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Old 06-30-2012, 11:16 AM
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I just completed my install. Waiting for it to go dark so I can see how it looks.

Remarkably easy interior to work with. The most time consuming bit was building up the wiring loom before I installed it. I also provisioned wiring for the rear footwell, for when I get those LEDs, so it's just ready to go.

Great inspiration, James! How does it feel to have you work being replicated on the other side of the planet?


That is pretty cool glad to hear someone else was able to take advantage of this writeup. Hopefully it turned out great for you! I am still very pleased with the results and love driving at night even more now :-)
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Re: Here it is. Custom interior ambient footwell LED lighting. Pics inside!

Oh dear ... my wife asked me to install red lights in the foot wells of her Audi.

Why not? Now I have to work out to get that centre console out.
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Re: Here it is. Custom interior ambient footwell LED lighting. Pics inside!

The rears are in, as of last Saturday. Here's the pics front and rear in a GC with the steering wheel on the right side.

Now I need SRT pedals.
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Re: Here it is. Custom interior ambient footwell LED lighting. Pics inside!

I completed my install this weekend. It was simple. Thank you JTS97Z28. Great description. It would go quickly if I hadn't been afraid I would screw up the interior.

Savvas looks great. I also left a connector for the rear footwells but I couldn't figure out a good place to secure the LEDs or how to route the wiring. Any suggestions/tips about this would be appreciated.
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Re: Here it is. Custom interior ambient footwell LED lighting. Pics inside!

Dave,

I cable tied the LED's to the centre of the bar, under the back of the front seats. I bent the wiring so the LEDs sit at 90 degrees to the bar, and point straight down.

The wiring is a little untidy at the moment if you look under the seat, but I will be putting it in a split flexible tube to tidy it up and securing it to the seat frame with cable ties. Leave enough slack so it doesnt stretch with the seat being moved backwards and forwards. Also make sure it doesnt foul the seat tracks or other moving bits.
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I cable tied the LED's to the centre of the bar, under the back of the front seats. I bent the wiring so the LEDs sit at 90 degrees to the bar, and point straight down.

The wiring is a little untidy at the moment if you look under the seat, but I will be putting it in a split flexible tube to tidy it up and securing it to the seat frame with cable ties. Leave enough slack so it doesnt stretch with the seat being moved backwards and forwards. Also make sure it doesnt foul the seat tracks or other moving bits.
Can I ask what resistors you have added to each circuit and am I correct that you have "ganged" the 12V supply from the single source as mentioned on the original thread?
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The rears are in, as of last Saturday. Here's the pics front and rear in a GC with the steering wheel on the right side.

Now I need SRT pedals.
You swapped the steering wheel?!? J/K!

Can you take a pic of the underside of the seats and show where you mounted the rear LEDs? Great work!
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Here is the newest member of the footwell lighting club here!!!

I tried taking pictures but they did not come out well it seems that the Greystone carpet doen't show up the Aqua bulbs well all you can see it the SRT pedal reflecting the bluish like but in person it is beautiful and it dims with the rest of the interior.

I did the front footwells of my Mom's 2011 Laredo yesterday.

I used 1/8" grommets to hold the bulbs in place

I drilled a hole with a 7/32" drill bit

I have soldered 24 guage wire with male and female connectors to my LEDS so I can always disconnect the trim peice if need be

I am still debating whether I should do the front and rear footwells on my own car. I


I am working on making a pre-wired harness (front only) for those that want instant gratification of getting the parts and istalling them right away no building required. I will post some pictures later.
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Awesome, glad to hear yet another person successfully was able to add the ambient footwell lighting. Glad I could save you about 250 + dollars and end up with a superior finished product ;-)
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Can I ask you how you spliced into the existing red and black wires for your =/-ve feeds. We have something called a scotch-lock that I have used previously. (A plastic clip with a "guilotine" that bites into the wires)

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Can I ask you how you spliced into the existing red and black wires for your =/-ve feeds. We have something called a scotch-lock that I have used previously. (A plastic clip with a "guilotine" that bites into the wires)

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Yeah there are plenty of different ways to do it, I personally like a solder connection. So I removed about a 1/4" of wire shield on the factory wires and soldered my LED wires to them. You can also use the clips or any other method will work.
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