BADASS of New England

An automobile club for the enthusiast who enjoys the last of the big GM cars. The rear wheel drive B and D bodys. Chevrolet Impala SS, Caprice, 9C1, Buick Roadmaster, Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser, Cadillac Fleetwood
 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Who is online?
In total there is 1 user online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 1 Guest :: 1 Bot

None

Most users ever online was 101 on Fri Nov 27, 2015 1:40 pm
Latest topics
» 95 9c1 Maine state police car
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:28 am by No Moa

» 1994 Roadmaster sedan
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:37 pm by 95brmw

» 96 9C1
Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:30 pm by Cadet57

» 94 RMS 60k miles and 94 FWB with 76k for sale
Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:03 pm by CrashMaster

» Harness wanted
Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:43 pm by No Moa

» WANTED DR side Exhaust manifold
Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:32 pm by Tomz9C1

» 9c1/SS rear disc brakes
Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:06 pm by MalibuSSwagon

» Badass Cruise 2017
Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:34 am by MalibuSSwagon

» This forum needs a pulse check.... pics included
Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:52 pm by sdstick

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
March 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
CalendarCalendar

Share | 
 

 Electrical question about turn signals

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Ironfistdog

avatar

Posts : 2124
Join date : 2011-01-11
Age : 35
Location : Warren, MA

PostSubject: Electrical question about turn signals   Sun Oct 28, 2012 8:56 pm

I've given it a month and still cant seem to find the answer on my own. Normally Im the "wire guy" but I'm scratchin my head on this one.

On the RMW when I swapped the lights over I cut out the "extra" turn/tail/stop light on each side where the yellow/dk green wires came out of the first sockets. I also removed the marker 194 bulbs and sockets. Got everything taped up and they all work and function, HOWEVER ………

When applying with turn signal they flash delayed and VERY slowly.

I changed the front clip to Rms and added some bulbs up there for turn/running lights and one side has bulbs that are out (BUT the turns were flashing fine even with the bulbs out and the clip added)

I'm assuming this is a load issue, now that I removed an entire 1157 bulb, my question is what and where do I have to add something to bring the blink back to a normal pace.


Last edited by Ironfistdog on Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:42 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
toomanytoyz
Club President
avatar

Posts : 6871
Join date : 2009-01-20
Age : 40
Location : East Hampstead, NH USA

PostSubject: Re: Electrical question about turn signals   Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:36 pm

Put in an electronic flasher. Should be able to deal with the additional load.

_________________
Bill "The Verb" Crovo - Resident Car Slut & Unicorn Hunter

A Toasted Marshmallow, A Long German, A Lame Suburban and expensive dreams...
Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
American Ricer
www.badassofne.net
"Ooooh! Look! Something shiny!"
NO MORE UNICORNS!!!!!

LOWER IT!!! Wink
Back to top Go down
http://impalass.uniquekind.net/
Ironfistdog

avatar

Posts : 2124
Join date : 2011-01-11
Age : 35
Location : Warren, MA

PostSubject: Re: Electrical question about turn signals   Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:40 pm

So your saying I have more load the less bulbs I have?
Electronic flasher can be found at parts stores? or online aftermarket?
Back to top Go down
toomanytoyz
Club President
avatar

Posts : 6871
Join date : 2009-01-20
Age : 40
Location : East Hampstead, NH USA

PostSubject: Re: Electrical question about turn signals   Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:42 pm

Load other than what it was designed for. You can get them at any parts store for like 10 or 15 bucks. Right beside the regular old flashers. Smile

I had to use them on a few cars when I changed the bulbs and such, like you have.

I even had to wire in some resistors when I removed a couple bulbs in the Fleetwood.

_________________
Bill "The Verb" Crovo - Resident Car Slut & Unicorn Hunter

A Toasted Marshmallow, A Long German, A Lame Suburban and expensive dreams...
Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
American Ricer
www.badassofne.net
"Ooooh! Look! Something shiny!"
NO MORE UNICORNS!!!!!

LOWER IT!!! Wink
Back to top Go down
http://impalass.uniquekind.net/
Ironfistdog

avatar

Posts : 2124
Join date : 2011-01-11
Age : 35
Location : Warren, MA

PostSubject: Re: Electrical question about turn signals   Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:46 pm

I'll give it a shot.
I was assuming the same thing you had done to the FW. I was prepared to have to solder in resistors like when you go to LED tails. (load equalizers and the like)
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Electrical question about turn signals   

Back to top Go down
 
Electrical question about turn signals
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Constant power to wipers/turn signals
» Question about Reinforce Truth
» Rectifier question for Bob
» VTA ST-70 BOM question
» Question About Gladiator beasts.

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
BADASS of New England :: 91-96 B & D-body tech :: Problems / Maintenance-
Jump to: