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questions about complete putco led swap...

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by stunt man hans, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. Oct 8, 2011 at 7:01 PM
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    stunt man hans

    stunt man hans [OP] displaced viking living in New Hampshire

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    looking to swap out the turn signals and i know i'm in for the hyper flash syndrome. besides the resistors is there any other solution to this to get them to blink at a normal speed?

    i was thinking of switching the flasher module in the fuse box but, i'm completely unsure of what i would be switching it to lol.

    i picked up 4 ceramic resistors from putco but i really hate taping into my trucks wiring for something like this when i could just replace a module.

    i have both front and rear turn signals plus the ones in the arb bull bar. so thats 6 360 degree leds firing for my blinkers i'm not sure if that matters or not but i figured i would put that out there because that might mean more of a current is going to go to the lights due to the additional set in the arb bull bar.

    any help would be greatly appreciated :eek:
     
  2. Oct 8, 2011 at 9:42 PM
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    stunt man hans

    stunt man hans [OP] displaced viking living in New Hampshire

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    i really wasn't wanting to use the resistors and have to splice them into each light. this will do the trick then i will be checking these out for sure.

    i guess my only other question would be why wouldn't putco sell these instead of those stupid resistors popping in a new flasher module seems like a much simpler solution if it works reliably.
     
  3. Oct 8, 2011 at 11:25 PM
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    stunt man hans

    stunt man hans [OP] displaced viking living in New Hampshire

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    i have found this flasher model CF18-08 on super bright leds it say's it for newer toyotas i'm assuming this will work i have to pull mine out and check to see if everything matches up but, i believe this will do the trick.

    where exactly is the flasher module located in our trucks? also if anyone has any experience with replacing their flasher with this model or something similar please offer your opinions and or pro's and con's
     
  4. Oct 8, 2011 at 11:31 PM
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    cummins6speed

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    Yeah an LED flasher relay will work
     
  5. Oct 9, 2011 at 6:41 AM
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    stunt man hans [OP] displaced viking living in New Hampshire

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    bump for some more info


    after doing some looking around i found out that some flashers emit no clicking sound while turning and some do. basically i need the location of my stock flasher unit and any recomendations on what to replace it with ie what brand of flasher and what model.
     
  6. Oct 9, 2011 at 6:45 AM
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    stunt man hans

    stunt man hans [OP] displaced viking living in New Hampshire

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    i would think that there would be more guy's who did this mod to their trucks. leds have come along way from what was previously offered to us guy's wanting to switch over bulbs company's like putco and superbrite leds are pretty nice i went with all putco brand for all of my running brake and turn signal bulbs i have to say they are bright and nice looking.

    it's going to look silly with the hyper flash though i def need to figure out what exact part i need.
     
  7. Oct 9, 2011 at 9:56 AM
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    stunt man hans

    stunt man hans [OP] displaced viking living in New Hampshire

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    what flasher module do i need? lol everybody is busy talking about what tire size will fit on a stock tacoma
     
  8. Jan 21, 2012 at 10:21 AM
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    ModernPopeye

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    Was this ever resolved?? I want to do the full LED install but also don't want to tap into the wiring.... or buy extra resistors!
     
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