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Rice Rice Baby.....LED install, firewall help, rocker switches!

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Oregon TRD, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. Apr 25, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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    Oregon TRD

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    So Friday I hooked up my LED scanner bar in my Hoodscoop. Saturday I wired it into the cab. I took some pics just in case it helps some folks who need to get thru the firewall and people who are looking for some awesome rockers for their open spots on their panel. I searched and searched on here and got some good ideas getting thru the firewall but I didn’t want to cut into the boot or force a hanger thru. I found a kickass opening that worked perfect.

    Took the hoodscoop apart:

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    Got light put in and got the scoop back on the truck:

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    To find an opening without cutting or poking, I put an LED flashlight in the engine bay pointed at the boot, then I got inside the truck and saw the light shining thru a small opening. I pushed the wire thru and it was perfect! I taped other wires to the red power wire and drug them thru with no problems or hangups.

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    Ran wires from hoodscoop thru the hood down into some wireloom:

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    Excellent ground for all this shit:

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    Bought 2 of these http://www.oznium.com/scion-switch-led
    1 for the scanner and the other one for the LED's under my foot wells and under both seats.

    They are for a Scion but they fit AMAZING and look factory. I had to take a razor blade and shave off the left side plastic in the hole. Then they went in perfect.

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    DONE! Now for the finished "RICE":

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  2. Apr 25, 2011 at 10:46 AM
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    franzcars

    franzcars I'm different, in a different way

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    that looks sick. but i doubt it legal :(
     
  3. Apr 25, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    raswank

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    Honestly I think it looks king of ghetto.
     
  4. Apr 25, 2011 at 10:58 AM
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    i like it myself! i want to do something similar with mine but haven't had any time to do anything lately!
     
  5. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:00 AM
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    seksilumpia

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    X2..it looks like a toy..but you did good work!
     
  6. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:02 AM
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    NIce Write up ill give you rep for that but i dont like the mod IMO but good job :D
     
  7. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:02 AM
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    VooDoo

    VooDoo More Cowbell!

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    lol at the title..nice work! green for oregon im guessing? i like the yellow DTRL and the green lights haha
     
  8. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:05 AM
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    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy The dog did it...I swear!

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    Check out the Oregon laws. I believe blue, red, and green lighting on the front is only legal on emergency vehicals...

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  9. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:14 AM
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    Oregon TRD

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    Yep green for OREGON. My tailgater truck for the games.

    I can run with my neons under the truck on. The scanner is only for when I'm parked because anything moving is usually illegal so I ain't gonna fuck with that.

    King of ghetto.....cool. Like I said on these forums before....theres a ton of shit on here that people do to there trucks that I think is ghetto and plain retarded BUT....it's cool with me because it makes everyones truck different from each other. If we didn't have that then we'd all be driving the same shit!

    I'm cool with good or bad comments, it doesn't bother me because it's my truck and I like lights n shit! LOL

    Thanks for any and all comments.

    I know alot of people hate LED's n neons and whatnot but I LIKE EM!!
     
  10. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:15 AM
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    Yep.....and LOMFL at Uncle Bens rice!!! ^
     
  11. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    not my style but clean install ... getting ready for fast five? =)
     
  12. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    I'm not a fan of the neons but that's just me. Your install looks great though...very clean and professional! BTW...GO DUCKS!!! :)
     
  13. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:21 AM
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    Can you get the light under the scoop to move back and forth like KITT from Knight Rider? Not my thing, but I like it. Good job.
     
  14. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:25 AM
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    LOFL.....this is the funny thing...I HATE LAWNMOWER cars...the wings and loud as hell stupid ass pipes and I hate those movies. But I love lights!!! Dammitt...i've been addicted to christmas lights and neon shit, etc. since I was a kid.
     
  15. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:29 AM
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    It is a scanner. Same stuff as the HOFF and KITT...LOL...!!! If you look at a few of the pics you can see the bar all lit up and in other pics u can only see a light or 2 because it's always scanning back n forth.



    This is the same tube I have but green:

    http://www.youtube.com/embed/RWfykmL6w_o
     
  16. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:30 AM
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    Thanks man....I'm very anal bout everything....hiding wires, clean clean clean!! Never do anything half ass

    and yeah...GO DUCKS.....spring game for the TROOPS this Saturday. Can't wait.
     
  17. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:47 AM
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    Nice clean install dude.
    Great write-up & great pics!

    I like lights & stuff too, but all I have to show for it is the Indiglo gauge faces. LOL
     
  18. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:49 AM
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    Oregon TRD

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    Nice. I wanna do my gauges real bad but i'm not a soldering person.
     
  19. Apr 28, 2011 at 5:30 AM
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    should have done the scoop in red, then your car would talk to you...

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  20. Apr 28, 2011 at 6:21 AM
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    Ok, I gotta ask, after you drilled out the rivets in the plate and guide for the scoop, what did you use to attach them back to the scoop? thanks.
     
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