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Old 08-18-2011, 09:48 PM   Thread Starter #1
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I'm going to be doing the puddle light mod and some things are still unclear to me.

First are these the bulbs everyone is using?

http://www.oznium.com/prewired-leds

Second,where do you guys drill the holes for the bulbs?

Lastly, did anyone ever determine what wires to tap into for the dome lights on a 07-08?

If anyone has any pics form the bottom of the mirror that would be great.
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I have no idea on that stuff.

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I have no idea on that stuff.

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I wouldn't do white if I were you, pops. So any other eye-friendly color that won't bother you at night driving.
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I wouldn't do white if I were you, pops. So any other eye-friendly color that won't bother you at night driving.
I'm not quite sure what you mean Rani. They only come on with my domes...right?
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I'm not quite sure what you mean Rani. They only come on with my domes...right?
which light are you trying to change? the little tiny one that's orange in the overhead console? or somewhere else?
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He's doing the ones in the bottom of the side view mirrors.
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Ah, nevermind.
Lol, I thought there was a little confusion...
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I used these compliments of kidd4l I used cat5 wire and tapped into the courtesy light in the bottom of the door panel
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I used these compliments of kidd4l I used cat5 wire and tapped into the courtesy light in the bottom of the door panel
I can't tap into the door lights because mine don't turn on with the domes,only when the door is open.

Do you know what lights they were? Were they the ones in the link I posted?
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http://www.oznium.com/prewired-superflux

Sorry forgot the link those are the ones I used
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Sorry forgot the link those are the ones I used
I was thinking about using those, I just wasn't sure they would fit. Is it possible to get a pic of the bottom of the mirror so I can see how they are supposed to look?
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Posted 5 via tapatalk. As for wires you could do either domes or your door triggers which would probably be easier and closer to the door jam only fun part is running wire thru the rubber boot from the door to the car unless u just zip tie them together, not my style personally
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Posted 5 via tapatalk. As for wires you could do either domes or your door triggers which would probably be easier and closer to the door jam only fun part is running wire thru the rubber boot from the door to the car unless u just zip tie them together, not my style personally
Cool thanks, I don't know how I missed them.

As for the wires, the rubber boot is a total PITA... I tried that with my speaker wire, didn't work....
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No problem, yeah those boots serve a good purpose but deff a pain when you want to use them like that. I love mine though
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I ran all of my speaker wires through the door boot. It's actually pretty easy. You have to peel the boot from either side of the door. The get some dishwashing detergent and put a little of it on the wires that you want to snake through. I used a piece of a coat hanger for a wire fish and I fished them right through. Reattach the boot at either end and you're good to go.

Those larger, superflux LEDs are the ones you want to use. There should already be a hole in the bottom of the mirror...I'm not sure if it's there for drainage or what, but I know some guys used that. As far as the wires go, cgoss tapped into the wires in the driver's side A-pillar going to the dome light. I don't remember which ones he used, but it should be pretty easy to figure out if you have a test light.
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I ran all of my speaker wires through the door boot. It's actually pretty easy. You have to peel the boot from either side of the door. The get some dishwashing detergent and put a little of it on the wires that you want to snake through. I used a piece of a coat hanger for a wire fish and I fished them right through. Reattach the boot at either end and you're good to go.

Those larger, superflux LEDs are the ones you want to use. There should already be a hole in the bottom of the mirror...I'm not sure if it's there for drainage or what, but I know some guys used that. As far as the wires go, cgoss tapped into the wires in the driver's side A-pillar going to the dome light. I don't remember which ones he used, but it should be pretty easy to figure out if you have a test light.
Yeah detergent is a good idea I just used a mechanics claw. I didn't use the pre drilled holes cuz I thought they were too close to body of the car

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I drilled my own hole bcuz the existing hole was too close to the body to shine anything. With the boot I made a small slit on the back side and ran the wires that way. The stupid coat hanger wasn't going through on mine so I said F it.

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Thanks for all the help and support guys, I really appreciate it.

George and Chris,I have your numbers,thanks for that. The first thing I need to do is order the led's. I just needed to make sure I got the right ones. After that the part Ill need help with is the wiring. I can run it with no problem,Ill need help hooking them up. When I get to that stage Ill give one of you guys a call and maybe you can talk me thru some instructions...Thanks a bunch guys.
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Old 08-19-2011, 11:18 AM   #24
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I do like how the lights come on when my alarm goes off. I used blue wire taps to connect them to the dome lights. I didn't want to splice any wires.

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Cool mod. it only lights up when you open the door right? It's just supposed to light up the ground when you get out?
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