Help me please! - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > General Technical Chat

General Technical Chat This section is for technical discussions relating to general maintenance, electrical issues, engine trouble, and recalls.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-16-2012, 06:40 PM   #1
Focus Enthusiast
 
04 Ol' Blue SVT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Fan#: 97771
Location: Washburn, TN
What I Drive: 2004 Sonic Blue SVT

Posts: 66
Points 784, Level 14
Points: 784, Level: 14 Points: 784, Level: 14 Points: 784, Level: 14
Level Up 84% Completed
Level up: 84% Level up: 84% Level up: 84%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 04 Ol' Blue SVT Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (9)
Help me please!

Ok, here's what I need. I want to constantly run a bulb with power, but when I hit the turn signal, I want it to flash when the turn signal is turned on. how would I wire this up?


__________________
-04 SVT stock.
-98 Mustang V6.
-94 Accord VTEC (SOLD)
04 Ol' Blue SVT is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-16-2012, 06:53 PM   #2
Focus Enthusiast
 
04 Ol' Blue SVT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Fan#: 97771
Location: Washburn, TN
What I Drive: 2004 Sonic Blue SVT

Posts: 66
Points 784, Level 14
Points: 784, Level: 14 Points: 784, Level: 14 Points: 784, Level: 14
Level Up 84% Completed
Level up: 84% Level up: 84% Level up: 84%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 04 Ol' Blue SVT Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (9)
Oh and it has to have enough power to light up 13 L.E.D. too.
__________________
-04 SVT stock.
-98 Mustang V6.
-94 Accord VTEC (SOLD)
04 Ol' Blue SVT is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-16-2012, 06:54 PM   #3
Focus Fanatic
 
TerryB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Fan#: 34559
Location: Riverside, RI
What I Drive: Red '01 ZX3

Posts: 2,917
Points 5,290, Level 46
Points: 5,290, Level: 46 Points: 5,290, Level: 46 Points: 5,290, Level: 46
Level Up 70% Completed
Level up: 70% Level up: 70% Level up: 70%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 68 TerryB Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
I think you would need a three wire light socket. Then connect to turn signal power, parking light power, and ground wire. I did this a few years ago. I think I used some 12V motorcycle turn signal lights.
I don't know about an LED setup. I had a single bulb.
TerryB is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-16-2012, 07:41 PM   #4
Focus Enthusiast
 
04 Ol' Blue SVT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Fan#: 97771
Location: Washburn, TN
What I Drive: 2004 Sonic Blue SVT

Posts: 66
Points 784, Level 14
Points: 784, Level: 14 Points: 784, Level: 14 Points: 784, Level: 14
Level Up 84% Completed
Level up: 84% Level up: 84% Level up: 84%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 04 Ol' Blue SVT Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (9)
But see my problem is that the LED lights will be on the same circuit. if i hook up the two wires together that do the turn signal AND the steady burn, the turn signal part stays on all the time on the entire circuit, and i don't need that. :)
__________________
-04 SVT stock.
-98 Mustang V6.
-94 Accord VTEC (SOLD)
04 Ol' Blue SVT is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-16-2012, 07:51 PM   #5
Focus Fanatic
 
TerryB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Fan#: 34559
Location: Riverside, RI
What I Drive: Red '01 ZX3

Posts: 2,917
Points 5,290, Level 46
Points: 5,290, Level: 46 Points: 5,290, Level: 46 Points: 5,290, Level: 46
Level Up 70% Completed
Level up: 70% Level up: 70% Level up: 70%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 68 TerryB Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
You may want to look into how they work on an Audi. Don't they have the DRL' s that flash ? I know they have multiple LED's in them.
TerryB is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:03 AM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.





Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1