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10-03-2004 11:40 PM
hkysk8r07 you could probably use some chrome vinyl too inside the vents
10-03-2004 07:43 PM
island_boy49 hey waht did you guys wire your led's to? did you just tap into the cig lighter and use it from there? or would that not be safe? let me know. thanks
09-28-2004 10:37 PM
maul ok cool, i'll get the hyperled's then. too bad they dont have yellow on ebay. i wonder if i should go with blue, or orange.
09-28-2004 10:23 PM
focus4dr Dude, how come you didn't put 2 LED's in each vent? then you wouldn't have had the reflective problem that you had with the flaps (only half of the vent lighting up)... would you? Thats a pretty cool mod, and I think I will do it when I get back home... tho I will use green.
09-28-2004 10:04 PM
Foci_Fosho dude, mine cost exactly 50 times more...
those are just normal LED's that light up... i paid $4 each for hyperled's and they come wired with a resistor and 3 feet of wire... it's more than like 20 times brighter than that tiny LED.

also that one is rated at 2 volts so you have to find one hell of a high resistance Ohm Resistor.

mine run 9-16 volts DC... (standard car battery rating).... it wont blow out.
09-28-2004 09:41 PM
maul what kind of LEDS did you use?

these ok? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...sPageName=WDVW
09-27-2004 08:08 PM
zummracer that looks really nice.
09-27-2004 07:32 PM
steedazx5 you think like mirrored craft paper would do good?
09-27-2004 02:25 PM
ceejbay http://www.focushacks.com/index.php?modid=34 thats one way to go about it, but i highly recommend the chrome paint (sand the insides of the vents a little first!) over foil, it just looks more professional in my opinion, foil looks a little half-assed
09-26-2004 08:38 PM
steedazx5
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Originally posted by W~Phoenix~{RC}
When I need to start using switches, I'm gonna mod then into that fuse cover below the steering wheel, but we'll see ^__~ Maybe if it would look good enough, I'd put them in the space between my H/U and the knobs

Cheers!
thats what i did for the toggle switch for when i had my system in looks good and hides it.


anyone got like a step by step with pics for retards on this like a web site i reall y wanna do this soon.
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