~~ LED Lighting Setups ~~ by Mister ~~
Topic started by: Mister, Date: 03-05-2007 09:47 PM
Original thread: http://www.fiero.nl/forum/Forum3/HTML/000071.html


Mister MSG #1, 03-05-2007 09:47 PM
      ~ Engine Bay Lighting Setup ~

~ Idea: Color lights to enhance the looks of the engine bay, Fiero side scoop and car interior

~ Concept: Use of bright body color LEDs in a way that the effect is seen with minimum visibility of the light source.

~ Parts:
1. "Clear Water" LEDs 2.2V - peak power 60,000mcd @ 100mA - Color red
2. 220ohm resistors (your application most likely require different resistance, depending on type and number of LEDs, connection method and power source)
3. LED socket - depending on your application, decide between the simple 'socket' type which leaves the entire LED exposed (more surrounding light effect) or the 'screw housing' type which blocks the diameter of the led and creates a more direct beam effect.
4. Wires and heat shrinks (insulation sleeves)
(Beginners tip: don’t forget to put the sleeve on the wire before connecting/soldering and far away from the heat source)
5. Wire clamps (tapping)
6. 2 Rocker switches (on-off-on) with plastic holder bracket

~ Some of the parts used ~



~ Tools: Drill, 5mm metal drill bit, hot glue gun, wire cutters, solder, 3rd hand tool (really helps with soldering) insulation tape, courage

~ To plan and calculate your LED setup you can use the following info and links:



http://www.metku.net/index....ds/ledcalc/index_eng
http://www.weethet.nl/engli...istor_calculator.php

~ Resistor calculator on www.weethet.nl/ ~



~ Installation and wiring: (Depending on the function you prefer)
1. I used the wires running to the trunk light, this way when the trunk is closed all lights turn OFF. These wires run from the engine compartment to the trunk rail on the D/S of the engine bay.
2. Wire each LED to (+) source with a proper resistor



3. Wire ground wires from the trunk light source to a 3 position rocker switch (I've installed the switch away from eye-sight)



4. Choose your desired illumination subject. (in this example it’s the Fiero upper plenum)
Test aim your light source, make sure you get the object lit properly with minimum shadowing. Choose the angle that utilizes the most of the LED beam (done best in a dark environment)
5. The next step is not for the faint of heart LOL, Punch mark your drill point, AND... drill your Fiero trunk wall away … (pay attention to wires and hoses) you get 1 chance to drill it right, if its off you’ll have to use glue to hold the LED in the right direction.
4. Test fit your LEDs in place and inspect illumination, when result is satisfying set LEDs in place (use of hot glue is optional)

~ 3 Trunk wall LEDs facing the engine ~



~ Angled drill detail ~





5. For the deck-lid lock LED you’ll need to run a power (+) wire through the deck-lid beam. There is a wiring harness running through there so be careful. (I used a metal wire to "fish" the wire up and it wasn’t that difficult)
6. Ground (-) is supplied by the deck-lid switch (this LED is always ON until you close the trunk and the ground is cut off, I didn't bother with figuring that bug out)

~ Trunk lock wire in deck-lid beam (blue line) ~



~ Trunk lock LED mounted with double sided tape to lock ~



Note: If you're looking for an easy way do this and don't care too much for "perfect" results, one or two LEDs from this angle would cover the entire engine just fine.

~ Engine bay lights operation:
1. Show mode - Up Position = All LEDs ON
2. Daily use - Down position = Stock trunk light ON
3. Override - Center position = All lights are OFF
4. Master override - Trunk closed switch overrides all lights to OFF

~ And now for the results….

LEDs off



LEDs on



LEDs off



LEDs on



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~ Fiero Side Scoop LED Setup ~

~ Installation: (so simple it hurts)

1. Drill hole through center back wall of side scoop and set the LED in place.
(Estimated installation time 46 seconds)





~ Wiring:
In order to achieve the dual function light I’ve used 2 alternate current sources.
1. Wire (+) source 1 from constant battery source to rocker switch
2. Wire (+) source 2 from side marker light to rocker switch



3. Wire (+) from rocker switch to LED with proper resistor
4. Wire (ground) constant wire to LED

~ Wires in a protective plastic tube inside the wheel well (black tube)~



~ LED wired in place ~





(Sorry, the hand model was sick that day )



~ Operation:
1. Show mode - Up Position = Scoop light ON
2. Drive mode - Down position = Scoop light turns ON when marker lights are on
3. Override - Center position = Scoop light OFF

~ Results…



~ Night shots...
These are the actual shots (no Photoshop) the red LED over red plenum comes out glowing in a 1 sec exposure of my digital camera…







**Please note that a forward facing RED light is not legal for street use, I would recommend
Using an amber LED for street usage**

~ Interior red lights ~

To follow the lighting theme of my Fiero I’ve replaced all interior white lights to exact replacement red bulbs, and placed designated rubber red caps on the dome lights.



