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Re: How To: Install VLEDs Dual Color Turn Signals

Actually, How are you guys grounding them?! Not sure if it would make a diff, but Im curious!
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Re: How To: Install VLEDs Dual Color Turn Signals

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Actually, How are you guys grounding them?! Not sure if it would make a diff, but Im curious!

Mines grounded with the splice tap on the black ground wire from the bulb harness. Splice taps on the outside wires, middle wire left alone. Its odd also that the rear stock bulbs work perfect and are not affected when the LED acts up. Still have my rear leds to install, going to use a 7 ohm 50 watt resistor i have. The guy on ebay didnt have 6 ohm, so i got some 3 ohm and 7 ohm figuring one would work to fix the blinking issue i had when i tried the first time.
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Re: How To: Install VLEDs Dual Color Turn Signals

its very spotty it worked for a little today and stopped.. hmm
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its very spotty it worked for a little today and stopped.. hmm

Maybe recheck your splice taps for a good connection. VLEDS emails me, told me to try opening the covers of the splice taps, take a stock bulb and bend the contact wires out, then touch the wires to the metal of the splice taps and see what happens with the blinkers and parking LEDs. he thinks there is a voltage draw from somewhere, maybe staying in the resistor making the leds stay off for that minute.
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Re: How To: Install VLEDs Dual Color Turn Signals

any new updates on this topic? i want to get these but so far only frankie has got them to work!
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Re: How To: Install VLEDs Dual Color Turn Signals

Be aware gents that it DOES matter in the harness where you splice these wires. This is because the side marker (or corner) lights are tied into the turn signal circuit. That's why the corner lights turn off when the blinker goes bright and the corner lights turn on when the blinker is not "blinking". I found this out the hard way.

I'll take a look at my wiring on my jeep and tell you exactly where I spliced them. As I recall (and I may be wrong), it was as close as humanly possible to the "master" plug that is located under each headlight housing. This is a single disconnect point for every light in the headlight housing.
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Re: How To: Install VLEDs Dual Color Turn Signals

frankie have you looked at your lights again? they werent working at the meet!!!
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Re: How To: Install VLEDs Dual Color Turn Signals

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Be aware gents that it DOES matter in the harness where you splice these wires. This is because the side marker (or corner) lights are tied into the turn signal circuit. That's why the corner lights turn off when the blinker goes bright and the corner lights turn on when the blinker is not "blinking". I found this out the hard way.

I'll take a look at my wiring on my jeep and tell you exactly where I spliced them. As I recall (and I may be wrong), it was as close as humanly possible to the "master" plug that is located under each headlight housing. This is a single disconnect point for every light in the headlight housing.
This is an old subject but have you figured this out, yet? I talked to the electrical techs at my job and they told me that 3 or 6 Ohms won't really matter that much. I'm only mentioning this because V-LEDS sent me 6 Ohms instead of the 3 Ohm that I paid for. I just dont want to wait for shipping and processing and all that crap. I'm tempted to just go to a radio shack and pick some up there if I can even find a Radio Shack. Lol. White never came on as it was supposed to. Amber blinker worked all day but never went back to white. I'm just frustrated with it already. Where can I take these to get installed that has done it successfully? I'd really like to do it myself if I can. I know its not hard.
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This is an old subject but have you figured this out, yet? I talked to the electrical techs at my job and they told me that 3 or 6 Ohms won't really matter that much. I'm only mentioning this because V-LEDS sent me 6 Ohms instead of the 3 Ohm that I paid for. I just dont want to wait for shipping and processing and all that crap. I'm tempted to just go to a radio shack and pick some up there if I can even find a Radio Shack. Lol. White never came on as it was supposed to. Amber blinker worked all day but never went back to white. I'm just frustrated with it already. Where can I take these to get installed that has done it successfully? I'd really like to do it myself if I can. I know its not hard.
I had the same prob at first and it was because of the resistor! Sorry man!
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This is an old subject but have you figured this out, yet? I talked to the electrical techs at my job and they told me that 3 or 6 Ohms won't really matter that much. I'm only mentioning this because V-LEDS sent me 6 Ohms instead of the 3 Ohm that I paid for. I just dont want to wait for shipping and processing and all that crap. I'm tempted to just go to a radio shack and pick some up there if I can even find a Radio Shack. Lol. White never came on as it was supposed to. Amber blinker worked all day but never went back to white. I'm just frustrated with it already. Where can I take these to get installed that has done it successfully? I'd really like to do it myself if I can. I know its not hard.
Agreed with Frankie! I had the 6-ohm resistors at first and they didn't cut the mustard. Your techs are correct, the difference between 3 ohms and 6 ohms isn't that much - in fact, it's only 3 ohms, LOL.

BUT, a 3-ohm difference on a 3-ohm resistor constitutes a 100% difference in resistance. Factor in that LED's are EXTREMELY sensitive to voltage (only need 0.7 volts to activate) and you have a big enough problem. Take it a step further and realize that these color changing bulbs have very sensitive electronics in them, and it quickly becomes apparent that having the wrong resistors can make a difference.
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Re: How To: Install VLEDs Dual Color Turn Signals

Has anyone had any luck getting them to work properly? I have been living with the white not coming back on after using the blinker for months now, but I want it fixed. I used to always drive with just my parking lights on, but now I cant because after I use the blinker that LED is out for a minute or so and its embarrassing. If i cant get them to work i'd rather take them out and go to stock bulbs.
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Re: How To: Install VLEDs Dual Color Turn Signals

Its seems as if the resistors get hot and than stop working right. The 6 Ohm resistors I had on first would not allow the white to come on AT ALL. When I got the 3 Ohm, the white came on and it blinked amber perfect for the first 5 minutes. Once they heated up, it started doing that funky thing where white would stay off and dim back up. What if there is too much resistance keeping the white out. Maybe cut the Ohms in half by either getting 1.5 Ohm resistors or two more 3 Ohm resistors and run them in parallel. Electricians will tell you that resistors in line will double the Ohms but in parallel will cut the rated Ohms in half.
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