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Doing the Rear Cargo Light Mod!

I am going to do the rear light led mod like this:
http://www.bryanmaine.com/web/Jeep/jeepled/index.html

I am using 18 gauge speaker wire, it was cheap and LED's draw very low amps so it should be perfectly fine for my setup.


I will be soldering the LED's into the main wire using 60/40 Rosin core solder:


The LED's that I will be using are the 12 Ozium LED's in white found here:
http://www.oznium.com/prewired-superflux

I used these wire strippers:

They came in handy because I started at one end and they pull the wire apart and strip it at the same time, so I just went right down the line for all 6 LED connections.

Here is what I have so far:




I was using clamps just to pull the wires tight, one of my biggest pet peeves is loose wires. Weird, I know. Also, sorry for the shitty pictures was using my phone.

I am waiting on the LED's to arrive to dremmel the holes out for them and have them fit flush, I will keep this updated as the parts come and I have time to do everything.

Hope you guys enjoy!
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Re: Doing the Rear Cargo Light Mod!

It is finished and installed:

I countersunk the LED's with a Dremel tool:



I then put the LED's into the holes and super glued them down:




What they look like from the other side:





Lit up with a 9V battery:


Installed in the jeep:





I think it turned out very well, hope you guys think so too!

Sorry for the picture quality again, only took them on my phone.
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Re: Doing the Rear Cargo Light Mod!

looks awesome
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Re: Doing the Rear Cargo Light Mod!

What resistance do you have on those?
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looks awesome
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What resistance do you have on those?
I am not sure what resistors they are, I bought them pre-wired from here:http://www.oznium.com/prewired-superflux/photos

Do you think that there is a problem with the resistor on them or you just wondering?
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I am not sure what resistors they are, I bought them pre-wired from here:http://www.oznium.com/prewired-superflux/photos

Do you think that there is a problem with the resistor on them or you just wondering?
Oh ok. They look decent. I was worried about them blowing out early but they look like they'll last a very long time.

I probably would have thrown a little resistance on them. Not much though.

Looks good. They'll be fine.
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Oh ok. They look decent. I was worried about them blowing out early but they look like they'll last a very long time.

I probably would have thrown a little resistance on them. Not much though.

Looks good. They'll be fine.
Oh alright, had me worried for a second.

But thanks man!
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That's sick! I gotta do this mod
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Oh alright, had me worried for a second.

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Naw, thank you.
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Re: Doing the Rear Cargo Light Mod!

I've always liked this mod.

Nice Job!
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Thanks guys, I love it!
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hi, i going to do this mod in my WK.

when finish will tell you guys (with pictures)
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