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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-04-2013, 08:58 PM Thread Starter
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I believe I talked about this last year. I'd like to get some light into the backseat area. I have a sunroof so there isn't a roof light. I rather not spend hours cutting/splicing, ect, ect... Just something simple, blends nicely and is functional.

Thinking about it tonight, maybe something that can plug into the port next to the parking brake. Or, can be wired into that so I don't lose the plug. Could run the wires down and then maybe under the seats?

I can't be the only one that is in the dark in the backseat



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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-05-2013, 02:11 AM
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Someone on here ran an LED strip at the very top part of the back glass. It can't be seen from outside because of the blackened section at the top. It can't be seen from inside until it is on.

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I came across that after posting this last night. Also thinking about something in or around the cupholder area in the back. Or, the area just about them. Just need to get some light back there.



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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-06-2013, 08:33 AM
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my GF's SS has a sun roof and she wanted better lighting back there. We ran a strip across the back between the headliner and glass kinda, looks like a tanning booth back there now with it on lol!

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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-06-2013, 10:11 PM Thread Starter
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Did you put it on a separate switch or wire it to come on when the doors are open?



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wired to when the doors open, but a seperate switch to disable them if needed, tried to wire them up to the rear view mirror lights but didn't wanna work.

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Where did you wire to to get them to go on with door and off with door?
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I tapped into a BCM wire, I followed this when I did it

How to add on to courtesy lights.

worked perfectly lights came on and off with the doors, I just added an inline switch encase I wanted to disable it

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