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EZ-EL Wire Car Kit

Install EZ-EL wire in your car. Impress your friends right when they hop in! And the wire's built-in music-response technology is a crowd pleaser.

EZ-EL Wire Car Kit

This guide will teach you how deck out your car with an EZ-EL Wire Car Kit. For more cool ideas check out https://ez-el.com/tutorials!

The EZ-EL Wire Kit you will need for this project can be purchased here.

Enter coupon code MAKEcar at checkout for a discount!

Steps

Step #1:

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Here is what your car's interior will look like!

Step #2:

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  • Plan out the design of the EL wire by mounting the EL wire onto the car with Scotch tape.
  • Note: 10 ft El Wire was not enough to fit my dashboard, so it is recommended to use 25 ft EZ-EL Wire.

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  • Once you've designed the shape you wish on your car, cut about 2 inches of galvanized wire and twist the ends tightly together around the wire.
  • Use pliers to help you twist so it's easier on the tips of your fingers.
  • Use a wire cutter to cut the excess wire.
  • Continue this process throughout your design.

Step #4:

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Mount the EL wire onto the car following the mounting lines of the car. Begin removing the tape as you proceed throughout the design.

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Put the bass response of the Car Kit Inverter at a low setting to allow bass to respond.

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Now turn on the EL Wire, turn up the jams, and enjoy!


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