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Old 06-16-2011, 12:45 AM
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Tower LED install

Problem: I have a mini tower and I want tower lights, but don't like the options that MC offers.
Solution: Find some low profile LEDs that passengers won't clobber their heads on (at least not any more than they already do).

Product: http://lumiteclighting.com/courtesyexuma.html

Mounted them directly to the tower caps:


Installed the proper switch:


Finished Product:


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Old 06-16-2011, 01:59 AM
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Those look great. I would like to install them on mine but I have tower speakers.
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Old 06-16-2011, 03:27 AM
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How bright are those? Can you see behind the boat? As in are they bright enough to surf behind?
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Old 06-16-2011, 03:42 AM
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How bright are those? Can you see behind the boat? As in are they bright enough to surf behind?
They are downward facing and only intended to light the floor. I would not try surfing behind this type of light. The rear facing light bar that MC makes is probably better suited although that may even be too bright.
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Old 06-16-2011, 03:55 PM
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Ahh. Now I understand what you did. Nice, clean install.
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Old 06-17-2011, 12:29 AM
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What was the cost and did they hook directly to the tower or did you have to fabricate something?
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Old 06-17-2011, 12:22 PM
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What was the cost and did they hook directly to the tower or did you have to fabricate something?
No fabrication necessary. I mounted the lights directly to the tower caps using a drill press to get me consistent holes. Wiring was easy since the tower was pre wired for speakers and lights from the factory. The lights were $20 each and the switch/wiring harness cost $88. I think you could totaly get away with a cheaper switch hookup, but I wanted it to look like a factory job. The MC part number for the switch/wiring harness I used is 500462.
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Old 06-19-2011, 06:17 PM
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nice. Are the lights 1" in dia.
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Old 06-19-2011, 06:25 PM
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nice. Are the lights 1" in dia.
Yes... actually .98".

They fit perfectly on the flat part of the cap.
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How did you mount them once you drilled out the cap?
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