Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
autoguy
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Marketplace > Sponsors Classifieds Marketplace > Interior Parts & Accessories

Interior Parts & Accessories All interior parts and accessories.

View our official forum sponsors list.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-09-2009, 11:22 AM   #1
AACstyle

 
AACstyle's Avatar
 
Drives: www.CamaroLighting.com
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: New Orleans, LA
Posts: 6,704
Arrow ORACLE LED Strip Lighting: LED Ambient Footwell Lighting Kit ($35/Pair)

*NOTE: The Footwell Lighting is no longer CCFL, it is improved to SMD/LED Strips!





ORACLE LED Footwell Lighting (Pair) Only $35!

http://www.automotivelightstore.com/...ROD&ProdID=338

These are great for footwell lighting, grill lighting, trunk lighting, speaker boxes, etc.











Installation FAQ:
Quote:
You simply connect the Red wire to any 12V power source and the Black wire to a ground. Then connect the white output wires to the CCFL tube via the included connector.

These strips can be mounted anywhere on the car including the grill, trunk, under the dash, under the seats, etc. We will concentrate on the footwells here.

First you will need to determine what power source you want to activate the tubes. In this case we will use a switch to turn them on/off. We will get the power for the switch from the fuse block in the driver side dash.

1) First locate the fuse panel cover



.

.

.
2) Then remove the fuse box cover



.

.

.

3) In this case we are going to tap our power off of the fuse box to power our switch:



.

.

.

Here is a quick diagram to illustrate the wiring:




.
.
.

EDIT:

Here is a quick tip to get power on the camaro:
Quote:
Here is a quick tip for you guys doing the footwell lighting installation. We originally suggested to use an add-a-circuit but turns out that GM left an open circuit in the fuse panel for us to use

Using red female terminals you can make a quick jumper for a in-line fuse.



Attach a female terminal on the other end to tap the open circuit on the fuse panel.



Now you have 12V power ready to go

4) Switch Location
You can mount the switch wherever you wish, we chose to put it on the driver right side kick panel near the console.
This way it is out of sight but easily accessible to the driver.



.

.

.


5) Mounting the CCFL Tubes.
In this case we used the adhesive pads to contact under the dash and a small tie strap to add support in the middle so that the tube does not sag. You do NOT want to tighten this strap, simply use it for support. If you tighten it you run the risk of damaging or cracking the tube.

6) Your finished installation will look something like this:









Last edited by AACstyle; 12-02-2011 at 02:39 PM.
AACstyle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2009, 11:38 AM   #2
AACstyle

 
AACstyle's Avatar
 
Drives: www.CamaroLighting.com
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: New Orleans, LA
Posts: 6,704
Works Inside OR Outside the vehicle!

Examples used as grill lighting:






Last edited by AACstyle; 08-06-2011 at 11:30 AM.
AACstyle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2009, 07:35 PM   #3
AACstyle

 
AACstyle's Avatar
 
Drives: www.CamaroLighting.com
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: New Orleans, LA
Posts: 6,704


AACstyle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2009, 12:45 PM   #4
irvinecamaro
 
Drives: Used to be 2010 2SS
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Irvine, CA
Posts: 123
Can these be wired to turn on with the interior lights (only on when the door is open)? How hard is that to do?
irvinecamaro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2009, 12:47 PM   #5
AntivenomSS
I hate snakes!
 
AntivenomSS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 1SS/RS
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Oak Lawn, IL
Posts: 115
+1
AntivenomSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2009, 08:50 PM   #6
AACstyle

 
AACstyle's Avatar
 
Drives: www.CamaroLighting.com
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: New Orleans, LA
Posts: 6,704
Quote:
Originally Posted by irvinecamaro View Post
Can these be wired to turn on with the interior lights (only on when the door is open)? How hard is that to do?
Yes, you can power them off of the dome light lead so that they come on with the interior lights.

I can make a DIY if this is something you guys are interested in.
AACstyle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2009, 09:09 PM   #7
DocHolliday
 
DocHolliday's Avatar
 
Drives: '14 Blade Silver Z51
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 563
A DIY for this would be very cool...thanks!
__________________
Say When
DocHolliday is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2009, 10:41 PM   #8
beegroovie
 
Drives: 2010 Black 1SS/RS
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Illinois
Posts: 4
I would be interested in this too.
beegroovie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2009, 08:41 AM   #9
tlnewell0426
 
Drives: 1SS ABM
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Virginia Beach
Posts: 187
Yes a DIY with pics would be awesome...these look great!
tlnewell0426 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2009, 08:57 AM   #10
Scott@Bjorn3D


 
Scott@Bjorn3D's Avatar
 
Drives: Kami, 2013 2SS LS3 Luvin
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Eufaula, Alabama
Posts: 6,158
Send a message via MSN to Scott@Bjorn3D
YEP show us how man!! GM is supposed to offer something like this for the footwells so the hookups should be down there somewhere.
__________________
2013 2SS, GM Strut Tower Brace, CAI Intake Black, VMAX TB, Elite Catch Can, Hotchkis Chassis Brace, Hurst Shifter, 3.91 1LE Complete Rear End, NPP, 1LE Track Pack,Factory Reproductions Style 41 ZL1 Fitment Wheels 10" on all 4 corners
Scott@Bjorn3D is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2009, 12:01 PM   #11
cybercoaster

 
cybercoaster's Avatar
 
Drives: '12 ZL1 AGM
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 1,490
I want to order these but have them work off the dome light switch. Do you provide a wiring diagram for where to hook them up?
__________________
APEX catch can, ROTOFAB, noweeds
cybercoaster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2009, 12:53 PM   #12
bluecamaroguy
 
bluecamaroguy's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 2LT/RS ABM!
Join Date: May 2009
Location: san diego
Posts: 254
Quote:
Originally Posted by AACstyle View Post
Yes, you can power them off of the dome light lead so that they come on with the interior lights.

