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#1 Mrmark941

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 10:17 PM

Hey, I've got two Red LED strips which I want to hook up to my boot light. I've managed to get the one hooked up but I'm not sure about the second one. If the LED strips are 12V each x2 of them would be 24V? I'm pretty sure my boot light is only 12V. I just don't want to put too much pressure on the light. Anyone done this previously? Or know anywhere else I could hook up the second one in my boot.

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 10:34 PM

Hi Mark

It does not work like that , 12v will run two 12v lights , two of them does not make 24v.

Just wire positive to positive and neg to neg it will be fine.

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 11:17 PM

Hi Mark

It does not work like that , 12v will run two 12v lights , two of them does not make 24v.

Just wire positive to positive and neg to neg it will be fine.

+1
theirs a guide in the list below my post on installing additional boot lighting and another one on footwell lighting if your interested.th
eir both in pdf format for printing purposes too.

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 04:43 PM

Hi Mark

It does not work like that , 12v will run two 12v lights , two of them does not make 24v.

Just wire positive to positive and neg to neg it will be fine.


Brilliant! Thanks for the prompt answer, I just wanted to make sure I wasn't going to blow anything! :rolleyes:

+1
theirs a guide in the list below my post on installing additional boot lighting and another one on footwell lighting if your interested.th
eir both in pdf format for printing purposes too.


I will check them out Lenny, cheers man! I will be uploading photos verrry shortly! :P :D

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 06:40 PM

Just done my footwell lights today, straightforward, the trickiest bit is where to route the cable tidily.

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 07:55 PM

Just done my footwell lights today, straightforward, the trickiest bit is where to route the cable tidily.

nice one Stoney. if you found
my guide helpfull please click on it in my list of guides below, then add a post to it with some images of your footwell lighting installed mate.

I will check them out Lenny, cheers man! I will be uploading photos verrry shortly! :P :D


thanks and dont forget to join photobucket or a similar image hosting site, upload your images to their then copy the .img codes and paste them in to your post on the forum.

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