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Aug 5, 8:16pm - #241694 
Neon Lights

Ok i guess this is whats up new in my car, this is strictly for car shows. NEON LIGHTS

Placement-

1 - Under Window Switch Covers.
2 - Below Seat
3 - By The Pedals
4 - Inside Top Vent
5 - Inside Lower Vent
6 - Inside the ash tray
7 - Inside the E Brake Opening
8 - Left & right Vent
9 - Upper Vents - Drivers and Passengers
10 - Inside Tweeter Covers - Drivers and Passenger
11 - Inside door Speaker covers
12 - Inside Back seat Side Speaker Covers
13 - Inside The Right Side Hatch Cover

These will be filled with red lights

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Aug 5, 8:27pm - #241695 
oh and i was wondering where you could find like small neon lights that could be placed anywhere, i dont want those six inch tubes or anything either. i can seem to find em anywhere.

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Aug 5, 9:06pm - #241696 
what about led?? pretty small..try circuit city..they have 3in tube too..


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Aug 5, 9:09pm - #241697 
wait your putting neons in all these places?

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Aug 5, 9:12pm - #241698 
that'd be too much lights if you are putting neons in all the places imo


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Aug 5, 9:16pm - #241699 
confused rice


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Aug 5, 9:18pm - #241700 
no its strictly for show, you know, just flip on the lights, and leave the car off, so people pass by and are like "whoooo that looks hot!" grin grin grin

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Aug 5, 9:28pm - #241701 
^^^ that i can understand~
as long as you are not lighting them up when you are driving..then it's fine~


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Aug 5, 9:35pm - #241702 
exactly


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Aug 5, 9:38pm - #241703 
I dont know that still might be over kill. I would do footwells, under the seats, and little LEDs in the air vent.


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Aug 5, 9:39pm - #241704 
well i might lighten it down a little kuz i dont have to much kash to spare either so yeah.

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Aug 5, 11:16pm - #241705 
You said you didn't want the 6" ones? How come, was about to get some for my foot wells, are they not bright enough?

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Aug 5, 11:22pm - #241706 
It'd be a lights show in the car if you used them while driving.. Blinding it would be... it'd be more like "hey mommy look at the light show in his car... COOOL"

I like it though! thumbsup Good idea's post pictures once your done!

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Aug 6, 12:18am - #241707 
nice, can't wait to see the finish product.


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Aug 6, 8:25am - #241708 
i didnt want to use the 6 inch ones kuz they are too big and noticeable.

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Aug 6, 9:27am - #241709 
tooooooooo many, gunna look rice'ey


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Aug 6, 10:22am - #241710 
everyone else said it would look fine

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Aug 6, 12:44pm - #241711 
hey buddy, sorry but, your shifter looks like a red penis... wtf

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Aug 6, 1:15pm - #241712 
well dude.. ive got a buncha neons and trust me ur gonna need LED's for some of those applications. eventually its gonna look good though... gonna b hard to hide all the wiring and put it all to one switch.. wtf

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Aug 6, 1:44pm - #241713 
How its going to look aside, you need to use EL wire. Your never going to find tubes small enough to do it all.

http://www.elwirecheap.com

Thats where I get my EL wire, could not have done my shift boot or my climate control lights with out it.

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Aug 6, 1:46pm - #241714 
http://www.elwirecheap.com/elwirebyfoot.html

Link for the page with the wire by the foot, I used 3.2mm but you can get as small as 2.3mm.

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Aug 6, 1:50pm - #241715 
You'll also need to get power inverters to get them to light up as bright a possible, that site sells them. They have a few choices based on how many feet of wire each one will be lighting up.

I have one lighting up 6' feet of the stuff. Make life easy on yourself and be sure to go with the "ez clip" option on all the parts.

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Aug 6, 2:10pm - #241716 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
hey buddy, sorry but, your shifter looks like a red penis... wtf


this isnt my interior, its a sample pic i foudn on the net, haha and i have an automatic. wtf

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Aug 6, 2:56pm - #241717 
How bright are the 6" ones? Will they light up a footwell or do you have to go with the bigger ones?

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Aug 6, 3:14pm - #241718 
Originally Posted by Celica_Noob
How bright are the 6" ones? Will they light up a footwell or do you have to go with the bigger ones?

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If your talking about neon tubes, I think thats to small. 9" or up. I use 9" in my footwells and underseats.

