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Put in a LED strip along the outline of the front grill. The strip fit perfectly in the gap. I decided to wrap the "V" grill black. I use these LED strips previously on another car and they held up pretty well. I ordered these thru eBay. (http://www.ebay.com/itm/361066699180?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT)

Sorry I don't know how to label the photos but I will go in order.
-Fig 1,2: shows the strips, the wedge nicely in the gap. I did put some silicone at the distal end of the lights to insure they stay in place. Silicone can easily be wiped away without any residual damage to the paint.

-Fig 3: I tunneled the wires up and out of the center part of the grill. Do not have to remove the grill.

-Fig 4: shows the exit of the wiring.

-Fig 5: Routed the wires along drivers side of engine bay

-Fig 6: Passed the wires thru the firewall. The other wires are for my laser shifters. Once inside I routed the wires along the footwell the fuse box in the passenger side. I used Tap a Fuse device to tap into the power source. I used the row of fuses on top, they are switched power.

-Fig 7: Installed a switch for power. In times I want to stay low key I have the option of turning off the light.

-Fig 8,9: Images of the light on and off.

With the light off you really cannot tell anything is there. It has alot of presence when coming down the street, especially in low light conditions. I think it just adds to the intrigue of "Alfa Romeo" for people are not aware of the brand. I hope this helps anyone who wants to try this.
 

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Very helpful, thanks! Looks great on your white car. Wonder hoe it would look, especially when turned off, on a darker colored car (Blue, red, black)
 
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Newbie question but does the white come with the black carbon roof?

The pix on Alfa's website show it as white.

*shrug*
 

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Ah, okay. So the Q's have the all white roof. Thanks!
 

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I used Tap a Fuse device to tap into the power source. I used the row of fuses on top, they are switched power.
Looks great! Thanks for the DIY!

Mind sharing a detailed pic of the fuse box install/specifically which fuses are switched, etc?

Thanks!
 

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Looks great! Thanks for the DIY!

Mind sharing a detailed pic of the fuse box install/specifically which fuses are switched, etc?

Thanks!
i think what he means is a inline fuse for safety. Giulia's fuse boxes one is under passenger footwall another one is inside of trunk.
 

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i think what he means is a inline fuse for safety. Giulia's fuse boxes one is under passenger footwall another one is inside of trunk.
Yep, thanks - understand - I'm just curious which one he tapped specifically for switched 12v vs. always on...
 

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Put in a LED strip along the outline of the front grill. The strip fit perfectly in the gap. I decided to wrap the "V" grill black. I use these LED strips previously on another car and they held up pretty well. I ordered these thru eBay. (http://www.ebay.com/itm/361066699180?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT)

Sorry I don't know how to label the photos but I will go in order.
-Fig 1,2: shows the strips, the wedge nicely in the gap. I did put some silicone at the distal end of the lights to insure they stay in place. Silicone can easily be wiped away without any residual damage to the paint.

-Fig 3: I tunneled the wires up and out of the center part of the grill. Do not have to remove the grill.

-Fig 4: shows the exit of the wiring.

-Fig 5: Routed the wires along drivers side of engine bay

-Fig 6: Passed the wires thru the firewall. The other wires are for my laser shifters. Once inside I routed the wires along the footwell the fuse box in the passenger side. I used Tap a Fuse device to tap into the power source. I used the row of fuses on top, they are switched power.

-Fig 7: Installed a switch for power. In times I want to stay low key I have the option of turning off the light.

-Fig 8,9: Images of the light on and off.

With the light off you really cannot tell anything is there. It has alot of presence when coming down the street, especially in low light conditions. I think it just adds to the intrigue of "Alfa Romeo" for people are not aware of the brand. I hope this helps anyone who wants to try this.
Great job...looks fantastic!
 

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A critical question now....


What will be the "official" name of this mod???


The Italian Nose Job?

;-) LOL!
 
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Looks great! Thanks for the DIY!

Mind sharing a detailed pic of the fuse box install/specifically which fuses are switched, etc?

Thanks!
Sorry for the delay. I tapped into the 3rd from the left and the last fuse on the panel pictured. I split the power for 4 sources: 2 went to the Escort and front camera (pictured) and the other source powered my ALP unit and the front LED lights.
 

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