Adding Ditch Lights

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I'm planning to add ditch lights to my P2K SD60's and I have someone thats going to do it for me, but I need to know where I can find the housing for them. What I can tell from pictures is that the ditchlights are above the pilot and not below. Thanks in Advance! :D
 

jbaakko

Diesel Detail Freak
Well, there's plenty, I'd use the Details West ones, their part number DL-228 is a pilot top mount, EMD style. They're a little too think, but this is done so you can make them lighted.
 

jbaakko

Diesel Detail Freak
There's a true UP fan, point out the low ditch light units. David, I seem to remember you saying you had Oakways?
 

JeffShultz

Stay off the tracks!
Eventually I will need to add them to my locomotives (Atlas, why couldn't you have set them up on the MP15DC?)... and they're going underneath:



Practically no housing there, the only question is what size of LED do I use?
 

JeffShultz

Stay off the tracks!
Hmmm. Yes, that would do it. Reminds me though, I also need to add anti-climbers. I see Cannon & Co. has the part for that.

This is going to be quite the project, I can tell.
 

TrainsinHO

New Member
Hello, I am new to the club, I am interested in putting ditch lights in my 2 Atlas Conrail Sd-35's, they have QSI sound, It looks like they where above the pilot. How would I need to wire these in? Thank you :)
 

jbaakko

Diesel Detail Freak

NZRMac

In Training Down Under.
thank you, is it hard to make them Alternate?

Yup!! With QSI it is, there is no output on the decoder to run them. I have two SD40-2's with QSI, I have fitted one with a second decoder to run the motor and head and ditch lights. A bit os a squeeze but the Lenz silver series decoder fits on top of the QSI. Programmed to the same address I get the horn and the ditch lights flash at same time.

Ken.
 




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