Door courtesy logo lights

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Exterior logo projector courtesy lights on my C3

Citroen C3 logo courtesy light
Citroen C3 logo courtesy light
The logo light comes on when the door is opened :D

When a door is opened the projector unit is moved away from a magnet and the light is activated. It runs on a couple of AAA batteries but needed an improved magnet over the one supplied because of the shape of the C3 internal door. A simple upgrade that looks much more than it actually is.

Courtesy logo light projector on door
Courtesy logo light projector on door
The logo projector is double sided sticky to a clean door plastic. Clean the plastic with some solvent cleaner to make sure you get a really good stick.

The supplied magnet is just not powerful enough, because the door is so rounded it is not possible to stick the projector close enough to the door sill. The solution is to just use a more powerful magnet than the one supplied. These N50 20x10x5mm, 4mm Hole Rare Earth Neodymium magnets fitted the bill perfectly. The hole was ideal for mounting with a stainless steel self tapping screw into the plastic. Nothing too long because there are wires under the plastic, but you are only holding a very light bit of metal down.

Neo magnet
Neo magnet
Neo magnet upgrade
Neo magnet upgrade

This is the projector (on eBay) that comes with many different logos, or specify the one you want when ordering and a choice of colours.

LED LASER Courtesy lights for the Citroen C3
LED LASER Courtesy lights for the Citroen C3
Universal LED courtesy light

Citroen logo led door light selection
Citroen logo led door light selection
61, 62 or 63 are a good choice, but you are not limited to just >> :lol:
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