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Old 10-31-2012, 11:34 AM   #1
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Looking for input...

Has anybody done this? I think it would look cool. I was wondering about costs, time, trouble, benefits, kit availability, etc.

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Old 11-02-2012, 06:50 AM   #2
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It would be cool. Would have to cut a hole in the trunk for the wires to go through. Should be able to find an illuminated bowtie to put there.
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Old 11-03-2012, 03:56 AM   #3
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The only one I've ever seen was bigger than I'd want to see on our trunks, but it looked pretty neat.

Next question: How do you service it if/when any of the lights go out?
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Old 11-03-2012, 06:14 AM   #4
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Just make sure you have plenty of soy sauce on hand for the rice
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Old 11-03-2012, 01:11 PM   #5
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The only one I've ever seen was bigger than I'd want to see on our trunks, but it looked pretty neat.

Next question: How do you service it if/when any of the lights go out?
I Have seen a couple that looked cool, one of them changed light colors randomly. But I never paid attention to the sizes of them to be honest.

As far as servicing though, I didn't think that far ahead yet.

I also wondered about a tie-in to the third brake light, but I didn't know if that is legal or practical.
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:31 PM   #6
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here are the camaro ones....http://www.automotivelightstore.com/ledbowtie.aspx

Pretty cool but ridiculously priced lol. I would like a summit white one with white led
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Actually, now that I see it in that link, that doesn't look too bad.
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That light does not look like it would be too hard to wire up.
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Here is a link to a guys video on YouTube. I saw this a while back it looks pretty neat. It's on his cruise.


There are more of diff cars on there but I think this is good work.
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Looks pretty decent! I just might get one, but only if the prices come down. The link above shows it to be $139.
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