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technically speaking you can just splice the LEDS + resistors directly on your molex cable. but seriously, go to a hardware store and buy 24ga wires or any store that sells car audio. even walmart has small gauge wires.
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Originally Posted by CattleRustler View Post
use 24 if youre taking about case fans and switches, buttons etc, use 18 if youre modifying direct power items like molexes or psu braids
Note that it is not a problem to use heavier gauge wire if it is all you can find. 24 ga can sometimes be difficult to find locally.
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well I'm not in the city...so I try my best to computer mod and stuff...and Y3ks car is broken...Also to top all that off...About 2 hours ago...My ****ing GF just left me...So rides into town are a little tuff (Sorry if that sounded mean...Im not in the best mood)

I need to start playing wow again...

Edit: Thanx everyone for the help though...I understand the led wiring process alot better now...
Edited by YourBulletWoundHero - 6/11/08 at 7:01am
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i would of responded sooner, but not been online

xoxide i wasn't sure if they do ship, i know they do paypal though. Being in aust i have to ship to an american address and then to here.

18/24 bleh. already explained as before. 24=Fans 18=Power. 1/2/4/8/12 = my car audio. lol

and WoW is evil. worse then a Gf.. Warcraft3 man.

as for not being able to find it, i would (if it was me) I would go to DSE/Jaycar (australian electronic people) but im 100% certain that if you walked into ANY electrican's place they would have load of wire laying about. (grandfather is an electrician. So if i cant get the wire, i usually just ask him. Also helps when I just give him a Desc. of what im after and he just sends something close to it. and usually ends up the right one anyway)
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Ya...My dad does wiring and stuff to...but not as a job or anything (So we dont have alot of wires) hes just really handy with cars (He used to be a mechanic) and he does all the speaker and car audio...I love his trunk of his car...lol

I'm going to give him the list of stuff I have learned from this thread to pick up...then I shall start the mod...Me and Y3k are going to do it...hes good with wires...

Edit: If anyone wants to see it when its finished in the next few weeks hopefully PM me...I think its going to look pretty good
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how many resistors (Or the size) Will I need for a chain of 6?...Like of off the molex...?
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