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Old 07-22-2009, 11:04 AM
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

I know you guys think it would be alot of work but if you get a small enough flex strip of leds i bet the best out come will be to mount it under the lip of the hood (running wires is not that bad) or mounting it right to the top lip of the headlight between it and the hood.

I may play with that idea.

---------- Post added at 12:04 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:03 PM ----------

Your could always open the lights, and mount the LEDs individually in the front edge of that chrome trim making the under shape of the headlight and high beam.
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

i will try the headlight idea only if i can get a spare pare of headlights for an 08+... explain more about your idea of under the hood lip!!! im not catching it..
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

It should fit right under the headlight. wires you can tuck under the headlight/behind the grill...
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

the flex strip will bend with that flow under the headlight perfectly too! just have to figure out what 12v source to tap to. i might wanna do daytime running lights (one click fwd on your headlight switch) that way they are on almost all the time
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Old 07-22-2009, 11:12 AM
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

I think If you mount a flexible LED strips to the very edge of the headlight between the hood and the headlight, (picture if the hood is closed and you run your fingers on the seam there, you can almost get your fingers in the gap. Mount the leds on the head light in that space.
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Old 07-22-2009, 11:19 AM
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

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I know you guys think it would be alot of work but if you get a small enough flex strip of leds i bet the best out come will be to mount it under the lip of the hood (running wires is not that bad) or mounting it right to the top lip of the headlight between it and the hood.

I may play with that idea.

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Your could always open the lights, and mount the LEDs individually in the front edge of that chrome trim making the under shape of the headlight and high beam.
I get ya with the hood thing. It can be mounted more secure rather than bonding anything to the bumper.... I'll seriously consider that...

---------- Post added at 12:19 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:16 PM ----------

I wish Nifty could chime in with spare 08+ headlight units and hook us up.... LOL
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

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I think If you mount a flexible LED strips to the very edge of the headlight between the hood and the headlight, (picture if the hood is closed and you run your fingers on the seam there, you can almost get your fingers in the gap. Mount the leds on the head light in that space.
im looking at my pic and trying to figure out exactly what you mean. i think i do, but then you really wouldn't see the led's if they are in that spot ct? i was trying to get the audi drl led look...
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Old 07-22-2009, 11:36 AM
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

Yeah on top might be nice but I kinda wanted a lower profile when it's lit up... What about on the curved line strip over the fog aling the air dam/bumper seam????
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

to do that nate we would have to cut into the bottom bumper. yours is even tougher b/c its painted! mine is just black plastic
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Old 07-22-2009, 11:53 AM
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

if you take the lower bumper/air dam off and bond it to the tip/edge with like thin wire or even a zip tie and bond it to the inside of the bumper where only the thin strap goes around the led strip and it hangs over the top of the bumper and mount it back on the truck... Did you understand that??? LMAO
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

yuo could drill small holes and push each LED through the hole.


There was a memeber on the red site that had LED's installed on the inside of the lamp along the curved edges. He didnt like them and had them removed...but it can be done on the inside as well. I have seen the non-hid 08 lamps on ebay
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Re: Ideas for LED Eyebrow DRL....

I dont think that would look very factory or clean unless you got really detailed with it.
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