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ForkliftJeff
08-05-2008, 10:09 PM
Things you need for a basic install: LED Kit from Heyok, 3/16" drill bit and drill, Shoe Goop, black electricians tape.

Step 1: Figure out where you want your lights and drill the holes. I started with a 1/16" drill for a pilot hole and then up to the 3/16".
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Step 2: Figure out where you can put the circuit board and then Shoe Goo it into place. Make sure the lights make it to where they gotta go first.

Step 3: After the goo has dried, route the wires to where they need to be and tape them with black tape (black tape is easy on the paint in your body).
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When you've got em where you want em, Shoe Goo em.
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Step 4: Remove the tape and take her for a test run!
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F350 Tonka
08-05-2008, 11:46 PM
Nice,now go chase the cts around tonight.......lol....it's fun

Chaos
05-16-2009, 08:53 AM
Do you use shoe goo around the lights as well to hold them in place, or is the hole just big enough they fit in there tight and dont fall out?

HeyOK
05-16-2009, 09:18 AM
I've always put some shoe goo around it because it is hard to point them straight and have them stay. Maybe if you were mounting them in a hard body they might point correctly (and stay in place without shoe goo) if you drilled really carefully.

If you have a tapered reamer, I would suggest drilling a slightly small hole, then ream until they fit tight! Then glue them in too.

Chaos
05-16-2009, 09:36 AM
Thanks AL

HeyOK
05-16-2009, 09:41 AM
Welcome. Was that helpful?

Chaos
05-16-2009, 09:46 AM
Ya i just wasnt sure how you guys got them to sit in there and stay straight..i am not drilling new holes as this new hard body i bought already has light holes in it..but the hole are a little big for the lights them selves..but not by much..so shoe goo should help hold them in place i hope...no worries bud i will post up a picture when done.

soleslaw
05-16-2009, 10:01 AM
Ya i just wasnt sure how you guys got them to sit in there and stay straight..i am not drilling new holes as this new hard body i bought already has light holes in it..but the hole are a little big for the lights them selves..but not by much..so shoe goo should help hold them in place i hope...no worries bud i will post up a picture when done.

I use hot glue myself....works on both the hard bodies and lexan.

HeyOK
05-16-2009, 10:11 AM
Hot glue sounds even better. No waiting for the glue to set.

BIGBIRD
05-16-2009, 03:49 PM
nice clean install, im a user of hot glue as well. you can always heat it up again and pull it off

JasonC
05-16-2009, 06:18 PM
One thing to watch out with when using a hot glue gun around your body, do not touch the tip of it to the paint, or it will take it off in that spot.