Home Made Sequential Taillights

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Re: Home Made Sequential Taillights

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SASSY wrote:
Sat Jan 29, 2022 6:24 pm

Im thinking a row of leds above the licence plate half hidden by the bumper, probably work on your car too.
I was thinking same thing. Maybe something along the lines of these?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/234091245248?s ... 2763.l2649Image
https://www.ebay.com/itm/234091245248?s ... 2763.l2649
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Re: Home Made Sequential Taillights

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Boss/Cyclone wrote:
Sat Jan 29, 2022 6:44 pm
SASSY wrote:
Sat Jan 29, 2022 6:24 pm

Im thinking a row of leds above the licence plate half hidden by the bumper, probably work on your car too.
I was thinking same thing. Maybe something along the lines of these?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/234091245248?s ... 2763.l2649Image
https://www.ebay.com/itm/234091245248?s ... 2763.l2649
Cool ideas! Been thinking along the same lines. Got rid of my backup lens for red ones. And was thinking of maybe a license plate frame with a light built into it? Not really knowledgeable on the new LED lights and such, but was thinking maybe something LED may be small enough for a frame but bright enough to work.

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Re: Home Made Sequential Taillights

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First off, wouldn't of had a clue about this without Mike!

Got it to work on the bench
https://youtu.be/yw2B66Vf0ao

Getting a little closer to install. I couldn't get the sequence to work right till I changed the power supply for the 3rd bulb module from Mike's schematic to the 2nd bulb power out.
This is ready to install. Mounting between the gas filler and right taillight on the flat panel metal there. Using Velcro to mount. Wires out of box are positioned as bulb power with ground at center then colour coded at plug.
Other pic is what I used for backup light location so it accepts 1157. Fits perfect.


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Re: Home Made Sequential Taillights

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Good job, Fred!

Works great :D

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Re: Home Made Sequential Taillights

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That's cool, Fred! Makes me wish I had multiple tail lights. I'll just have to take comfort in my superior stacked headlights. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Home Made Sequential Taillights

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Cool job Fred!

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