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dkchin Feb 6, 1:11am - #98203 
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Interior lightings legal?

The lights are sound sensitive so, they flashe along with the music beat. I just spent $20 and did a quick job to see how it'll come out. I am satisfy with it but I am worry that I might get a ticket.
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spaztikid Feb 6, 1:13am - #98204 
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any interior light is illigal when driving, even the domb light.
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dkchin Feb 6, 1:14am - #98205 
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celicaTRDgts Feb 6, 1:15am - #98206 

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yup...probally gt a ticket bro

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dkchin Feb 6, 1:18am - #98207 
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Even the aqua blue wire? Thanks for the info.
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GTSHYPR Feb 6, 1:21am - #98208 
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I thought that it's only illegal if you can see the buld or the houseing while the car is moving. That's what a local cop told me.

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idk about interior...i always thought it was exterior confused

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CeLlYgT04 Feb 6, 1:26am - #98210 

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Not bad, but you may get a ticket confused
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dkchin Feb 6, 1:32am - #98211 
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I think the floor light is too bright. Here is a side view showing the angle of light shooting upward. Linked Image
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ted18852103 Feb 6, 2:07am - #98212 
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those are some bight foot wells what are then neons or leds or what??
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SSCarbonGTS Feb 6, 2:12am - #98213 

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Originally Posted by ted18852103
those are some bight foot wells what are then neons or leds or what??


Yeah !!! those are very bright !!!! very niice bye the way !! thumbsup thumbsup
what brand are they ??

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dkchin Feb 6, 2:17am - #98214 
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They are Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamps. I got them right here for $5.50.

Get this for $6.50 instead. It comes with vinyl velcros.
Sunbeam

These are for computer case modders. Since they use 12V, I just connect it to the cig lighter.
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dkchin Feb 6, 2:33am - #98215 
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These lights are not Neon. They are CCFL, brighter than neon, generates less heat, longer life (30,000 hours) and cheap as hell. I've been researching if it is legal or not. Here is some info. Anyone in New York area who is familiar with the law?

Is Neon Legal?
Although only about 2 states actually outlaw neon by name, as long as the tubes are mounted high enough under the vehicle so the actual tubes cannot be seen, they should not be illegal. Interior neon is fully legal. However,for your own peace of mind, we suggest that you please check with your state and local laws for further information.
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RacerX225 Feb 6, 2:48am - #98216 
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Yeah they're illegal. Looks good tho thumbsup

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celimangts17 Feb 6, 3:14am - #98217 

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that is a great idea to use those. i would have never thought of that. im am def. switching my underdash neons to those. much brighter. nice job thumbsup

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Spencer Feb 6, 3:33am - #98218 

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man those are so awesome I got some ? for ya bro...you have PM

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dkchin Feb 6, 3:48am - #98219 
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Answers to the questions I got:

The link I provided for CCFL comes with the transformer/inverter. You'll need it to work. For my setup, I use one transformer for each blue lamp since the cable is too short. Each transformer can be daisy chain (connect one after another). Thats how I connected them after the sound activited device. Installation is extremely easy. I only had to made a custom cable. Cig lighter end and molex (CDROM/HD) connector in the opposite end.
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cRodz Feb 6, 3:51am - #98220 
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just went to the website and got the same lights... now im waiting for my blue leds for the ac and lighter + that + the blue led that i already have from my viper alarm... after they're all done i'm getting the blue gauges and my whole interior will be very illegaly blue [color=blue][/color] thumbsup
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Bachus25 Feb 6, 3:52am - #98221 
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do you just have the neons or whatever they are under the floor or do you have them in other places?

ps and on that website what is the differanc ebetween those 2 blue lights?
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cRodz Feb 6, 3:54am - #98222 
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how could i install them so i dont have any wires showing? can i plug it on the back of the cig lighter and then add a switch? where could i get the switch... I just want some ass cry j'k
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dkchin Feb 6, 3:58am - #98223 
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The kit comes with dual port transformer, two lamps, a switch and double sided velcro thingy. Get the sunbeam brand.
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beans Feb 6, 4:19am - #98224 
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You will get a ticket fosho
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cRodz Feb 6, 5:00am - #98225 
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i dont care that much anywayz the cops will any catch once i hit lift grin
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dkchin Feb 6, 5:10am - #98226 
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It seems like it is illegal to have it on while driving. I have switches to turn on/off individual light. I can show off while idling though. I still think the electro luminunt wire is legal. Anyone knows?
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Elec-FuYu Feb 6, 5:15am - #98227 
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if ur car is parked, you wont get ticket..unless the cop is bitch.
if ur car is moving with those light on, boom, you have a big chance to win urself a ticket than looks.

interior lights like that it is considered to have influence on driver's concentration, and visibility to the road; therefore, it is dangerous.

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ted18852103 Feb 6, 8:28am - #98228 
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for in install i think all we would have to do its cut the ends off and find out withc one is + and - then hook them up like normal neons

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ToiletPaper Feb 6, 5:51pm - #98229 
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very nice neons.
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DaBigTickett Feb 6, 6:33pm - #98230 

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Originally Posted by spaztikid
any interior light is illigal when driving, even the domb light.

