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Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 10:39 pm 
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has anyone managed to get an led a rear wiper switch in a wagon?

i have had a look and play and can't seem to get one to fit.

 

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Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 10:56 pm 
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I've fitted a 5mm LED and resistor - you'll need to solder it inside. The front switch cover will come off.

Does take a bit of bending/positioning to get it right.

 

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Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:19 pm 
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I dont get it, why would u want to do this?

 

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Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 12:58 am 
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Beats me . . . :roll:

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Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 6:06 am 
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nice work Mate.
you really have too much time on your hands LOL
I wonder if I am just crazy with my body swap fairmont project. I was planning on spending most of easter on the job but then tiling the laundry etc took up half my time and I only got 1 day in. stripping most of the interior was pretty easy though and my 6 year old son enjoyed himself for a while undoing door trims.

 

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Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 11:42 am 
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snap0964 wrote:
I've fitted a 5mm LED and resistor - you'll need to solder it inside. The front switch cover will come off.

Does take a bit of bending/positioning to get it right.


i've had the switch apart before, can you possibly post a pic of the inside after you modified?

 

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Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 11:46 am 
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gogetta wrote:
I dont get it, why would u want to do this?


never change the bulb again.
you could call it a 'ricer' mod.

i'm in the process of doing a full led conversion on my car. except for headlights.

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:25 pm 
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has anyone got a pic of the guts of the modded switch???

i need something to work from, i couldn't get it to fit properly.

 

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