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Cool Mod Chris!
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waiting for Jp7 to come bash your LED's......
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waiting for Jp7 to come bash your LED's......
Right now he's building better ones so people 3 miles behind you know you are turning
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Ditto especially since I got some cheap eBay ones lol
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Looks great! Been thinking about doing this myself for a while now.

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Nice job looks sweet!
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Nice job looks sweet!
thanks!
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Hi there!

Just a question... led are yellow or orange? also.... could you plz write a little tutorial about how to do it?

Thanks!
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The ones I used were some cheap 9leds strips that I bought off ebay. The color is amber. Basically for a write up follow this - How to: Mirror mounted turn signals but use my pictures to mount the lights inside the mirror. I used some epoxy to secure the strips inside the mirror. Another tip, make sure you leave enough slack in the wire for when if ever you fold in the mirror. Also makes sure when you mount the led strip that it is far enough back into the housing to give the mirror full range of motion. Any other questions just ask.
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Great idea !

Been thinking on a new way to do this and THIS ONE WORKS !
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Pretty cool... never saw this thread before!
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Pretty cool... never saw this thread before!
x2 If I had power mirrors Id prolly do this.
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x2 If I had power mirrors Id prolly do this.
you dont need power mirrors to do this. Mine are manual mirrors.




Little update: well its been over a year with my cheap leds and havent had a problem.
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how the flashing?? is it just like stock
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and who was the eBay seller cause the amber color looks like they match the factory color well
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Was just looking at your video of the flashing.
Stk sequence nice.

One of the better ideas I have seen from the site.

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LED lights

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I just purchased 2 red 9 bulb LED light strips from EBay Item number: 380377693307 Ck other items for more colors under car electronics , I'll have them on the mirror this weekend. Great thread idea. the ebay seller has white, amber & red
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QUOTE=cky022;1956581]and who was the eBay seller cause the amber color looks like they match the factory color well[/QUOTE]

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those 9 bulbs that you just bought are exact match to the ones I used.
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I have a question, maybe already asked but anyway I´ll post it:

When finished the LED install, the light than can be seen is through the mirror itself? or just from the gap between the housing and the mirror? (Reflection)

I saw the video several times and because the quality I´m not shure about this.

Nice mod by the way
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It is ment to be seen in the gap.
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some help installing LED's

Chris.
I just got mine installed, It looks and works great. I found a easy way to remove the mirror glass.

Push in the outboard side of the mirror to pivot mirror fully inward.
You can see the clips that hold the mirror; I used a bent pick to lift up (release) each clip easily.
between the mirror and and the backplate motor mount. Slowly and carefully pry up against clips until mirror unsnaps. Don't Drop the glass mirror..
I also grounded the LED at the mirror post inside, that way you only have to run one wire to the signal.
I found it best to remove the knee panel under the steering wheel, I removed the metal cover and discarded it. The turn signal wire harness has a white connecter that runs down from the steering colunm and the right & left turn wires are easy to connect to that the connector.


the Lots of hits on this thread,
thanks chris

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just ordered me some leds but ive got a question, i dont want these to be opposite from my normal turn signals, how hard is it to tap into th turn signal wire for this mod
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not hard at all. its the same thing I did. Only difference is I have done the turn signal mod to have them alternate.
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Gotcha. The link for the how to doesnt work so ill have to find another how to for the turn signal wire
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