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puddle lights or neon underglow?

well since i got my starter/alarm/locks installed i wired in a relay from the lock unlock in the box with a 30second relay.

i wanted to get some puddle light to mound underneath so when i click the unlock button the light sill come on and i also have it set up to work on a switch on the inside.

i am deciding from 2 things to use.

eather:
puddle light blue led pucks
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a 16-18" peice of streetglow underglow any color

idk what would work the best or be brighter and last longer??
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LEDs = efficient low amperage and longest lifespan.
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i think Rong has catho like from computer cases..
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ya i saw that hopefuly he will see this and give me some ideas.

i like the led's also
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are there any other options i have?

i want it to look stylish also so maybe ill get a White led bar
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LED's arent as bright as Cold Cathodes. LED's ARE however better suited for outdoors/exterrior applications.
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i put some cheep led's 4 led's on each side and there pretty bright

they didnt have the 2 matching led tubes i was going to get 2 20" blue led tubs.

but i have some pics ill have to get them on here.
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look at roundeyes.com. they have a few things to choose from.
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the cold cathodes are super bright. I only use one 12" bar on each side and it lights up a big range. I wired it into my dome light and it's only on when the dome lights are on.
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the cold cathodes are super bright. I only use one 12" bar on each side and it lights up a big range. I wired it into my dome light and it's only on when the dome lights are on.
where can i buy them? and how much they usualy run mine are ok for now but they look like crap.

mine are wired so when i hit the unlock on my remote the lights come on and after 30sec the relay shuts them off. and inside i have a switch that grounds when turned on to overide the relay and turn on when ever i want.
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i bought them online, i don't remember where. I paid like... 15 bucks for them? i don't remember.
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circotech.com has them for nice prices.

ill vouch for my new roundeyez offroad led.

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^^i will have to take a look after work my led's are burnin gout on my sheep ones i got now lol
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