I can make a DIY if this is something you guys are interested in.
Yes!
bluecamaroguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2009, 01:08 PM   #13
garcmol


 
garcmol's Avatar
 
Drives: 10 1LT SIM; 91 B4C sleeper Z
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ft. Mitchell, Alabama
Posts: 7,382
Yes please on the DIY!!
garcmol is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2009, 01:16 PM   #14
Mr Smith
Born again Hot Rodder
 
Mr Smith's Avatar
 
Drives: Black 1SS/RS LS3 M6
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Cartoon City, Nevada
Posts: 694
Yeah baby! I want the footwell lighting....
__________________
Black 1SS RS MT: Powder Coated Bow Ties, Blacked out windows, Debadged, 4 Pack gauge cluster. Pure perfection.
Mr Smith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2009, 12:25 PM   #15
lellowSS
 
lellowSS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Rally Yellow 2SS M6
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Clarence, NY
Posts: 39
I'm going to order the LED conversion kit today and am considering the footwell lighting. How difficult of an install is it. DIY would be real helpful.
__________________
Deliv. 8/20/09 SOLO Mach X Catback, SOLO HF cats, CAI Cold Air
lellowSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2009, 02:11 PM   #16
jeffny09


 
jeffny09's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 camaro
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: new york
Posts: 5,714
Send a message via AIM to jeffny09 Send a message via Yahoo to jeffny09
word how do they install
__________________
top 10 reason why real men drive stick.

10. A manual transmission is the ultimate in control
9. You can use automotive jargon and not sound like a total tool
8. You can't spell "manual" without "man"
7. Manual transmissions prove you can do more than one thing at a time
6. You can't drift in an auto
5. You can't pull fancy moves in an automatic
4. You get better fuel economy with a stick
3. You’ll never look like a chump if you can drive stick
2. Manual transmission cars are faster
1. Women like a guy who is good with his hands.

jeffny09 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2009, 03:13 PM   #17
AACstyle

 
AACstyle's Avatar
 
Drives: www.CamaroLighting.com
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: New Orleans, LA
Posts: 6,704
Quote:
Originally Posted by cybercoaster View Post
I want to order these but have them work off the dome light switch. Do you provide a wiring diagram for where to hook them up?
Hello, We are installing on a Camaro tomorrow and I will take pics for you guys as we go
AACstyle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2009, 12:51 AM   #18
cerberus
 
cerberus's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 CGM
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: St. Charles MO
Posts: 511
When you guys talk about the interior lights are you also referring to having them dimable too? I would think you would want to be able to dim them.
__________________
2 SS CGM RS, IOM interior, Customized by Clean Cut Creations St. Louis, MO
cerberus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2009, 02:10 PM   #19
miltp
Jim Pappas
 
miltp's Avatar
 
Drives: Rally Yellow 2SS/RS,Auto,G/X
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Saugerties, N.Y.
Posts: 379
Yes i am also very interested in ordering the footwell lights.But i need to know what kind of installation is needed.If you can show us ahead of time tp prepare.Will they come on when the door is opened,are they going to be dimmable. Thanks for any info you can send us would be muchly appreciated.
miltp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2009, 02:27 PM   #20
bluecamaroguy
 
bluecamaroguy's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 2LT/RS ABM!
Join Date: May 2009
Location: san diego
Posts: 254
If they are like the dome LED lights then they are not dimmable.
bluecamaroguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2009, 12:45 PM   #21
mrbrans5
 
mrbrans5's Avatar
 
Drives: IOM Bahia Int. 2LT RS M6 SR BH
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 711
I'm looking forward to reading the DIY instructions before ordering the footwell lighting.
mrbrans5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2009, 12:50 PM   #22
Orange5thGen

 
Orange5thGen's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 Convert
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: San Jose, CA
Posts: 2,057
Send a message via Yahoo to Orange5thGen
The footwell lighting is great! Justin can you post any pics of mine you did over the weekend? The lights are awesome too, they don't cause any night blindness as White light does. They were really nice on driving my car back home all night!
Orange5thGen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2009, 01:10 PM   #23
rforbes

 
rforbes's Avatar
 
Drives: IOM SS/RS
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: The Colony, Texas
Posts: 774
I am going broke with these guys! but me like it!
rforbes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2009, 05:56 PM   #24
AACstyle

 
AACstyle's Avatar
 
Drives: www.CamaroLighting.com
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: New Orleans, LA
Posts: 6,704
Quote:
Originally Posted by mrbrans5 View Post
I'm looking forward to reading the DIY instructions before ordering the footwell lighting.
We took some pictures over the weekend, just need to put together the DIY
AACstyle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2009, 05:58 PM   #25
TonyNo

 
TonyNo's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 1LT, IBM
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Chicago Suburbs
Posts: 980
Pics, please! Post write-up when done!
TonyNo is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Tags
aac, ambient, ccfl, footwell, led, lighting

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ambient lighting kozzmo49 Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 45 02-10-2010 06:13 PM
Ambient Blue/Orange Interior Lighting Around the Door, Rings, Gauges, and Dash(maybe) pglover19 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 23 07-13-2009 10:05 PM
No ambient lighting in my 2SS/RS :( 2Muchmark 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 23 06-11-2009 10:05 PM
Ambient Lighting QUESTION SuperSport2010 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 18 06-11-2009 01:37 PM
Ambient Lighting! blakeequalshyphy 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 116 12-29-2008 01:44 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:28 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.