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178 Series Piranha® LED Clearance/Side Marker Light

Peterson Lighting Piranha® LED Clearance/Side Marker Light

The Peterson Lighting Piranha® LED clearance/side marker light offers improved trucking safety as it alerts other road users of your vehicle’s location, position, and dimension in poor visibility situations. It is also a perfect way to add a unique style to your rig while keeping it safe on the road.

Features & Benefits

  • A 4-diode LED light that works as a side marker or a clearance light
  • With hardwired design to prevent lamp-plug features and resist corrosion
  • Easily mounts on 4" centers
  • A great retrofit choice as it has an eye-catching Class 8 look
  • Product’s operating range is 9 to 32 volts
  • Designed to meet Federal requirements for clearance/side marker lights up to 20 degree tilt-back
  • Manufactured to meet the highest quality and safety standards

Product Description


Features & Benefits

  • 4 diodes.
  • Available in retail-friendly Viz Pack.
  • Hardwired design.
  • Multivolt version available.
  • Clear lens with colored light.
  • Meets DOT requirements for clearance/side marker lights up to 20 degree tilt-back.
  • 9-16 volt operating range, 9-32 volts for "-MV" and "-MVC" units.
  • Hardwired design available with stripped leads, or with two .180 bullets (-BT2).
  • Optional chrome bezel available. See Peterson Master Catalog page 182 for dimensions.
  • Available with red or amber diodes behind stylish clear lens.
  • New hardwired design eliminates the need for plug.
  • Mounts on 4" centers.
  • Eye-catching Class 8 look makes it a great retrofit choice.
  • Kits include light and decorative chrome bezel.

178-10: chrome bezel (poly pack - std qty 12)

Product Attributes

Bulb Technology LED
Bulb/diode Count 4
California Proposition 65 Required Y
Container Type bulk pack
Family PM
Height 1.5 in
Integral Reflex N
Length 4.75 in
Lens Color amber
Light Color amber
Marine Use Y
Maximum Voltage 16 Volts
Minimum Voltage 9 Volts
Mounting Centers 4 IN
Mounting Type surface
Multi-volt N
Pc Rated N
Regulatory Compliance DOT
Shape oval
Termination stripped wire
Voltage 12 Volts
Width 0.68 in

Additional Information

Country of Origin (Primary) TW
Harmonized Tariff Code (Schedule B) 8512202000
UPC 00044464973135
VMRS Code 034004253


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Peterson Lighting® is a family-owned company that produces and distributes vehicle safety lighting systems mirrors, and other related safety products and accessories. It has been in the business for 75 years, and currently, it offers over 2,200 products designed for various applications, including tilt-bed and cargo vehicles and light- and medium-duty trailers. Peterson Lighting believes that full commitment to quality is its responsibility as a market leader. All its components are designed and manufactured only in its ISO 9001/QS-9000-certified facility in Grandview, MO. This facility is handled by knowledgeable and highly skilled specialists, who are as dedicated and passionate as the company when it comes to quality.


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