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Backlit Toyota Grill Logo Mod

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by ToyotaKTMracing, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. ToyotaKTMracing

    ToyotaKTMracing [OP] The Blue Warrior

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    Well I just drove right after a rain storm. Still going strong. It's in a spot where barely any water goes, but I still want to waterproof it.
     
  2. ToyotaKTMracing

    ToyotaKTMracing [OP] The Blue Warrior

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    Someone else do this! It's awesome. I want to see others try the mod.
     
  3. bulhas

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    i think you should just read my build thread ......
    Lol

    Behind a "Raptor" grill

    Mines not legal to drive with it on :p

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  4. ToyotaKTMracing

    ToyotaKTMracing [OP] The Blue Warrior

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    Sweet! And I can see why. Haha
     
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    How did you cut the plexiglass?
     
  6. ToyotaKTMracing

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    I used a belt saw, but you can even use a dremel or something of that nature.
     
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    Oregon TRD "GO DUCKS" Edition

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    I thought about doing this before but never got around to it. I also have this same type of idea for my two bed cubbies.

    Good job man!!!!:cool:
     
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    Oregon TRD "GO DUCKS" Edition

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    Could probably cover the led panel with GE clear silicone II.
     
  9. ToyotaKTMracing

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    Now just to have time to silicone it. I'm busy during the week and even more busy on weekends. Hmmmm
     
  10. ToyotaKTMracing

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    Went to the store and got some gas tonight and passed 4 different cops and 2 of them were stopped by the road trying to catch people speeding. None of them pulled me over for having this light on. So far so good. State cops too.
     
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    That's a cool mod, I like it. I wouldn't mind doing something like this on my truck. I would do a red, a darker red like my truck.

    I don't think that you're going to be bothered by cops. The color is white, not red or blue. It's not flashing/pulsing and distracting other drivers that are coming towards you.
     
  12. ToyotaKTMracing

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    Exactly. And do it! Just make sure yours is switched if it's red so you don't get pulled over :D
     
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    Nice Job and cool mod! Does the led need to be that far away from the front piece of plexi? Could it be closer, like an inch or less or does that affect the light distribution? Looks cool.
     
  14. ToyotaKTMracing

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    It could be closer, but I recommend it to be that far away since it spreads the light on the plexi glass better.
     
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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    [​IMG] Nice. I love it!
     
  16. ToyotaKTMracing

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    Thanks! I still need a better picture of it. It looks better when there isn't a glare :D
     
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    Oh, I forgot to add the step of putting clear silicon gel on the light panel
     
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    Anyone do this mod yet or planning to?
     
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    Considering it. Could you please post completed pics including the LED panel and wiring? Where did you get the LED panel from? What was your total cost for the mod?
     
  20. ToyotaKTMracing

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    I'll try to get a picture soon. I had the plexi glass and wires already. I paid just for the led panel. The led panel link is in the OP
     
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