View or Download our free Digital Magazines Today! Place 1 or 2 double-sided adhesive Command strips on the back of the power source. Be careful of the wiring behind the trim. You could light the interior bed of a pickup truck, add lighting under your hood, line your rims or light up your ride for the holidays. Your exact wiring for your installation will depend on your specific vehicle, what electrical mods you may already have and when you want the lights to turn on and off. Use a pair of scissors or a sharp knife to cut along the lines.
Accessing the switch pod meant removing the sun visor, windshield trim and A-pillar.
How to Customize Your Ride With DIY LED Strip Lighting
Select ribbon style lights if you want to bend the lights around corners, or choose a bar LED light to fit in one spot. The lights are much brighter than I thought they would be. Be sure to check your local laws before adding lights to your vehicle. Tips LED strips come in many different styles. White and yellow were too bright for my purpose, so I went with a cool blue to provide subtle ambient light. I wanted subtle ambient lighting, so I decided to add LED strip lights to my center stack.