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    new cheap mod to try

    well i was on a taxi the other night (vw of some sort) and noticed the door handles were light up by LED's

    basicly in side the handle where your hand goes to pull the handle to open it there was a small LED

    now these LED's acn be bought from Maplin for 29p each in various colours

    all you do is wire them into the feed hat lights up the window switch

    quite a cool little mod

    here is a how too by a guy on the uk mk4 site, all be it for a golf but give you the idea

    http://homepage.ntlworld.com/dgace/door_handle_leds.htm
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    I really should get around to updating the styling guide this is a similar thing but for the exterior:



    Its the wrong colour but a white LED would/could look great especially if it worked off the alarm etc.

    Would work really well with the interior....Foxy's how to's are wuite cool I never actually get around to doing any of them though
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    good idea Mat

    the one i am on about is for the inside
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    These were standard on the old Mondeo Ghia's (M reg)... I fitted some to my dad's Mondeo LX years ago. I think they were green IIRC.. And they were very small bulbs, not LED's.
    They do look quite trick though!

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    yes but as seen in the link the way he has done them is to use LED's
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    Might do the handle out side as well as in but link the led to the interor light so when I un lock the car they light up. just in case I can not see the handles, in the dark

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    Quote Originally Posted by A5TRA16V
    just in case I can not see the handles, in the dark

    when you dogging maybe?
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    oh yes....................

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    Quote Originally Posted by CraigA16
    yes but as seen in the link the way he has done them is to use LED's
    Yes I know they used LED's in the link.. but i was refering to the bulbs that were standard in the Mondeo's

    LED's or bulbs.. its a nice mod.. and simple to do.

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