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Old 11-07-2011, 10:15 PM   #26
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Nah. I love lighting up other cars on the road.
I hear you on that one
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Old 11-07-2011, 10:16 PM   #27
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I hear you on that one
It's pretty cool. As I pass cars, they turn amber then red. LOL
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:10 AM   #28
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Where did you get the paint from?

I'm trying to do this project. but I dont want to use the wrong color.

my camaro is black.
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:34 AM   #29
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Where did you get the paint from?

I'm trying to do this project. but I dont want to use the wrong color.

my camaro is black.
Well white is a lot easier to match, as is black. You can get gloss black and never really notice a difference.

The different reds, blues, silvers, or yellow would be harder.
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:50 AM   #30
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It's pretty cool. As I pass cars, they turn amber then red. LOL
Yea, mine from AAC are tinted, but doesn't really dim down that light effect. I could light up a dark alley with my LED halos and side markers alone. If someone really wanted to dim it down, one, why would you want that? Two, you'd need a very dark tint.

Very nice DIY by the way. They look just as good as the ones you'd buy somewhere else and I don't think anyone really has to be too electrically/mechanically talented to accomplish this.
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:56 AM   #31
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Old 11-08-2011, 10:11 AM   #32
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Old 11-08-2011, 10:27 AM   #33
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Where did you get the paint from?

I'm trying to do this project. but I dont want to use the wrong color.

my camaro is black.

I get my factory color paint from these guys. Just enter your paint code.


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I have bought 3 cans so far to date from them. All match well.
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Old 11-08-2011, 11:17 AM   #34
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BTW. anyone who is ordering use coupon code: 2008 for 15% off. I found this on google.
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Old 11-08-2011, 11:18 AM   #35
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I have bought 3 cans so far to date from them. All match well.
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Old 11-08-2011, 12:27 PM   #36
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Dammit.... another thing to ad to the winter mod list haha

Great job


Also, did the strips come with the 3M tape on them? or did you have to add that yourself?
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Old 11-08-2011, 01:04 PM   #37
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All you "winter mod" guys, just move to the south, you can drive year round! lol.
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Old 11-08-2011, 04:29 PM   #38
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Dammit.... another thing to ad to the winter mod list haha

Great job


Also, did the strips come with the 3M tape on them? or did you have to add that yourself?

The led strips did not. Autozone has 3M tape for 6 bucks a roll
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Old 11-08-2011, 04:31 PM   #39
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Old 11-08-2011, 10:54 PM   #40
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They came out really nice. They look sweet.
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Old 11-09-2011, 12:30 AM   #41
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They came out really nice. They look sweet.

Thank you and everyone else for following my little DIY.
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Old 11-09-2011, 12:01 PM   #42
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Will I need resistors? I have a LT and plan to use dual filament for turn signals.
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Old 11-09-2011, 12:24 PM   #43
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Will I need resistors? I have a LT and plan to use dual filament for turn signals.
I am not familiar with dual filament LEDs strips. The flexible led light array that radiantz sells has resistors on the strip.


Are you talking about making your side marker running lights into turn signals also?

If you want turn signals you are better off buying a 4.99 Dual intensity circuit...
Radiantz sells a dual intensity circuit that lets you run running lights and turn signals on one led strip.

http://www.radiantz.com/index1.html?230.html&1

AAC sells the exact same thing for 4 times the price.. RIPOFF!
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Old 11-09-2011, 01:23 PM   #44
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You'd need one circuit per light I believe....or one per side (left and right) if you want both front and rear to be signals, but using one per side means you'd need to splice the front and rear together to connect to the dual intensity circuit. One per light would be easier but obviously a bit more money.
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Old 11-10-2011, 01:50 AM   #45
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great mod, looks like you ordered them instead of making them!
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Old 11-10-2011, 11:42 PM   #46
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Man how'd you get that effect? Did you paint the markers? I like how that LEDs are the only things you see. How'd you make that effect?
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Old 11-11-2011, 05:51 AM   #47
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Man how'd you get that effect? Did you paint the markers? I like how that LEDs are the only things you see. How'd you make that effect?
Read from the first page. This entire thread is about how he did it and how to "do it yourself" (DIY).
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Old 11-11-2011, 10:21 PM   #48
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since you used the orig lenses, couldn't you have just used white LEDs?

or do they offer white?

seems like they would be even brighter.....
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Old 11-12-2011, 12:53 AM   #49
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Nicely done! They came out clean and look pretty good man.
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Old 11-12-2011, 07:22 PM   #50
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since you used the orig lenses, couldn't you have just used white LEDs?

or do they offer white?

seems like they would be even brighter.....
Not even sure if they offer white. I wanted the colored LED's to help with the sharpness of the color. Does that make sense?
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