Installing B bargman Tail Lights
Bargman Tail Lights is a great addition to any vehicle. It adds that something special to an otherwise ordinary-looking vehicle, and they come in many different styles to fit the tastes of anyone who might need them. No matter what your vehicle’s look, there is likely a tail light style that will suit you perfectly.
The first style is the L-shaped LED Conversion. These are the easiest to install and use because there is no trimming involved. The old style was a straight piece with a rectangular housing, which made it hard to install because the headlight would stick out and get in the way if it wasn’t cut precisely to fit. With the new style, the lens sits flush against the top, and the housing is trimmed to fit flush with the top, resulting in a much easier installation. The bulbs used are rated for just this type of application, so make sure you know what your car is designed to use before making a purchase.
The second style is the LED Conversion. These lights use a very small amount of LED’s, as opposed to the original incandescent bulbs that were used. Because the LED’s are so small, they produce much less heat, which results in far more efficient operation. To operate these lights, you simply install the backing plate, make sure it adheres to the undercarriage, and you’re done.
The third style is the threaded LED Conversion. These also use a very small amount of LED’s but use a threaded end to attach the backing plate to the undercarriage. These lights also use a threaded lens to attach, but only the backing plate fits into a specific size hole. Once the lens fits, it is screwed on to the undercarriage, then the cap is added. This ensures the lens doesn’t leak out onto the road, eliminating corrosion issues that often occur with an open-end design.
The final style is the plastic-tube style. This is similar to the LED, but uses a thin plastic tube that allows the light to be seen from all angles. These are typically sold as a kit, so it is a good idea to read the instructions carefully before installing. The benefit of these types of lights is that you can remove the backing and inspect the actual tubes for signs of wear or damage, but since they are so cheap, most don’t bother.
Installing any of these B bargman tail lights involves removing the old rear end mounting clips, then removing the underhood trim. Next, you’ll need to remove the two screws that secure the underhood trim. Once that is done, you can access the mounting clip. At this point, if you are using a led conversion, you need to remove the rear side clips to gain access to the bulb socket. If not, simply remove the whole rear clip, and attach the bulb to its socket on the mounting board.
Next, you’ll need to replace your original bulb with the new one. Place the bulb over the mounting clip and screw the whole thing back in place. Make sure that you place the lens onto the camper. Use a long screwdriver to screw the bulb in, and use the other long screwdriver to screw the mounting clips back into place. Replace the underhood trim and reconnect the ground leads, and you have your newly installed B bargman tail light!
You may need to purchase some additional wiring if your original incandescent bulb is no longer available. There are a few different types of lead batteries, and you should be able to find exactly what you need at your local electronics store. Be careful when working with wires and cord connections, as they can be quite fragile and lead to damage if you aren’t careful. Overall, after replacing the bulb and connecting the cord, you should be able to install your LEDs easily!