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Suggestions and comments are always welcome, please share your own similar projects.

Good luck, and enjoy the drive


***Disclaimer: This is an amateur write-up of my ideas. Information here is provided for explanation of the general idea, I’m not a car electrician nor will I’ll be held responsible for any damage to your car, electrical components, your garage going in a blaze or destruction of your marriage life Please use at your owe risk - Thanks.***



Leafy (leafyphotography@icloud.com) MSG #2, 03-05-2007 09:53 PM
      Nice, I like the Glow effect on the Intake manifold.

Unsafe At Any Speed (astevens@montana.edu) MSG #3, 03-05-2007 10:15 PM
      Looks good. I may do something similar.

F-I-E-R-O (andrew-rogers@stny.rr.com) MSG #4, 03-05-2007 10:25 PM
      What a great job! Looks like I have yet another project to work on... I'd like to see some better shots of your interior.

Newbfiero (bobby_0958@hotmail.com) MSG #5, 03-05-2007 10:28 PM
      Look Nice .just this one on this pic .. I would be worried about ..Is it cop friendly ..I know the police around here would make me take it off in minute ..but look cool do ..I love the engine bay ..Good job well done ..Rob

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partsman (partsman499@yahoo.com) MSG #6, 03-05-2007 10:33 PM
      that looks pretty cool. you did a excellent job.

BobadooFunk (bobadoofunk@gmail.com) MSG #7, 03-05-2007 10:35 PM
      that engine bay is AWESOME!

jack_ink (arielpriceless@tds.net) MSG #8, 03-05-2007 11:43 PM
      yeah! I am gonna try it with HOT pink led rope light stuff cause I am goin HOT PINK on my fiero I keep forever

edited for spelling

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dreyko (the_dark02@yahoo.com) MSG #9, 03-05-2007 11:56 PM
      can we get a pic of the side scoop from a distance?

twofatguys (brad@wheatoncomputer.com) MSG #10, 03-06-2007 12:52 AM
      Great job man! I wonder what a black light would look like if you had reactive covers on certain wiring and such.

Brad


Mister MSG #11, 03-06-2007 01:16 AM
      Thanks for the great response

 
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Originally posted by Newbfiero:I would be worried about ..Is it cop friendly ..I know the police around here would make me take it off in minute ..


As posted above : **Please note that a forward facing RED light is not legal for street use, I would recommend using an amber LED for street usage**

I'm running with the scoop mod since Jan 1st and drove by some QC police cruisers, no comments so far...

 
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Originally posted by F-I-E-R-O:I'd like to see some better shots of your interior.


I added some brightness to this shot, I'll get a better shot soon.



 
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Originally posted by dreyko: can we get a pic of the side scoop from a distance?


I'll post more pics as soon as I'll snap some more



doublec4 (doublec4@hotmail.com) MSG #12, 03-06-2007 11:50 AM
      Looks awesome buddy, I really like the engine LEDS.... makes it light up like a gem



RCR (rcrabine@comcast.net) MSG #13, 03-06-2007 12:17 PM
      That's pretty neat..And a great build-up. +

Bob


alex de jorge (draco24433@gmail.com) MSG #14, 03-06-2007 10:32 PM
      Outstanding job. It looks awesome.

doublec4 (doublec4@hotmail.com) MSG #15, 03-06-2007 10:42 PM
      Now that I look at it again, kinda looks like you're running REAL hot

got some serious manifold glow going on there lol



Mister MSG #16, 03-06-2007 10:54 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by doublec4: Now that I look at it again, kinda looks like you're running REAL hot got some serious manifold glow going on there lol


Thanks doublec4
I'm sure you know how hot it is now days in Montreal about -18*


AP2k (argonplasma2000@gmail.com) MSG #17, 03-06-2007 10:58 PM
      Thats sweet looking. I really like how the intake plenum looks like its fluorescing.

