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zak1206
03-25-2012, 07:33 PM
Hi guys im trying to put an LED strand in my trunk to light up my trunk for my sub but theres one problem i cant find any positive and negative wires to hook up to my LED strand to get them to light up. Can anyone help me find a good place to connect my wires? They dont need to be close to the trunk i just need a good +,- Wire to connect to. Thanks!

TruGreenGAGT
03-25-2012, 07:43 PM
use the light socket thats already in there, that way the light turns on/off when you open/close the trunk

I did this already and posted a thread on it
http://www.grandamgt.com/forum/showthread.php?t=85586

or if you looking for a constant "on" type of light, just run the LED strip wires to your amp and hook to your +/- there, and add a inline switch

zak1206
03-25-2012, 08:08 PM
i tried but there is a plastic cover over the bulb so i cant get to it how can i get it off?

TruGreenGAGT
03-25-2012, 08:23 PM
it should just snap off

zak1206
03-25-2012, 08:26 PM
it wont its like it braced in there:/ any ideas?

TruGreenGAGT
03-25-2012, 08:34 PM
it should be snapped into the metal. on either side of the plastic ( the shorter side) try getting your finger up through a hole or just use a flat head screw driver and pry it down. Mine broke but didnt matter as I cut the whole thing off an just connected the wires together

zak1206
03-25-2012, 08:36 PM
Thanks man helped alot

zak1206
03-25-2012, 09:12 PM
Ok so i broke off the plastic hatch and when i did all my interior lights went out and wont come back on....
i tooke pics of the wires in the hatch and the plastic hatch piece and the LED I wanna put in.. Please help

TruGreenGAGT
03-25-2012, 09:21 PM
ya I think you pulled a little too hard....
in a sense the wires made a direct short so blew the fuse. should be in one of the 3 fuse boxes. tape off the wires that are exposed replace the fuse an all should work again.
also that LED I've used before an it won't light up you trunk, its a dim indicator light.

zak1206
03-25-2012, 09:32 PM
ok thanks man your alot of help!!
so if i get a better LED and i connect it to those two orange wires itll work?

TruGreenGAGT
03-25-2012, 09:34 PM
ya and if it doesn't light switch the wires as LED has a set +/-

zak1206
03-25-2012, 09:49 PM
sweet man i replaced the fuze and it works fine now thanks so much u helped so much