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Old 04-20-2012, 10:57 AM   #1
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who's done a write up? where can i get them? and...well thats it haha. thanks


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ebay, ijdmtoy, and superbrightleds.... write up. Just like swaping your turnsignal bulbs.


make sure, make sure, make sure to get load resistors 60w 5 Ohm resistors. Did i mention, make sure!!!!
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Old 04-20-2012, 11:29 AM   #3
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lol thats what i meant to ask! i've never seen resitors in my life, so the questiomn would be, where would i put them and what not
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That part is what I am worried about, the resistors. I have no idea where, how, when lol to put them. Why the 60w 5 Ohm resistors? Now would I need 4. One for each turn signal or just two? One on each side?
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Resistors are a breeze to install with your switchbacks. Just connect the two outside wires of the turn signal connector.
be sure to buy them on ebay they are still ijdm but they are much cheaper and come with the proper resistors along with free shipping(=
$40 vs $63 you would pay directly from thier site
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I will be doing a write up once my car is all together, I gotta see where everything is at before I mount the resistors but its coming (prly around may 18th).
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So how does it exactly connect? My plate lights from 42drafts should be here tomorrow and I want to get some LED's for the rest of the car and maybe the projectors and some putco h9 bulbs.
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So how does it exactly connect? My plate lights from 42drafts should be here tomorrow and I want to get some LED's for the rest of the car and maybe the projectors and some putco h9 bulbs.
Just use wire nuts to connect the resistors. as for the h9's get some ddm tuning hids and be done with it(=
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Just use wire nuts to connect the resistors. as for the h9's get some ddm tuning hids and be done with it(=
To? Still cant get past legality of HID.
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dardersauce, i will be waiting
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