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Old 04-22-2013, 07:40 PM   #161
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there is a better place...
he was finding a happy place here, is that better?
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Tis where I am running mine.



That is the power/heated mirror fuse.
Thanks for giving us one option. Are there any other places we could hook up to?
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Sure there is. But I've been running mine there for 800 miles now and I'm unlikely to go looking for another spot.
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Sure there is. But I've been running mine there for 800 miles now and I'm unlikely to go looking for another spot.
I'll follow your foot steps on this since. I'm assuming that location in the fuze box is an ignition activated power source but do my heated mirrors run all summer or are they temperature activated?

My DRL setup will be 2 12" led strips cut down to size and placed in the bottom nook of our trianlge inserts with a small pin hole for the wires to go through. DRL's for less than $15 is my goal, if it looks like rice or crap it's instantly off. If it looks like I'm imagining/planning in my head then I'll post up for everyone.
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I'll follow your foot steps on this since. I'm assuming that location in the fuze box is an ignition activated power source but do my heated mirrors run all summer or are they temperature activated?

My DRL setup will be 2 12" led strips cut down to size and placed in the bottom nook of our trianlge inserts with a small pin hole for the wires to go through. DRL's for less than $15 is my goal, if it looks like rice or crap it's instantly off. If it looks like I'm imagining/planning in my head then I'll post up for everyone.
Whose L.E.D. strips will you be using? Are they water proof/resistant?
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I'll follow your foot steps on this since. I'm assuming that location in the fuze box is an ignition activated power source but do my heated mirrors run all summer or are they temperature activated?

My DRL setup will be 2 12" led strips cut down to size and placed in the bottom nook of our trianlge inserts with a small pin hole for the wires to go through. DRL's for less than $15 is my goal, if it looks like rice or crap it's instantly off. If it looks like I'm imagining/planning in my head then I'll post up for everyone.
Yes, ignition activated power source. Heated mirrors only work when the defrost button is on.
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Whose L.E.D. strips will you be using? Are they water proof/resistant?
I'm using these:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/190816476279...84.m1497.l2649

I went with these because they say they are waterproof, black and should blend in when the car is off. Hopefully...

I'll post pictures when I get going on the project here soon.
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Thanks to Shade-10's suggestion! I used the switched female terminal located in the fusebox by the battery. Crimped on a standard size spade lug and plugged it in! Simple as pie.



So here's mine! Hasn't anyone else thought of these? I came across some prepackaged side pointing SMD LEDs at Wallyworld, and the wheels started to spin. So I dug some up on eBay for fractions of the price. What do you think?



They just stick on, and run the length of your headlight.



Once the headlight is installed, no one even know they are there!



Look pretty good with the headlights on too.

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Thanks to Shade-10's suggestion! I used the switched female terminal located in the fusebox by the battery. Crimped on a standard size spade lug and plugged it in! Simple as pie.


That is Exactly the place to connect it... Key on Power I just took some pix, but now I dont need to put them up ... Awesome


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