Mister MSG #18, 03-06-2007 11:03 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by AP2k:Thats sweet looking. I really like how the intake plenum looks like its fluorescing.


Thanks, please note that these are 1 second exposures with a digital camera, the glow is enhanced a bit by the camera. I'll take more evening pictures ASAP that would give you a better color balance.

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drumwzrd (drumwzrd@rcn.com) MSG #19, 03-06-2007 11:09 PM
      What is great about this is that you can do this for under $20.00.....Take it from me, I'm an electronics guy..it is time consuming but worth every minute!!!

GREAT JOB !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Lucky13 MSG #20, 03-06-2007 11:16 PM
      so for the interior you just replaced the 4 stock lights with red aftermarket lights? Thats too easy..
Know of a store where they would sell these parts?


F-I-E-R-O (andrew-rogers@stny.rr.com) MSG #21, 03-06-2007 11:21 PM
      What, no LEDs in the door handle pockets?

doublec4 (doublec4@hotmail.com) MSG #22, 03-06-2007 11:57 PM
     
 
quote
Originally posted by Mister:


Thanks doublec4
I'm sure you know how hot it is now days in Montreal about -18*


yeah we've had close to some -40 days here with the "wind chill"


AquaHusky (david.t.cisneros@gmail.com) MSG #23, 03-07-2007 12:11 AM
      That's a sweet show idea for the engine bay. But with the settings on the camera the way they were, it looks like your intake is glowing red hot.

x-thumpr-x (xthumprx@fieronut.me) MSG #24, 03-07-2007 12:34 AM
     
 
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Originally posted by F-I-E-R-O:

What, no LEDs in the door handle pockets?



Now that would be getting into Ricer terittory
Looks good just the way it is.

By Law it saw no red lights on the front of the car, but if you put the LED inside the bumper and only see the glow effect on the radiator and not the actual bulb, would that be legal? I've seen it done to one of the new Chargers, makes it look like he's running a little on the warm side. Plus you get people driving around with red neons doing the same effect.



Mister MSG #25, 03-07-2007 01:07 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by drumwzrd: What is great about this is that you can do this for under $20.00.....Take it from me, I'm an electronics guy..it is time consuming but worth every minute!!! GREAT JOB !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


You are right on the money...literally

 
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Originally posted by Lucky13: so for the interior you just replaced the 4 stock lights with red aftermarket lights? Thats too easy.. Know of a store where they would sell these parts?


You are right as well, cheap and easy...Your local "Canadian Tire" (in Canada) / "Wall-Mart" etc. should have the color bulbs, I found the rubber bulb covers in a surplus store.

 
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Originally posted by F-I-E-R-O:What, no LEDs in the door handle pockets?


All in good time my friend...not in the door handles but in the tires valve caps for sure LMAO...


DrCPU (dhuwmarion@gmail.com) MSG #26, 03-07-2007 07:09 PM
      Very Nice Job! The plenum looks like an "Alien" heart when it's lit up like that - cool effect!

I put a small LED in the blank spot of the rear defrost switch. I picked up a plate with no defroster switch and drilled a hole for the LED in the middle and put a toggle switch below. It blinks - when the switch is turned "on" to be a "fake" car alarm!
I used a seperate 9v battery - that hides in behind the switch assembly.

Dave

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Emc209i (emc209i@yahoo.com) MSG #27, 03-07-2007 07:54 PM
      I've got a problem with the side scoop. Forget entirely about cops, think about the old woman who might mistake it for a brake light.

proff (fiero128@gmail.com) MSG #28, 03-07-2007 08:45 PM
      what about using different colour LEDs to suit the cars that are not red
The Gold Fiero should have yellow superbright LEDs
I can get green,red,blue,white,Lime all in Superbrights


Alex4mula (torres_a@hotmail.com) MSG #29, 03-07-2007 09:25 PM
      Man, this is so cool! I'm sorry but very soon I'll copy your idea



F-I-E-R-O (andrew-rogers@stny.rr.com) MSG #30, 03-07-2007 10:57 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by Mister:
All in good time my friend...not in the door handles but in the tires valve caps for sure LMAO...


