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GRAHAM46
I have never been impressed with the light in the boot of my mk2 Focus so i've been thinking about changing things around a little. While i was out shopping a few days ago i came across a discount store with a small motoring section and i picked up a couple of blue led six inch lights for 2 each. Now i'm not expecting much from them at that price but i thought they would look good lighting up my small subwoofer. They came with plugs to fit into a 12v power point but what i need to know is can i connect them straight to the positive and earth connections on my boot light or would i need to find another power source. I will be fitting some battery powered led lights underneath the parcelshelf to light up the boot area if i need to change a tyre etc.
Lenny
[quote name='GRAHAM46' timestamp='1315752614' post='143702']
I have never been impressed with the light in the boot of my mk2 Focus so i've been thinking about changing things around a little. While i was out shopping a few days ago i came across a discount store with a small motoring section and i picked up a couple of blue led six inch lights for 2 each. Now i'm not expecting much from them at that price but i thought they would look good lighting up my small subwoofer. They came with plugs to fit into a 12v power point but what i need to know is can i connect them straight to the positive and earth connections on my boot light or would i need to find another power source. I will be fitting some battery powered led lights underneath the parcelshelf to light up the boot area if i need to change a tyre etc.
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you can link them off the boot light mate, id recommend a fuse in the line though incase the get too hot or blow, as the fuse that feeds your boot light could feed other items too,
ive purchased a custom built led for the boot unit, very happy with it to be honest, [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/focus-RS-ST-2009-2010-mk2-white-interior-boot-LED-bulb-/180712839200?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item2a13531820"]Click Here[/url]
GRAHAM46
Thanks for that. I forgot to mention about the fuse. I thought it would be ok but it never hurts to get a second opinion.

Thanks again Graham.
Lenny
[quote name='GRAHAM46' timestamp='1315763722' post='143719']
Thanks for that. I forgot to mention about the fuse. I thought it would be ok but it never hurts to get a second opinion.

Thanks again Graham.
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No problem Graham,
i recommend this type of holder [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SELF-STRIPPING-INLINE-STANDARD-BLADE-FUSE-HOLDER-QTY-2-/190537693592?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item2c5cee7998"]Click Here[/url] saves time spliting and rejoining the cable as it cuts and seals itself and the dont cost the earth.
reesmew
I fitted some led puddle lights in the boot last year. See this http://www.focusowners-social.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=7220&start=0&hilit=Puddle+lights+in+boot
Lenny
[quote name='reesmew' timestamp='1315772492' post='143753']
I fitted some led puddle lights in the boot last year. See this [url="http://www.focusowners-social.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=7220&start=0&hilit=Puddle+lights+in+boot"]http://www.focusowne...+lights+in+boot[/url]
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Does your boot really leak that much ??
reesmew
That's why cars have boots
Lenny
[quote name='reesmew' timestamp='1315774648' post='143767']
That's why cars have boots
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:D Nice


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