Introduction: DIY Car Footrest Light!
Nearly 1.3 million people die in road crashes each year, on average 3,287 deaths a day,road traffic injuries are predicted to become the fifth leading cause of death by 2030. There Are Many Causes To These Accidents, one of them is that an object gets stuck under the Brake,& hence the Brakes Fail Causing an Accident.
So My Main Motive Behind Making This Instructable Was to Prevent These Kind Of Situations.
Many People Drive late at night,Because of this there is not sufficient light To see the Brake,Clutch & the Gas pedals,But with This Hack You Can Prevent All These Things And Drive Safer.
It Looks Cool As Well!
Lets Get Started!
Step 1: Gather All the Materials!
In Order To Do This Hack We Are going To need a Few Things! The Total Cost for Me Was Around 4$
1) 12v LED Strip(these are extremely thin & Super Easy To Use!)--
2)Fuse With Fuse Holder!(In Order To Prevent Any Damage To the Battery Or The LED Strip)
3)1.5m Long Wires(We Need These In Order To Connect The Car Battery With The LED Strip)
You Can Find These Locally.
4) A Switch(To Turn On & Off The LED Strip!)
You Can Find These Locally!
Step 2: Placing the LED Strip!
Now We Need To Place The LED Strip Under The Steering wheel I Found A Good Spot Under The Steering Column.
Since The LED Strips Are Self Adhesive We Don't Need To Apply Any Kind Of Glue To it!
Step 3: Placing the Switch!
Now We Need To Find A Good Spot to Place the Switch.
I Used Some SuperGlue to Mount The Switch Near The LED Strip As Shown In The Picture.
Step 4: Finding the Firewall!
Now To Connect The LED Strip With The Car Battery We Need To Find The Firewall of The Car.
In case You Don't Know What a Firewall is. It Is the part of the bodywork that separates the engine from the driver and passengers.
I Found Mine Near The Clutch,We Need To Pass Two Wires Through it.
One For Positive & One For Negative!
Step 5: Wire Everything Up!
Now Its Time To Wire Everything Up.
Positive from LED STRIP>Switch
Switch> Fuse Holder
Fuse Holder > Car Battery
LED Strip Negative> Car Battery Negative!
Additionally I Used Heatshrink Tubing To Secure The Wires!
Step 6: Time to Test It Out!
Now We Are Done With All The Wiring,The Process Took Me About 30mins!
It Is Super Easy!
You Should Definitely Try This You Will Love This Hack!
Moreover it Costs About 4$!
So Its Definitely Worth'd!
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