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Underhood Lighting Project Complete

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Taco Ron, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. Dec 12, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    Taco Ron

    Taco Ron [OP] Male Member

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    I used some Oznium LED Floods to make it happen. I'm extremely happy with the amount of light and the floods disperse very nicely. For now, they are not switched (have to pull fuse at aux fuse box to turn off / on) but I will be installing a hood switch soon to have them come on automatically when the hood is opened.

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  2. Dec 12, 2009 at 8:04 PM
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    ruppmeister

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    Lookin good. I like the struts you put in and the lights just add to your hoods greatness.

    Thanks for the idea, I may be trying this at one time or another.
     
  3. Dec 12, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    Just4fununlimited

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    Sweet!! I'm gonna have to hook this one up.
     
  4. Dec 12, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    That last picture looks freaking cool
     
  5. Dec 12, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    Very VERY nice. Get that auto switch in and it's gold!
     
  6. Dec 12, 2009 at 9:28 PM
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  7. Dec 12, 2009 at 10:05 PM
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    Freakin sweet mod! How long did it take ya to install?
     
  8. Dec 12, 2009 at 10:18 PM
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    super clean.. I could of used this today instead of wearing my head light. I just might have to do this!
     
  9. Dec 12, 2009 at 10:45 PM
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    Very smart. I wonder if they've ever thought of doing that kind of thing to cars when their making them. Fantastic idea.
     
  10. Dec 12, 2009 at 11:42 PM
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    Taco Ron

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    Thanks guys. It only took about an hour for me to install. I will have to go in later and put in the hood pin switch, but that will only take a few minutes once I figure out where I want to put it.
     
  11. Dec 12, 2009 at 11:59 PM
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    Some cars do have this.

    OP, those things are BRIGHT! :D
     
  12. Dec 13, 2009 at 8:37 AM
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    Well DONE!!!
     
  13. Jan 28, 2010 at 9:02 AM
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    Added a mercury switch and took a couple more pics of how the wires are routed:

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  14. Jan 28, 2010 at 9:06 AM
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    Nicely done!
     
  15. Jan 28, 2010 at 9:09 AM
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    Nice work!

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  16. Jan 28, 2010 at 9:21 AM
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    Those are awesome!! I wonder how they would do as like rock lighting in the wheel wells??
     
  17. Jan 28, 2010 at 9:23 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Will the Merc switch activate the lights when accelerating?
     
  18. Jan 28, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    Do you have a part number for the LED floods you used?
     
  19. Jan 28, 2010 at 9:30 AM
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    eschmunk

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    + 1, this is what I thought as soon as I seen the switch. Why not just install a pin switch?
     
  20. Jan 28, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    ^ good question. And what is the advantage of a mercury over a push pin? I guess it's easier to install.

    This is something I am going to mess with this summer.

    I also have Redline Hood Struts and am very pleased with them. Definitely worth the money. Good looking setup under there! Now go paint your engine cover!
     
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