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Old 11-14-2004, 11:35 AM   #1
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Help with Euro Tail lights

Ok here is what I did and I need some help on how to get it to work correctly "01 ZX3"

Ran positive wires from the front turn signals to the back of the car to each reverse light (using them as the blinkers), I cut the wire that lights up the stock brake/blinker and ran the power wire from the third brake light to each tail light

ok here is the problem the blinkers blink at alot faster rate (kinda like when you have a bulb blown) so I am wondering if anyone knows if I could buy a small resistor from radio shack and splice them inline to the blinkers to slow down the blinking and if so what kinda resistor should I buy


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Old 11-14-2004, 11:43 AM   #2
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hey stranger! i have no idea but i hope someone helps you out!!
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Old 11-14-2004, 11:50 AM   #3
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Hiya!!

yeah they look cool on there I just need to slow the blinking down now
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Old 11-21-2004, 07:50 PM   #4
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You need a load resistor (are you using LED bulbs for your signals?)
As for the size, I'm not too sure...I did this on my Kawi (LED turn signals) and had to attach these white-brick like resistors across the wiring (near the bulb, across the + and - wires
Basically, the LED's have a much lower load than do regular bulbs, and this is confusing your flasher. The resistor basically increases the load in the wiring, slowing down the flasher
Also, these resistors get fairly hot, so mount them in a safe place...
If I can find my spares, I'll let you know what size they are...
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Old 11-23-2004, 03:45 AM   #5
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The blinker goes faster because you have wired the front blinkers to the rear....
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are they the altezza or straight up euros cause hopefully i dont run into the same problem with mine that are coming soon
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