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Old 04-07-2008, 01:49 PM   #1
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Default Fast Blinking LED Signals

I have a combination brake light/turn signal kit installed(got rid o' the bars). My turn signals now blink really quick, I know this is due to the lower wattage used to power them... I was wondering if anyone had some experience with a resistor for this or another solution.

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Old 04-07-2008, 01:51 PM   #2
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i know if u dont instal that reisster or delay that came with the kit they will blink faster then stock...
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put the resistors on mine came with then it is a clear alternative intergrated system. I like them blinking fast so i left mine off.
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When I change my Rear blinkers to LEDs, I had the same problem. If you want them to blink at a normal rate, you need to use a Load Equalizer.

Universal 2 Amp Capacity Turn Signal Load Equalizer w/ connectors
http://www.customdynamics.com/loadeq...0Turn%20Signal
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Old 04-07-2008, 04:58 PM   #5
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An electronic flasher should also work, I have one for the bandit but have not installed it yet.
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Like they have told you, you need to install resistors or a variable load flasher.
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I just soldered a 50w resistor in line, covered it up with shrink wrap....worked like a charm
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First, thankyou everyone for the replies. I know I need a resitor or balancer, I was just wondering what size? I bought the bike with the kit already on it, and don't have the original resister or relay.

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I just soldered a 50w resistor in line, covered it up with shrink wrap....worked like a charm
Did the 50w slow it down a lot? I just need it slowed a little bit. The inspection garage is giving me a hard time about it.

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I jsut went to autozone bought a 2 prong car flasher. Installed that and it works like a champ. It has been in there for the last 3 years. Onyl cost me about $1.99 for it too.
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First, thankyou everyone for the replies. I know I need a resitor or balancer, I was just wondering what size? I bought the bike with the kit already on it, and don't have the original resister or relay.



Did the 50w slow it down a lot? I just need it slowed a little bit. The inspection garage is giving me a hard time about it.

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