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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-28-2012, 08:07 PM Thread Starter
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Hey guys I have these Led strips that I found at the house and they're 12v and I was wanting to put red LEDs in my car underneath the dash and maybe in the grill, is there any way I can wire these to maybe the shift indicator light or something I've seen threads about this but idk much about resistors and all that jazz.



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That looks like a nightmare.

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Thoses don't look water proof you can find some for cheap that are water proof
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Get a water proof twelve volt LED strip reel and do it right. Don't use the voltage at shifter bulb, use the one at pin"B12" of connector "C3" of the "BCM" depending on how much current you're going to draw. .

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Alright I'll do that, where can I get one of those? How would I connect them to b12 and how would I do it if u want to add a switch?
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Well if you absolutely want red here would be a good place to start maybe. Unless you don't like to buy from China. But price is right

5M 300 LED 3528 SMD Red Waterproof Strip Flexible Car Bulb Lamp light Free Shipping! - US$13.57

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Tell us exactly what you want to do, so we don't lead you in the wrong direction. Because you can put a switch anywhere in the line either on the positive wire or the negative side going to ground. Do you want to hide the switch or do you want your car to look like a helicopter cockpit. Are you handy with a soldering iron or would prefer crimp connectors.

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[QUOTE=Coby7;585216]Well if you absolutely want red here would be a good place to start maybe. Unless you don't like to buy from China. But price is right

5M 300 LED 3528 SMD Red Waterproof Strip Flexible Car Bulb Lamp light Free Shipping! - US$13.57[COLOR="Silver"]

I just ordered 5 meters of color changing LEDs from the same place. Go onto Ebay and you can get the 5 meters with a control box and IR remote. I spent $9.50
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