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 Post subject: Installing Blue front footwell lights
Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2009 10:50 pm 
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Hey everyone,

So i want to install some blue footwell lights for my ef xr6 sedan. I was wondering what the best way to do this would be, as in where to hook the wires up to, as I want them hard wired rather then plugged into the cigarette lighter. I would like to have a switch mounted underneath the dash that turns them on and off. What sort of neon sticks should i use and how would i mount them under the dash?

Thanks heaps for your replies and suggestions.

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 Post subject: Re: Installing Blue front footwell lights
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 12:47 am 
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willba79ax8 wrote:
Hey everyone,

So i want to install some blue footwell lights for my ef xr6 sedan. I was wondering what the best way to do this would be, as in where to hook the wires up to, as I want them hard wired rather then plugged into the cigarette lighter. I would like to have a switch mounted underneath the dash that turns them on and off. What sort of neon sticks should i use and how would i mount them under the dash?

Thanks heaps for your replies and suggestions.

Cheers,

Will


If I stand corrected there is a tech documents regarding foot lighting in the E model, you can just either purchase coloured bulbs or condom covers.

 

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Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 12:50 am 
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ebay has so many neon's it's funny.
Other than that what you need is a power source and a earth, Chuck a switch in and your laughing.
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 Post subject: Re: Installing Blue front footwell lights
Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 6:08 pm 
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itlookslikeaxr6 wrote:
ebay has so many neon's it's funny.
Other than that what you need is a power source and a earth, Chuck a switch in and your laughing.


ohok, and where do you reckon is the best place to wire it to, as in do you know any power sources i could tap into?

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 Post subject: Re: Installing Blue front footwell lights
Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 7:10 pm 
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willba79ax8 wrote:
itlookslikeaxr6 wrote:
ebay has so many neon's it's funny.
Other than that what you need is a power source and a earth, Chuck a switch in and your laughing.


ohok, and where do you reckon is the best place to wire it to, as in do you know any power sources i could tap into?

Cheers


The ciggy.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Installing Blue front footwell lights
Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:07 pm 
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ohk that sounds good, also am i correct in saying that one of the wires for the cig lighter is positive and one is negative, does that mean i can wire my negative into the ciggys negative wire too?
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Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:50 pm 
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yes

 

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Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:55 pm 
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ohk so im a bit of a newb at this sort of stuff, but i have installed the footwell and console lights that come on when the doors open.. so you would just recommend cutting off the original terminals, twisting the two wires together, crimping them into another terminal? Sorry for the questions thanks heaps for your help
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Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 9:41 pm 
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ohk so im a bit of a newb at this sort of stuff, but i have installed the footwell and console lights that come on when the doors open.. so you would just recommend cutting off the original terminals, twisting the two wires together, crimping them into another terminal? Sorry for the questions thanks heaps for your help


Dont take it off so that you dont get power to the ciggy just strip into the wires. And then have your relay or switch then to your neon.

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:36 pm 
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would love to do this as well but i have no idea what anyopne is talking about lol....any chance of a pic or two?
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Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 6:00 pm 
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You can either replace the bulbs to Blue led or have neons.

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 8:08 pm 
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hey guys,

well so far i have had no trouble tackling the install for the neons, i have placed my switch inside the centre console, done all the wiring, but now i just have one problem.... Where do I mount the sticks. Under my dash there isn't any bars or anything I can cable tie them to, I want them to be well hidden, its on an EF XR sedan if that helps, any suggestions? Cheers.
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Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 8:27 pm 
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willba79ax8 wrote:
hey guys,

well so far i have had no trouble tackling the install for the neons, i have placed my switch inside the centre console, done all the wiring, but now i just have one problem.... Where do I mount the sticks. Under my dash there isn't any bars or anything I can cable tie them to, I want them to be well hidden, its on an EF XR sedan if that helps, any suggestions? Cheers.


You will just have to sort the mounting problem yourself. Where ever it will stay put and hidden.

 

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