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Old 04-30-2012, 07:58 PM   #1
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Talking New EL WIRE ABL MOD.

So I added ABL EL Wire to a Cup holder Cover and this is the end result. What yall think.
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Old 04-30-2012, 08:02 PM   #2
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Look awesome! I want to do this and the door abl over the summer. Would you be able to do a DIY or something?
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Old 04-30-2012, 08:14 PM   #3
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Nice, what did you use to glue it? Silicone, Hot Glue, etc? thnx
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Old 05-01-2012, 02:25 AM   #4
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I used Aqurium tubing and used painters tape to hold it in place while I super glued it all around the edges. After the super glued cured which was about 45 min under a fan I ran the EL Wire all around the inside of the tubing and it was kind of tuff but I used some lubrication (dish washing soap) and it went right in after that. All I had to do after that was wire the el wire to the tracktion control and walla turned out better than expected. nice solid light around the cup holder when dark. The hardest part was glueing the tubing in place where i wanted to be.
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Old 05-01-2012, 03:35 AM   #5
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what did you wire it to? where can i get el wire?
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Old 05-01-2012, 04:35 AM   #6
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What color did you use? It looks white in the photos.
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Old 05-01-2012, 04:37 AM   #7
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what did you wire it to? where can i get el wire?
http://www.elwirepros.com/automotive-kits.html
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:24 AM   #8
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What color did you use? It looks white in the photos.
I looks white becouse of the clear aquarium tubing and the flash reflexting off the tube but the color is the same as the dash blue thats on all the gauges and i did a write up last night on how to wire the EL Wire but i guess it didnt post up, but i will do another one tonight.
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:30 AM   #9
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Looks awesome! I see you're in SD. How much you charging me to do mine?
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Old 05-01-2012, 12:48 PM   #10
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Looks awesome! I see you're in SD. How much you charging me to do mine?

If you get all the parts to it which will just be El Wire, Aquarium tubing, and the cup holder cover ill help you install it. No worries about charging anything.
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Old 05-01-2012, 12:55 PM   #11
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If you get all the parts to it which will just be El Wire, Aquarium tubing, and the cup holder cover ill help you install it. No worries about charging anything.
Hey man, always charge a brew or two!!!
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Old 05-01-2012, 01:14 PM   #12
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Look great.
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Old 05-01-2012, 01:58 PM   #13
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I like the look ! Wonder what it would look like with a plate over it . My setup now is just the 2 leds in abl and a Camaro billet plate cover.
Not a bad price either.
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Old 05-01-2012, 03:15 PM   #14
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did you drill into it and where?
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Old 05-01-2012, 06:50 PM   #15
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It as close as what the challenger has in the cupholders
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Old 05-01-2012, 10:56 PM   #16
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If you get all the parts to it which will just be El Wire, Aquarium tubing, and the cup holder cover ill help you install it. No worries about charging anything.
Alright, sounds good. Could you pm me where you picked up the stuff from? And a brew or two is not too steep a price for me bro!
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:05 PM   #17
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OP,did you use the quick connect wires from this site?
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