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Old 08-06-2010, 08:41 AM
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Hi Guys i have just installed my hotbodies LED Signal lights on the front of my f4i, and now all four signals are flashing really fast, the dash light is also fast.

is this a relay issue or a earthing, im not really sure were to start


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Old 08-06-2010, 08:51 AM
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leds require less power to pulse so ur flash rate goes up... If you don't like this then you can buy a flash rate controller

but it's not a problem and won't hurt anything
 
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Old 08-06-2010, 09:09 AM
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For the first time ever Z is right +1 (Just kidding Z)

If you add aftermarket signals you have to add a resistor or they will flash like crazy. I have all four aftermarket signals and no resistors in it. They flash like a mad man but I have no intentions of adding and resistors to it.
 
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Old 08-06-2010, 09:14 AM
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ya they usally come with the resistors 2 slow them down ... i didnt install mine.. i dont see the need 2 have them reg speed ... but if u want some ... ill mail u some for free if u pay the shipping if i can find them
 
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Old 08-06-2010, 11:06 AM
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I like faster blink rate. Makes me feel its more noticeable
 
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Old 08-06-2010, 11:35 AM
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+1 Faster Blinking FTW!



But that is making a HUGE assumption that they cager will even see you to begin with. I had an ambulance run me out of my lane the other day on the beltway. A freakin ambulance...comon now
 
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Old 08-06-2010, 03:33 PM
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they also sell replacement relays that are plug-n-play, designed for use with led signals.
 
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Old 08-06-2010, 04:04 PM
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^Those are only a couple of dollars. Well worth it IMO.

I had a faster rate, never really complained about it. I'd always just turn my signals off anyway once a car was behind me in the turn lane, so it didn't drive them nuts.
 
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Old 05-13-2011, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Sick97SS View Post
I had an ambulance run me out of my lane the other day on the beltway. A freakin ambulance...comon now
they were just trying to drum up some business.... lol
 
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Old 05-13-2011, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Krux View Post
I like faster blink rate. Makes me feel its more noticeable
I agree. I had the resistors but intentionally removed them for the faster blink rate.
 
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