Don't they throw off your wheel balance? I seem to remember putting what I thought was a set of "cool" looking valve stem caps on a Toyota pickup once and I could have sworn that it didn't drive as smooth as before...


Mister MSG #31, 03-08-2007 04:25 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by DrCPU: I put a small LED....It blinks…." to be a "fake" car alarm!....Dave


My take on those bright blinking LEDs, I think they attract more trouble and attention then they help… If a pro thief wants a car, he'll take it. I'd rather him not noticing it in a dark parking lot because of a bright blinking LED . In your case DrCPU, it would be very hard to miss. Your Fiero is very slick and shiny… I would sleep in it with a Tommy-gun LOL

 
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Originally posted by Emc209i : Forget entirely about cops, think about the old woman who might mistake it for a brake light.


I understand your concern.
One can notice the side scoop from the side and the front. Looking at the pics below, please tell me if you (anyone) can mistake it for a brake light?





I would say the Amber marker lights are dominant from the front, and from the side you have a red marker light 1m to the back.

 
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Originally posted by proff: what about using different colour LEDs to suit the cars that are not red


I cannot agree with you more (In the build section I mentioned "body color LEDs"
Thanks.

 
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Originally posted by Alex4mula: Man, this is so cool! I'm sorry but very soon I'll copy your idea


LOL you are more then welcome, I cannot contribute much knowledge in the Tech section so I'll try and give my share in this manner. You guys helped me more then once.

 
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Originally posted by F-I-E-R-O: Don't they throw off your wheel balance


I hope you understood I was kidding. and yes I would assume they would effect the balance in a few grams… hopefully not "21 grams"

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Fierochic88 (jgoss825@gmail.com) MSG #32, 03-08-2007 08:18 PM
      Go Tal! :-) Looks like we might have to hook up the Blue Demon!

~ Jen


Mister MSG #33, 03-19-2007 01:23 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by Fierochic88:Looks like we might have to hook up the Blue Demon! ~ Jen


If we had an evening show @ Carlisle...Your V6 would look awesome in Blue (or white) LEDs

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FieroRumor (thedigitalalchemist@nyc.rr.com) MSG #34, 03-19-2007 01:35 PM
      That looks very cool...!


Austrian Import (maximilian_ledworowski@csumb.edu) MSG #35, 03-21-2007 10:26 PM
      Mister,

Love that LED setup. Looks like the setup on the coming up Audi R8. I think I'm going to do something like that too.

Not quite sure if I would do white or do red LED's like yours. I'm trying for the setup to be functional as well and light up the engine all pretty.
(I'm assuming the principle is the same, no matter what color LED's I use)

-M


Mister MSG #36, 03-21-2007 11:32 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by Austrian Import:Mister, Love that LED setup. Looks like the setup on the coming up Audi R8. I think I'm going to do something like that too.


Thanks A.I, that is a big compliment considering the reference



 
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Originally posted by Austrian Import:Not quite sure if I would do white or do red LED's like yours. I'm trying for the setup to be functional as well and light up the engine all pretty. (I'm assuming the principle is the same, no matter what color LED's I use)-M


Your custom setup would work in any color, just make sure you get the resistor calculation right. That's all.
Please post when you have it done.

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BullRider (bob@replicacountach.com) MSG #37, 03-22-2007 10:30 AM
      One thing you might want to consider, especially in the engine bay, is invert coning the LEDs. The standard LEDs have a domed tip designed to focus light in a concentrated, directional manner. What I use for my submarine models is LED lights with the tip ground flat. That helps disperse the light in a more even manner, more like an incandescent. If you want even more dispersion, use a Dremel with a standard drill bit and drill into the now-flattened tip (carefully) to create an Inverted Cone. Looks like this when you're done:



This will scatter the light more evenly.

Just a suggestion. Maybe you already did it.


Austrian Import (maximilian_ledworowski@csumb.edu) MSG #38, 03-22-2007 11:26 AM
     
 
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Originally posted by BullRider:

One thing you might want to consider, especially in the engine bay, is invert coning the LEDs. The standard LEDs have a domed tip designed to focus light in a concentrated, directional manner. What I use for my submarine models is LED lights with the tip ground flat. That helps disperse the light in a more even manner, more like an incandescent. If you want even more dispersion, use a Dremel with a standard drill bit and drill into the now-flattened tip (carefully) to create an Inverted Cone.
This will scatter the light more evenly.

