LEDs front indicators

Posted in Electronics mods by admin on April 14th, 2008

In the process of “LEDding” up my car, I couldn’t leave out the trafficators.

I replaced each of the original 25W bulbs with 15 amber 5mm LEDs. I placed the LEDs in sets of 5s in vertical and structured them using the anorthodox method of glued together cable tights(!?)

Oh well… it was late at night and I didn’t have the proper supplies, and I was really anxious to finish this mod :)

Due to the much lower power consumption of the LEDs circuit, I originally had to place a load resistor, to fool the car into believing that the 25W bulbs are in place… and stop warning me that my bulbs are burnt. At a later stage I purchased a new blinking unit specialized for LED lights.

2 Responses to “LEDs front indicators”

  1. Frank’s corner » Blog Archive » LED Taillights (Ver.1.0) Says:

    […] mid part with 28 amber 5mm LEDs, to match the front full LEDs indicators. The LEDs are placed on cable tights, due to lack of components the weekend I was building them. I […]

  2. Car Alarm Says:

    Hey, this is only the information which I was looking for from last one week. Actually I want to attach LEDs indicators of blue and violet rays on backside of my Mercedes Benz and I also want to put extra light on bottom of my car as show off.

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