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Aug 6, 3:29pm - #241719 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
hey buddy, sorry but, your shifter looks like a red penis... wtf

lol it fuckin does... rofl


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Aug 6, 3:43pm - #241720 
Gen7fan, are the 9" ones bright enough? And yeah i was talking about neons.

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Aug 6, 4:06pm - #241721 
I use them so they must be, my brother has 12" in his car, looks the same.

You can get a pair (9") with a transformer for $20 from the neon edge, here is a link:

http://www.theneonedge.com/interior/interiorunderseat.htm

They call it an underseat kit, trust me its what you want.

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Aug 6, 4:45pm - #241722 
well place the neons so that you can't see the bulb directly, only the light it emits.

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Aug 6, 7:23pm - #241723 
Thanks Gen7fan

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Aug 7, 2:14am - #241724 
Why don't you guys get CCFL's ?
they don't produce that much heat and are much brighter.. I use em all the time.. they worket perfect on a 12v with a nice inverter in between.. they are awesome and as WyTe_91_FuRy_GTS.. to over-do things is a bad habit.. if you really wanna do it go for led's in the small places.. they are brighter then Neon's anyways.. and connection is easy as well.. it even saves you lots of problems on the placement.. since they are way smaller


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Aug 7, 8:10am - #241725 
thanks for the info, anyone know where i can buy the leds?

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Aug 7, 9:08am - #241726 
Originally Posted by spyder00367
I dont know that still might be over kill. I would do footwells, under the seats, and little LEDs in the air vent.


^^good idea..that would look nice...not too overdone thumbsup


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Aug 7, 10:19am - #241727 
Yeah, your setup is muy rice. Use CCFL for the footwells and skip below the seats (#2) because they're bright enough. Why you would put light in your ashtray is beyond me confused. I'd gut it out and use it for your lighting switchport. Just do the lower vents and not the upper.

For the speakers and tweeter domes, use LEDs. Use a couple of colors, not just red. Makes it look more interesting, just don't use too many colors, it will look worse. thumbsdown Don't use too much lighting either. For LEDs, try local auto parts store.


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Aug 7, 10:24am - #241728 
i dont need a switchboard in my ashtry, kuz for 5th gens there are premade wholes on the left side of the steering wheel.

ill have 2 different colors

and ill have each color connected to a switch

so Red on one switch
and ??? on the other switch.

what color should the second one be?


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Aug 7, 10:37am - #241729 
blue


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i dont think that would look good. rolleyes


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Aug 7, 11:39am - #241731 
Originally Posted by WyTe_91_FuRy_GTS
i dont think that would look good. rolleyes
Red would be the main color. Use in the footwells and use blue as the accent like in the speakers, tweets, and A/C vents. It would look hot. There isnt really any other color of neon you could use. THere is pink, red, green, orange, blue, red, aqua, white thats all i can think of anymore?

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Aug 10, 5:38pm - #241734 
^^^i dont think it would look too rice if the neons are fixed nicely... as long as the tubes flow with the interior, and not turning them on when driving...


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Aug 11, 1:20am - #241735 
its ok, im sure your side graphics and neons give you enough horsepower for you to be happy. have fun in your mobile christmas tree!


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Aug 11, 10:15am - #241736 
dude quit being a dick, my graphics are going to be taken off soon anyways, so stop being a dick, i bought them a long time ago, when i was younger and i didnt know what rice was, now i do and i want to change it, the neons are for show use only. so stop being a dick. thanks. wtf

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Aug 11, 10:37am - #241737 
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
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hey buddy, sorry but, your shifter looks like a red penis... wtf

lol it fuckin does... rofl
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Aug 11, 10:39am - #241738 
it isnt my car tho, so yeah, this was off of cardomain.com i needed a interior pic, kuz i dont have one right now.

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Aug 11, 10:40am - #241739 
tony quit talkin bout his red penis tongue


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Aug 11, 10:43am - #241740 
Originally Posted by WyTe_91_FuRy_GTS
it isnt my car tho, so yeah, this was off of cardomain.com i needed a interior pic, kuz i dont have one right now.


yeah i noticed it wasnt.

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Aug 11, 10:44am - #241741 
Originally Posted by CaLiGTS
tony quit talkin bout his red penis tongue

but you get to talk about penis all the time happywink tongue

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