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Old 04-05-2008, 10:04 AM   #1
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Cold cathodes in footwells

so i did a bit of searching, found a couple things and just have a few Q's for you guys. i got a pair of 2 white CCFL tubes, i want to put them in the footwells and have them come on when the door opens, but i'd rather have them not wired in with the dome light so they just turn on/off not slowly turn off, basically like the hatch like, can i wire it into that? so if someone can tell me where/what i wire them into, i'd greatly appreciate it.



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Old 04-05-2008, 11:09 AM   #2
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Do you know there is a button that get's pushed when the door closes. You can probably find wires for it by pulling the trim off.
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hm i know the button you're talking about, but what trim?
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Old 04-05-2008, 01:28 PM   #4
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I don't know... start with the lower B pillar. If you can't acces it, then I guess back panels.
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for those people who do know i hope they look @ this thread lol.
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yea that lil button would be the best thing to do unless u want to just wire them up to the dome lights so u know for sure u got the right one
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u cann accually buy one of thoes little push butten things and just wire it straight to that i have mine hooked up to a switch in the center counsel and i got the led int he hvac hooked up to the switch and i did that last weekend
and i did the trunk
the only real problem was mounting the passanger side cathode there was nothing to ziptie it to and the velcro strips are week
first i had to make 2 cap of the cathode shorter and then gorilla glue the velcro on and then super glue it to the indent under the glove box
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it comes with the car...
You can also hook it up to dome light
I didn't have any problems zipping cathode under the glove box
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he doesent want it on the dome light
and that it srue but idk if he wants to go cutting through wires like that
and for the glove box
take a picture i couldent find anything to zip it 2
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there are holes in the metal part to whitch glove box bolts to? maybe on 05 model it's different?
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