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Converting turn signals into running lights/turn 5 Years, 1 Month ago  
Radio Shack didnt have the 2 amp relays and are telling me the 10 amp would be ok. Wouldnt that make the turn signal work in slow motion? I dont trust those guys to just take their word for it. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
 
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Re:Converting turn signals into running lights/turn 5 Years, 1 Month ago  
did you buy a conversion kit? I bought the kuyakan convo kit which is plug and play and it comes with the modulator too make the blinkers flash normally
 
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Re:Converting turn signals into running lights/turn 5 Years, 1 Month ago  
!0amp is a rating. means the 2 contacts on the inside are thick enough to handle upwards of 10amps. How are using the relays to convert the turn signals to running/turn?
 
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Re:Converting turn signals into running lights/turn 5 Years, 1 Month ago  
I just took a set of front turn signal and put them on the back put the bright side to the turn signal wires and the low side I piggy backed to the license plate light. Been wokin like that for 3 years now.
 
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Re:Converting turn signals into running lights/turn 5 Years, 1 Month ago  
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Re:Converting turn signals into running lights/turn 5 Years, 1 Month ago  
Much like Curt I piggy backed my license plate plate light and added a 4 post relay to the set up. here is the finished look. been working great all year so far




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Re:Converting turn signals into running lights/turn 5 Years, 1 Month ago  
Erbman02 wrote:
How are you using the relays to convert the turn signals to running/turn?
I'm guessing something like this.

 
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Re:Converting turn signals into running lights/turn 5 Years, 1 Month ago  
from what i understand they change the cicuit to an closed/open instead of an open /close. Instead of the signal comming on and going off they go off and come back on. I read it in the tech section. it has to work. Im just not real good w/elect. so i thought id ask about the amps. He suggests the 2amp over the 1amp i belive because the 2A draws more and slows the flasher to normal.Too fast w/the 1a? I appreciat the input and thats a good idea Curt. Pretty simple/straight forward. thanks bro...
 
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Re:Converting turn signals into running lights/turn 5 Years, 1 Month ago  
yes...just like that. just wondering if a 10a relay would just be overkill that doesnt matter or would it slow the relay considerably since i guess it draws more? (if i sound dumb its because im electronicly challenged)
 
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Re:Converting turn signals into running lights/turn 5 Years, 1 Month ago  
sorry ...referring to jamie99 r* wrote
 
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