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Old 10-04-2007, 03:25 PM
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I finally got my LED indicators and as i expected, after the install, the indicators flashed REALLY fast. On superbrightleds, I found load resistors and electronic flasher units...which one? They both seem to do almost the same thing. ASSistance is 'preciated :crying:
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Old 10-04-2007, 03:29 PM
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load resistors.
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So, when it comes to mounting load resistors, where/how can i mount them...I know, anywhere thats not on our near plastic or paint...but is that gonna involve drilling into the metal? Or what?


EDIT: Or could a high-power adhesive work?
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i have no clue how you're going to mount it in your lude. the way i mounted them in my e46 was heavy duty double sided tape... just stuck them flat (sticky side down) on the metal by the corners so that they're not like sitting sideways or mounted with the sticky side sideways. know what i mean?
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Umm...not 100%. Clarify thay shiznit just a tad.
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dang it. ascii picture time.

it's mounted like this:
Code:
       +-------------+
       |             | <---- load resistor
  -----+-------------+----
    ^___ "floor" of the engine bay
instead of sideways like this:
Code:
 |
 | <------- inner side of fender/panel/whatever
 |
 +--+
 |  |
 |  |
 |  |
 |  | <--- load resistor
 |  |
 |  |
 +--+
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So basically, make sure its parallel to the ground?

If thats what you mean, then I understand.
Anybody else with experience with load resistors on a prelude?
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oh... yeah. parallel to the ground. guess i could have said that.
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now that THAT'S all figured out...the inevitable question.....why cant it be mounted sideways? Something about the heat compromising the sticky-ness? or am i totally off?
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yup. the heat will melt weaken the glue. so the idea was if it's mounted parallel to the ground, at least i got gravity working in my favor.
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