Intro: Enhanced Lighting for Your Vehicle
I used a Cold Cathode light kit for a computer to add more lighting to my jetta wagon
Step 1: Purchase a Cold Cathode Lighting Kit for a Computer
the kit i bought had a little switch screwed into a PCI port plate to turn of and on the light.
I removed my cargo light from the top of my cargo area in the back of the car and poked a hole in the light with a soldering iron to mount the switch.
then i attached the main power leads to the power of the light reciptical.
Step 2: Attach the Cold Cathode Tubes to the Windows
attach the cold cathode tubes to the windows using the velcro supplied with the kit
then run your wires to the power inverter
i needed to extend the wires of the cold cathode tubes so they could reach the inverter.
Step 3: Paint the Glass
paint the glass directly behind the tube with black acrilic paint, use tape to make a straight edge.
pull off the tape before the paint dries or the paint will peel away from the glass.
after the paint dries, replace the tape and then paint the black paint white.
remove the tape before the paint dries.
the white will act as a reflector.
Step 4: Replace the Tubes
replace the switch