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Old 02-02-2013, 10:30 AM   #226
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I see you disassembled the vents. Something getting painted?
Also, be prepared for the amber front side markers to appear very dim when not at full intensity. Mine are noticeably dimmer than the rear red ones. I am not running the dual intensity circuit, but mine are shining through black paint. I was advised that if I wanted them to pop more, I could sand them a little and then re-coat them with clear. The DI circuit doesn't make them brighter, it makes them dimmer when signal is not on.
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Old 02-02-2013, 10:42 AM   #227
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I see you disassembled the vents. Something getting painted?
Also, be prepared for the amber front side markers to appear very dim when not at full intensity. Mine are noticeably dimmer than the rear red ones. I am not running the dual intensity circuit, but mine are shining through black paint. I was advised that if I wanted them to pop more, I could sand them a little and then re-coat them with clear. The DI circuit doesn't make them brighter, it makes them dimmer when signal is not on.
Yes something is getting painted! As far as the DIC goes do you know if there are any videos that demonstrate the intensity of the led's? I think mine might show a little brighter through RJT but probably not much!
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Old 02-02-2013, 10:55 AM   #228
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Yes something is getting painted! As far as the DIC goes do you know if there are any videos that demonstrate the intensity of the led's? I think mine might show a little brighter through RJT but probably not much!
Not besides what ever is on the AAC site.
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Old 02-02-2013, 11:18 AM   #229
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Yes something is getting painted! As far as the DIC goes do you know if there are any videos that demonstrate the intensity of the led's? I think mine might show a little brighter through RJT but probably not much!
Hmmm could it be the screens? lol
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Old 02-02-2013, 06:14 PM   #230
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The fog light tint is from Big Worm Graphics and it's the gunsmoke tint.
Thanks man! Are the reverse lights also gunsmoke? I dont want to go too dark on those
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Old 02-02-2013, 06:46 PM   #231
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Not besides what ever is on the AAC site.
I checked the website and didn't see any vids. Do you have these on your 45th?
Edit: I just read your post and see that you have the sidemarkers but not the DIC's

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Hmmm could it be the screens? lol
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Thanks man! Are the reverse lights also gunsmoke? I dont want to go too dark on those
Yes they are.
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:05 AM   #232
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:35 AM   #233
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Thanks! Wow, from the looks of your sig pic you have one awesome looking Camaro!
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:44 AM   #234
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Installed the Oracle LED sidemarkers today! This was one of the easiest mods I've done so far! Just pop the stockers out with a screwdriver in the wheel well for the fronts and unscrew 1 screw from under the rear wheel well, pop out the fender section, then use a screwdriver to pop out the assembly for the rears! To install the new ones it's simply plugging the harness in and popping into place! It was a little bit of a PITA to get that screw out because I'm lowered 1 1/2" so wasn't much room! Also it was tough to unplug the connector from the stock ones!

The fit and finish on the Oracles is good and I think they look pretty bright when lit. I'm still on the fence about using the DIC circuits for use as turn signals. I'm afraid they will be too dim in signal mode. I'll need to see a demo before doing it and I'm still waiting for some kind of wiring diagram that's better than the ones that come with the DIC's!
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:32 PM   #235
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Sidemarkers look good! I was debating getting a pair of these or just tinting my the lenses.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:03 PM   #236
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Old 02-04-2013, 07:03 PM   #237
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Sidemarkers look good! I was debating getting a pair of these or just tinting my the lenses.
I had tinting on my stock markers and I think the LED markers are way better!

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Old 02-05-2013, 08:10 AM   #238
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Old 02-05-2013, 02:17 PM   #239
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I had tinting on my stock markers and I think the LED markers are way better!
Those look great! Much better light transmission through RJT than CFM.
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Old 02-06-2013, 05:31 AM   #240
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Those look great! Much better light transmission through RJT than CFM.
I was worried after you mentioned the lack of intensity through the ghosting! I'm pleased but I'm still on the fence about the DIC.
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:43 PM   #241
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I was worried after you mentioned the lack of intensity through the ghosting! I'm pleased but I'm still on the fence about the DIC.
You could wire the bright side of the DIC through the NC contacts of a relay that is driven by the signal bright circuit. Then connect the dim side to the normal sidemarker circuit. When the signal goes bright, it will energize the relay, the markers would go dim and have an alternating effect with the factory signals. It would probably be easiest to use a relay locally at each marker.
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:58 PM   #242
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You could wire the bright side of the DIC through the NC contacts of a relay that is driven by the signal bright circuit. Then connect the dim side to the normal sidemarker circuit. When the signal goes bright, it will energize the relay, the markers would go dim and have an alternating effect with the factory signals. It would probably be easiest to use a relay locally at each marker.
That would work but it will be a PITA to wire up! Removing the wheels and inner fenders in front and rear bumper! Not on my list of thing I want to do right now!
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Old 02-06-2013, 01:00 PM   #243
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The Oracle LED sidemarkers ghosted looks awesome man!!
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Old 02-06-2013, 01:01 PM   #244
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The Oracle LED sidemarkers ghosted looks awesome man!!
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Old 02-10-2013, 12:07 PM   #245
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I got a little bored today so I decided to fire up a space heater in the man cave and do some spraying! I painted the Hex vent splash trays with high temp engine enamel and the screws with black automotive enamel (ran out of high temp). As long as I was at it I decided to remove my RX catch can to have a rub mark replaired and touch up the bracket. The rub on the catch can was from when I originally installed it was too close the the pulley. There isn't much room there wedged in next to the Vararam! So I'm going to relocate it over to the area of the stock intake and use one of the mounting bolts.
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Old 02-16-2013, 01:57 PM   #246
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So how many miles is it from Buffalo to Indy?
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:45 PM   #247
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I have been away from C5 for way too long!! COTW for Big Red is soooooo long overdue Mike!! Well deserved!!

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Old 02-27-2013, 03:36 PM   #248
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So how many miles is it from Buffalo to Indy?
I don't know off hand. I do know it's about 9 hours. Can't wait!
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I have been away from C5 for way too long!! COTW for Big Red is soooooo long overdue Mike!! Well deserved!!

Thanks Jeff! Glad to see you back on the forums!
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I don't know off hand. I do know it's about 9 hours. Can't wait!

Thanks Jeff! Glad to see you back on the forums!
Same as it is from Indy 2 Buffalo. Mike when ar
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