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Old 03-07-2014, 11:50 AM   #7921
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I have them in mine. I will see if I can get you a pic tonight. They really make the Halos looks good.
That would be awesome! Yeah I'm getting tired of seeing the white/blue halos and LEDS with the amber. Doesn't blend well.
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Old 03-07-2014, 12:02 PM   #7922
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For everyone with switch back lights, resistors will be needed.

When buying resistors (6 ohm 50 watt) make sure you get the kind with braided wire insulation. You can find them here: CLICK ME. Even though the site says "Tail Light Load Resistor Kit", they are the correct resistors for your switch back turn signals.

Why do I want braided insulation on my resistor wires?
Short answer: They last longer

How do you know?
The resistors I originally used had rubber coated wires. They both failed after being exposed to cold temperatures and salty water that are common during Minnesota winters. The rubber coating cracked because of the cold temps, then the salty water from the roads corroded the exposed wire. One of my resistor wires actually snapped off completely when I was putting in my retrofit headlights.

To attach the resistor, splice them into the following wires:

Driver Side Green/Violet wire & Black/Green wire


Passenger Side Yellow/Violet wire & Black wire (I think the black is solid)


You do not use the violet/grey wire for anything on the drive/passenger side. That is the power to the running lights, you don't want to tap into that. The pictures above show the resistors spliced in using quick connect wire splices. I would highly encourage you to solder your splices and use heat shrink at the solder point. If you don't, you may have problems in the future due to corroded wires.

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Yeah my switchback are bright as hell but they make my blinkers blink fast. Think I need different ones
That fast blink is called Hyper Flash. The same thing happens when a blinker burns out on a car. The load on the wire harness isn't the same which results in the faster blink. Switch back LED bulbs don't require as much power as the standard filament bulb so the car thinks the bulb is gone, or burnt out. Once you install a load resistor CLICK ME, the blinker speed should go back to normal.

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I didnt think I'd need them but guess I do. My buddy has some on his car and he didnt need them
Did his car come with LED turn signals? If it did, your buddy wouldn't need resistors.

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What would be the correct ones? Mine seem to work unless its a warm day. Then they flash white right before amber. Only when it's a hotter day though?
The correct resistors can be found HERE

Could you please clarify what you mean when you say, "Mine seem to work unless its a warm day. Then they flash white right before amber." I am not sure I follow what you're saying. A video would be very helpful.

I will try to get a video of my switch back turn signals tonight to clear up any confusion.

Hope that helps, if not, post any other questions you may have.

Thanks!
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Old 03-07-2014, 01:34 PM   #7923
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^ That is the one's that I have.
http://www.superbrightleds.com/morei...r-kit/190/831/
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:29 PM   #7924
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Got her out the shop today. Probably the only white "SES"

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Got her out the shop today. Probably the only white "SES"

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Damn that's a sexy car..
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Thanks man. I've been working hard on it.
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Old 03-08-2014, 07:57 AM   #7927
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Looks good man. I need to find a deal on that 3d spoiler.
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Old 03-08-2014, 08:36 AM   #7928
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The 3D Spoiler is great. Such a nice upgrade over the OEM spoiler or not having one. I love it.

Also, am I blind or was there some pictures here concerning wiring for the switchbacks? I can't seem to find them and I had questions!
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My X10's came in this morning. These things are monsters! Here is a pic with a sundown sa10 on the left and x10 on the right. The can in the middle is a normal size can for size comparison.


I will post up some more pics once I get the enclosure sealed from the trunk.
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Oh my... What's it take to push those beasts
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