 04:48 PM
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Default Do you guys pull the wiring harness apart before backing your boat down?

Supposedly extends the bulbs lives.
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I do.
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Nope. Grease protects the bases and proper cases with no cracks don't let water in.

My next set (if I need any) will be LED's.
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Yup.
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No, I don't unplug. Not because I have LED's, I just don't.
I do turn my lights off but that does not keep the brakes lights off of course.

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Gerry mentioned the backup brake, he's right.


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LEDs are the deal...
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Nope. I have disk brakes. If I unpluged the connector the back up solenoid wouldn't release and I'de be chewing tires and brakes up.
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Not anymore, I switched to all LED's about 8 months ago and love them. Wired everything up to a front "Bus Bar" type mount with each light having it's own dedicated ground wire, it's a beautiful thang!!!!

I still turn them off though..........not sure why, other than it makes me feel good!!!
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I do, if I remember to plug it in to start. I only live a mile from the ramp and no one around here cares if you have signal lights during day time.
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nope and haven't had an issues with it
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Originally Posted by GerryRM3 View Post
Nope. I have disk brakes. If I unpluged the connector the back up solenoid wouldn't release and I'de be chewing tires and brakes up.
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LED's are your friend, I got tired of messing with lights all year long so this is the first thing I switch after making a purchase.
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I always have although my current lights may be sealed well enough that I don't need to. I still do it out of habit.


I have occasionally paid with blown bulbs when I didn't in the past - but that was many trailers ago.
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...never plug it in, ramp is 3 doors down
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The guy that sold me my trailer said my lights are completely water proof,they will never fail. So I dont see the need in unpluggin
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Originally Posted by GerryRM3 View Post
Nope. I have disk brakes. If I unpluged the connector the back up solenoid wouldn't release and I'de be chewing tires and brakes up.

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Un Plug Every Time ...

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