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Thought i would drop some pic's of my first lighting mod. I ran this off the battery till i decide what i want to tap into for powering the full set up, i already switched out all my interior lights to red led's and also planning foot well red lights too. Right now i'm just using a basic red 5mm radio shack led but i want to upgrade to a RGB multi color led set up with a controller for everything. Let me know what you guys think.

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IMG_20140626_203340.jpg I made 2 cardboard templates using the emblems i pulled off the car thanks to the forums, and using some left over plexi glass i start to make my plates.

IMG_20140626_205323.jpg I lay out a rough outline to get close to the shape i want but leaving a little room to clean up the edges and shape them.

After cutting them out with a jigsaw i drill out the holes for the emblem pegs to fit into and put the emblem on to draw my outline using a black marker i trace around the emblems and pop the emblems back off then begin to shape the plates using my drill with a sanding attachment.

[i took most of these photos after finishing the project here i use the cardboard template]
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Once i get the shape i want i wire up the car for the led i came in on the right next to the battery under the plastic guard if your wire is stiff enough you should be able to run it from left to right to the center near the hood latch and out the front and connect everything up. i put a hole in the middle of my plexiglass plate for the led to rest in i put on the emblem and reattach with 3m double sided tape.

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Ordered the RGB leds today with a controller for the emblems and wheels. Set me back $65.00 from superbrightleds.com i went with this weatherproof strip High Power RGB LED Weatherproof Flexible Light Strips - WFLS-RGB | Color Changing RGB LED Strip Lights | LED Light Strips & Light Bars | Super Bright LEDs | Super Bright LEDs i got 2 of the copper 39" and 1 Wireless Remote RGB Controller with Key Fobs | LED Controller & LED Dimmers | LED Light Strips & Light Bars | Super Bright LEDs | Super Bright LEDs Now i just need to get my hands on something to make my rings and brackets out off and when the led's come in i'll put it together with some photo's.
 

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So I picked up some galvanized steel 1/2 inch wide 10' long x 2 and LEDs + controller arrived today but it seems I forgot to order freaking cable to run it all so I'll have 40' here tomorrow and hope to put it all together this week end if I can find the time.
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Got the metal rings put together today now just need to solder up the led's tomorrow and give it a test run. working this week end so may or may not get the time.
 
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