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Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2011 11:11 am 
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hi there i wanna hook up some neons to foot area of my ef mont how do i go about this? and how do you hook it up to a switch

 

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Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:25 pm 
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if you want them to come on when you open the doors just connect them to your existing footwell lights.
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Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:31 pm 
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Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:15 pm 
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just put a bowl of rice down ther while your at it


huh?

 

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Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:24 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: neons
Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:38 pm 
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Somebody correct me if i'm wrong because I have only done it a few times, but I am pretty sure from memory you need to ground the switch to something, then have the negative wire from the neon connected to the switch as well. The positive wire can be connected to any other positive current in the car (CD Player, Cigarette Lighter)

I have my switch hooked up to my cigarette lighter, but it can also create a delay in the neons turning on if you have multiple neons going to the cigarette lighter as it isn't a very strong power source so it can take time for the current to travel around.
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Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:20 pm 
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J-Rod91 wrote:
Somebody correct me if i'm wrong because I have only done it a few times, but I am pretty sure from memory you need to ground the switch to something, then have the negative wire from the neon connected to the switch as well. The positive wire can be connected to any other positive current in the car (CD Player, Cigarette Lighter)

I have my switch hooked up to my cigarette lighter, but it can also create a delay in the neons turning on if you have multiple neons going to the cigarette lighter as it isn't a very strong power source so it can take time for the current to travel around.


Can put a switch anywhere...positive or negative wire, as long as it serves the purpose of breaking the circuit. Personally, I'd put it on the positive, with a short ground/negative wire. In regards to power source, pretty much anywhere, but would be good on your interior lights, so that they turn on only when you open car doors or turn interior light on...no need for a switch.

 

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 Post subject: Re: neons
Posted: Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:49 pm 
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i have ef gli also lookin to do something along these lines i had an ed futura earlier bought of a work mate had neons mounted on driver and passenger side in foot bay and in the boot although only the boot light worked lookin to do this sort of thing again eventually anyone know a good place around the melbourne area to source out some parts and also someone to help fitment would like to help in fitment to learn for future reference if someone can put up with me hahaha
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Posted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:18 pm 
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i have ef gli also lookin to do something along these lines i had an ed futura earlier bought of a work mate had neons mounted on driver and passenger side in foot bay and in the boot although only the boot light worked lookin to do this sort of thing again eventually anyone know a good place around the melbourne area to source out some parts and also someone to help fitment would like to help in fitment to learn for future reference if someone can put up with me hahaha


get in contact with GAB1

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 4:14 pm 
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ok thanks heaps
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