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Old 11-25-2004, 02:39 PM   #21
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That'* badass man! Not to mention your flawless taillights.


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Old 11-25-2004, 03:40 PM   #22
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DOOD !!!!
Very nice.. next time I am in Hamilton and I see a black bonnie blinding me with their 3rd brake light I know it'* you


Thats a good thing.. nicely done... hee hee.. so.. err.. the 2 bonnie with custom tails are from Ontario??? WOO HOO !!!!
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looks amazing nice work!
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Lookin' sharp there. Was the wiring proccess hard? Did you end up using all 50 of the LEDs?
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Lookin' sharp there. Was the wiring proccess hard? Did you end up using all 50 of the LEDs?
Read up, bud. He used 13.


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Lookin' sharp there. Was the wiring proccess hard? Did you end up using all 50 of the LEDs?
Read up, bud. He used 13.


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Sweetness! I love elctrical mods
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Hey thanks for the comments im pretty happy with how it turned out. The wiring wasnt hard at all, ive posted the schematic up on my site. for the jumpers all i did was bend over the legs of the LEDS b/c I didnt want to make a mess with jumpers. Took me about 2 gours to make the board and faceplate, and baout 45min to solder the LEDs in. Theyre not as bright as the LEDs that you see on other cars but it definately is different.
If I find some brighter LEDs I might build another one. Next im planning to put LEDs in the red side marker lights on the side of the rear bumper.
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I wonder if you could put in a full set of LED'*, and with the weird plastic on the real taillights, and make it 5000x brighter, and really make sure nobody hits you . And, put in some super bright LED'* for the back-up lights, so you can see where you are going in the dark. And, clear the bottom reflectors on the rear bumper cover, then have some super bright LED'* there too, to again help with seeing at night when backing up. I guess.. a lot of ideas with not much to back it up, however they would be some badass mods. Not to mention you could keep it stock looking, if you keep the stock plastic. Or, clear it out and make it look aftermarket .


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THat looks sweet. I want to do something similar too! I also want to make my regular tail-lights all LED (by using probably 20 or more super bright 5k-10k mcd) by drilling them in. The only problem i have found is that if you were to get pulled over, the modified LED tail lights are no longer DOT certified for us Americans. And that can cause some serious fines if you get a stickler. Dang government

Im sure the third brakelight and sidemarker lights would be no big deal, but the tails they may have a problem with. How hard is it to get a setup certified by the DOT? Anyone have an idea?
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