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Old Feb 25, 2007, 12:10 AM
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Setting Up Your Car For Night Driving

I'm looking for some manufactures that make light kits for rc cars. The ones i have found are the ones from yokomo, but they are priced rediculously high. I was able to find some from DDM as well, but they are too long, about 6 ft or 2 4ft wires. who makes some good lights for both neons under the car OR head/tailights? if i was to just get some LED's, how could they be hooked up to the body to act as headlights? im guessing a special body would be needed, besaids yokomo does anyone make one? thanks for the help!
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Old Feb 25, 2007, 12:52 AM
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standard LED lights are generally gonna be 12 volt, make a harness from servo wire and steal power from the BEC on the receiver, drill a hole and glue them in place, radio shack may have some leds if not local computer stores my work as they use them in computer cases for hd lights etc
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Old Feb 25, 2007, 01:47 AM
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RAM electronics do lighting set-up's for boats and aircraft.. so i guess the might do them for car's too.. Or if not, they could be adapted for cars.
To DIY neons, a LED in either end of a straw, cut to length makes a good strip type light. You may need to play with the color of the straw though to get the effect you want.
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