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Electronic Flasher for 09 Tacoma LED install?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by KCin HBCA, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. Oct 22, 2010 at 4:59 PM
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    KCin HBCA

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    Hey guys, I have searched and read all the posts concerning LED installs and have not found any reference to a 09 install.

    I got my LEDs from superbrightleds.com along with the only flasher they listed for late model Toyotas. Well, the flasher is not correct for this application. I have attached pics of the OEM flasher in case anyone has found a replacement.

    I wrote superbrightleds and will post any response I get from them here. In the meantime I was hoping someone here has come up with the correct flasher.

    Thanks for any help/suggestions.

    Keith

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  2. Oct 23, 2010 at 8:54 AM
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    Bump... anybody done an 09? (without resistors)
     
  3. Oct 23, 2010 at 8:57 AM
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    I don't have this, but I think the resistors are needed in order to get it to flash correctly.
     
  4. Oct 23, 2010 at 9:17 AM
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    do you have daytime running lights?
     
  5. Oct 23, 2010 at 10:17 AM
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    Yeah, it has the DTRL... I'm not really concerned with loosing it... or maybe I'll just sell the LEDs to someone here. I just got them to be different and spend my money!
     
  6. Oct 23, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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    Set of Oznium LED nodes used as bed lights Front Light bar with a 21" LED light Interior lights converted to LED LED reverse lights LED Rear Red Signal lights
    I ordered teh same thing from superbrightled and was disappointed because of the mis-match on the flasher fit. didnt contact them.

    So i did order the resisters from superbrightleds and used them on the rear signal lights... they work like charms.


    as for the front signals im not sure what you would need.
     
  7. Oct 23, 2010 at 10:28 AM
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    I will see what they say about the flasher... maybe have to go the resistor route too if I want to make it work.

    What LEDs did you get?
     
  8. Oct 23, 2010 at 10:34 AM
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    will the LEDs flash like normal if you use the resistors? I'm using the Super Brights for tail lights and rear turn signals
     
  9. Oct 23, 2010 at 11:13 AM
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    Set of Oznium LED nodes used as bed lights Front Light bar with a 21" LED light Interior lights converted to LED LED reverse lights LED Rear Red Signal lights
    -On the rear signal lights i used the 18-LED Tower Type 3156 or 7 Wedge(RED)

    -Then i used the T13 & 921 Miniature Wedge Base bulbs (Cool White) for reverse lights (no resistor required because reverse dont blink)


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    Yes the resistor (one on each side) made them blink at normal speeds.
     
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    the flasher is different b/c u have daytime running lights
     
  11. Oct 24, 2010 at 8:29 AM
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    I figured that was probably the case... Have to decide if I want the LEDs bad enough to cut up the wiring (to install resistors).

    Thanks for the response.
     
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    That is the same flasher I got from superbrightleds.com and will not work on my 09 with DTRL.

    I will post when I get a reply from them so we can have a final answer for everyone in the same situation.


     
  14. Oct 25, 2010 at 4:07 PM
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    cool, thanks, we'll be watching
     
  15. Oct 25, 2010 at 5:03 PM
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    Here is the response I got from superbrightleds.com

    "We don't carry a replacement flasher for yours. You can try the local auto parts store and if they don't have an LED flasher then the heavy duty model of your stock unit should work."

    I haven't looked for the "heavy duty model" of my stock flasher yet. Not sure what direction I'll take, install dummy loads or leave the stock bulbs in.
     
  16. Oct 25, 2010 at 6:57 PM
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    cool, so are you running LEDs in the rear or both front & rear?

    and not sure it matters, but are your front park lights/turn signals on ALL the time with an 07?
     
  18. Oct 27, 2010 at 4:56 PM
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    i have the same one viet has, but it is sitting around the shop not being used, anyone want it, pm me, we can figure out something
     
  19. Oct 27, 2010 at 5:07 PM
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    There are 2 different ones. One for 2 LEDs and one for 4 LEDs.
     
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