(Topic ID: 190203)

Anyone else do this mod to their F-14 Tomcat display cover?

By Oldschool77

2 years ago

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  • Latest reply 1 year ago by jk3443
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#1 2 years ago

So i was installing a new X-Pin display in into my F-14 this weekend and decided to make a "light box" behind the "williams" logo under the displays with some warm white LED strips, some aluminum flashing and weatherstripping. I tied them into the coin chute lights so it'd be on all the time, even when the GI turns off. I'm pretty happy with it, it's not as blotchy in person as it looks in the pic. Anyone else mess with this before? And if so post up some pics!

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#2 2 years ago

never seen anyone do that but it looks great!!

#3 2 years ago
Quoted from Dkjimbo:

never seen anyone do that but it looks great!!

Thanks! I know the early production F-14s have spots or twist in 555 bulbs on the bottom of the display, but it was never populated. I wonder if they scrapped the idea to illuminate this area for some reason.

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#4 1 year ago

Wow I love it any photos of how you set it up??

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