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Old 05-16-2005, 10:18 PM   #1
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I have a 92 bonneville se and i was cleanin up some rust on the hood today and i decided i want to light up the red pontiac triangle logo on the front of the car. I took off the entire badge, then popped just the triangle away from the base. The red paint already on it is not transparent, so i sanded the paint away and sanded the badge flat.
What im wondering is what would be the best way to light this thing up. Right now it is clear but i would like it to be red in the daytime then at night i can hit a switch and have it light up red. I tried sticking the tape that you cover a broken tailight with on there and it looked alright but i was hoping for something better. Also how should i light it up?
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Since you want light only in one area I'd probably aim toward really small bulbs or ....LED'*.
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definatey leds are the way to go. you can use red window tint also for making it red.
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Or maybe Harofreak still has some of the gauge cluster red that he took off
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Autozone and kragen sells little red lights with a switch and everything
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It'* kinda funny. When I mentioned doing this a couple of years ago, I was told "Don't do it. No red lights on the front"
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It'* kinda funny. When I mentioned doing this a couple of years ago, I was told "Don't do it. No red lights on the front"
Maybe they were afraid of yer skills?

since I've only been here a little while I still don't realize when it'* a repost until the vets chime in.
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Not a repost per se. The conversation pretty much stopped at the line I posted above...

Lot of good ideas in this thread...
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hey ok before you do that you need to know what are your local and state laws are about having red,blue,any type of light you can put on the front of your car if you do put a light there HAVE a SWITCH on it so you can turn it off or on i dont know how the cops are around there good luck

p.*. after you get done i like to see pics what you did



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use like 4-5 LEDs, and put a film over it to diffuse the light into the pontiac shape.
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