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Old 06-09-2009, 06:08 PM
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

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Frankie has posted a whole thread on these lights.>I helped him to get the mworking.. We both needed 6 ohm resistors as stated in the thread..Next time do a search first and you would have found out what exactly was needed

Thats odd, because when I looked at his how-to thread he listed he had the 3 ohm resistors. Here is what he stated cut and pasted directly from his thread, first post.
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VLEDs Dual Color Changing Turn Signal LEDs
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And I knew I was buying these rear LEDs, and VLEDS.com states only one 3 ohm 50 watt resistor is needed per side with both front and rear leds installed. So I did do plenty of research, but I am getting all different answers in whats needed.
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Old 06-10-2009, 05:27 PM
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

Hasnt anyone done leds front and rear successfully? I think I found the correct wiring diagram for the rear 8 way tail light harness for the ground and turn wires, says WT/DG for left turn and WT/OR for right turn with black for ground obviously. Just got the bunch of diff resistors I ordered from ebay, the guy sells em dirt cheap and has a bunch left if anyones looking for some. Half look used but should be working.
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Old 06-10-2009, 05:44 PM
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

I used 3ohm for my fronts...One on each side!
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Old 06-10-2009, 05:55 PM
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

Thanks for clarifying, thats what I have is the 3 ohm resistors. I didnt think saleen was correct in his statement. Going to try 7 ohm resistors in the rear, then 3 ohm if those dont work.
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

i KNOW that 6 ohm work on the rear tails. my last post on that subject.
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Old 06-14-2009, 08:23 AM
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

I used 7 ohm 50 watt resistors (got em cheap on ebay) and it fixed the blinker problem, but I kept blowing the brake light fuse so I gave up and went back to stock bulbs. I only did one side, and leds lite up great, blinker worked perfect, until I stepped on the brake and my electric brake system warning light came on my dash and my 3rd brake light didnt work and the leds stayed the same brightness. The 15 amp blue fuse in the engine comparment blew. I remember seeing on another site someone with an srt8 having issues and ended up going with the swack or whatever its called type of led from vleds. My front dual turn signal led from vleds still isnt working right so im not about to spend 50 bucks just to have led bulbs back there. I can live with stock i guess, but kinda pissed cuz these 13watt red leds I have are pretty cool and wished they worked right.

Any ideas why the brake fuse would be blowing, doesnt that mean too much current is being drawn off the cuircut? And I only tried one side, but I dont think having one side stock still would be the cause of it.
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Old 06-14-2009, 08:25 AM
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

I do have a pair of 25 watt 4 ohm resistors I can try, maybe the cuircut will see less power maybe???? Im stumped.
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

SRCK seems to only be needed on the 07 and UP. I dont recall what year you have?????

I know one dude has an 06. He only did the top bulb, not the middle one, he used a regular tower LED and a 6 ohm.

that SRT8, that was an 08. He used the SRCK bulb and a 6 ohm resistor put on the blinker wire and ground.

if you have the early one, and want to do both bulbs, maybe you do need a 3 ohm. I dont know of the top of my head anyone with an early done both early bulbs....then you may need a 3.
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Old 06-14-2009, 11:18 AM
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

I have an 05, which has 3 bulbs total, bottom one is the back-up bulb.

I replaced the top and middle bulb, and only put a resistor on the middle led which is the blinker. I didnt think a resistor is needed for the top led.

So what now, I should try a 3 ohm 50 watt resistor? and connected where, to ground and turn signal wire? Or connect the 7 ohm resistor back to the ground and turn signal wire like I had before that worked, and connect another 7 ohm resistor to the ground and upper brake led?

Odd that the fuse would blow and a resistor would fix it, since the reason i thought resistors are needed is to trick the car into thinking more load is on that cuircut so the turn signal blinks at the correct rate. When I first hooked up the turn led last week and did not have a resistor connected the turn fuse didnt blow, and the led blinked but just fast and not at the correct speed because the car was reading a low load, or resistance, in that cuircut. No?
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

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Thanks for clarifying, thats what I have is the 3 ohm resistors. I didnt think saleen was correct in his statement. Going to try 7 ohm resistors in the rear, then 3 ohm if those dont work.

My bad...I did use the 3 ohms...I did them so long ago I forgot....Thinking back, I had ordered the 6 ohms first and they didnt work, so them got the 3 ohms and they worked perfectly...Sorry for the confusion
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

thats to do both rear bulbs on each side????
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Old 06-15-2009, 05:24 PM
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Re: Blowing 10amp Parking fuse w/LED's???

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thats to do both rear bulbs on each side????

Not sure if your asking me a question or making a statement. lol
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