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May 14, 3:51pm - #179140 
Blackout Switch...

Is there such a thing that I could use to splice into my brake light lines and other lines, and then hook it to a switch that when activated would prevent the brake lights from turning on?

Okay, so a switch hooked up to something, which is in turn spliced into power lines that would in turn disrupt an electrical pulse or signal at the flip of a switch.

Is there any way that this could be done?



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May 14, 3:53pm - #179141 
why not just take out the bulbs rofl
anyways isn't that going to be illegal y r you doing it so you can hid from the cops or what rofl


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May 14, 3:54pm - #179142 
I want to be able to still use the brake lights and other lights such as the headlights, etc. but at the flip of a switch, somehow disrupt the electrical signal and in return, they wouldn't work.


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May 14, 3:55pm - #179143 
I was just thinking because last night I was following someone, and I couldn't turn my lights off, and I thought it would be cool if all of the lights could turn on and off at the flip of a switch.


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May 14, 3:59pm - #179144 
well just find a switch and splice the wire to the brake lights and other lights and then wire the switch somewhere you can turn it on and off
i don't know exactly how to do it but give it a try and c what happens


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May 14, 4:05pm - #179145 
But how would I get the switch to disrupt the lights?


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May 14, 4:45pm - #179146 
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May 14, 4:50pm - #179147 
just diable your drls and
you will have full control
of your lights


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May 14, 4:51pm - #179148 
Originally Posted by mastro543
just diable your drls and
you will have full control
of your lights
I know that, but not your brake lights. Besides, if I can find out how to install and wire this switch, I won't have to do that fix. I like the Auto-On lights, I'd forget otherwise. grin


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May 14, 5:34pm - #179149 
if asked this question twice with no working reply if you ever find out pm me and if i ever find i will pm you... deal?

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May 14, 5:38pm - #179150 
Originally Posted by Double_Ohh_GTS
if asked this question twice with no working reply if you ever find out pm me and if i ever find i will pm you... deal?


Deal.

All I need to know is if there is such a way to splice something into a wire to disrupt electrical impulses at the flick of a switch.


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May 14, 6:15pm - #179151 
my friend from hawaii had this on his pt cruiser...he had it done by a friend. the only way i can think of to do it is to

1. disable drl so you can have full control of headlights
(that way the headlights/Sidemarkers turn off)

2. find the cable that runs from the brake pedal to the brake lights and splice it...stick the switch in there and you can disable the brake lights totally

i dont think thats much help, because you prolly already know that much...but i figured i would say it anyway


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May 14, 6:17pm - #179152 
Originally Posted by superderk

my friend from hawaii had this on his pt cruiser...he had it done by a friend. the only way i can think of to do it is to

1. disable drl so you can have full control of headlights
(that way the headlights/Sidemarkers turn off)

2. find the cable that runs from the brake pedal to the brake lights and splice it...stick the switch in there and you can disable the brake lights totally

i dont think thats much help, because you prolly already know that much...but i figured i would say it anyway
I know that much, but what type of switch would I have to buy, and how would it have to be hooked up? I don't know shit about switches.


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May 14, 6:19pm - #179153 
Originally Posted by slidr
I was just thinking because last night I was following someone , and I couldn't turn my lights off, and I thought it would be cool if all of the lights could turn on and off at the flip of a switch.


I guess I'm the only one who noticed this part rofl rofl wtf

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May 14, 6:21pm - #179154 
Originally Posted by Drifter
Originally Posted by slidr
I was just thinking because last night I was following someone , and I couldn't turn my lights off, and I thought it would be cool if all of the lights could turn on and off at the flip of a switch.


I guess I'm the only one who noticed this part rofl rofl wtf

Heheh.

Some fag I used to go to high school with who drives a Cavalier and thinks his car is the shit. Wanted to scare him.


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May 14, 6:21pm - #179155 
this is pretty easy to do. The lights won't work without electricity, so, in this case find the wire that connects to the switch on the brake pedal. when the pedal is pressed its like opening a gate for the power to flow through to the lights. Cut that wire in half, then splice it with longer wire to a switch on the dash. Connect it to one terminal on the switch. then from the other terminal on the swith, run another wire to the other half of the pedal wire that you already cut. That way, then the switch is on, power is running through to the lights. If the switch is off, no power is going to the lights. It's like putting a gate in the middle of the wire. Hope this helps.

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May 14, 6:28pm - #179156 
So something like this? I took only one art class my whole life and look what I can do. I'm a genius...

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May 14, 7:14pm - #179157 
you got it

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May 14, 7:44pm - #179158 
When the switch is "open", will there be a delay from the time I press the brake pedal to the time the lights come on?

In other words, will having that switch there cause any unreasonable delays?


Oh, and will any old cheap ass switch from like Autozone do?


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May 14, 8:10pm - #179159 
do you have any idea about how electricity works in a car??? The hard part is not finding out you need a switch or what you need to switch, but finding the right wire to put on the switch.


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May 14, 8:14pm - #179160 
Originally Posted by SCOTT03
do you have any idea about how electricity works in a car??? The hard part is not finding out you need a switch or what you need to switch, but finding the right wire to put on the switch.
Yeah, thanks. I've done electrical work in my car before, but never nothing with switches. Reverse glow gauges, LED conversions, LED's in AC panel, etc.

Finding the right wire won't be a problem. Just needed to know how to go about doing this.


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May 14, 8:32pm - #179161 
simple switch is your answer for brake lights, and disable your auto ons and drls. install guide can be found on this website


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