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Old 07-16-2003, 05:39 AM   #1
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Anyone ever looked into lighting the arrowhead on the front end f the car? It'* a project I've been thinking of, and will look into a bit further during wash day tomorrow, but figured I'd see if anyone else had pulled it off yet first.
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Thought bought it, then pictured that it would look like the ugly Bowtie and ford indiglo badges.
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I've got the 98, so it'* recessed a bit into the grill opening. I don't even know if it'* possible to get light through the badge or not yet. Something to think about, I guess...
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I think the light up PONTIAC text on the back of the tail lights is more effective. The cops make more of a fuss of aftermarket lighting projects on the front of the car then on the back of a car.

Drifter420 has done it to his car. Looks pretty cool. Very unique idea. Its one of the only things I like about the Sunfire. However, he used neon instead of cheap 194R lights. They don't effectively light up.

Or you can do what Smeillbird did....he added 2 neon tubes behind his grille....very chic if you ask me. His avatar image shows it very well actually
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98 you say? You can check what I did at the MN meet.
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huh wha? lol

All I remember of that 98 is: whirrr....poooofffff!! brilliant white.

HIDs and Neons :pimp:
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Oh, I plan to do the light up tail thing. Since computer cold cathode tues run on 12V, come in Red, and are cheap (seen 'em for about 10 ea) that'* what I plan on using. Y'all are right, tho, definitely have to consider what the cops want you doing to the front end.
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May the Bonneville gods continue to bless us with Techinfo..lol

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/techinfo/?article=41
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I've read that several times!! But I'm betting real neons are more expensixe and hotter than the computer case lights. Probably brighter, too, but if I use a clear "lens" the read cathodes should work, dontcha think?
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Oh ya..probably, make sure you post the results. That way ppl can give it a shot on there own. Neon stays cool tho. But options are always good

I have to recruit Drifter to do my tail lights when I get it...lol....didja hear that buddy
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