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Im wanting to put leds in the air vents. Can anyone tell me the easiest way to do this and what the best way is to wire up the with. Do i diret from the battery or should i tap in from another source. Let me now what has worked best for you. Im also wanting to do the same with my L.E.D. underglow so if you have tips for the power source for that as well...
 

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i've done two in the middle. that's the easiest one so far and i have no lighting/ wiring experience whatsoever. i used varad leds cost me under 10 bucks. connected it to the cig lighter. there should be a dyi somewhere just gotta search for 'em.
 

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cigarette lighter.....then you can wire it to a toggle switch and use your punchouts.....
 

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my bad I mean tap into the wires powering the cigarette lighter.....I powered my varad hyper10's to light up the footwells.....both are live......gotta pull off center console and cubby to get to them.
 

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there's also a great spot to tap on the interior fuseblock, I think it's the bottom position third column from the left, but i'd have to double check.
 

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On the outside vents how far down can you actually access? I am aksing because I did this on the xa and when I looked in the vent I could see the actual led and it bugged me. I was planning on doing this with some superflux leds from oznium but drilling in far enough down the tube so that only the light reflected and the actual led was not visible. Pretty much embracing the amber. If anyone needs leds to match the stock radio amber, the "yellow" leds from oznium are near perfect. The flex strips are pretty cool too..
 

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i used the piggy back method from scionlife an tapped into the fuse box. but mine are on a switch along wit my cathodes for my underseat lights. the inner vents where easy the outer vents u have to take the dash out. but its easy once u pulled it off. takes me about 15-20 minutes to take the whole dash out. my led's came prewired but thats how i bought them. an the color flow for mine is red
 

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can someone explain in a detailed specifics for a newb to wiring, how to wire the leds, ie door lock leds to the fog light switch?
 

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i'm not too good at wiring myself but you basicall just tap a wire thats a constant and run a switch to the leds and your golden! place em anywhere you want
 

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the inner vents where easy the outer vents u have to take the dash out. but its easy once u pulled it off. takes me about 15-20 minutes to take the whole dash out.
You dont have to remove the dash, just the front speakers
so you can reach the vents then theres enough room if you reach your arms through when you pull out the speedo. I could just reach through and behind the airbag then tap them all together behind the radio.
 

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thats only if you have small hands an long arms. im more of a big teddy bear. wit big hands an big arms. so i had to take the whole dash out an run my wires to the middle behind the radio as well. but i dont know how u tapped into the vents i tapped into the rear end of the vents.
 

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i tapped in to the rear as well so they shine upwards....but as far as the long arms go, yes i have those but a clothes hangar or something similiar would be fine to pull it through.
 

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lol no wonder u used a hanger to pull the wires back through to the middle lol thats y i took the dash off i wanted everything to be run through smoothly an plus it gave me a chance to look at the whole inside an at the support brace thats across the front.
 
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