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    Which Cable To Tap Into For LED's?

    Guys, what colour cable is the one that runs to the stereo to permantly keep the radio lights on? I want to do a little MOD on my speedo to keep some LED's on when the car is on! Also, does anyone know of any slim line LED's?
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    Radio illumination is Grey/Yellow, same colour as at the ciggy lighter
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    Thats a grey/yellow cable right? Not individual colours?
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    Yes.

    Grey wire with a yellow tracer along it
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    Regarding LED's it depends what you are after, i know Prism do what they call a "door handle kit" they are 2 strips of about 4 led's which are fairly slim and stick on??

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    I got some LED's for my speedo, i want them to be on all the time the car is on.

    The LED's i have, have a black and red cable, + & - obviously. So how do i tap into the Grey/Yellow cable? Where does the black one go? I presume the red will got on to the grey/yellow cable!
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    Sorry the way you explained in your first post sounded like you were after a wire that comes on when your side lights are on. Your now saying you want them on all the time, the ignition is on I guess?

    This is a black wire at the ciggy lighter for the red of the LED. For the black of the LED use the brown at the same place for the earth
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    I use the glove box light so that they come on when the car is unlocked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AJB2K3 View Post
    I use the glove box light so that they come on when the car is unlocked.
    That light is ignition switched (Black wire) like Autosparks said above
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