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  • StuNutt commented on bhvm's instructable DIY LED Car Grille Glow Lights2 weeks ago
    DIY LED Car Grille Glow Lights

    I read this article while researching a plan for an under-shelf light for my desk (!). Your car looks way cool, but one small warning . . . . You mentioned selecting a colour for the lights, but beware. Depending on the country you live in this may vary, but here in UK it is illegal to show a red light at the front of the vehicle. A yellow / orange light is probably acceptable in most countries as long as it is not flashing if you are moving (and could be confused with turn signals on front or rear) and other flashing colours are illegal (blue can appear to be police, fire, ambulance. green could be a doctor on a call). NEVER put a white light on the rear if you want to make your boot / trunk look cool!A very good "ible" though and I'm tempted to look into putting a (flas...see more »I read this article while researching a plan for an under-shelf light for my desk (!). Your car looks way cool, but one small warning . . . . You mentioned selecting a colour for the lights, but beware. Depending on the country you live in this may vary, but here in UK it is illegal to show a red light at the front of the vehicle. A yellow / orange light is probably acceptable in most countries as long as it is not flashing if you are moving (and could be confused with turn signals on front or rear) and other flashing colours are illegal (blue can appear to be police, fire, ambulance. green could be a doctor on a call). NEVER put a white light on the rear if you want to make your boot / trunk look cool!A very good "ible" though and I'm tempted to look into putting a (flashing) amber light behind the grille of my Ford Focus for volunteer work in my emergency role and parked at the site of an incident :LOL:

    I read this article while researching a plan for an under-shelf light for my desk (!). Your car looks way cool, but one small warning . . . . You mentioned selecting a colour for the lights, but beware. Depending on the country you live in this may vary, but here in UK it is illegal to show a red light at the front of the vehicle. A yellow / orange light is probably acceptable in most countries as long as it is not flashing if you are moving (and could be confused with turn signals on front or rear) and other flashing colours are illegal (blue can appear to be police, fire, ambulance. green could be a doctor on a call). NEVER put a white light on the rear if you want to make your boot / trunk look cool!A very good "ible" though and I'm tempted to look into putting a (flas...see more »I read this article while researching a plan for an under-shelf light for my desk (!). Your car looks way cool, but one small warning . . . . You mentioned selecting a colour for the lights, but beware. Depending on the country you live in this may vary, but here in UK it is illegal to show a red light at the front of the vehicle. A yellow / orange light is probably acceptable in most countries as long as it is not flashing if you are moving (and could be confused with turn signals on front or rear) and other flashing colours are illegal (blue can appear to be police, fire, ambulance. green could be a doctor on a call). NEVER put a white light on the rear if you want to make your boot / trunk look cool!A very good "ible" though and I'm tempted to look into putting a (flashing) amber light behind the grille of my Ford Focus for when stationary in my volunteer work and emergency role and parked at the site of an incident :LOL:

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