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Old 08-11-2010
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Knight Rider rides again

(no pics tonight, sorry)

I finally got around to installing my Knight Rider LED bar under the grille tonight.

Took a while to figure out how to mount the bar, but I settled on drilling holes underneath & using some small black cable ties to hold the bar in place.

Before installing it, I masked off the LED's & painted the housing/plastic covering with Krylon Fusion black to hide all the white plastic it was made of.

It's almost invisible...until I turn it on.

The LED's reflect off the bumper which adds a little extra flash.
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screw pics... we need vids
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Here's a quick video I made when I first got it:

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fuccck thats cool
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That's what I would like to replace the older style one I have on my truck. Very sweet
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Here's a video at night after installed:



It has a wireless remote that controls on/off, mode & speed. I haven't adjusted the speed yet, seems like it works pretty well as is.
I have the power connected to a hidden mini toggle switch in my console in case I hit a button on the remote... don't want it to come on at the wrong times.

I've wanted one since I first saw Knight Rider on TV as a kid.
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That would make a great LED turn signal
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ohhh man you know you need to get me one of those :P
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I had a small blue one of those in the air damn of a 97 Mitsubishi Eclipse. Somebody actually pulled over to let me pass once. I couldn't figure it out until I realized that the blue light was on.
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I had one of those on my '85 ranger... back in 1988.
I got a ticket (illegal flashing lights in the front, also red lights in the front)
cop said if i removed them in front of him, he wouldn't also add "Impersonating a police car" so I yanked them out.
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That is sweet!!!
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I had one of those on my '85 ranger... back in 1988.
I got a ticket (illegal flashing lights in the front, also red lights in the front)
cop said if i removed them in front of him, he wouldn't also add "Impersonating a police car" so I yanked them out.
OUCH!

That's another reason I installed a hidden mini toggle switch in the console... to make sure it doesn't come on at an inopportune time.
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Where did you get that one ? I'm rocking old skool lol

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I think I got it from this seller:

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Came from China or Taiwan, took about a month to finally arrive though.
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Couple of pics installed:

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Unless you get down on your knees & know it's there, it almost disappears.
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Where can i get the materials to make this happen for my vehicles?
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...evilBay...

search for Knight Rider LED, I've seen 'em in red, blue, white & green

it comes complete with wireless remote, LED bar & control box, all you need is a fuse holder, a switch, cable ties & patience
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Haha. Ok. I'll take a look.
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Scanning Light Effect Products - Knightlight

These guys are pretty expensive but worth taking a look at.
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Where did you get that one ? I'm rocking old skool lol


I think this one looks the most like the original... Having some sort of lenses in front makes it look that way I'd guess..


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When I saw the vid, I thought of the old Knight Rider show theme song. HAHA!
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I think this one looks the most like the original... Having some sort of lenses in front makes it look that way I'd guess..


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Yeah this is actually the original style they used in the show. I like the patterns that Buggman's bar has.
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