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audiofreak86
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audiofreak86 May 27, 5:22am - #186855 
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Neon Interior Lighting Question

Well CCFL Lighting, same thing, anyways my question to anyone is: How am I going to be able to install about 4 neon or CCFL lights and have them use one switch. Also which power supply can I use, other than the cigarette lighter that will support 4 lights or more? Thanks, I'll reply if anyone needs clarificaiton to help me out
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FloydianSlip6 May 27, 5:33am - #186856 

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use a main line to the battery through the firewall. You just need a switch that can handle the electrical load that's all. So get a good switch instead of a shitty one.
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audiofreak86 May 27, 5:37am - #186857 
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I am horrible at electrical crap, so you're saying I should run my own line from the battery and through the firewall, or there is already one present?
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FloydianSlip6 May 27, 5:39am - #186858 

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get some 16 gauge wire or so. Get an inline fuse set up, set the inline fuse close to the battery and run the line through the firewall underneath the drivers side dash. Get a switch that can handle the power instead of the cheaper switches usually used. Also, when you get the bulbs, make sure you dont trim off the chip that allows the neon to work ;-) Also make sure you use a fuse that's big enough too.
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SaddY May 27, 6:20am - #186859 
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Use a 4 way inverter smile lol grin That's what I did smile I even have a sound activation module for it so it flashes on the music smile and you can change sensistivity smile
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morris May 27, 7:03am - #186860 
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Originally Posted by SaddY
Use a 4 way inverter smile lol grin That's what I did smile I even have a sound activation module for it so it flashes on the music smile and you can change sensistivity smile
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morris May 27, 7:08am - #186861 
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Originally Posted by SaddY
Use a 4 way inverter smile lol grin That's what I did smile I even have a sound activation module for it so it flashes on the music smile and you can change sensistivity smile


grin I noticed that my trunk neons have that "sound act..."... hehe... spineyes I installed them about 3 weeks ago. But just noticed the switch a week ago!!!
laughsilly thatsfunny crazy rofl rofl
Bonus!!! Haha
I got two 15" for $20 in a "sale" box @ Pep Boys... I didn't notice that feature... haha good deal!
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SaddY May 27, 9:45am - #186862 
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is it Neon or CCFL ? for CCFL's its way to expensive 4 sure
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morris May 27, 10:08am - #186863 
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Originally Posted by SaddY
is it Neon or CCFL ? for CCFL's its way to expensive 4 sure


Not really!! ... at all!!
wtf I got neons. I still thinking that was a good deal... but I found this a few days ago...! eek
http://www.svc.com/v12inch2ccflkits.html

I tried it already! thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup
I ordered last monday, and I got it in thursday!!!! That was fast S&H!!!! thumbsup
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SaddY May 27, 10:57am - #186864 
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Hehe smile I get em for bout E 2.50 for a pair including inverter smile but if I would have to ship it to you would be bout the same price I geuss.. dunno rolleyes rofl
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