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Trying to hook L.E.D strip in my 98 Z28. how do you do it ?!?!?

I have 2 Red 9 inch L.E.D. strips im trying to hook up under my driving side and passenger side. Where am i suppost to hook it up ? Theres two wires coming from the LED strip a postive and negtive wire of course. Any comments or suggestions is greatly apprecaited!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 1st, 08, 05:56 AM
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Re: Trying to hook L.E.D strip in my 98 Z28. how do you do it ?!?!?

Hook the negative to ground, and the positive to the fuse labelled "pimpin"

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Tap into your headlights, or wire in a switch so you can turn them on/off at will.

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Re: Trying to hook L.E.D strip in my 98 Z28. how do you do it ?!?!?

If you want them to come on with the interior lights look for the orange and white wire pair near the drivers kick panel. The orange wire is always hot and will connect to your light bar (+). The white wire is a switched ground. When the doors open or when you rotate the headlamp knob, the white wire grounds and completes the circuit. Hooking your light bar (-) will cause them to come on with the interior lights. You could also connect a SPDT (or an SPDT with center off) switch in the ground lead to make the LED strips come on at will or with the interior lights.

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Re: Trying to hook L.E.D strip in my 98 Z28. how do you do it ?!?!?

You should use a cigarette lighter adapter so you don't mess up your car's wiring.

Something like this:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/65...ble_AD601.html


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