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Old 11-11-2010, 04:19 PM   #26
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Old 11-12-2010, 10:19 AM   #27
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Very COOL bud...You never stop...Kudos to you...Making your
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Old 11-12-2010, 11:20 AM   #28
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Very COOL bud...You never stop...Kudos to you...Making your
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i need to see a doctor, its now become a sickness, i think i'm gonna make it convertable, lol

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Old 11-12-2010, 01:31 PM   #29
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Thumbs up LED strip

do you have photos where u ran your wire to under dash


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well here is a little experiment so far so good, trying different lighting options, using red LED's. let me know what you think, camera is not that great, it looks brighter than it really is.

ok got them done, 1st video is at night, again camera not that great, the lights look brighter than they really are in the night video. you can tell when you see the tail lights, obviously they are not that bright either.

2nd video is during the day, they look pretty much like the video.



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ok first pic below is with the LED fished thru the mirror already, i purchase these from autozone. they were the 6 led strip, i cut them to 3. by the way, i'm holding the mirror upside down.

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here i have the door panel off, u can see the 3 nuts that hold the mirror.

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below, u can see the hole at the top of the mirror.

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below, fish 10 gage wire thru bottom toward the top hole in the mirror, i used a small hook, to pull wire out once i saw it

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below, pull wire with LED attached, i taped them

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now fish wire down the door, i had the speaker out so i could easily see it, and then tyrap the wire to the existing mirror wire harness

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below, fish wire thru factory wire loom, you will notice that mine is cut, i had to do this when i installed the vertical doors, so it made it a lot easier for me. now i used the hole from when i remove the original door stopper. if you choose to do this, i'm thinking a small hole will have to be drilled just below the original harness that connect to door because that is an electrical connector.

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wire is now in the car.


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below, i put wire in a loom and taped.

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below, light not on, this is during the day also.

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this is light on. pretty visible

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LED mounted to back of mirror,

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once your get the wires inside, you have 2 choices that i know of, the one i chose was the tap into the front blinker wire, the front bulbs are easy to get to and the blue wire is the hot wire. i already had wire previously run into the car from the engine compartment when i had my dual halos hard wired to a switch inside the car. i now have a wireless remote so the wire were already there for me. you can also run them to the tail lights, i guess this way you would have to pull some interior side panels. im sure there is someone here on the forum who might know what wires to tap into without having to go all the way to the back.

well i just got back from our weekly camaro meet, everybody really digged them, they looked really cool driving at night, when i turned my blinker on,

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Old 11-12-2010, 10:43 PM   #30
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do you have photos where u ran your wire to under dash
dont have any pics, from the passenger side i just picked up a existing wires and tyrap to them, then fished them to the driver side. i had previous wires running through the firewall to the engine comparment so i used those to run to the front blinkers. but if didnt have those wires previously run, i would have run the wires to the back tail lights. if i had a wiring diagram i would find the wires in the harness by the door sill and tap into those. maybe someone reading this might be able to tell us.

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Old 02-23-2011, 05:13 PM   #31
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I am moving to the UK this summer and bringing my 2010 Camaro SS. Does anyone know if this blinker mod to the side mirror will meet the UK "side" blinker requirement? I hate the idea of drilling new holes somewhere on the side of the car to install blinkers.
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Old 02-24-2011, 08:18 AM   #32
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I am moving to the UK this summer and bringing my 2010 Camaro SS. Does anyone know if this blinker mod to the side mirror will meet the UK "side" blinker requirement? I hate the idea of drilling new holes somewhere on the side of the car to install blinkers.
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Old 02-24-2011, 05:10 PM   #33
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If this will be done at CF5 this year, I am sold...
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Old 03-22-2011, 09:09 PM   #34
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Now would it be possible to wire the lights to have that soft glow and go with the blinkers? Or is that illegal... I know there are a ton of laws about exterior lights... but i think a soft glow would look awsome.
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Old 03-22-2011, 09:57 PM   #35
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Now would it be possible to wire the lights to have that soft glow and go with the blinkers? Or is that illegal... I know there are a ton of laws about exterior lights... but i think a soft glow would look awsome.
thats funny, i was just thinking that today on the highway, i currently have a single led strip (3 leds), but if i ran a 2nd wire with 1 led and ran it to say the door ABL lighting. then the single led (soft glow) would come on at night, and then when i turned on the blinker, the 3 leds would come on (bright glow), hummmm.

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Old 09-12-2011, 02:16 PM   #36
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Just came across this thread.. I'm so doing this this weekend!
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Old 09-12-2011, 03:15 PM   #37
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+1 I had Showstopper install these in my mirrors and they look amazing. Great idea man.
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Old 12-11-2011, 02:58 PM   #38
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LOVE this mirror mod, great idea!
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thx bro, i love it

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Old 12-13-2011, 09:35 PM   #40
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Lupe, have you ran across any other lighting options with LEDs? As of right now, all I have with LEDs is footwell, ambient lighting in the console and the side mirror turn signal, thanks to you of course, and i would like to expand with the LEDs.
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Old 12-14-2011, 10:33 AM   #41
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Anyone know what size the nuts are that hold the mirror on? I don't have any deep sockets that are fitting.... 10mm maybe?
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[QUOTE=BudMC77;4161692]Lupe, have you ran across any other lighting options with LEDs? As of right now, all I have with LEDs is footwell, ambient lighting in the console and the side mirror turn signal, thanks to you of course, and i would like to expand with the LEDs.[/QUOTE
Hello bro. Check out my member journal. I made my own rear lighted bowtie with LEDs. Under the engine cover, rear seat footwell lighting n a few others

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Lupe,
Searched the member journals and counldn't find yours. By chance, do you have a link to it?
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I'll give it a go this weekend. Hopefully running the wire through the door isn't as difficult as it looks! I have the wires ran into the cabin already, so at least that's 1/2 the battle!
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Searched the member journals and counldn't find yours. By chance, do you have a link to it?
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Old 12-18-2011, 08:54 PM   #46
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well here is a little experiment so far so good, trying different lighting options, using red LED's. let me know what you think, camera is not that great, it looks brighter than it really is.

ok got them done, 1st video is at night, again camera not that great, the lights look brighter than they really are in the night video. you can tell when you see the tail lights, obviously they are not that bright either.

2nd video is during the day, they look pretty much like the video.



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DIY is awesome, just have a question cause I dont know much about the wiring for the mirrors, where did you connect to to have it activate as the blinker? THANKS.

Hello, I ran mine throught the firewall ( with the existing wire harness) and tapped right into the front blinkers. I hope someone out there has a wiring diagram so we can find the wires that run along the door sill to the rear of the car. That would make so much easier.
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Lupe, thanks for the help with the mirror!! Here's a few to show how it turned out! Also blacked out my tail light bezels this weekend.



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