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Old 07-16-2013, 05:28 PM   #41
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Sounds like a lot of work for something I'll never really see. Unless my girlfriend is driving and I'm in the back. Which only happens after...

In which case I crawl into the back, remove the headrests (aka pillows), and .

The joys of a hatchback ! What other car owner can say he woke up in his trunk the next morning?
It really wasn't that bad. Maybe 30 minutes total to do everything. It's nice to have the back glow too instead of being so dark while the rest of the car is lit up.
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Old 07-16-2013, 05:30 PM   #42
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These are the correct part #'s. Although my invoice says BU2Z-14S411-ACA for the pigtail. The actual bag the pigtail is in has both numbers on it though.

Here is a pic as well:

Yeah that's what I got. Thanks for posting pictures of it. I didn't take any before doing everything.
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Old 07-16-2013, 05:33 PM   #43
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These are the correct part #'s. Although my invoice says BU2Z-14S411-ACA for the pigtail. The actual bag the pigtail is in has both numbers on it though.
So the lights (13776) is just the light and the clear lens?

Moocows did you put anything around the back of the clear lens? Also are you able to get some pictures of how you mounted them under the seat and where you spliced to the lights up front?

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Old 07-16-2013, 06:11 PM   #44
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So the lights (13776) is just the light and the clear lens?

Moocows did you put anything around the back of the clear lens? Also are you able to get some pictures of how you mounted them under the seat and where you spliced to the lights up front?

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Yes the lights are the LEDs and the lens. I didn't really put anything special behind them because the LEDs face the lens.

This is where I tapped into the factory wires
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This is where I tucked it under the front seat. So far it's stayed put.
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I can try to take a picture later when it's dark to show what it looks like if you want.
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I'd appreciate a picture of how it glows at night before I decide to pull the trigger and do this myself. Thanks Moocows!
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Old 07-16-2013, 06:34 PM   #46
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Yes the lights are the LEDs and the lens. I didn't really put anything special behind them because the LEDs face the lens.


Did you just run the wires from the back to the front under the rubber trim molding along the doors? I'm assuming there is some wires showing over the carpet before getting to that molding then?
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Did you just run the wires from the back to the front under the rubber trim molding along the doors? I'm assuming there is some wires showing over the carpet before getting to that molding then?
Yes I ran it under the plastic trim and it's exposed as it goes under the seat. Hardly noticeable and doesn't get in the way of anything. There's a spot under the seat where some wires come up but I couldn't easily get it over to that spot.

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Yes I ran it under the plastic trim and it's exposed as it goes under the seat. Hardly noticeable and doesn't get in the way of anything. There's a spot under the seat where some wires come up but I couldn't easily get it over to that spot.

Here's where it is exposed
Sweet, thanks for the pics! Will have to get this done one of these cooler days.
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Couldn't you run it under the center console and cross over to under the seat there? Would be a bit less noticeable.
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You could run the wire however you'd like but the factory wiring is on the side I ran the wires so that why I ran them where I did since it is the shortest easiest route. And like I said you could run them under the carpet and bring it up under the seat if you wanted to hide it completely. It was hot when I did it so I wasn't looking to make it perfect. I may go back and run it under the carpet instead of over like I have it at some point but it's hardly noticeable an not in the way so I'm not in a hurry.
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