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Yes, I know about Hyper-lights, but does anyone know where I can buy a flasher for regular POD LED lights??? These are much less expensive than Hyper-lights.
 

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This goes against everything I believe in --

I do not support what you are doing, but I respect your right to do it so here goes....

Depending on what you want to do, most auto parts chains carry a small selection of led lighting. They also carry control boxes for said lighting (or you can use whatever you want to with the control).

Fade, flash, strobe, whatever... it's all there.

It sounds like you are trying to add some brake light type application to your wing.

Just remember that alternating lights can get you in trouble.

PM me if you want more info.
 

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LED Flashers

I have one set of Hyper-lights (for motorcycles) on my license plate and want to add another on the cheap. Hyper-light are expensive. I can buy a set of POD LED's for just over $20 and want to add a flasher attached to the brake lights so the POD's flash CONSTANTLY when the brake lights are applied and NOT in conjunction with my BACK_OFF system that I have installed.

I need a separate flasher for the POD lights. Right now, when I apply the brakes, the BACK-OFF system comes on and flashes the brake lights. The Hyper-lights come on and flash constantly.
 

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LED Flashers

Any other ideas on securing an LED flasher for my POD lights? I have the BACK-OFF unit installed for the regular lights, but I want the PODS to flash CONSTANTLY when I apply the brakes, not go on and off like with the Back-off.

Wouldn't an LED flasher hooked up properly work? Where do I get one. I tried an autoparts store today and they never heard of an LED flasher.:roll:
 

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Any other ideas on securing an LED flasher for my POD lights? I have the BACK-OFF unit installed for the regular lights, but I want the PODS to flash CONSTANTLY when I apply the brakes, not go on and off like with the Back-off.

Wouldn't an LED flasher hooked up properly work? Where do I get one. I tried an autoparts store today and they never heard of an LED flasher.:roll:
I used the 11.1005SF strobe flasher from SHO-ME as a hazard light flasher for my Vstar's LEDs. It's about the size of a smart phone. It should work for your application if your need is under 5amps. They also make a similar non-strobe module also (11.1005). And the price is very reasonable (~$25).

http://www.swps.com/11-1005sf.html
You'll want to be careful with the mode you use. Alternating light flashing patterns are often "reserved" for emergency vehicles. I was never bothered but I only used it for hazards and not for brake lights. You should be familiar with your local codes just in case.
 

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Every state varys and some local LEOs have their own opinions that may or may not be correct.
Tennessee addresses blue lights that flash, red lights that flash and face forward, clear strobes, rear facing red strobes, and green flashing lights (for funeral escorts).
We have had issues in Chattanooga with ground effect lighting kits that project a blue light to the ground and the tickets have been dismissed since Tennessee law addreses a "flashing" blue light is for LEO use only not a solid blue light.
Tennessee also has a restriction on "wig wag" headlights but it does not cover any alternating pattern.
I escort bicycle races and triathlons and run 12 strobes that alternate in varting patterns but all are yellow. I would much prefer a clear strobe but cant use it legally.
The strobes have quite a punch when working through traffic and a crowd. Most races I have a LEO ahead of me clearing a path and I provide the safety barrier for the racer. Ive had a number of officers comment that "your strobes are brighter than mine" but never had a problem with them being mounted on the wing. I am often asked about the "tiki torches" mounted on the trunk! :shrug:
 
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