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Custom Made Door Chime Pics - FYI


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rzone1090 
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Joined: May 16, 2007
Location: Texas, United States
Posted: March 21, 2010 at 5:14 PM / IP Logged  
On my 2001 Cavalier I replaced the factor stereo and lost the door chime and ill turn on the lights from during the day and forget to turn them off, I didn't want to pay $60-100 for the module, plus i already soldered and shrinkwrapped the harness, id have to do all that again plus take the dash all to pieces to install it. I decided to make a chime for the lights myself, My first plan was to use a relay and a chime from Radio Shack, but being a fire alarm technician (until i got laid off on Thursday) I was able to get horn strobe for free that also had a chime mode, it was a little too loud so i had to desolder the speaker from the board and add a 500K VR to it so it would be adjustable. I used a relay powered from the ACC 12V+ so it would activate i ground wire that goes to the chime when the car is off (86 is ACC 12V+, 85 and 87a grounded to car, 30 goes to the chime (-)) and the positive 12V+ from the parking lights goes to the positive of the chime. Anyways here is the finished product...
Custom Made Door Chime Pics - FYI - Last Post -- posted image.
I took the speaker off and tested it with the 500K VR and got ready to solder it all back together with the volume knob...
Custom Made Door Chime Pics - FYI - Last Post -- posted image.
Heres my test bench, it was too cold outside...
Custom Made Door Chime Pics - FYI - Last Post -- posted image.
Thats it, iI could of hooked it into the key in switch too but i was mainly just worried about the lights. My next project is changing my horn out with another "AAOOUGGAA" horn, the last one broke when i forgot about it and hit a deep puddle on the side it was on, I also want to add a strobe to fire off when the alarm goes off, Fire alarm strobes can go super bright.
Just thought I would share that
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