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Old 07-02-2015, 03:41 PM   #21
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got bored and drug out my extra light strips
stuff is cheap and easy to work with....
for some reason, the Gods at General Motors in their infinite wisdom, stopped putting floor board lighting under the dash, I'mma gonna fix that!

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Old 07-04-2015, 02:19 PM   #22
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still bored, but I figured out the led strips fit between T50 staples, with great penetration.... possibilities are endless! just think, for the front of a bus, you could have a lighted name or monogram. the 3M adhesive on this stuff sucks!

or tie them into your brake lights for STOP
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Old 07-04-2015, 06:46 PM   #23
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10 minutes, HIGHLY RIGGED, and my P looks like a question mark.... I nicked a wire
but, you get the idea... board sitting on Vortec engine air cleaner ... letters 5-1/2" tall

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Old 07-04-2015, 09:51 PM   #24
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Haha...heck yea I'd like to tie some in to the Engine compartment light - light up the front of the engine and sides when I open it up
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Old 07-04-2015, 10:16 PM   #25
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Haha...heck yea I'd like to tie some in to the Engine compartment light - light up the front of the engine and sides when I open it up
have it wired to a swtch that plays this sound....






or this one






wire this to your air horn




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Hahahaha...
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Old 07-04-2015, 10:57 PM   #27
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there ya go, 16 feet
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Old 07-05-2015, 08:51 AM   #28
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$9.99!!!!!!!!! Geezle Petes that's a good price!
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Love working with the LED Light Strips...and really friendly to the batteries too
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