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Old 03-23-2010, 09:11 PM   #69
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I finally finished my footwell lighting install. Only took me a couple of months. No clear instructions. Other than how to shrink wrap the connections with a hair dryer. Doh! Anyway, after scoping out the situation. and all the back breaking position under the dash. I figured out a nice place to mount the tube lights and the inverters. After all, I done want them to be in a position to get kicked and break, I had to makeup a couple of brackets at work. But that was no problem either. I proceeded to install my footwell light kit. After all the back breaking position under the dash. Did I mention it was a real pain in the back. (at 52, I don't bend easily). Well, I got it done. Wired it off the dome light. I really just wanted the footwell lights to illuminate the footwell when entering the vehicle at night. (GM should have supplied!)

Thanks to all, with your insight. It Help me alot. So here are a couple of pics of my footwell lighting install.





The really cool thing is. Running it off the dome light wire. The footwell lighting also mimicks the theater lighting effect. That is, it comes on softly until bright, Then it slowly fades with the dome light when the lights go off. Its frik'in awesome. Exactly what I wanted...
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Old 03-23-2010, 10:06 PM   #70
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Old 03-24-2010, 02:02 AM   #71
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Still waiting on my 10" Piranha Bars from oznium.com. When I ordered them on the 12th they said will ship in 2-3 days. Here we are 12 days later and they still did not ship. Just keep getting a run around from them. They said they would have them this past Monday. Today they said they didn't come in Monday. I know where I will never order from again. Guess I should have stuck with the Cold Cathodes :(.
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Old 03-24-2010, 02:04 AM   #72
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Still waiting on my 10" Piranha Bars from oznium.com. When I ordered them on the 12th they said will ship in 2-3 days. Here we are 12 days later and they still did not ship. Just keep getting a run around from them. They said they would have them this past Monday. Today they said they didn't come in Monday. I know where I will never order from again. Guess I should have stuck with the Cold Cathodes :(.
Dang man, sorry to hear :( last I used them they were on the ball.
Hope you receive them soon.
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Old 03-24-2010, 02:15 AM   #73
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Yeah I am really shocked that it is taking this long. To be out of stock is one thing. To say it would ship in 2-3 days is just wrong. Here is the last email I got.
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Old 03-25-2010, 11:16 AM   #74
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Just ordered my footwell lighting and dome/trunk led bulbs from AAC. Thanks TonyNo for the instructions, looks like a piece of cake to to this mod.
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Old 03-27-2010, 06:13 PM   #75
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Thanks for the great instructions TonyNo! Other than physically getting to everything this was a breeze!
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Old 03-27-2010, 10:28 PM   #76
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Old 03-28-2010, 11:46 PM   #77
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Thank you so much for the tips. Used your method minus the fuse part and installed some white led lights today. I think they turned out great.
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Old 03-30-2010, 07:50 PM   #78
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I don't know if anyone has done this of if its even possible, but can the footwell lights be wired so that they come on with the headlights...?
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Old 03-30-2010, 09:10 PM   #79
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I don't know if anyone has done this of if its even possible, but can the footwell lights be wired so that they come on with the headlights...?
Yes, I did that. I tapped into the Ambient lighting and it comes on with the headlights.
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Sure! We just need a diagram for where the headlight control signal is. Have not seen one yet. :(
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Old 03-30-2010, 09:27 PM   #81
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Sure! We just need a diagram for where the headlight control signal is. Have not seen one yet. :(
What about post 5 in this thread?

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Yes, I did that. I tapped into the Ambient lighting and it comes on with the headlights.

Awesome! did you do that through the fusebox..? kinda new to this and I want to get it right...
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Old 03-30-2010, 09:40 PM   #83
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Hmm. Maybe pins 4 & 5 of the Headlamp and Panel Dimmer switch! Thanks! I was focusing on diagrams before!

Course, what we really need is the signal that just turns on the headlights. Based skuttduck's post, that signal should work, if I can remember/find the diagram that shows it.
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Awesome! did you do that through the fusebox..? kinda new to this and I want to get it right...
My car is one of the earlier ones that has the plugs for ambient light above the fusebox, and behind the gauges.

I made a 3 way splitter for behind the gauges, and a 2 way splitter for the fusebox.

I used 5 total door GM lamps. (I used one for the glovebox)

The ambient lighting comes on when you first open the doors, and then also when the headlights are on. Which does exactly what I want.

Using the door lamps in the stock holes give you a nice point of light, but not quite like the other footwell lighting like from AAC style. I don't mind this as I think if they were brightly lit as some of the others, it would be distracting at night.
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My car is one of the earlier ones that has the plugs for ambient light above the fusebox, and behind the gauges.

I made a 3 way splitter for behind the gauges, and a 2 way splitter for the fusebox.

I used 5 total door GM lamps. (I used one for the glovebox)

The ambient lighting comes on when you first open the doors, and then also when the headlights are on. Which does exactly what I want.

Using the door lamps in the stock holes give you a nice point of light, but not quite like the other footwell lighting like from AAC style. I don't mind this as I think if they were brightly lit as some of the others, it would be distracting at night.

Gotcha! Well mine was built last November. I'm sure it can be done. Doing it on the other hand...is a different story.
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