Lighting suggestions for a 2010 Mazda 3

Amanda

Member
May 24, 2010
193
NY, USA
I have a fellow firefighter who is interested in lighting up his Mazda 3. I am at a standstill on what to put on the car, thinking some thinner grille lights to fit somewhere. This is a lease, as minimal holes as possible.


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RL1

Member
May 20, 2010
1,649
Ga
You guys are a courtesy light state, right? If I am correct in that, I would say you wouldn't need much. Due to the car being short, put up a light on a headliner bracket, and maybe something above the fog lights. Add a traffic arrow in the back, and you will have to the station and on scene responses covered. I would say a Slimlighter above the rear view mirror (pretty thin, a lot of forward punch), a pair of ghosts above the fog lights (angle would cover what the slimlighter missed) and then a MicroMan or ELS bar in the back with traffic adviser controller.
 
May 22, 2010
1,163
Central WV
Amanda said:
I have a fellow firefighter who is interested in lighting up his Mazda 3. I am at a standstill on what to put on the car, thinking some thinner grille lights to fit somewhere. This is a lease, as minimal holes as possible.
awww.dragtimes.com_images_17801_2010_Mazda_3.jpg

Hummm...lease vehicles are tough.


I would go with something like this:


Front:


Ghosts in "grill"


x2 UltraLite 4 left and right of the RVM, maybe an UltraLite 8 or an Interior Pinnacle if either will fit above the RVM


Dual Predator I or II on the dash if you want extra lighting up front.


If you can use a siren, 100D speaker


Side:


Ghost mounted to the B pillar


Rear:


UltraLite 8 Warning Light/TA mounted up high


x2 XP63s, Predators, Ghosts, or etc on the deck.


Control:


IntelliSwitch 900


If you can have a siren, 380 Siren and light controller


Using suction cup mounts or custom brackets would keep it basically no holes. I don't believe that you can use a HLF or TLF on the car because the front appears to be HID and the rear appears to be all LED. I doubt that he wants to drill for any HAW/LAW since its a lease vehicle, and besides that it looks as if there is not good place to put them (maybe in the reverse lights). If that mesh that is down near the fog light area isn't solid, you could put some Universal Undercovers or something there easily without creating new holes. You will just have to be creative in your mounting jobs and in the use of products that you choose. No holes is hard, but that doesn't mean that you can't have a good package.
 

VolEms

Member
May 24, 2010
2,109
NY, USA
You can do a Tomar 200s Blue/Blue in the dash. 2 Rect14's in the grill and Rect14's on a Licence plate bracket on the rear, no holes.
 

Amanda

Member
May 24, 2010
193
NY, USA
Fast LT1 said:
Whats the budget?

Sorry I completely forgot that part.. No more than 600$ as far as I'm aware, and it's only in need of front end coverage pretty much, so 600$ is a lot of lights ;)
 

cbpdogboy

Member
May 23, 2010
1,285
Detroit, MI
Amanda said:
Sorry I completely forgot that part.. No more than 600$ as far as I'm aware, and it's only in need of front end coverage pretty much, so 600$ is a lot of lights ;)

Does that include siren, speaker, and switches?
 

cbpdogboy

Member
May 23, 2010
1,285
Detroit, MI
Front:


(6) Soundoff Ghosts ( 2 Headliner/1 on each side of rvm)(2) on dash angled towards the intersections (2) 1 on each corner of bumper surface mounted in the mesh angled towards the intersection) All lights are synced


(1) Headlight Flasher


Rear:


(2) Rect 14's or Led3's or Axixtech Xtreme Mini 6's mounted to the headliner or rear dash
 

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