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Sep 8, 10:31pm - #270497 
interior neon lighting

alright...so this place was selling 10" neons for 2.97 each so i decided i would do neons for the first time in any of my cars. well...since they were so cheap...i bought all the blue ones they had left. i have 7. i know i want to put 2 under the dash. what should i do with the other 5. also i know i dont want to see the bulb...i want indirect lighting. and i dont need to hear that neons are gay...i just want help and ideas please. thanks.


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Sep 8, 11:00pm - #270498 
well you can put 2 under the dashboard on each side.
so your left with 4

now you can put 1 under the each seat , drives and passangers...

so your left with 2
now with those 2 if you really want too you can put them in the back where the stock backseat speakers go... one in each one...

best i can do.

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Sep 8, 11:08pm - #270499 
Definitely under the seats. You can find places to hide them in the trunk also, maybe behind the two access panels.

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Sep 8, 11:17pm - #270500 
7 total...

2 - footwells
2 - under front seats
2 - trunk behind side grates
1 - AC panel

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Sep 8, 11:59pm - #270501 
Originally Posted by Sultan

7 total...

2 - footwells
2 - under front seats
2 - trunk behind side grates
1 - AC panel


AC panel allows only 6" max wave
Save the 7th as a spare thumbsup
Actually I used 15" for the trunk happywink

How to install... https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57117_0_collapsed_2__1.html

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Sep 9, 1:34am - #270502 
hey morris did ur neons come with the car too???


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Sep 9, 2:21am - #270503 
Originally Posted by xxmonkeyboixx
hey morris did ur neons come with the car too???

Linked Image Nope! I just got it with the body kit & exahust. That's it. Everything else . rolleyes
grin I've been working I have added : sound system, Clear Corners, indiglo gauges, neons (both int.-including AC- & under), calipers painted, strut bar... etc, etc. wave wave Check my profile happywink

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Sep 9, 5:41am - #270504 
heres mine

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Sep 9, 10:40am - #270505 
^^^^ eek eek damn kid thats a NICE truck set up thumbsup

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Sep 9, 10:41am - #270506 
lol sorry i get amused very easily

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Sep 9, 12:41pm - #270507 
Wow, where'd you get the neons from? Any chance they have white?


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Sep 9, 4:59pm - #270508 
I just installed a neon in each on the compartments in the door. What a pain in he ass. It looks sick though. Especiall with m lambo doors.


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Sep 9, 6:08pm - #270509 
Originally Posted by XxMerlinxX
Wow, where'd you get the neons from? Any chance they have white?


i got them at Big Lots. they had white ones...but they werent just neons. they had a strobe at each end. that would have been too much for me.


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Sep 9, 9:39pm - #270510 
anyone else got any other ideas?


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Sep 9, 9:46pm - #270511 
I hope you won't have any problems putting them in the foot pedal area. My girlfriend always kicks the light off its place so I came up with some ghetto solution. I used paper clip to secure it in place rather than using velcro or double sided tape. grin who knows might help you... thumbsup

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Sep 9, 9:52pm - #270512 
Originally Posted by Pnoy
I hope you won't have any problems putting them in the foot pedal area. My girlfriend always kicks the light off its place so I came up with some ghetto solution. I used paper clip to secure it in place rather than using velcro or double sided tape. grin who knows might help you... thumbsup


you should try wire ties or zip ties...probably a lot more effecient than a paperclip. grin who knows might help you... thumbsup


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Sep 9, 10:59pm - #270513 
Originally Posted by celicatalbot
I just installed a neon in each on the compartments in the door. What a pain in he ass. It looks sick though. Especiall with m lambo doors.

What was a pain? place the tubes or the wiring?
BTW can you post a pic? wave

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Sep 10, 2:20am - #270514 
Im waiting for my neons to come in the mail, but what is a good location in the drivers footwell to secure the neons with zip ties? pics? i think on the passengers i can secure to some wires.

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Sep 10, 8:59am - #270515 
Originally Posted by morris
Originally Posted by celicatalbot
I just installed a neon in each on the compartments in the door. What a pain in he ass. It looks sick though. Especiall with m lambo doors.

What was a pain? place the tubes or the wiring?
BTW can you post a pic? wave


I can post a pic today. What made this such a pain was getting the wires throught the car, into the door and then down to the neons. It doesnt sound to hard, but believe me, its a lot of work. but it really does look good, with the door open and closed.


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Sep 13, 9:50am - #270516 
keep some as spares, you never know whats gonna happen...like if your friend sits on it...friggin ahole

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Sep 13, 1:21pm - #270517 
Originally Posted by zalmero
keep some as spares, you never know whats gonna happen...like if your friend sits on it...friggin ahole


lol...sounds like you know from experience.


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Sep 13, 4:06pm - #270518 
I got these from biglots too! AWESOME deal eek

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Sep 13, 7:59pm - #270519 
wow, PinoyPyro got these two, and he has a vid about it. dang i should check out the biglots near here. thumbsup


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