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Old 02-26-2012, 10:31 AM
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

I just realized that I probably wouldn't have been able to recess my LED farther back due to the location of it.

I have my LED up closer to the nav of the overhead console in between the dome lights so that is shines on the cup holders and center console.

It would have been nice to create the cavities and LED spacer like you did but my LED is directly under the circuit board. I still don't have glare though.

Waiting to see what JDub is creating.
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Old 03-01-2012, 11:35 AM
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

whoops, missed your reply. ok, back to the mathematics for me. should have the red in soon enough as long as I can figure out the resistors. glad I went to art school and not engineering lol.

I'm gonna do mine on an external dimmer, so that they can be independent of the interior lighting. or at least that's the plan as of right now. it's almost 70 here today so I'm pretty stoked to rip the truck open and get to work.
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:22 PM
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

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whoops, missed your reply. ok, back to the mathematics for me. should have the red in soon enough as long as I can figure out the resistors. glad I went to art school and not engineering lol.

I'm gonna do mine on an external dimmer, so that they can be independent of the interior lighting. or at least that's the plan as of right now. it's almost 70 here today so I'm pretty stoked to rip the truck open and get to work.
Explain your install one more time please.

I'm at work and I've lost a few brain cells today.
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

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whoops, missed your reply. ok, back to the mathematics for me. should have the red in soon enough as long as I can figure out the resistors. glad I went to art school and not engineering lol.

I'm gonna do mine on an external dimmer, so that they can be independent of the interior lighting. or at least that's the plan as of right now. it's almost 70 here today so I'm pretty stoked to rip the truck open and get to work.
Explain your install one more time please.

I'm at work and I've lost a few brain cells today due to stress.
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

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Explain your install one more time please.

I'm at work and I've lost a few brain cells today due to stress.
oh it's not even done yet, I'm just doing the logistical, as soon as work calms down I'll rip my dash off and see what happens.

the idea is that I'm going to mount the two in the ceiling, as well as all the door handles to replicate the land rover LR4 stylings, but I want to add an independent dimmer that I'll probably mount somewhere around the dash.
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

How do you plan to dim them: with a simple pot or a PWM?
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