Converting “Clip Fan” to “Clip LED Baby Light”


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Before and After PROBLEM: The wife needs a night light next to the changing table. SOLUTION: Convert a fan to a light. (I know, I could have just bought a night light, but this was fun!) MATERIALS: 6 – bright white 3mm LED’s: 3mm, 3.3V, 30mA 1 – Portable Fan from the dollar store 2 Read More …

Addition of LEDs to Back Seats of Elantra GT: VERSION III


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UPDATED 7/14/04: Changes since version II: The major change is the addition of a little circuit that will keep the current to the LEDs constant no matter what the voltage is. I also made the wires more aesthetically pleasing. PROBLEM: The BS (BackSeat) of my Hyundai Elantra GT is entirely too dark! Since the GT Read More …

Conversion of PR Bulb To LED


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Here’s my very first conversion of a regular “PR Bulb” (incandescent) into an LED Bulb that will work in my new Dollar Tree Flashlight. Here is the flashlight the bulb is going into: The original bulb is on the right and the shell on the left. To get the bulb from the casing I put Read More …

Elantra GT: Addition of LEDs to Back Seats VERSION II


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Updates:  Check out the newest version of this mod here or check out the first version of the backseat LED Mod here. PROBLEM: The BS (BackSeat) of my Hyundai Elantra GT is entirely too dark! Since the GT has a moon roof the dome light is positioned toward the front of the car. This makes seeing anything Read More …

Blinking Red LED Car Alarm Light


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(Click for version I) *WARNING* This modification may be the cause of a battery drain problem I was having. Use this info at your own risk. PROBLEM: My Elantra GT has an alarm, but no visual deterrent! SOLUTION: “Install” a blinking red LED similar to those on other alarm systems. MATERIALS: 1 – bright red Read More …

Elantra GT: Addition of LEDs to Back Seats Version I


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Updates:  Check out the newest version of this mod here. PROBLEM: The BS (BackSeat) of my Hyundai Elantra GT is entirely too dark! Since the GT has a moon roof the dome light is positioned toward the front of the car. This makes seeing anything behind the front seats almost impossible as they block the Read More …

Car Alarm Blinking Red LED – Version I


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PROBLEM: My new car has an alarm, but no visual deterrent! SOLUTION: “Install” a blinking red LED similar to those on other alarm systems. MATERIALS: 1 – bright red 5mm Blinking LEDs: 1 – bright white 5mm LED: 1 – C cell battery clip: Radio Shack: 1 – 75ohm resistor. 2 – Cannibalized computer switches. Read More …

Adding LEDs to Elantra GT Version II


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(see version I here) PROBLEM: The HB (HatchBack) of my Hyundai Elantra GT is entirely too dark! The problem becomes even worse if I have a box or two in there that completely block the stock light which is positiond too low and is too dim. SOLUTION: Add FOUR bright white LEDs to the HB Read More …

Elantra GT: Addition of LEDs to Hatchback Version I


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PROBLEM: The HB (HatchBack) of my Hyundai Elantra GT is entirely too dark! The problem becomes even worse if I have a box or two in there that cover the light source. SOLUTION: Add two bright white LEDs to the HB that will illuminate from above. They aren’t the brightest solution, but they are small, Read More …