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Old 03-02-2020, 11:15 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Coamack1 View Post
I am not for certain on those particular lights but it may need a resistor in order to prevent hyper-flash. A normal light bulb with a filament has a higher resistance than led lights. Should be a simple fix if needed.

Actually, an incandescent bulb has a lower resistance and draws more current as a result . . . unless the LED light were to have a added on resistor to increase the current it uses to operate.
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Old 03-02-2020, 11:56 PM   #22
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Learned something new

I was not aware that a resistor can increase current. I always thought it reduced or varied current within a circuit.
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Old 03-03-2020, 12:14 AM   #23
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Depends on if the resistor is placed in series or parallel.
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Old 03-04-2020, 09:13 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by kazetsukai View Post
I did a full LED conversion on my rig. I replaced the flasher with a non-inline variant:

Inline flashers (usually they are little boxes that plugin to an automotive electrical panel, and look like relays) rely on the lights drawing a certain amount of power. The one linked plugs in like an inline flasher, but also provide a ground to negative so it can regulate flash speed regardless of power draw.

If you have any questions I can answer, I'd be glad to help.
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I just moved down to Texas and my bus is still in Missouri. Novita has sent me a replacement flasher. If it still does not function correctly I'll have to try that product. 20 bucks cheaper than the relay i picked up at NAPA..
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Old 04-26-2020, 03:26 PM   #25
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Don't know for sure but on my Harley when I replaced a stock brake light to an LED, prior to going to solid red it would flash several times just to grab attention of whoever is following me... could be the same for the blinkers you bought.. my best guess!
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Old 04-26-2020, 04:04 PM   #26
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Ohm's Law..
Current= Voltage divided by Resistance.. so if we divide 12 volts by 1 Ohm of Resistance for instance you would get 12 Amps? of current..
now divide 12 volts by 2 Ohms and your current decreases to 6 Amps...
the more Resistance the lower the current..
that's the law!
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