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View Poll Results: have aftermarket LEDs in your projects crapped out???
no way man, theyre rated at 2MM hours 4 14.29%
just a few, maybe two dots a year 5 17.86%
yes. often, WTH 3 10.71%
why does a peacock have all 'dem feathers 16 57.14%
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:12 PM   #26
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my lightbar is still going strong and doing great!

to recap: i used 2 cadillac sts 2005 rear light bars, stacked.

i was at a pick-n-pull last week and found a 2007 cadillac SRX with its lightbar intact. i pried it off and bought it for $20. it is the exact size of the inside of my tailgate window glass.

if the original lightbar burns out i plan to switch to this one.


DIY LED Center Brake Light - 03-07 Cadillac SRX high-mounted stop lamp red by tommyburkart, on Flickr


DIY LED Center Brake Light - 03-07 Cadillac SRX high-mounted stop lamp red by tommyburkart, on Flickr
That is awesome. Tidy package.
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Old 11-17-2012, 06:15 PM   #27
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That is awesome. Tidy package.
thanks! yea this SRX one is pretty sweet.

the old one is still working well .. some new pics from my Nikon- higher resolution than phone phots


subaru legacy gt DIY howto build DIY LED brake light bar - under glass - cadillac STS Superflux Red LEDs by tommyburkart, on Flickr


Custom LED Superflux Cadillac STS brake light bar - Subaru Legacy GT Wagon by tommyburkart, on Flickr


Custom LED Superflux Cadillac STS brake light bar - Subaru Legacy GT Wagon by tommyburkart, on Flickr

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Old 11-19-2012, 08:01 PM   #28
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@chasewrx bought my extra superflux LED boards and did the install on his WRX sedan. i think it looks pretty good!


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Ive got a sedan and im looking to do this, i just have to ask.. What did you do with the original 3rd brake light?
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:18 PM   #29
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hey dude! yea, you totally should. this thing lights up so fast and so, so bright. the clear plastic reflectors for the LEDs are *critical* to max performance.

you can see my top bar doies not lave ;lenses, wheras bottom bar does. big df! take pics of you do it ?
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:20 PM   #30
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Ive got a sedan and im looking to do this, i just have to ask.. What did you do with the original 3rd brake light?
- unsnapped the panels around it
- located and snipped its wires
- reconnect wires to LED red and black

a 40-min project with big results
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Old 11-22-2012, 04:11 PM   #31
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sell me one of those smaller srx lights! pm me!
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Old 11-23-2012, 11:38 AM   #32
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sell me one of those smaller srx lights! pm me!
hey dude! you can pick one up on ebay!
http://www.ebay.com/itm/04-05-06-07-...sories&vxp=mtr




04 05 06 07 08 09 CADILLAC SRX 3RD THIRD BRAKE LIGHT BAR

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Old 11-23-2012, 05:34 PM   #33
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:39 PM   #34
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my lightbar is still going strong and doing great!

to recap: i used 2 cadillac sts 2005 rear light bars, stacked.

i was at a pick-n-pull last week and found a 2007 cadillac SRX with its lightbar intact. i pried it off and bought it for $20. it is the exact size of the inside of my tailgate window glass.

if the original lightbar burns out i plan to switch to this one.


DIY LED Center Brake Light - 03-07 Cadillac SRX high-mounted stop lamp red by tommyburkart, on Flickr


DIY LED Center Brake Light - 03-07 Cadillac SRX high-mounted stop lamp red by tommyburkart, on Flickr



SRX light bar is for sale! make an offer
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