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Old 06-18-2003, 03:07 PM   #21
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smell bird..how did u mount that neon behind ur front grill? ..i was wanting to do that but i couldnt fit a neon behind there..and close the hood. I was thinkin aobut buying 2 really small ones and puttin em back there to see if it works. What did u do?
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Old 06-18-2003, 04:29 PM   #22
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There'* those two bars that support the collision sensor(i think that'* what it is). I zip tied them to that, two 15 in. neons. The guy at the dealership didnt say anything about it, so there shouldnt be any issues there.
I'll get a pic of them... sometime.
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Old 06-18-2003, 07:19 PM   #23
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Thanks for all the clarification...now any advice on which to choose?

Oh, and on a side note, those neons are sweet. I thought all neons were ricey, but not that...mind if I copycat someday?
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Go ahead. Jim and I were talking about it last night. I havent seen under the hood of a new body style Bonnie so I'm not sure how it you would mount them.
As for bulbs, go to a store that carries them, ask someone who works there what they got(import stores are good for this) and if they like them. That'* what I did with my old ones. Naxos is good, get like a 80 watt low beam, those will be really bright but will burn hot so keep an eye on your headlamp assembly for any sign of melting. Don't waste money on high beams because you'll see very little improvement, all high beam bulbs I've seen always have a more white-yellow look.
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On the gel topic, yes you can get ANY color/shade of gel that you cold possibly imagine (well over 200 of them anyway) Yea, ill try a few different colors and let you know, but right now im thinking about #'* 66(cool blue, a tad greener blue) 60 (no color blue) and 360 (clearwater blue) both of the later being more a light solid blue(colors are really hard to describe, esp when there are so many shades of them) I might be able to scan them in even tho their colors might shift, it should be close and i will give you a link to the palette.
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and thene there'* 3206 which boosts 3200*K to 3800*K and 3204 which boosts 3200*K to 4100*K which is proly close to the headlights you/we have im thinking #3204 is looking like a winner ill hafta try it tonight and let you know with a sample from a gel book i have.
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Old 06-18-2003, 09:04 PM   #27
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Ummm, ok so I shall continue blabbering .
I have scanned 14 gels (13 blue and 1 red) that oyu can brows and pick your faves if you wish. They will loke different with light shining through them, but not to much. The last 3 on the bottom of that page are difusions/silks. They spread light out more and will make it (being whatever the light is shining at) appear darker but more evenly lit and the edged will be less defined. The rest are just regular gels. There is a chart behind each one showing light transmittance (if you wanna be technical about it all) and the Trans: xx% tells you how much light they allow through. I will warn you the zip file is 4.6 mb and if you want the straight .tif file it is 4.8 mb. Dont open either one in windows imaging because it cant handle 32million colors and it looks really screwed up, but any photo editing program should work. I might be able to make it smaller if any of you all have probs, but no garuntee the colors will stay on par. Hope i can be of some service.
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Ok... you guys are going color crazy


The guys at Tour Tech East (where I got the gel) gave me a mini book full of 200+ sample gels for nothing.

I'd suggest just finding your own local gel dealer and asking them for a sample book.
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Nah, just me What can i say, I have this obsesion with electrisity and lighting

<< Im thinking dome light + color wheel = ...........
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i was thinkin about #352 Glacier Blue thats on leefilters.com i was gonna call my "local" dealer today but i never got around to it.
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