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Old 07-06-2012, 11:45 PM   #1
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Thinking of doing my own Blue LED footwell ambient lighting in my 2012 Blue Flame FX4 screw. I plan on running it with a small switch. Wondering if anyone has done this mod and can share pictures of where they mounted the LED strips and how long (number of LED's) are needed for the effect. If you have the ford installed kit a few pictures might help me also. Thanks
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I did this setup this past week. With an aftermarket kit from eaglelight. Right now its just the front floor that are illuminated. They are controlled by a wireless remote and I have the sensor hidden under the center console lock. All the wiring is in the console for the time being. I've got some extention wires and rear led strip coming. Ill take some pics and upload them later today

Forgot to add these are rgb strips so they can do many colors along with fading/flashing

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yea, i done this not to long ago. i got the wireing wired to my park lights so when i turn those on my blue floorboard lights come on. i also have a on/off switch over top of my fog light switch so if i wanna turn em off i can. ill show pics tomar.
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cheapo ones from autozone hooked up to a blue switch, theyre ok i like em

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I did the foot wells the small storage compartment at the bottom of the radio and hvac console. I also did my center console on a separate switch
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Kurt how long are those strips? Where did you get them from? Thanks
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The LED strips under the floorboards are temp mounted until I can get the extension wires, but you get the idea. The total cost at this point is around $70 bucks, but I already had the eaglelight kit in my theater room so I re-purposed that part which included the 2 strips and controller and remote for $50. the same kit or parts can be found much cheaper these days.

The only part I haven't figured out yet if what wire to tap in to to get them to turn off when the rest of the truck lights turn off. Currently plugged into the 12v plug allows them to stay on until I turn them off at the remote.
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few more pics
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damn those put mine to shame!
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