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    This is a cut off from a friends lights. They are strip lights and i wanted to smoke them and see what the would look like.
    Playing with the mirror light thoughts again
    Okay so what you do you think?




    Before being smoked With the rope lights With the spot lights
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    Last edited by MTM; 04-19-2012 at 08:51 PM.
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    Sorry Not liking them on the mirrors.. Unless you can hide the wires and Flush mount the light..
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    X2 ^ I hate seeing exposed wires



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    With the strip lights you will not see the wires at all and the single 5 lights are individual lights and they only stick off the mounted surface 1/8'' and all the wires will be inside the mirror. Oh believe me exposed wire will ruin the look of a truck. I'm all about clean lines and everything being in loom if possible. I won't put the lights on if the wires are even the slightest bit exposed

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    I think if done right, it could look nice. And I know, based on other things you'ev done, that you'll take the time and effort to do it right. I think it compliments the roof lights.

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    Well that's why i think that the 5 on the mirror would kind of look better because i have 5 cab lights. And if i do the 5 ill have to drill holes in the mirror so oh yes i will probably end up making a template so they come out really clean. Same as i did with the dodge mirrors made a template so they would match the body line

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    In that case can you mount them in a Arrow? Like this > In the houseing?

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    I'd prefer them in a line in the case of putting them on the mirror

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