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1Illuminated ignition ring Empty Illuminated ignition ring on 26th May 2017, 10:13 pm

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
As per title, I've heard that some cars had an illuminated ignition ring. Is this a myth?

2Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 26th May 2017, 10:20 pm

nomad

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No it is true optional extra iirc


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3Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 26th May 2017, 11:26 pm

splmum

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If you can't find one use the item from a Nissan Maxima (J30 or A32 - I think these are the right model numbers).

There is a bit of wiring harness at the fuse block that also needs to be got.

4Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 27th May 2017, 9:47 am

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
Nice one, I'll search for the part number, don't suppose you know it ? Very Happy

5Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 27th May 2017, 11:24 am

Stu

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Isn't the primera and skyline one the same. Think the 300zx had them too?


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6Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 28th May 2017, 2:31 am

splmum

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@Stu wrote:Isn't the primera and skyline one the same. Think the 300zx had them too?
Could be, only know about the Maxima one myself.

7Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 28th May 2017, 8:00 am

gtir_woody

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There was one on ebay recently, i got outbid but they are another item that goes for quite a bit these days.

8Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 28th May 2017, 11:13 pm

typeritr

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I think I have one in mine. This is what they look like.

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9Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 29th May 2017, 9:21 pm

pulsarmoley

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I've got one somewhere I'll fit one day lol


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10Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 29th May 2017, 9:43 pm

gtir_woody

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Johnny probably has a box full of them Laughing

11Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 30th May 2017, 5:36 am

Andy Sunny Gti

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Sure you can pick these up for a universal fitament. Just google- illuminated ignition ring. Many cars have it.

12Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 31st May 2017, 7:09 pm

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
Is it a standard size then?

13Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 2nd June 2017, 10:19 am

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
I got one! Now just trying to think how the hell I am going to wire it up

14Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 2nd June 2017, 10:34 am

typeritr

typeritr
How many wires is it? When does it light up? When you turn on the ignition or beforehand? If it lights up when you turn on the ignition just put the positive to a remote turn on such as the cig lighter or the remote turn on wire for the stereo.

I have never turned my car on since i bought it so don't know when it lights up

If it lights when you enter the car you can wire it to the dome light or direct to the trigger on the door so when you open the door the switch turns it on.

15Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 2nd June 2017, 10:37 am

mike74

mike74
The one that was in my old R was connected to the interior light circuit. Only reason I know this is that the switch on the door wasn't switching off the circuit properly and the illuminated ring was draining the battery slightly overnight. There might be a spare plug for it under the steering column shrouds if you're lucky. Failing that you'll have to trace the wiring for the door open/interior light circuit somewhere and tee into it

16Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 3rd June 2017, 11:50 am

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
False alarm, the one I got is too big

17Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 4th June 2017, 7:51 pm

GTIRSI

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After the post I just read I have to say this!!!
Everyone loves a illuminated ring if it doesn't fit lube it up n squeeze it in lol!
Sorry for the crudeness guys lol

18Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 4th June 2017, 8:25 pm

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
lol!

19Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 18th November 2017, 10:52 pm

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
I need to get a replacement bulb and a connector for that replacement. I have found one but don't have a connector for it, so will need to get a bulb and connector but it needs to be the right fitting to lock into the illuminated ignition ring. Anyone know what bulb this is and what connector I need for it? Or a suitable replacement bulb and connector?
This is the one I have which fits the ring...
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20Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 19th November 2017, 2:04 am

Mr B

Mr B
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does the blue bulb not pull out the holder and it like a mini capless bulb .
I normally pull the jap speciality bulbs/holders/harness parts from spare dash and switch assemblies .

21Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 19th November 2017, 6:44 am

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
I've tried pulling off / out the bulb but it feels like I'm going to pull off the blue dome.it almost seems like it's a sealed unit and it would be replaced as a single item. I've looked at most of the dash light fittings and they are different

22Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 19th November 2017, 9:39 am

Ryaneg6freak

Ryaneg6freak
LOL, I don't even have the plastic trim piece that goes around the ignition. I need to step it up

23Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 19th November 2017, 10:37 am

Mr B

Mr B
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gtir technician
Only one I can recall is on a skyline and pretty much same/identical bulb latching hole as on your light ring.
Bulb assembly on those compact at bulb and has a small harness tail with plug connector, whether bulb pulled out or not from plastic body I don't know for sure but most but not all dash ones of similar design I encounter did .
I would be heading to local pull-a-parts and investigating all nissans or jap cars for the bulb assembly and part of harness with plug if required for your grafting needs .
would be easy enough buy a plug and make up tail to suit though .
Other option is look on ebay and similar for the nissan ignition barrel light rings and you likely see the bulb part and get some judgement on standard part sharing and fitting chances .

24Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 19th November 2017, 11:48 am

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
I'll have a dig around, it's certainly not a bulb I have come across before. The only reason I have the blue one is that in my quest to obtain a pulsar one, I bought a ring from a different car and it already had the bulb with it.

25Illuminated ignition ring Empty Re: Illuminated ignition ring on 19th November 2017, 9:55 pm

nomad

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What car was it from ? I found the altina had a illuminating barrel rung also ... doesn't come up with much else not sure if it's similar to the gtir barrel size either ...


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