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Old 04-26-2004, 12:03 PM   #1
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Hey all,

I'm seriously thinking about red underbody LED.
Any underbody color is illegal in my province, so I might as well go red. I don't plan to use it while moving, just in parking lots and stuff.

I was wondering how/where everyone has installed their on/off switch for the underbody lights? Maybe if some ppl would be kind enough to post pix.

Also, anyone got any ideas for a remote on/off switch for it?
I'm wondering if my CompuStar or Viper 2way could be programmed to turn them ON/OFF.

I'm probably getting two kits... one for each car.
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i was thinking of putting my switch by the headlight switch in my bonnie
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PDad where did you mount your switch?
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what is the difference between the LEDs and the neon underbody kits and which one would be brighter?
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LEDs would be brighter definitely
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Hey all,

I'm seriously thinking about red underbody LED.
Any underbody color is illegal in my province, so I might as well go red. I don't plan to use it while moving, just in parking lots and stuff.

I was wondering how/where everyone has installed their on/off switch for the underbody lights? Maybe if some ppl would be kind enough to post pix.

Also, anyone got any ideas for a remote on/off switch for it?
I'm wondering if my CompuStar or Viper 2way could be programmed to turn them ON/OFF.

I'm probably getting two kits... one for each car.
merlin.. go w/ reg neon.... the LED kits look bad while the actul bulbs have to be showin a bit to get the directd light off them.... and YES your viper can be programmed it just takes an AUX channel w/ a relay to do it.. im gonn ahve my installer of my alarm do it for me.. and the compustar SHOULD be able to... otherwise just get one of them foglight kits w/ the remote... and use that :edit: also your regular neon is gonna be less expensive... i had the PG kit cost me almost $300 and you can get SG kits for around 140 if you buy online.. also its almost $80 to replace broken LED tubes.. and i think the long Streetglow tube is like $40 or so....

as for pics.......
Plasmaglow Kit on a Blue setting...




Streetglow Gold Series Blue underbody

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SG gold series RED




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FireDevil...

Thanks for all the info....
The guys at the local car audio shops are all pushing LED instead of Neon.
They say they are brighter, last longer, lower power, and better warranty.

I like the comparison photos you provided... it looks like the neon is actually brighter.

If I had neon or LED installed, I definately would not want the tubes showing.
And good to know about the remote control.... although I might have to wait.. my 91 might have a bad "harmonic balancer..." going to need to find out how much THAT repair is... :P
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