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Old 05-04-2011, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by ajs800 View Post
.06 ohm is exactly what I was thinking...didn't use the formula above, but figured if .12 worked for two, doubling the resistance would be .06. I found some .06 ohm through hole resistors but are rated at 2W...I'm thinking it would work, but not totally sure. However, doubling up two of the .12 that Roger linked is not a bad idea and just as easy.

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Watts: 2
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Lead/Terminal Type: Axial
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Material: Wirewound
it means that it is able to dissipate 2 watts of power/heat, compared to only 1 watt of power that is required (just means it might be a little larger sized then the one's shown in the photos)
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what im try to say is if you have two of the 0.12 ohm resistors, put them in parallel if you want to run LEDs in all four corner. ...
What would be the easiest way to solder them in parallel? Just have them both bridge the holes and solder them? Or would it be a more involved process?
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Hey Roger. Did you ever send mine out?

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roger, can i buy 2 resistors?
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What would be the easiest way to solder them in parallel? Just have them both bridge the holes and solder them? Or would it be a more involved process?
Exactly. Check out one of the picture here http://www.ridgelineownersclub.com/f...ad.php?t=37691
This guy solder his in parallel cause he couldn't find a 0.12 ohm resistor locally so he work with what he could find.
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FYI a .1ohm 2w resistor works fine. That was all I could find locally. So .12+/-.02ohm seems to be acceptable.
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Anyone with front and rear LED bulbs try two .12ohm resistors in parallel with success?
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is there someone that could do this for me? i don't have a solder gun
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Old 06-07-2011, 12:59 PM
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theyre like 10 bucks at radioshack. Its not hard to do. Im a complete noob with a soldering iron but i got it done. it was a pretty easy mod with some help from youtube on soldering
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Old 06-07-2011, 04:41 PM
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Thank you! Now everyone thank me lol
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Man this mod was fairly easy, alot cleaner as stated as opposed to the load resistors. Ever since i put my type1 switchbacks on, its been a head turner! i live around the new brunswick,nj area and i can only imagine how many people around there have probably been searching frantically for them(thats how they do there, they "copy") thanks ALOT roger for sure this mod made me realize i wasted money on the load resistors.
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i can't seem to find the resistor, i'll buy one off you Roger.
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im out man lol there are lots of places to buy them. I got 10 from digikey for like 3 dollars. See my link
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Need to know which Resistors to buy for Front LED Switchbacks and Rear LED Turns I just installed all my lights and this Hyper lighting is driving me NUTS
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i can't seem to find the resistor, i'll buy one off you Roger.
i have some if you want. just pm me if interested
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Old 06-08-2011, 01:33 PM
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i have some if you want. just pm me if interested
Do you have two .06 Resistors? If you do ill take em off ur hands LMK. Ive been trying to figure this out and it looks like radio shack doesn't carry them where i live.
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no, i just have .12 resistors. sorry, mafyoso
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Old 06-08-2011, 03:41 PM
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if you wire (2) .12 ohm resistors in parallel it equals .06

http://www.sengpielaudio.com/ParallelWiderstaende.gif
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Old 06-08-2011, 05:31 PM
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Does someone know where I can buy .12 ohmz or even .06 ohmz resistors? Link? Store? Ill appreciate it Thanks
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Old 06-08-2011, 07:34 PM
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Lol you guys are helpless I posted a link already to where I bought them but here it is again

http://parts.digikey.com/1/parts/169...r-52-0r12.html

You can buy them from any of the other major electronics distributors but digikey has $2 dollar shipping on small orders

www.Mouser.com
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Old 06-08-2011, 08:06 PM
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Lol you guys are helpless I posted a link already to where I bought them but here it is again

http://parts.digikey.com/1/parts/169...r-52-0r12.html

You can buy them from any of the other major electronics distributors but digikey has $2 dollar shipping on small orders

www.Mouser.com
www.Newark.com


Im out now too. i got mine from digikey tho. Thanks again, Roger.

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Yeah Im a Little Helpless Sorry, I Find resistors but not the ones I need. Thats why i asked for a direct link to them But ill find them thanks anyways
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Here .05 ohm they don't have .06 (68 cents)

http://search.digikey.com/scripts/Dk...me=989-1085-ND
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Old 06-09-2011, 10:45 AM
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Here .05 ohm they don't have .06 (68 cents)

http://search.digikey.com/scripts/Dk...me=989-1085-ND
Must Say Roger555 You are D Man!!! Thanks again and sorry for being such a Pain in the ASS...
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Has anyone successfully used two .12 resisters, in parallel with front and read LEDs?
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Has anyone successfully used two .12 resisters, in parallel with front and read LEDs?
As soon as I get my switchbacks and rear signals I will be attempting it. I will be sure to post with pictures if it is successful.
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Good read ...I just bought the switchbacks ! Thanks
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Just installed my switchbacks tonight and it worked great. I installed 2 of the .12ohm resistors in because I am planning on adding rear LED signals as well. With that said, it still functions great with both resistors in there. The hardest part was getting the module out from under the dash, I'm not sure why but it was a PITA.

Thank you Roger for figuring this out, and thank you ervin for the resistors!

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OK But has anyone attempted this with both Switchbacks and LEDs in the rear? BSpecialist said he just added both resistors with switchbacks only. I have some resistors on their way so hopefully this does work cause this hyper flash is a PITA when both switchbacks and rear LEDS
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Nobody has done it with LEDs in all 4 corners yet?
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Thanks a lot for the great write-up Roger! I'm definately going to be doing this instead of the resistors!
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Nobody has done it with LEDs in all 4 corners yet?
Not Yet
If I get my resistors soon ill try it out and let everyone know on here.
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My rear LED bulbs are coming from Hong Kong and won't be here until later this month. That's when I will be able to confirm that 2 of the .12ohm resistors work...that is unless Mafyoso beats me to it. So hurry up Mafyoso!
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Got my Resistors today So im about to do this right Now... ill post my findings in a few
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Got my Resistors today So im about to do this right Now... ill post my findings in a few
Do eeet
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I want to first thank luder917 for mailing me the resistors
So YES the Two .12 Ohmz Resistors Worked with Switchback LEDs In the Headlights and Red Turn LEDs in the Tail lights
Hell Yea no more Hyper Flashing. Here is a picture and a Video to show PROOF that it works


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YM1HGEXvNEs

P.S. It took my longer to UPLOAD the damn video from my Cell phone to Youtube (over WiFi) Then it did to do this MOD. Took maybe 15 minutes. The hardest part was trying to get the Relay out of its slot near the Fuse panel. Other than that I used a cheap ass Soldering Kit from Radio Shack and the Resistors Luder917 sent me. GL

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Awesome work.

Thank you Roger, luder, ervin (for the resistors), and Mafyoso for confirming the 2 resistor theory. Can't wait to get my rear LEDs in!
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