Headlights self-made?

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Headlights self-made?

Post by The Knight » Sun Aug 23, 2015 7:56 pm

For my lexan body I want to make own headlights. But I don't know how I can do this.
Could you give me clue?

I see, there are many headlights for drift bodies but they don't fit or too small.
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Post by SFC K » Sun Aug 30, 2015 2:23 am

This should help. I would send you over to Radio Shack for the parts, but you don't live here in the U.S.


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Re: Headlights self-made?

Post by The Knight » Sun Aug 30, 2015 7:51 am

this video shows how to build LED lights with cable. What I need is a selfmade headlights BODY. A case where a LED lamp is inside.

example:

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Re: Headlights self-made?

Post by shadowfocus603 » Sun Aug 30, 2015 11:28 am

Buy a second body identical to the first one. Cut the headlights out of body 2 and flip them and glue them into body 1 with shoe goo or some similar adhesive. Back them with silver paint. drill a small hole in each and adhere your led into the newly created bucket. Old school trick we used on drifters before they started selling pre-made buckets. It should be said cut them big on the first cut then trim them to fit where and how you want them.

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Post by SFC K » Mon Aug 31, 2015 12:39 am

Ah, Well I would go to a electronics store and look for an item that comes in the clear packaging that has the shape and size of a head light bucket you are looking for. Cut them out with a sharp knife and do what Shadow had mentioned. You might even have something around the house that would work. :wink:
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Re: Headlights self-made?

Post by shadowfocus603 » Mon Aug 31, 2015 1:04 am

The bottom corners of clear plastic dishes like you'd pack a lunch in or save your leftovers in would work. Rubbermaid, tupperware, whatever brand you may have near to hand.

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