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Led hood lights!

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by DWreck, May 31, 2010.

  1. Jun 12, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    DWreck

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    Sorry to disappoint! :rolleyes:
     
  2. Jul 10, 2010 at 8:30 PM
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    edited bump
     
  3. Jul 12, 2010 at 10:27 AM
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    Awesome! Can't wait to do this one! Nice pics n write up
     
  4. Oct 7, 2010 at 2:52 PM
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    Do you just have them 3M Taped up in there? I'm probably going to do this soon.. Nice clean idea :)
     
  5. Oct 9, 2010 at 3:51 PM
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    Yes. Light come with tape already on the back
     
  6. Oct 10, 2010 at 9:10 AM
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    Yeah I picked some up the other day, hoping to install sometime today.. i take it the tape is holding strong?
     
  7. Oct 10, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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  8. Oct 10, 2010 at 8:31 PM
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    I have 8 10mm LED bulbs mounted in the front center of the hood and a mercury switch. The bulbs are too dim, I ordered some ultra bright bulbs, I hope these will brighten it up, if not I'll add another bank of bulbs.
     
  9. Oct 13, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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    Well I finally got around to doing this.. Didnt realize how stressful it can be to mess with the conduit.. lol

    Only got a couple of pics, may try to add some more when it gets daylight again...

    anyways...
    I wish mine was as clean as the OP's but eh it'll do..

    [​IMG]

    I also wanted mine on a toggle switch.. So I decided to build a custom bracket and this is what I came up with.. I'm thinking of adding one of those safety covers to make sure it stays off when I want it off...

    [​IMG]

    Excuse the hammer marks, I get mean with a hammer lol..
     
  10. Oct 15, 2010 at 7:09 PM
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    Looks good homeskillet. Mine only look good because I redone it a second time. Trial and error. Oh, and I'm anal.:thumbsup:
     
  11. Oct 15, 2010 at 7:10 PM
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    Looks good homeskillet. Mine only look good because I redone it a second time. Trial and error. Oh, and I'm anal.:thumbsup:
    Bright enough for ya?
     
  12. Oct 15, 2010 at 7:14 PM
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    cool mod... not really for me though... i'm banking on the fact that my engine bay will only have to be opened up in the day light during scheduled maintenance and routine checks :)
     
  13. Oct 15, 2010 at 9:03 PM
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    Understand your theory and strongly disagree. Lemme know when you come upon a situation and wish you had done this mod.
     
  14. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    Exactly, no one ever plans to break down.. But its nice to know if something happened, you'd at least be able to see... (Unless its your battery thats dead.. lol)
     
  15. Nov 18, 2010 at 5:43 PM
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    I did this using oznium flood LEDs and a reed switch I modified using a rare earth magnet. Works great. Same idea.
    Engine Compartment Flood LEDs
    [​IMG] Engine Compartment Flood LEDs


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  16. Nov 21, 2010 at 2:54 PM
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  17. Nov 23, 2010 at 7:53 AM
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    ok so I haven't really messed around with any mods involving adding fuses or anything like, so excuse my dumb questions.

    1) Where can I get an add-a-fuse and does it just let me run a wire to another location in the fuse box?

    2) How do I know that the fuse placement I choose will be getting constant power?
     
  18. Nov 23, 2010 at 8:09 AM
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    "Add a fuse" can be bought at autozone, advanced auto parts, and other places that are similar. An add a fuse is used to bring power to either the relay coil, or the object(s) being powered (lights).

    Check the source you are using for power with the ignition on and then off, also with lights on and then off. Or....you can look in the mods and tutorials. There are Tacoma wiring and fuse layout diagrams there...for both the engine compartment fuse block and the block under the dash.


    Try this: http://www.ncttora.com/fsm/



     
  19. Nov 23, 2010 at 8:18 AM
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    might have to try, me likey!
     
  20. Nov 23, 2010 at 8:40 AM
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    awesome thanks a lot...i'll pick one up this afternoon.
     
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