Introduction: Custom Trunk Lightning

About: Hi, my name is John. My hobby is to solve problems from other people and creating nice and functional stuff out of trash. I'm living in Germany so excuse my not so fluent English (some technical terms are hard…

Since I have my car, one thing was upsetting me. The light in the trunk is just positioned in the wrong place. The stock light for the car (a OPEL/Vauxhall/Chevrolet Corsa ) is located in the lower left corner. If you put something in your trunk, all the light will always be blocked. In the photo you see the enhanced version.

- light from above

- and more lumen

Step 1: Rivet a LED Stripe to the Roof

I've applied a standard 12V LED stripe to a stainless steel sheet to spread the heat of the LEDs.

Step 2: Pull a Cable Through Your Car

Luckily for me, my car already had a light in the trunk even if it is useless. But at least I had the possibility to use the switched light to hock me on. Therefore I've pulled a cable through your car. From the roof over the left side to the stock light in the lower left corner.

Step 3: Other Cars Other Ideas

The car of my wive doesn't even have a light in the trunk, so there I've
pulled a cable from the interior lightning in the front to the back. Also I had to applied a switch to it, due to the lack of a switch. I just want to show some alternatives to you.