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Old 06-30-2012, 06:02 PM   #1
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Can Someone Walk Me Through This Please. Write-up Wanted

Ok, so I'm new to the whole jerry-rigging stuff.
I have a soundbar with a roughly 7in-3in cutout for the domelight. This light is all busted up and I just got it working again today. I found a really nice one on superbrightleds.com that is 5 3/4in-2 3/4 inch. I need to make something to size down that gap for the domelight. It also needs to be pretty tightly sealed because of the speakers being in there. I have some leftover dynamat lying around, so that will help when it comes to sealing.
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Old 06-30-2012, 09:26 PM   #2
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Try finding a small sheet of thin plastic or metal and cover the hole and recut for the smaller light. Paint to match or recover the whole soundbar.

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Old 06-30-2012, 10:13 PM   #3
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Pick up a small piece of diamondplate from HD or Lowes and cut it to fit. If you don't like the shiny silver look, hit it with a rattlecan. I think they even have a plastic one that's much cheaper than the aluminum.
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Old 07-01-2012, 01:32 AM   #4
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Ok. I don't have access to a tool to cut the metal though.
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Old 07-01-2012, 01:35 AM   #5
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you can use plastic easier than metal since it isnt going to hold even a pound of weight, and plastic can be found easily, any storage bin or food container or any of a ton of storage solutions at wal-mart have a nice thick plastic lid or bottom or side that is plenty large enough to cut to the size you need, then if the cut is wrong pick a different side and try again, paint to the color you like if the plastic isnt already and good strong pair of scissors and your done.
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