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Old 08 Apr 2008, 03:44 pm
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I have seen a few pictures of PTs with lighting behind their grills, and decided that I am doing it! I have bought 2 9" neon tubes and found places to mount them and where to get the power from. The tubes will be hidden from view, so it wont look all ricey and it should cast just enough light down into the lower grill section of the front bumper to look good!

This is the best picture I have of the front of my car right now:



I'll post pics as I go!

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Old 08 Apr 2008, 04:07 pm
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post a night shot when they are installed and lit up !!
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Old 08 Apr 2008, 04:21 pm
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post a night shot when they are installed and lit up !!
Will do! I hope it looks sort of evil...
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Old 09 Apr 2008, 05:38 am
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I have seen a few pictures of PTs with lighting behind their grills, and decided that I am doing it! I have bought 2 9" neon tubes and found places to mount them and where to get the power from. The tubes will be hidden from view, so it wont look all ricey and it should cast just enough light down into the lower grill section of the front bumper to look good!

This is the best picture I have of the front of my car right now:



I'll post pics as I go!
Maybe it's just me, but your car would look tight as anything with a Spoiler
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Maybe it's just me, but your car would look tight as anything with a Spoiler
I was going back and forth on spoilers for a while and in the end I decided that I was going to keep the whole car as smooth as possible.
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I was going back and forth on spoilers for a while and in the end I decided that I was going to keep the whole car as smooth as possible.
Your doin a nice job
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Your doin a nice job
Thanks man, It's nice to get some appreciation every now and then! It's pretty much going as I planned it from the beginning.
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Old 11 Apr 2008, 07:00 pm
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Hey! well, while I am waiting for the 2 new lights to get in, I decided to wire up the 3rd (bottom) light. Here is a shot of that.



Man I can't wait till I get this DONE!
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Where are you putting them under the hood??
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Where did ya get em'?

Keep us posted on how those lights come along. BTW, do you have AIM?
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Where are you putting them under the hood??
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Where did ya get em'?

Keep us posted on how those lights come along. BTW, do you have AIM?
the current plan is to put them just on either side of the grill... but now you mention it, I have been looking into doing red under-hood lighting and i never thought of using neons (always thought LEDs) good idea! I bought them at Autozone, they are made by Pilot. I like them cause they have just a hint of orange in them (one of my favorite colors) I'll PM you my AIM screen name.
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