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LED Tails Flash Fast..

what is the techinal resister or whatever to make them blink normal and where can i get it?.......it blinks like there is a bulb is out or something....
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Last time i was at auto zone i saw a kit with resistors for LED taillights.
I imagine any autoparts store would have them.
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I picked mine up on E-Bay pretty cheap. You need 1 for each corner that you have a LED in.

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anything i can get from radio shack?
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Will these work without blowing up?

http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...entPage=search
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well i bought those from radio shack and work well...but now my question is when the parking lights are off it blinks normal but when they are on the blink really fast like before.......any suggestions?
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maybe a resistor on the parking light wire also?
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how much faster is it blinking? got a video? its suppose to blink a little faster, makes it safer.... and it's how the physics of LEDs are...
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how much faster is it blinking? got a video? its suppose to blink a little faster, makes it safer.... and it's how the physics of LEDs are...
like 2x the speed its supposed to..got a resister on the turn signal fine and it dosent blink fast when the parking lights are off it only does it as soon as i turn the p-lights on it blinks fast again...
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EP27 flasher

The whole point of leds is lower power consumption. Looking cool flashing is just a bonus.
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Remove the resisitor from the power wire and put it on the ground wire. Since the ground wire is shared by both the brake lights and turn signals, it will apply resistance to both circuits accordingly.
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Remove the resisitor from the power wire and put it on the ground wire. Since the ground wire is shared by both the brake lights and turn signals, it will apply resistance to both circuits accordingly.
dosent work...hell i unhooked the ground wire completely and it worked still (and still blinking fast)

i put the resister on the ground wire and it didnt do squat
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