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Old 07-24-2020, 01:54 PM   #1
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Default 6v backup lights

Hello,
I was just wondering if there are any optional back up light kits for a model A with a 6v system. I know I could build one fairly easy by purchasing some standard 12 V clear lens lights and replacing the bulbs with six volt LED bulbs, but sometimes itís just easier to buy a kit and stick it on.

Has anyone put a set of back up lights on their model a?
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Old 07-24-2020, 03:01 PM   #2
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It would require a manually operated switch. A person would have to remember to turn them off before continuing forward.
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Old 07-24-2020, 09:56 PM   #3
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With a modern car when backing I'll turn the headlights off. The headlights over power the backup lights, if more lighting is needed I'll use the brake lights also. Backing down a1/4 mile muddy field road you need a lot of help.
In ww2 in London the cabs could only drive in the city with parking lights on! They soon found out they didn't need to drive with headlights.
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Old 07-25-2020, 09:25 AM   #4
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It takes your eyes approximately 10 minutes to totally adjust to darkness and be able to see at their optimum. Do not turn your headlights on as has been mentioned and do not look at bright lights such as even your dash light.

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