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Old 11-02-2008, 07:25 AM   #1
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does any body here have any expeirience putting lights (leds) on rc car boddies, and also, would the power from a 5000 mah 8.4 v be too much when its also runnin the car?
i really just need to know how u mount them

also, would they get too hot if i put shoo goo on them?

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They shouldn't get too hot for shoe goo, and your biggest concern should be voltage. If the lights are designed to handle 6-12 volts, you should be fine.
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does any body here have any expeirience putting lights (leds) on rc car boddies, and also, would the power from a 5000 mah 8.4 v be too much when its also runnin the car?
i really just need to know how u mount them

also, would they get too hot if i put shoo goo on them?

thanks
I have some on my on-road. I used standard servo tape to mount the wires. Also I have a 3rd channel on the Rx which powers the LEDs. Check out this website--it is helpful to understand the different options available.

http://www.rc-lights.com/
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Old 11-02-2008, 04:23 PM   #4
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how many volts would be coming out of a reciever aux port then?

and if you run two leds, does that split the voltage coming from one power sorce
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how many volts would be coming out of a reciever aux port then?

and if you run two leds, does that split the voltage coming from one power sorce
I bought one of their 3300 kits (now #5004) with 2 white & 2 red LEDs. It comes with a small PCB which all 4 are soldered. I have one of their remote power switch (#5090) of which plugs into channel-3 on my Rx and allows you to turn the lights on/off from the Tx.

Looks like about $63.00 before shipping. Did I really spend that much ? Dang!
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I bought one of their 3300 kits (now #5004) with 2 white & 2 red LEDs. It comes with a small PCB which all 4 are soldered. I have one of their remote power switch (#5090) of which plugs into channel-3 on my Rx and allows you to turn the lights on/off from the Tx.

Looks like about $63.00 before shipping. Did I really spend that much ? Dang!
Here what I'd get http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24Dlm9-H0eQ

Turn signals, brake and reverse lights all for less than above $22.95

http://www.rcmart.com/catalog/rc-lig...&cPath=438_900
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You also can look at the lights off a Losi Desert Truck....plugs into the Rx and has clear up front and red in the back.
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