Gaelicdog
We have a 199 and the under the bed storage light is basically useless. 

I ordered a truck bed lighting kit. 12 volt, all weather, there are 8 pads wired together. I tied into the original wiring and added a little nicer switch than came with it and the problem solved!!!

The kit was like $21 and had the switch. 
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retro195man
Great idea! Or should I say bright idea.

Did you use the current light for power? Or did you run a separate power line. 
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Gaelicdog
I tapped into the existing light's power line. This project is easier if you empty the area and just crawl in. It's tight but easier than leaning over the side and sticking your upper body through the back entrance! 

The project was a 98% percent success. The lights are BRIGHT!!!!!!!!! The only mistake I made was not allowing enough space from the top of the area in the front where I mounted my switch. I bored the hole for the switch and just nicked an internal 2X4. The rear hole is a little off center do to the 2X4. So instead of being able to use the nut to tighten the switch I had to glue the switch into place. There is no pressure on the switch so no one will ever know. 

The lights are are a string, 4 pads per string, 6 bright LED's per pad. I put one from each strand under the folding section of the bed, the other 3 pads were run along the upper, inside of the area under the bed from rear to the front. Each pad comes with an adhesive backing and 2 screws to secure them! Did I mention they are BRIGHT! 
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Mic Tod
No under-the-bed lighting on our 177 - would be nice to have some.  We did line the bottom (floor) of the space with 5/8" solid foam insulation and covered that with an indoor.outdoor carpet to keep things from sliding around so much during transit.  The insulation helped immensely with the 'cold-air' feeling that comes up thru the bottom of the bed on cold winter outings.  Very easy and inexpensive to install.  Home Depot has both.
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retro195man
Good ideas! 
Extra insulation under the bed and keep things in place. I added a vent to the inside of the trailer to that space. Ventilation is important. 
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mikes
Mic Tod wrote:
No under-the-bed lighting on our 177
Open the rear hatch and look up, inside. There's a fixture there on our 177SE.
Mike
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Mic Tod
Open the rear hatch and look up, inside.
Hmmmm.  Could I have missed it?  Don't think so.  Our model also does not have a AM-FM-CD player either.  Could be a difference in packaging equipment.
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