Just a suggestion. Maybe you already did it.


Cool idea. I remember reading on case modding websites and magazines about grinding down LED's. Now I know why they do that. Making even ambient light should be really cool.

I probably won't have time for at least a week to attempt this project. I should probably start researching early next week about what LED's to use...

Mister, you're welcome. :-) Good work is always appreciated..

-M



Mister MSG #39, 03-22-2007 03:01 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by BullRider:One thing you might want to consider, especially in the engine bay, is invert coning the LEDs.


That is an awesome idea, I never heard of it. Thanks BullRider and a (+) 4 U


Mister MSG #40, 03-27-2007 04:58 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by BullRider:One thing you might want to consider,...LED lights with the tip ground flat. That helps disperse the light in a more even manner....Just a suggestion. Maybe you already did it.


5 days after...

Thanks to the info from BullRider, I've improved the LED set-up with another EASY mod.

The modification - shaving off the LED tip with some sand paper (very easy, the LED material is very delicate)

LED Before / after comparison



LED lighted after mod



Red LED stock effect



Red LED 'after modification' effect, the beam is wider and the light is "soft"



Engine center LED effect before (top LED off)



Engine center 'Shaved LED tip' effect after (top LED off)



Engine LEDs set-up look now (top LED on)



Thanks



Mister MSG #41, 03-30-2007 09:50 PM
      Week-end Bump!
(Hmmm 'page 2' bump I guess...Please see page 1)

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Gokart Mozart MSG #42, 03-31-2007 12:41 PM
      I've been thinking of this but in other places. Could it be spliced with the blinkers?

AFAIK any side marker light in front of the rear axle has to be amber. If you look at dualies and commericial vehicles, that's how they are.

http://www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/reg/108/en/menu.htm

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Mister MSG #43, 03-31-2007 01:16 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by Gokart Mozart:
I've been thinking of this but in other places. Could it be spliced with the blinkers?


Yeah, I've got two power sources going to it, on from the side marker for running lights usage
and one constant from the battery, for show.

 
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AFAIK any side marker light in front of the rear axle has to be amber. If you look at dualies and commericial vehicles, that's how they are.
http://www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/reg/108/en/menu.htm


Thanks for the info



After looking into it again, I think there would be a very minor difference in the "seen" effect if I use an amber LED.
I've already got one for a test but it was too dim, so I'm looking for another. (Pics to follow when it's done)


Mister MSG #44, 04-05-2007 09:26 PM
      Towards the W.E Bump...

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Austrian Import (maximilian_ledworowski@csumb.edu) MSG #45, 04-05-2007 10:02 PM
      *bump to the top*

Mister MSG #46, 05-02-2007 09:38 AM
      Bump

BullRider (bob@replicacountach.com) MSG #47, 05-02-2007 05:09 PM
      Nice! What a huge difference (at least what I can tell from the pics) Definitely lights up more of the engine bay. Good work!

Vonov (dorsaiian@comcast.net) MSG #48, 05-03-2007 05:57 PM
      I wired a set of three LED markers in series with my front side markers on my Fiero, and mounted them in the space between the side mirrors and their housings, at the bottom of the mirrors, using superbright automotive LEDs from Pep Boys. I like the idea of grinding the tops and making them less directional (like to never got them aimed AND mounted to my satisfaction), though, and will be doing some grinding on them in the very near future, to include the cone inversion. I'm also going to try an experiment using the grinding technique in conjunction with a frosted clear spray to see if the light dispersion can be improved still further. Their light being so very directional is the biggest gripe I have with the use of LED's in certain automotive applications.

LITEDAZE (dr_cray69@astroboymail.com) MSG #49, 05-05-2007 08:32 AM
      very subtle, i like it

LeviM (lmoyers@liberty.edu) MSG #50, 05-05-2007 11:18 AM
      Very nice. I've never seen anyone do this before, it looks good.

Mister MSG #51, 05-28-2007 07:09 PM
      Light it up

Mister MSG #52, 07-10-2007 12:23 PM
     

Fie Ro (roderick.baas@tros.nl) MSG #53, 07-10-2007 02:23 PM
      Thanks for sharing !...got me thinking too lol

here are some of my past "led" projects:



these are aftermarket led sidemarker lights for newer Volkswagens

waterproof lights at the rear of the sideskirts...I dropped this idea later; too much bling



sidemirror blinkers


Mister MSG #54, 07-10-2007 02:35 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by Fie Ro:





Very nice What's the antenna for ?


