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Normally, I'm not a big fan of mods that are strictly aesthetic, BUT I'm getting a hankering for a KITT (Trans-Am from Knight Rider - or Mustang in the new one) -esque scanner for the front of the XK. Maybe something like this... (just watch the scanning lights... you'll get the idea).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXK87ndBkjw

... only in the grill of my XK.

Any ideas about how to go about it?

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That would be sooooooooo awesome!
I am giving up on a winch mount and putting that on the front instead
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P.S. - I also want the horn from the General Lee !
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Here is a crappy Gimp-shop of the idea... anyone with better skill wanna give it a shot?


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dude .... that's so Escalade.
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Soooo, I should go with ... green lights instead?

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Soooo, I should go with ... green lights instead?
Not unless you want to lead the parade. In most states green lights are supposed to identify the Incident Commander.

(But waay back in the dark ages when I was a volunteer in New York I had a half-blue, half-green rotator on my truck. Fire responses got blue, EMS got green.)
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Isn't it really only "illegal" if you're vehicle is in motion on a public road? If you're in a parking lot or something, and flick on the 'scanner', I don't see why that would be illegal.

(Pardon my ignorance if it's illegal regardless, but I always thought this was the case with any type of auxiliary light on a vehicle.)
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Put it between the towhooks.

But, how does this compare to Hemi commanders idea for a push button starter? And it is illegal.

But I do think it would be cool looking....you could use them offroad and really scare the crap out of anyone you came up on at night!

Growing up in Indiana, they used all red on police, fire and ambulance.
Doctors could use green flashing lights and blue lights were used by volunteer firemen. There were no red and blue combo lights. It was really strange the first time I left Indiana!
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I've never seen green lights before...

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