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Old 04-23-2007, 08:34 PM
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Cabrio rear footwell lights

I FINALLY got around to wiring up my rear footwell LEDs. I purchased two white 4.7" 12-LED strips from oznium.com a few months back after having success with the longer versions in the ImagoX "light that boot" mod.

I tapped into the wires for the passenger side footwell light (brown/black=ground; brown/yellow=hot) and ran 18 gauge 2 conductor wire under the carpet edge floor trim to beside the seat, then under the seat rail and to the Oznium strip (gold=ground; silver=hot). Strip is zip tied with 3 ties to the rear round steel cross-brace under the seat, with the LEDs pointing straight down.

Another run of 18 gauge 2 conductor wire runs from here, under the inboard passenger seat rail, through the console, under the inboard drivers seat rail, and to a second strip under the drivers seat.

Works great - color matches the white high-flux flank LEDs I have installed for the front footwells and puddle lights. The strips fade on and off just like the front footwells. And I like the brightness of the 12 LED strips - just right for my taste. I think the 9" 24LED strips would be too much.

Sorry - no pics, but not much to see really. Happy to answer any questions. Thanks again to ImagoX for the inspiration!
 
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Old 04-29-2007, 04:53 PM
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Photos please! Photos! This sounds awesome (esp. after taking a quick look at the oznium site).
 
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OK - I did a short writeup on my blog.

Here are the results.

 

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Uber cool! Very nice!
 
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OK - I did a short writeup on my blog.

Here are the results.

That looks stunning! I want!!!!!
 
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Old 05-06-2007, 08:10 AM
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Not too bright, but just noticeable....very nice. Love the Union Jack!
 
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