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Old 04-24-2011, 05:38 PM   #1
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underhood lighting mod

I completed another mod. (it never ends).

I wanted some under hood lighting, (supplied by Advanced Automotive Concepts, aka: AAC) to show off the engine area at night time. I decided to stay with my theme of using blue LEDís which are installed under the foot wells in the interior and inside the trunk.

First thing was to drill a hole for the switch which is mounted to the roto-fab radiator cover.

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I then started to run all the wiring for the lights. I wrapped some small gage wire with electrical tape for the entire run. Trying to keep it tucked up underneath areas to hide it the best I could.

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Next came the wire inside the fuse box. (Thanks to Bee Sting for his write-up in this area).

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Afterward came the work to be done on the LEDís housings, painted them flat black to match the mat.

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Then I had to cut the mat to allow for the lights to tuck up inside the mat.

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I used contact rubber cement to fix the LED housing to the mat. Attached the rest of the wiring, re-installed the hood mat.

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Job completed.

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Old 04-24-2011, 05:50 PM   #2
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wow, looks great. Did you use AAC's spot lights or flood lights?
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Old 04-24-2011, 05:54 PM   #3
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wow, looks great. Did you use AAC's spot lights or flood lights?

Thank - you..........


Flood light pods

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Old 04-24-2011, 06:19 PM   #4
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Nice looks very nice
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:01 PM   #5
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Man that looks great!!!!
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:04 PM   #6
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Looks Good ! Another Mod from my buddy !!
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:08 PM   #7
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Sweet!! I bought a set of these months ago with the same thought in mind. Just never had the time or get up and go to see if it would actually work? Thanks for showing the way. Guess I need to get off my butt and do it now.
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Nice looks very nice
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Looks Good ! Another Mod from my buddy !!

Thanks Bee. I learned a few good tips from you .........................


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Sweet!! I bought a set of these months ago with the same thought in mind. Just never had the time or get up and go to see if it would actually work? Thanks for showing the way. Guess I need to get off my butt and do it now.

Glad to have helped. Now you have some good tips to start with for this mod. ...........
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Old 04-24-2011, 10:29 PM   #9
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That came out looking very nice. Good Job.
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