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Old 09-28-2018, 04:29 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I知 in 5th as soon as 25mph
Cool thanks for the tips! 5th at 25mph!! What mpg do you get while cruising at that?

Also, I'm just going to let my signals blink fast. It's annoying, but only for a few seconds at a time.


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Old 09-30-2018, 07:04 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Cool thanks for the tips! 5th at 25mph!! What mpg do you get while cruising at that?

Also, I'm just going to let my signals blink fast. It's annoying, but only for a few seconds at a time.

I *think* that my UltraGauge reports something in the neighborhood of 40mpg instant at 25 in 5th... this shows as like 1000 RPM with a 195/60-15 tire... since my tires are 5% oversize (205/65) I知 actually going maybe 27mph... additionally, I値l use 4th in a school zone at like 850, but literally just barely enough throttle to maintain speed, no extra load at such a low engine speed...

And I also deal with the hyper flash since I replaced my DRL/signal bulbs with LED... no flasher delay to change out and I知 not adding a resistor to the circuit...
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Old 11-16-2018, 03:06 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I've been cruising at lower speeds every since you told me about it. My next mod will be fog light/grill hole fill. Maybe with Lexan, but im not sure yet
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Old 11-17-2018, 11:50 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Not than lexan wouldn't look nice, but I usually use tape of some sort for filling holes/blocking the grille... Of course the tape doesn't cost me anything, but still...
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Old 03-24-2019, 05:17 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Hi all just wanted to give the final update on this. I ended up trying it all. LED Flasher, LED blinkers just front, LED blinkers just back, both, and some other things.

TLDR: I think my car and LEDS are just not compatible

The Flasher (Relay) would work perfect, or BUZZZZ at every blink. Other times it would give me an error signal <-- --> The same brand lights were used in my interior light and trunk light. The trunk light is fine, but the interior light is going bad so maybe they're not the best quality. Anyhow, I think I'm just going to keep it kosher on the lights and work on other mods. Knowing all my lights are working properly is relieving! Comfort is key.
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Old 03-24-2019, 10:23 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Have you tried some of the LEDs that have built in resistors?
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Old 03-25-2019, 03:41 PM   #17 (permalink)
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i didn’t try any resistors. I thought it would be wierd to raise the load back to the original bulbs when I’m trying to lower load. Might be more complicated then that, but that was my thinking

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