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Old 03-27-2012, 10:06 AM   #11 (permalink)
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^Type 2's very nice!
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Old 04-12-2012, 01:33 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Guys, anybody seen this sort of product? Do you think it would eliminate the need to buy seperate resistors and tap in to the wires with quick connects? Seems to me this is the FIX, if the plugs are correct.

https://www.extremebrightleds.com/Pr...3157%2DDecoder

So after a little research, this CAN be used on the rear turn signals but not the front. These can NOT be used on any light that is both a turn signal & parking light. I will be trying to get to the office of the supplier to view the item to make sure all connectors are compatible. This is close to Toronto Ontario so don't know if this product is available everywhere, haven't seen it till today.

Saw it, won't work, 6 socket has 3 prongs this has 2. Did pick up rear signals & installed, also got switchbacks but not installed yet.

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Old 06-26-2012, 10:00 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Actually forgot about this thread. Stickied for your efforts.
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Hey renny, i'm planing on doing the Swith Back this weekend too this is a first for me bro so i was wondering if you can send me pics showing which light blue wire and black ground wire you connected the resistors to... I looked at the wirings and there were 2 of both the light blue and black wires on there?

Thank you in advance bro! I'll greatly appreciate your help!
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Hey jgniceman,

I did this mod back around May or April. I replaced my back turn signals with a couple of V-LED's "PLATINUM AMBER 7W HIGH POWER 20 LED TURN SIGNAL BULBS" and replaced the front turn signals with Autolumination's "SMT Tower 60 LED T20 Wedge" switchbacks.

What I read and later confirmed is that if you put in a pair of 3-Ohm, 50-Watt resistors for the back turn signals (I got mine from Autolumination together with the switchbacks), they're also enough to take care of the load balancing if you change your front turn signals too.

So, if you're changing the four turn signals, you only need one pair of 3-Ohm, 50-Watt resistors. I recommend installing them in the trunk since the install is way easier and you have much more slack to work with than under the hood.
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Thanks bro! Bad news is i already ordered the kit last Tuesday... I think it was a 6ohm resistor and the bulbs for the front and back... If i switch the back turn signals with LEDS does that mean i need another pair of resistors for the back too...?
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Yes you will most likely. Eed resistors to prevent hyperflash


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I don't know if a pair of 6ohm resistors will also work for the whole set, but it doesn't hurt to try before going into the hassle of installing resistors in the front.

Change the four bulbs (front and back) and install a pair of resistors in the back. If you're lucky, that's all you'll need. If you still get hyper flash, then you'll probably need a pair of resistors for the front. Also, make sure to press really hard on the quick-connector/splicing things, I thought my resistors were not working until I really pressed hard enough.
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What I read and later confirmed is that if you put in a pair of 3-Ohm, 50-Watt resistors for the back turn signals (I got mine from Autolumination together with the switchbacks), they're also enough to take care of the load balancing if you change your front turn signals too.

So, if you're changing the four turn signals, you only need one pair of 3-Ohm, 50-Watt resistors. I recommend installing them in the trunk since the install is way easier and you have much more slack to work with than under the hood.
That's what happened to me and what I did

But I would also like to know what color is for what as I have other switchbacks I may install when the Autolmination ones crap out.........again . You can access the turn signal wires from the top of the engine correct? Instead of trying to splice right at the bulb socket.
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From a conversation between nirvana388 and 6Y_MAZDA on this thread, it's the blue wire the one that you need to tap. They mention the red wires are for parking lights and DRLs.
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