For real? i didnt know that, ive driven by a cop in a parking low with my interior lights on (footwell neons and domelight) and with my underbody neons on also, all he did was just stare at me for a second then go on bye, and I was driving, but just in a parking lot.

NOTE: By the way this has happened more than once.
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GTSHYPR Feb 6, 7:08pm - #98231 
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Is that the light tube by you pedals? If so what is it mounted too?
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Da Mac Feb 6, 8:55pm - #98232 
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I'm not to sure about other states but I know in NJ if you have interior neons that shine from floor up to mid door cops won't say to much. However across the dash like that they will say something " its to bright and blurrs your vision" <--- something like that. Underbody neons are without a doubt 100% illegal, unless car is parked and being shown off. I have neons in my interior, I always have them on. If you get pulled over hit the switch b4 the cop gets to your door and he can't say anything.
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dkchin Feb 6, 10:26pm - #98233 
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The lights are mounted under the plastic shell. I barely have enough angle (Plenty of room) to hide the light from directly shining into my eyes. Here is a shot I took by crouching down. You can do a better job hiding cables etc.. My intend was to see how it looks. These are lights are not going into my PC anymore. happywink I will try mounting them even deeper inside the plastic shell to prevent the light from shooting up.

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The blue light you see in the cig ash holder is the sound activited module. From there, three lights (left, right and electro luminant wire) are connected. The inverter is hiding near (above) gas padel. It seems the wire is on the way but the gas padel is further deep down. I can do a better job definately.

Warning: You can extend the cable from power source (12V) to inverter. From inverter (620V) to the lamp requires CCFL extension cable. If you try to extend the lamp cable, let me know if it works.
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stefanoc Feb 6, 11:25pm - #98234 

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all i gotta say is wow theyre bright. didnt know about being it illegal either.
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DaBigTickett Feb 7, 12:03am - #98235 

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the best thing you can do is just check with ur local police dept and ask them.
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Spencer Feb 7, 3:31am - #98236 

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Can you hook this up like a neon to your battery and what kind of wire would you use and how would you coneect it to ur battery?

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CRBN BLU Feb 7, 7:28am - #98238 

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Looks good. A lot brighter than my neons. I PMed you a question.

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CooKie_MoNsTeR2k Feb 7, 7:43am - #98239 
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Just cut them off whenever you think you see a cop...thats what i used to do when i had neons in my ride...U'll get tired of them eventually though..trust.
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dkchin Feb 7, 8:15am - #98240 
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Answer for CRBN BLU:

Cut the molex (computer) connector. Molex has four wires, yellow, black, black, and red. Yellow is +12V and black next to is Ground.
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Clos Feb 7, 4:06pm - #98241 
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i heard that the you cant have any red lights inside the car other then that you strait
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xmangt1 Feb 8, 2:30am - #98242 

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You will definitely get ticketed around here!
Looks good though thumbsup
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MikeyLittle69 Feb 26, 9:16am - #98243 

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the interior lights are not illegal, weather your moving or not, if that was true, then the tv's would be illegal as well, in nj, the underbody neons are illegal, if you are moving, but parked your fine, in pa, your allowed to have any light you want, just as long as you cant see the actual bulb, if they can see the bulb then you got yourself a ticket
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oas Feb 26, 10:03am - #98244 
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in my country Tv is only alowed while parked aslong its not a navigator. dont know about footwell neons but my friend had a blue ligth in his back window and got pulled over and had to remove it.
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aspen Feb 26, 10:13am - #98245 

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i think it depends what country or place you at...i got interior neon lights for 2 and half months now and i never got pull over even a cop park beside me 2 days ago and didnt say anything he was just looking grin rofl

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CELIBORGY Feb 26, 5:19pm - #98246 
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where do you live? San Diego CA or Guam U.S.A. coz i always tought it was illegal. i live in Chino CA is it illegal here?

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Zero Feb 26, 8:43pm - #98247 

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any interior light that distracts the driver's attention is considered illegal.

any light whether interior or exterior, that is blue or red is illegal.

you arent "supposed" to have the lights on while driving, but if you do drive with them on just hope you dont get caught. thumbsup

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beans Feb 26, 8:48pm - #98248 
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Besides being legal or not

Won't that distract the crap out of you when you're driving?
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Zero Feb 26, 9:01pm - #98249 

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Originally Posted by beans
Besides being legal or not

Won't that distract the crap out of you when you're driving?


especially for the fact that CCFLs are brite as a futhermucker grin

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aspen Feb 28, 8:31am - #98250 

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Originally Posted by CELIBORGY
where do you live? San Diego CA or Guam U.S.A. coz i always tought it was illegal. i live in Chino CA is it illegal here?

im in Guam right now...but anyways buttom line is its illegal!interior lights only for car show purposes and Zero was right it Distract other drivers that can cost accidents rofl rofl rofl

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