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Old 05-25-2013, 09:59 PM   #1
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Integrated tail light help.

Got my new aftermarket undertail kit in this week. Fitment was a , doesn't look outstanding, but it's there. Packaging came with minimal instructions as well, go figure.

green = signal
red = brake
white = tail
blk = ground

so, I've wired it all up and the signals flash super fast and tail light doesn't work (Always in brake light mode). I'm assuming I need a resistor of sorts to slow the current down. Anyone know this stuff or can direct me to what I need to slow down the flashers and get the tail lamp working?

Headed back to the garage to flush the front brakes....back in a bit.

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Danny they sell an electronic flasher for leds at autozone that should fix the fast flashing...
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Old 05-25-2013, 10:15 PM   #3
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That should have come with resistors. When I installed mine I had to install two.
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You can also open the turn signal relay and cut the circuit on the board that induces fast flash from the lack of load in response to a blown bulb.

I did this instead of buying the 35$ "LED compatible" relay since this is all they are doing. Works flawlessly, no problems for over a year so far.

Load resistors are heavy, ceramic, prone to cracking, hard to mount, not something I recommend on a bike. This also keeps your wiring closer to stock.

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