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Installed to turn on with front mounted amber lights.

 

 

 

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Does it sit flush? Reminds me of this fullsize Transit: 

 

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Not flush mounted.  It sticks out.  Product description says 0.04".  Product comes with a foam padding, so that after you install, it helps keep water from going in through the holes.  Maybe it works.  But if I'm concerned about water leaking in, I will use silicone.

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BSUPC,

 

On Amazon, these come in red, blue, & green also.  Just in case you want to set them up to flash and strobe.

 

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As I recall, I bought these off eBay for about half the price.  20 lamps, for about $10.  $0.50 each unit.  But I had to wait for shipping from China, which took almost 2 months.

 

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Use the Blue ones,  the police will love the blue strobe's !

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Some people use flashing blue lights on personal vehicles.  Off-duty cops, volunteer firefighters, or any kind of first responder who has to begin response in a personal vehicle.  Obviously a Transit Connect will not be a pursuit vehicle.

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I just purchased this beauty. 

 

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This is what she looked like prior to being stripped of her decals by the county. 

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Going to switch all the lights over to LED's. But I am watching this post for ideas for the TC. All of my work is done at night in it. Lighting is a must and yall got some great ideas. 

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This is what I'm currently using on the front of the Transit Connect.

 

 

 

 

 

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Amber side marker on plastic trim forward of the door, and red eagle eye LED on plastic trim above tail lamps.  Both are triggered to strobe and flash as needed.

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Here is how it looks in the day time.  This was today, ChristmKIMG1349.thumb.JPG.159ef5450f52179ccd5246194df95b83.JPGKIMG1350.thumb.JPG.6b9697d95d9a996ee8e6f012a3c755d5.JPGas morning, on Polk Street.

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Oh, a parking meter, haven’t seen that in a while.

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You can now pay by phone, and the meter accepts credit cards.

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We don’t have any parking meters left anymore. There are cash/card pay machines at designated parking lots/structures in the city center but since phone parking was introduced in 2000 the parking meters started to phase out and were gone in a few years.

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I suppose that since the meters work, there is very little reason to spend more money to phase them out.  Why spend all that money to upgrade to a pay station system, when you don't have to?

 

It was another foggy day today.  Those yellow lights are pretty nice to have.  Not that fog lights do much in the fog during day hours.  But it does increase your profile, and make you more visible to oncoming vehicles.  At night though, the yellow lights do illuminate the area immediately in front of the vehicle very well, and allows me to see the lane markers better in the fog.

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On ‎12‎/‎27‎/‎2017 at 3:40 AM, mrtn said:

We don’t have any parking meters left anymore. There are cash/card pay machines at designated parking lots/structures in the city center but since phone parking was introduced in 2000 the parking meters started to phase out and were gone in a few years.

 

English being the ambiguous language that it is, it sounds like you're saying that if you don't own that $600 smart phone and choose to spend that antique cash.........you wouldn't be welcome to park your vehicle in certain areas?

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10 hours ago, Fifty150 said:

I suppose that since the meters work, there is very little reason to spend more money to phase them out.  Why spend all that money to upgrade to a pay station system, when you don't have to?

 

2 hours ago, OLDSCHOOLFOOL said:

English being the ambiguous language that it is, it sounds like you're saying that if you don't own that $600 smart phone and choose to spend that antique cash.........you wouldn't be welcome to park your vehicle in certain areas?

 

Sorry, OLDSCHOLFOOL, about the wording mistakes. English is my fourth language and I slip every now and then. 

 

If the meters are only used for something like 1% of parking then maintaining the system is not viable. You don't need a smartphone for parking, it also works over a text message by sending your car number and the parking area code (city, central, private parking lots each have their own code) to the number 1902 and cancel by calling 1903. That's how it was originally designed in y 2000 and it still works. Using the smartphone app just adds convenience features like GPS detection of the area and saving your vehicles for quick pick.

As for welcome, tourist areas are equipped with pay stations in visible range and English instructions for using the SMS-based system. Does anyone know anyone driving a car and traveling who doesn't own a mobile phone of any sort?

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None of the cities along the Mississippi Gulf Coast have any meters, nor any way to charge anyone for parking  -  We must be missing out on tons of revenue   :spend:

 

When I think of a parking meter, I think back to the movie 'Cool Hand Luke'  -  Parking meters sure got Paul Newman's character into a TON of trouble, didn't they?  :cry:

 

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8 hours ago, mrtn said:

Sorry, OLDSCHOLFOOL, about the wording mistakes. English is my fourth language and I slip every now and then. 

 

No need to apologize, your English is just fine. Certainly better than mine I'd say, it being my first and only language.

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4 hours ago, Beta Don said:

When I think of a parking meter, I think back to the movie 'Cool Hand Luke'  -  Parking meters sure got Paul Newman's character into a TON of trouble, didn't they?  :cry:

 

My wife's favorite movie, but it probably has nothing to do with parking meters.;)

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12 hours ago, Beta Don said:

When I think of a parking meter, I think back to the movie 'Cool Hand Luke'  -  Parking meters sure got Paul Newman's character into a TON of trouble, didn't they?  :cry:

 

It’s easy to romantisize the crank parking meter. Smells like cigarette smoke in planes and doctors’ waiting rooms. And Nylon stockings.

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