Picture of Best N Easy : LED-STRIP CAR GLOW
Inspired By Dark night rises movie , n many cars that have very expensive lights on it . Many cars out there have many Kinds of light on it . One which i find more attractive are horizontal strip lights on front. so i decided to make one for my car ,, here is what i did.

Having Our car parked at mechanics for hours n having expensive lights as of 200 to 400 $ . its very inexpensive and you can do it by your self.

with this methods you need some electronics skills like to see "+" as positive n "-" negative n that's all.

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Step 1: Materials Required

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1: LED Strip roll
2: solder rod
3: solder wire
4:soldering paste
5:loose wires
7:tape rolls
8: safety Scissors 

Step 2: Working with small strip for testing

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Small part of the LED strip could be taken off just from place with four dots + white line (may be symbolized with scissor)
cut one part out . for simplicity we just do this to check out if the strip work with your car battery .

Circuit of the strip is also shown in one of photo

when u buy this LED Strip You might see that this lights work on 12 to 12.6 DC  volts.

Step 3: Soldering The ends of Unit Of Strip

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The unit is the smallest working part of Strip. Soldering its ends And testing with Your car is better instead using whole roll of LED Strip.
While soldering u need to work carefully . AS the heat from the rod is to intense n can give you swear burns


Process : when rod is hot , the solder wire is melted on the tip of rod and then placed on the place where the connection is to be created.
AM here testing this small Strip with 6 LED lights , with a 12 volt charger 

I love working with strip LEDs.. it makes things so much easier. The light looks nice on the car, but I would suggest adding some sort of coating like epoxy over the entire strip since the LED and resistor contacts are open and could easily be shorted by a piece of metal debris, paint chips, or salt water. At the very least, I think it would be appropriate to place a fuse in line with the positive power wire. If the the contacts are shorted with the LED switch on, the battery would rapidly discharge through the small lead wires which would probably catch on fire within seconds. Otherwise, nice job!
TomassozzomaT3 months ago

There are two things to consider:

- Seems like you've left the electrical connections and the strip itself exposed to the elements. It may as well not rain where you live but otherwise the strip and the wires will be sogging wet, which does not work well with electricity. A short will either waste the battery or fry the circuit.
- The car's generator produces over 14 volts while the engine's running. If you can risk frying the LEDs, nothing needs to be done. Otherwise you might consider adding a resistor somewhere in the circuit to limit the voltage.

bhvm1 year ago
Wires directly to battery?
Your're running down your battery in a week Paaji! Please put wires on key switch so the LEDs come on when they need to.
Also please comment on my similar instructable here-
DIY LED Car Grille Glow Lights-
triumphman2 years ago
Police here are ticketing cars that have distracting lights here in the USA. Some young guys even have put 12 V. colored flourescent lights under their cars. Police are wrinting tickets when they can catch them and making the owners remove the lights. You can not even have a spotlight on your roof rack anymore. It must have a cover to be legal.