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Old 01-03-2011, 12:35 PM   #1
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So I had the switch from aftermarket fog lights in my car and I put stock fog lights back in because the aftermarket kept blowing fuses.
So I bought some cheap 12v resistor wired led lights and put them in to hook up to the switch. I connected them to the harness that connects to the radio because I can pull it out and work on it rather simply.
Looks ok from the seat although if you go underneath the dash and look you might get sick at all the amatuer soldering i did and the way wires are stuffed but anyways
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Old 01-03-2011, 12:48 PM   #2
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Looks interesting. I prefer the LEDs to be out of site myself. How does it light up the interior?
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I havent seen it in the dark yet, (kept blowing the radio fuse last night) but imsure it will give it a nice glow. this is just a test project, I plan to put more in eventually and create a harness that runs to either the ignition or staright to the battery that will act as courtesy lights seeing as mine stay on constantly if the fuse is in.
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I used leds to light up the floorboards before, but then took them down cause I never kept the carpet clean. LOL
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They glow pretty bright but they arent anymore distracting than the radio is.
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My aeroforce scan gauge has some LED'* that are red and within sight, and whenever they come on if I'm over a certain KR level it is SOO bright, i couldn't imagine having them constantly on in sight. Maybe you have dimmer LED'*? Anyway in the pics it looks good.
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they are rated at 830 somethings, whatever the brightness rating is and they help block the bright *** blue of the radio which can light up the whole interior at night, gets annoying when everything else is red.
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nice work bo...ever get that tire iron off your steering rack lol
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No but I hear it knock a small bit if i turn my wheel all the way left or right, not concerning me much. I put a second switch in for new LED'* and soon a third for foot well lights for the front and back. Doesn't light up too much so maybe just throw red nail polish on and make it pontiac mood lighting.
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YOur gonna be pissed if u get a flat and cant use it lmao
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