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Old 27th October 2009, 13:50   #16
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You will place them from outside? I mean just stick them on the glass it self?

Tape might melt due to heat and dust another issue.
Not sure about method of placement. Any ideas?
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Old 27th October 2009, 16:46   #17
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Go for it. I had the same sort of install on my Sx4, no problems; though my strip had the laminated cover on it. But you're right, the curvature of the headlights makes for a tricky install; as even if one part of the strip is not stuck properly it can result in the entire strip coming loose.
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Old 28th October 2009, 17:51   #18
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Ya. i will be doing it in day or two. May be i can also use silicon compund to hold it firmly.

Also i dont want to cut any wires while installing it.
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Old 28th October 2009, 18:26   #19
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You can try Silicon based glue!

My dad had bought a glue gun and I find it really useful for mounting stuff!

Maybe it can help -Hot melt adhesive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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You can try Silicon based glue!

My dad had bought a glue gun and I find it really useful for mounting stuff!

Maybe it can help -Hot melt adhesive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
i do have glue gun. will try it out.
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Old 30th October 2009, 17:53   #21
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Nice stuff.
But try if you can place it 'inside' and not like a sticker.
That would look 'neat' IMO.

Also, here in mumbai we have ppl ripping off even maruti logos.
Some low life might just pull this led strip off, if stuck externally.
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Nice stuff.
But try if you can place it 'inside' and not like a sticker.
That would look 'neat' IMO.

Also, here in mumbai we have ppl ripping off even maruti logos.
Some low life might just pull this led strip off, if stuck externally.
oh. thats a concern then. i need to conceal it properly.
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Well here are final results. Managed to blow off one of fuse . However managed to install it without any cutting of wires.
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Woha ! Great job buddy. You have followed the headlamp curves neatly.What finally did u use to stick those strips ?

You sure these are called the LED lights ? Because LED's are generally small round bulb kind of things & cheap too.
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You sure these are called the LED lights ? Because LED's are generally small round bulb kind of things & cheap too.
These are SMD(surface mount device) LEDs.
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Nice install "idea1979"

is it outside the Headlamp, or you've operated the Headlight assemble and managed to stick it inside it ?
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Nice!, Looks cool on the spark
How many meters of this strip was needed to do this?
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Woha ! Great job buddy. You have followed the headlamp curves neatly.What finally did u use to stick those strips ?

You sure these are called the LED lights ? Because LED's are generally small round bulb kind of things & cheap too.
Thanks. These are LED mounted on surface. Since it is in trial mode, i have used transparent tape. Once comfortable, glue gun !



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Nice install "idea1979"

is it outside the Headlamp, or you've operated the Headlight assemble and managed to stick it inside it ?
Outside headlamp.

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Nice!, Looks cool on the spark
How many meters of this strip was needed to do this?
Yeah. I can see many head turning

Exactly 1 M.
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Can you post some day time pics, with LEDs NOT ON ? Need to see how it looks like.
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Can you post some day time pics, with LEDs NOT ON ? Need to see how it looks like.
Ya. it should not be a problem. However it is hardly noticeble unless you look very closely.
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