Re: [DML] Installing Turn Signal Under Side Mirror
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Re: [DML] Installing Turn Signal Under Side Mirror


Meant to say "1996"..... Sorry my mistake on the typo.... ..


On Dec 15, 2007, at 4:50 PM, K.L. (KAYO) Ong wrote:

> [I think Kayo means 1986, right Kayo? :-) Andy, this week's moderator]
> Shannon:
> I had entertain the idea of a turning signal to be installed since I
> had purchased my car in 1966, but I could did not find a set of light
> fixtures that is the shape or size that would look correct to be
> mounted on side of the car or the mirror housing. I also couldn't
> find a place to mount it on the mirror housing without it looking
> obtrusive and ugly as well as to be fully visual viable. Personally,
> I also didn't want the flashing light to be in "my face" that can be
> blinding during nighttime driving. The other problem
> I resolved this situation by adding a set of turning side signal
> lights from a 2003 BMW, which is mounted on the front fenders' side
> molding, just in front of the doors. I had to modify the housing
> units as to refit the bulb in the housing. And to make them work in
> synchronization with the car's turn signal, I've tapped off the
> dashboard's turn signals' wires to get the flashing signal. I ran
> the wires under the molding and it is carefully glued into place.
> The units looks artistically correct in flow with the body lines of
> the car and they works very well with perfect high visual visibility,
> including the day time when the sun is shining. A perfect set up for
> the streets of New York City's congested traffic as well as for the
> highway driving and if they don't see the turning signals, they
> shouldn't be on the road!
> Kayo Ong
> #5508
> Lic. 9D NY
> On Dec 15, 2007, at 9:27 AM, Shannon wrote:
> > As you know, many modern cars have turn signal lights mounted
> > somewhere
> > around the side view mirrors. There is a recess under the Delorean
> > side
> > mirrors that a small LED light would fit. Has anyone ever tried  
> doing
> > this? Is there an turn signal electrical wire in the wiring  
> harness in
> > the roof panel that one can tap into or does that line run  
> through the
> > harness under the console?
> >
> > Shannon
> > VIN 16113
> >
> .

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