Fie Ro (roderick.baas@tros.nl) MSG #55, 07-10-2007 02:54 PM
      wireless led

Mister MSG #56, 07-10-2007 03:07 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by Fie Ro: wireless led






fieroman87 (fieroman87@juno.com) MSG #57, 07-11-2007 01:46 AM
     
 
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Originally posted by Mister:





he made a funny.... DUUHH!!



Mister MSG #58, 07-11-2007 04:43 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by fieroman87: he made a funny.... DUUHH!!


Well, if you know this guy and he's work I wouldn't talk so fast, he might have made a joke on this
but these things exist.



http://jmelectronics-online.com/Pdf/PS250_Cut.pdf


Fie Ro (roderick.baas@tros.nl) MSG #59, 07-11-2007 05:21 PM
      haha, didnt knew technology was that far to ruin a joke !
The 'antenna' actually is a stabilizer for front windsplitters and such, I moved them to the sideskirts (bolted to the rocker panels) partly for a different mod and also for a more rigid mounted setup..

but to stay on topic, more pix please !


Mister MSG #60, 08-27-2007 12:48 PM
      Maintenance bump

dcfox (dcfox@windstream.net) MSG #61, 09-16-2007 12:39 AM
      aaannnndddddd.....BUMP!

I have a bunch of blue LED's coming.
I see a project in my future.(also going to have to repaint the valve covers and intake I guess.)



Mister MSG #62, 09-16-2007 09:43 PM
     
 
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Originally posted by dcfox:
aaannnndddddd.....BUMP!
I have a bunch of blue LED's coming.
I see a project in my future.(also going to have to repaint the valve covers and intake I guess.)


Cool, As for the intake and covers, two words... Powder coat



Brastic (shanew@brastic.com) MSG #63, 12-16-2007 03:47 AM
      This was way too cool to pass up. So, I installed two LEDs on the trunk wall facing the engine and one LED on each pillar that supports the vents. Installing could not have been easier. I used LEDs with the mounts. All that I had to do is to drill the hole, push in the mount and then the LED. It was nice for GM to give us access to the trunk light power.

http://www.superbrightleds.com/hobby.htm

I will still need to install the LED shining down, but for now it is just cool.


johnyrottin (johnharbour@hotmail.com) MSG #64, 12-16-2007 06:18 AM
      I'lll tell you what mate, that is one of the best lighting jobs I have seen. The glow in the engine compantrment is superb and the softer glow from the scoop is fantastic! Mor pics of the interior and exterior!

Mister MSG #65, 12-16-2007 11:42 AM
     
 
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Originally posted by Brastic: This was way too cool to pass up. So, I installed two LEDs on the trunk wall facing the engine and one LED on each pillar that supports the vents.


Cool man, post some pics when you get a chance

 
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Originally posted by johnyrottin: I'lll tell you what mate, that is one of the best lighting jobs I have seen. The glow in the engine compantrment is superb and the softer glow from the scoop is fantastic! Mor pics of the interior and exterior!


It is very nice and simple to do J.R but the only down side is that it "shows" only after dark I still love it!
I won't have more pics soon since we just got our 2nd storm bringing 30-35cm of snow... So my Sunday cruise will wait for a week or two

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Mister MSG #66, 05-10-2008 06:08 PM
      When I replaced the winter and summer side scoops I've busted the red LED in the scoop. This time I've installed an Amber LED to resolve the potential legal issue

Mister MSG #67, 10-13-2008 02:37 AM
      My new LED project:

Topic: ~~ All Red Tail Lights & Split Reflector Reverse Lights ~~ By Mister ~~

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e30tech MSG #68, 10-13-2008 02:51 PM
      Good work, neat stuff

Mister MSG #69, 02-25-2009 12:30 AM
     
 
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Originally posted by e30tech:Good work, neat stuff


Thanks

Oh, WOW...We made it into "The Construction Zone" Thanks Cliff

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Oregon88 MSG #70, 03-23-2016 06:19 PM
      This post is freaking awesome.