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looking awesome, want to let me barrow that ff7 strategy guide?
the book sucks, its missing tons of secrets
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Your headlights design is better than mine for LED retrofit due to the fact that you don't have to worry about heat exposure from the main lamps because they are in separate housings.
Yeah that's definitely one advantage to older front end design
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You have spend $900 on lighting stuff? Jesus
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You have spend $900 on lighting stuff? Jesus
Between tools and parts I've spent thousands on LEDs for a few different cars.

Who cares.

LEDs are my hobby. Some people collect guns, or coins. People have different hobbies. The point of this thread was to make an extreme LED project that no-one has done, not talk about how much I spend on my hobby.

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Great work! I've been trying to follow this thread...but school is taking up my time.

The drilling of the holes seemed awfully tedious, but pays off in the end. My L1224R's are still working away in my truck and will be retrofitted onto my new car in the coming months.

Keep up the good work!
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You have spend $900 on lighting stuff? Jesus

no big deal, a pair of hid kc's are over a grand alone. once you start getting into vision-x reflex bars you can spend over 2g's for one light.. you get what you pay for
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jp7, have you ever though about doing led headlights? you could get 2-3 10w Seoul p7's behind a projector
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HOLY SHI THATS INSANE-O!! Not too fond of the color choice on the truck though. But your work is amazing as always, Turb'z.
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LOOKS GREAT. Cant wait to see the finished product
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Ah hah!

Circuit to control LEDs tested and works!

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Circuit for LED Voltage control has been fully assembled and housed in aluminum sealed box with heat sinks mounted.

I also installed some really neat splash-proof molex harnesses so everything will be plug and play. (these aren't cheap)



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Looks great!
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Some testing photos of the turnsignals compared to the stock incandescent bulbs.

Factory (left of photo) my LumiLEDs board (right of photo)


Reflection off the ground with the LEDs


View from afar
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That's insane! Great skills.
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Who needs headlights when you have custom LED turn signals.
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Who needs headlights when you have custom LED turn signals.
I suppose the running lights just by themselves are about as bright as some old, dim 1980's incandescent headlights.
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Nice work !
What is the next project.
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Nice work !
What is the next project.
I still have to make the other box, retrofit the harnesses in the truck to fit these, remount the lenses and put the parts into the truck.
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I'm not sure about them being color-matched, but nice work.
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I'm not sure about them being color-matched, but nice work.
You mean you don't like if you would do yours with the same color of the body?
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You mean you don't like if you would do yours with the same color of the body?
I just don't know how it will look. I will know once I see pictures with them installed. I thought about color-matching mine on my Ranger, but didn't because I was afraid they would look weird. Like I said though, good job!
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I just don't know how it will look. I will know once I see pictures with them installed. I thought about color-matching mine on my Ranger, but didn't because I was afraid they would look weird. Like I said though, good job!
x2! I cant say till I see them on the truck.
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I just don't know how it will look. I will know once I see pictures with them installed. I thought about color-matching mine on my Ranger, but didn't because I was afraid they would look weird. Like I said though, good job!
If it isn't rainy tomorrow you'll see them on the truck as long as nothing goes wrong.

It probably will look weird. The new Corvettes have color matched lights and they look weird also, but it's different and I didn't want to do it black (everyone does that). I've always been the type to be different, but not too different (e.g. fluorescent headlights)
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