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Old 05-29-2005, 02:38 PM   #1
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Question Neons in DOORS install

Okay, I have some blue lights that fit perfectly into the holes in the doors. I was wanting to pop off the door panel, drill a small hole for the wires, poke them thru, run it up to the rubber boot into the car. I would need to run the power from the battery and the ground wherever, right? I was not really wanting to run a switch, I would love to have them come on with the FOGS. In that case, would I just run the power to the power of the fogs?


 
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Old 05-29-2005, 06:13 PM   #2
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yep sounds about right...i would put a switch on them anyways though...lemme know how they look!
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Old 06-02-2005, 12:09 PM   #3
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you are better off running them to one of the SPARE fuses......and connecting a switch.
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to run power from a spare fuse, do you just put the wire inside the fuse spot like on some other thread i should probably search for? sounds interesting, faultless. i love blue lights on the interior, so might do this myself, too!
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go to your local parts store and pick up some fuse "piggy backs" there connectors that go into the slot with your exisiting fuse and still allow you to power anything, there in a pack of about 10 for around 3-4$....
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i got alot of lighting in my car, i didn't fuse any of it. i really thing fusing little neons isn't nessicary.

i'm running over 10,200 volts of lights all unfused, all doing great, of course it is all running directly off the battery with some inverters.
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post up some pics when you're done!
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As SA_Pyro_NE stated voktage means nothing. amperage is what you must worry about. and if one of those wires accidently shorts in your car and you dont have it fused you will have a ton of amperage running through those small wires. Can you say FIRE!! I would say fusing is a necesity not an option.
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to run power from a spare fuse, do you just put the wire inside the fuse spot like on some other thread i should probably search for? sounds interesting, faultless. i love blue lights on the interior, so might do this myself, too!
the ghetto way is to just put the positive wire on one side of the fuse, making sure no wires are touching both sides of the fuse.

What I am doing tonight is wiring my neons up under the seats and dash...hidden, with a nice soft interior glow. I am connecting the power to the fuse ( I am going to look into the piggy fuse connectors for safety, can someone post a pic of one! ) And just grounding wire under the door sill, the small metal connector, and installing a switch down there beside the seat, hidden from view, but close enough to switch safely while driving.
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oh and here is another link that might help with the door jam situation:

speaker install...

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