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Old 09-18-2008, 10:57 PM
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These guys have everything and they are cheap.

http://autolumination.com
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Old 09-19-2008, 10:02 AM
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Neon also requires a transformer to be in line somewhere. They usually are safe but they don't like to be beat around a whole lot. They can get very hot when they start to go out...I've seen a car burn up with them. Stick with LED's it's the way everything is going.
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Old 09-23-2008, 06:48 PM
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Rob try this place I have these in my boat.

http://www.superbrightleds.com/led_prods.htm


I talked to Sunsation today ,they said there using super bright LEDs also,Said they had trouble with the neon not holding up.Ill try searching for some there
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Old 09-23-2008, 09:46 PM
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Neon is way too fragile. Maybe ok for a show boat that never hits the water. Go led. I use these http://www.varad.com/v4/products/ucl.php# 4 tube solid kits are 120.
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Thanks guys for all the suggestions and help.I bought this multi color kit,Street glow wasn't making solid colors anymore and the cheaper line they had had less bulbs, over half, this kit has 360 LEDs,I have to play around with the positions of the tubes trying to get more blue on top of the blowers and the center of both motors.Heres a pick at night,no flash, kinda grainy pick.

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Next project is mirrors on the bottom of the hatch!!!


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Looks damn good! Check these guys out for your hatch mirror.
poke around on the site and look for the product called Fabback Marine Grade Mirror

http://www.plaskolite.com/

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...I have to play around with the positions of the tubes trying to get more blue on top of the blowers and the center of both motors...Next project is mirrors on the bottom of the hatch!!!
As soon as you get the mirrors on, you'll get plenty of relected light on top of the engines. I had planned to put lights on the bottom of my hatch, but once I saw the results of the strip lights being reflected, I'm not so sure that I need them.

Looks good. How many colors can the kit generate?
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Looks Great... mirrors would put it over the top!!
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Let us know how they hold up.
I put some on my boat(not that brand) and some sections went out in each tube. They were like the 3 million ufo color ones. Guess mine didnt like the pounding from the boat.
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