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Finished Hood Scoop lighting... #221683 Jul 11, 4:33pm Jul 11, 4:33pm
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Finished Hood Scoop lighting...
So after a few hours of splicing and sodering, I finally finished my LED Hood scoop project. I must say I'm pretty pleased with how it all came out. Just wanted to see what you guys thought...

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Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: sstepko] #221684 Jul 11, 4:43pm Jul 11, 4:43pm
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Looks good man, what kind of bulbs are you using for your DRL's?

Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: tgts2000] #221685 Jul 11, 5:05pm Jul 11, 5:05pm
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I'm using the white 194s from http://www.superbrightleds.com
they work well, but they are a bit more white than in the picture. I had to over-expose the picture to get it to show the car at night, so everything came out brighter and more blue.

-Scott

Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: sstepko] #221686 Jul 11, 5:33pm Jul 11, 5:33pm
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Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: sstepko] #221687 Jul 11, 11:16pm Jul 11, 11:16pm
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Originally Posted by sstepko
So after a few hours of splicing and sodering, I finally finished my LED hood scoop project. I must say I'm pretty pleased with how it all came out. Just wanted to see what you guys thought...


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j/k grin I wanna do the same to my car... but I want it w/the alarm... thumbsup Nice!!!
BTW Can you post some pics of the wiring underhood? wave happywink

Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: morris] #221688 Jul 12, 9:52am Jul 12, 9:52am
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Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: sstepko] #221689 Jul 12, 10:15am Jul 12, 10:15am
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looks sweet, i was gonna do that same thing when i was looking at nitrous, except red. good work thumbsup

Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: nebraskaGTS] #221690 Jul 12, 3:14pm Jul 12, 3:14pm
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Yeah i'll get some pictures up of the wiring and stuff when I get home. There isn't much to see though; all the wiring is hidden. i ran it through that ruber piece that is between the Hood and the plastics near the windshield. I don't have a switch yet, but its only a 3 volt LED so it just stays on all the time...

-Scott

Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: sstepko] #221691 Jul 12, 5:20pm Jul 12, 5:20pm
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Alright here's a conversation I had on AIM about the LEDs and stuff... Just if anyone is interested...

-Scott


scottstepko: here's the website for the LEDs I used in my corners...
scottstepko: http://www.superbrightleds.com/1157.htm
scottstepko: scroll down to "Single LED Wedge Base Bulbs"
scottstepko: those are them, and just FYI; the bulbs in the picture are a lot more blue than in person... The White LEDs that I have are pretty white but almost like an HID white... there's a bit of purple or something in them, but they look cool...
scottstepko: and this is where I got my leds for the Hood scoop
scottstepko: http://www.superbrightleds.com/leds.htm
scottstepko: mine are 5000 mcd at 20 viewing angle... If i got them again I would go with the 6000 mcd and the 30 angle... oh and if you use these leds they are only rated at like 3 volts or something so you are going to need a 470 Ohm (sounds like "olms") resistor... You can pick up a pack of 5 for a buck at radio shack, just tell them you need a 470 Ohm resistor... if you have and questions or anything just shoot me back or e-mail me at sstepko@knology.net

Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: sstepko] #221692 Jul 12, 9:23pm Jul 12, 9:23pm
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Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: andrews] #221693 Jul 13, 7:48am Jul 13, 7:48am
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Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: SSCarbonGTS] #221694 Jul 15, 3:09pm Jul 15, 3:09pm
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Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: SoccerSummit] #221696 Jul 16, 7:18am Jul 16, 7:18am
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Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: Amiricle] #221697 Jul 16, 8:31am Jul 16, 8:31am

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Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: sstepko] #221699 Jul 18, 10:05am Jul 18, 10:05am
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Originally Posted by sstepko
So after a few hours of splicing and sodering, I finally finished my LED hood scoop project. I must say I'm pretty pleased with how it all came out. Just wanted to see what you guys thought...


Dude I Love it!...That is sweet good job!... thumbsup Is that a super white color?... I'll be contacting you dude, if you don't mind!... thumbsup

Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: Virtuous_One] #221700 Jul 18, 12:13pm Jul 18, 12:13pm
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*edit* Had an "s" in the place of the "w" in white

yeah no problem, they are the super white and they are more white in person. I took out the leds in the Hood scoop last night and redid it with a neon tube... I think it looks better than with the leds. I took pictures of the whole process with my digital so i'll put up an install how-to if you want...

-Scott

Re: Finished Hood Scoop lighting... [Re: sstepko] #221701 Jul 18, 12:58pm Jul 18, 12:58pm
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Originally Posted by sstepko
*edit* Had an "s" in the place of the "w" in white

yeah no problem, they are the super white and they are more white in person. I took out the leds in the Hood scoop last night and redid it with a neon tube... I think it looks better than with the leds. I took pictures of the whole process with my digital so i'll put up an install how-to if you want...

-Scott
I would like to see the pictures with the neon tube. I thought of doing this a while ago but I couldn't find anyone that had installed a neon tube. Pics would be great! thumbsup

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