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Question how to install LED turn signals

what all is needed to change out the stock turn signals to LEDs ?


other than the LED lights, is there a load equalizer or something else needed also?


if so, how does it wire up to the existing wires on our bikes?


any advice will be appreciated.
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what all is needed to change out the stock turn signals to LEDs ?


other than the LED lights, is there a load equalizer or something else needed also?


if so, how does it wire up to the existing wires on our bikes?


any advice will be appreciated.
Just did fronts and rears... https://www.hdstreetforums.com/forum/...liminator.html

If you are doing both then yes you need a load equalizer.. if you are just doing fronts or just doing rears then I would say no.. here is a video of it flashing with no load equilizer... once I did the fronts it dramitcly slowed down though... https://youtu.be/IF_NtBMOpMo

You will have to splice into harness or plugs for each .. I bought extra front turn signals to save my originals and just soldered and shrink tubes the plug on the fron LED;s on the rears I used the harness in the pictures.
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I really want those fork wrap indicators but the price... I just can't do it.

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thanks for the info.


I also seen this video, even though it is for car, I would guess it would apply to our bikes too.
even though they are simply changing the bulbs, it most likely applies to changing the entire light.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SH3ElHaf28


the main reason I want to change to LEDs, is I really don't like the look of the stock cheapo plastic faded stems of the stock blinkers. I plan to change those to a better looking lights and when doing so, I'd prefer to go with LEDs.


hopefully this info is correct and does apply to what my goal is and may be helpful to others that may have the same idea.
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thinking about adding these too..

Sequential LED Turn Signal Motorcycle Mirror Set in Chrome for Harley and Others | eBay


thinking about adding these to my bike also.
I like the extra signal light look.
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Just need a load equalizer, if you want to do them right buy new plugs and pins for them so you can just plug in the new lights to the existing harness, few bucks per light, the equalizer typically plugs in via the rear lights under the seat, pretty easy to do.
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Or you can just buy new pins or sockets and carefully remove the socket from your stock lights, If you dont csre about the old lights cut off the plugs with plenty of wire and dolder as plice to new lights, dont forget yo stagger thrm and use heat shrink.
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Errr solder splice.....
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Is this a plug and go deal or wire splicing ?
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