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Here’s a link to the lights from Amazon:

Auxbeam 4" LED Pods 18W Flood LED Light Bar 1800lm Driving Light Off Road Lights for SUV ATV UTV Trucks Pickup Boat (Pack of 2) Amazon.com


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I've got the same light on Mine. Just used one for now. It's not bad, only used the blower once so far this winter.
 

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So after perusing this topic I’ve come to realize that I’m better off just wearing a hi power led headlamp. With 1500 plus posts on this topic I’ve come to realize i don’t want to expend so much effort for something I’m going to use 3 times a season (and probably snap off the lights when i put it back in storage )
 

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i ordered some stuff..but I have been wrestling with the understanding of my outdoor lighting. I know a MR16 led bulb works on 12VAC. produces 520 lumens....6.8 watts.

talking this through with my brother.....and He is going to try this. and it probably will work. https://www.amazon.com/GLW-Waterpro...ts&qid=1641258346&sr=8-5&th=1#customerReviews

can run 2...and its plenty of light. no rectifier...no complications.
 

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LED lights successfully installed on Troy Bilt 5024 Snowblower!

I finally got it working! I ditched the harness and red wire coming off the stator that is supposed to be DC and instead went with the yellow AC wire and a bridge rectifier that everyone else on this forum appears to have used.

My final parts list was:
  • (1) 5 amp inline fuse - 16 gauge
  • (1) full wave bridge rectifier
  • (2) 2200 uF 50 V capacitors
  • (1) SPST toggle switch
  • (2) 18W Cree LED lights
  • 16 gauge primary wire (red and black)
  • Electrical connectors and heat shrink tubing

Below is my final wiring diagram I followed. I might add another fuse between the bridge rectifier and LED's in the future.



And the finished product...






Special thanks to @JerryR and @MnP40C for their help and guidance!

-Mike
Hi there,
I used the same schematic you posted, but I can't understand what the ground wire going to the - side of the switch is for. I have an arrow pointing to it in the attachment.
Without it, the system works. Although I am getting a great deal of flicker at low idle.

Regards,
Al
 

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Ground path for an illuminated switch LED?
I don't think that would be needed for an illuminated switch. It's the wire I show with an arrow pointing to it. Otherwise, it's working fine without it. Although I am getting flicker though even with the 2 Caps inline. I'll bet my Stator is just not putting out enough voltage.
 

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I've read all 1500 posts, some great information and helpful members. I saw this on my local FB Marketplace, looks like Craftsman had the housing lightbar idea a long time ago. Not sure of the age of the blower. I would pick it up just for the lightbar and put LEDs in it. They only want $50.
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I've read all 1500 posts, some great information and helpful members. I saw this on my local FB Marketplace, looks like Craftsman had the housing lightbar idea a long time ago. Not sure of the age of the blower. I would pick it up just for the lightbar and put LEDs in it. They only want $50.
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Do it ! Neat machine needs love.
 

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Looking at the pictures in the ad, it looks like it has a second smaller auger at the top of the housing, hence the "Driftbreaker" label. If I didn't already have five snowblowers in my garage, I would probably pick this one up just for the novelty.
 

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I used a 50 amp 1000 volt bridge rectifier, here is a link to it.
KBPC5010 Bridge Rectifier | Alltronics
The link to the Alltronics website appears to be abandoned at least for that rectifier. However, a Goggle Search found it on Amazon: Amazon.com So, it sounds like a case of buy it, then plug'n'play ? What LED wattage would you recommend.....I'm thinking two lights. Thank you in advance. [Email deleted per forum protocol. Y.R.]
 

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I don't think that would be needed for an illuminated switch. It's the wire I show with an arrow pointing to it. Otherwise, it's working fine without it. Although I am getting flicker though even with the 2 Caps inline. I'll bet my Stator is just not putting out enough voltage.
Following this diagram, is there a way I could use a On/Off/On Toggle, to use my existing snow blower light, off, or new lights?
 
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