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Old 03-24-2011, 11:15 PM   #76
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If you look behind the hole in this picture, you can see it is sort of blocked off. That is actually the panel behind that dash that houses the A/C vents and all. One of the moderators here, TAG, says he loosened that bolt and pushed on it and it allowed the LED through. I did loosen the bolt and pushed that panel back a little with the screwdriver.

OMG, I drilled that am I screwed?!
No, I went back later and drilled that piece out just to have spare room, so you're good.
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Old 03-24-2011, 11:16 PM   #77
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I was trying to mimic the door panel lighting and still have the dash panels flush mounted. I now think this is next to impossible. When I shim the panel out, I get really good lighting. The right side panel like to pull itself really far in, in the center. That's why I'm seeing dark, but I am working on it and think I have the answer. I used reflective tape behind the panel and that helped alot. But it still needs to be shimmed away to give the best light. I have a couple ideas on how to evenly shim the panel across the top. Should have it mostly done this weekend. Btw, the dimmer switch I installed really helps when you're thing to match the doors. The center is almost always brighter than the doors when it's wedged out. I'll post all the pics once I get this figured out. Thanks for the help everyone
Thank you for your valuable information. I look forward to seeing your photos and hearing more information.
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Old 03-25-2011, 11:21 AM   #78
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awesome write up. As soon as I get the funds, I will be hitting you and Ofer up!
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Old 03-25-2011, 10:59 PM   #79
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awesome write up. As soon as I get the funds, I will be hitting you and Ofer up!
Thanks man. Let me know if you need to know anything else!
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Old 03-29-2011, 11:36 AM   #80
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Thanks man. Let me know if you need to know anything else!

Great step by step write up. Will be using this and now I AM REALLY HOPING I have a plug. Can't wait to get home to see my vin number.
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Old 03-29-2011, 11:57 AM   #81
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Thanks man. Let me know if you need to know anything else!
Order sent through Patrick... he said you guys should be getting more blue abl lights in a few days.

Can not wait to try this at home!!!

and I'm ordering the trim removal kit too haha. thanks for that tip

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Old 03-29-2011, 12:03 PM   #82
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No, I went back later and drilled that piece out just to have spare room, so you're good.
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Old 03-29-2011, 12:27 PM   #83
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Great step by step write up. Will be using this and now I AM REALLY HOPING I have a plug. Can't wait to get home to see my vin number.
If you carry your insurance card on you, check it. I know with mine from StateFarm it's listed there.
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Old 03-29-2011, 02:14 PM   #84
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i posted this in ofer's thread, thought i would post here also, might help.
i purchased some 1/4 in weather stripping, put i along the trim, and raise or lowered it in areas. This is to hold the rod and in turn, the rod create to proper gap needed. hope this help, kinda crappy vid, but oh well

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Old 03-29-2011, 04:12 PM   #85
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Old 03-29-2011, 06:34 PM   #86
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lol, many ways to skin a cat. its cool to see all the ways we can make this work and then share, i love this place.
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:02 PM   #87
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lol, many ways to skin a cat. its cool to see all the ways we can make this work and then share, i love this place.
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Although I'm not good enough at modding and sure as hell not as courageous as many people on this forum at tearing the car apart, I do enjoy the many options wonderful forum members bring and just having this community is amazing!
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Old 03-29-2011, 10:19 PM   #88
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Great step by step write up. Will be using this and now I AM REALLY HOPING I have a plug. Can't wait to get home to see my vin number.
Thank you for your feedback. It is actually easier just to pop the cover off on the side fuse panel to see if the connector is waving at you.
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Old 03-29-2011, 10:20 PM   #89
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Order sent through Patrick... he said you guys should be getting more blue abl lights in a few days.

Can not wait to try this at home!!!

and I'm ordering the trim removal kit too haha. thanks for that tip

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No problems. You're good!
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Old 03-29-2011, 10:21 PM   #91
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i posted this in ofer's thread, thought i would post here also, might help.
i purchased some 1/4 in weather stripping, put i along the trim, and raise or lowered it in areas. This is to hold the rod and in turn, the rod create to proper gap needed. hope this help, kinda crappy vid, but oh well

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Actually this is not really a crappy video. That is awesome, lol.

I can't actually snap my panel in, in the very center, or it will close too much and be darker. Does this weatherstrip allow you to snap it in, in the center, while providing a spacer? Thank you for the video.
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Actually this is not really a crappy video. That is awesome, lol.

I can't actually snap my panel in, in the very center, or it will close too much and be darker. Does this weatherstrip allow you to snap it in, in the center, while providing a spacer? Thank you for the video.
hello Gene, the weather strip does not make the space(gap), it holds the light tube up so it doesnt sag down in the middle, the weather strip holds it up (light tube) and therefore the light tube itself creates the gap

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Old 04-02-2011, 12:36 AM   #93
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hello Gene, the weather strip does not make the space(gap), it holds the light tube up so it doesnt sag down in the middle, the weather strip holds it up (light tube) and therefore the light tube itself creates the gap

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Thanks for the information. I certainly appreciate it.
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Old 04-02-2011, 12:43 AM   #94
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gahh... I ordered my parts 4 days ago (29th) and it was out of stock. Patrick said new stock would come and it would be shipped in 2-3 days, but they still haven't been shipped

I know I'm being unreasonably impatient, but I want to do this to my car soo bad!! hahah lol
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Old 04-02-2011, 09:34 AM   #95
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gahh... I ordered my parts 4 days ago (29th) and it was out of stock. Patrick said new stock would come and it would be shipped in 2-3 days, but they still haven't been shipped

I know I'm being unreasonably impatient, but I want to do this to my car soo bad!! hahah lol
Our standard practice on this instance would be 2-3 business days to get and 24-48 hours to ship. We're still within that time frame. Should you want them sooner, you'll need to pay for the expedited service and we'll be happy to accompany that as well.
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Old 04-02-2011, 05:43 PM   #96
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Our standard practice on this instance would be 2-3 business days to get and 24-48 hours to ship. We're still within that time frame. Should you want them sooner, you'll need to pay for the expedited service and we'll be happy to accompany that as well.
Ahh I see. That is not exactly what I was told in the email

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Got it. I should have more in 2-3 days then we will be shipping right out
I assumed "right out" would you know mean right out lol

But it's not like I'm complaining or trying to start an argument or anything... it's just it looks so cool in the pictures I can't wait to do it myself

So hopefully I'll have it soon!
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Old 04-03-2011, 09:01 AM   #97
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Ahh I see. That is not exactly what I was told in the email



I assumed "right out" would you know mean right out lol

But it's not like I'm complaining or trying to start an argument or anything... it's just it looks so cool in the pictures I can't wait to do it myself

So hopefully I'll have it soon!
We normally do ship it right out. I just add the 24-48 hours in there to give us a cushion.

At any rate, this thread is for discussion on the ABL mod. If there are any further questions or concerns, please call us.
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Old 04-04-2011, 11:36 AM   #98
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We normally do ship it right out. I just add the 24-48 hours in there to give us a cushion.

At any rate, this thread is for discussion on the ABL mod. If there are any further questions or concerns, please call us.
Thanks for the help on the phone

Can't wait to install and post pics!
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Can't wait to install and post pics!
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So... I got all my parts in

I'm just confused about the vinyl tubing. I read what I have to do like 5 times and it's just not clicking. Could you explain the use/ what I have to do with it a little more in depth?
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