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Old 07-04-2006
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Hooking up about 4 noens

Was thinking about hooking up about 4 neons in my cab for a little glow at night.. I wanted to hook it up so when I open my doors the noens come on and not the overhead light.. I think that would be tight looking. If I couldn't do that easly I would do just a switch, but how would I got along with hooking them up in sync with not using an ugly cig lighter adapter..
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Old 07-05-2006
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Gonna use LEDS? You can find some info here...

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/296394/13


Now I'm not certain, someone else can chime in...but maybe you could connect the wires to the yellow/black wire in your GEM.



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you should be able to use a splice into that wire and just turn off the switch on the domelight....


or do like my freind did and get some leds to go inside his dome light, that was pretty neat...
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hmm alright.. well if anybody knows anymore just let me know! thanks fellas
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Old 07-25-2006
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well I went and bought 2 blue 10" neon's from vatozone today. $21.89 a piece.. that is sick.. anybody know somewhere else I can get 2 more for alot cheaper?
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I have five neon's in my truck but i use a switch though it look's great at night....
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Old 07-26-2006
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how'd you hook it up? just all of them soilder together to the switch?
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Old 08-02-2006
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Went and got my other 15" Blue neon today and, a switch, I still need to rewire the switch for my amp to the dash instead of a rats nest behind my seat. ha but anyway, I know I need to get a in-line fuse for the switch, I have some 18 gauge wire, would that be the right gauge for hooking it up?
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Old 08-03-2006
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18 guage should be fine i used a spare power block ran power to the switch with a fuse on it then to the power block in my console under my cup holder's then to the neon's grouned the neon's near where they are mounted
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I had my buddy buy cold cathodes from www.xoxide.com

The product was not what iexpected but it did finely. splice into the wires heading to the dome light and then the neons should be controlled by domelifght.

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thats cool, that didn't answer my question though.. ha oh well thanks anyway fellas
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but how would I got along with hooking them up in sync with not using an ugly cig lighter adapter..


Yes i did. Read my second sentence. I'm at work so i cannot type an essay but its easy, you just cut into the 2 wires running to the actual domelight.
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Old 08-19-2006
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Well I got them Hook up... looks good.. thanks for the help.. I mean it was alot easier than I though.. just was shycing myself out I guess.. oh well thanks again fella, I should have pics up in like 3 months haha
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yeah man that shycing is never good lol
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gave me an idea....is their enough room under the doors it would be nice to wire them like steplights, when the door opens thses shine on the gorund, thought it be cool idea...
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I don't think so Cody.. you could try though
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