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Old 09-01-2014, 11:39 AM   #21
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The bratton's hidden switch works great. I did not like the cheap switch component and replaced it with a heavy duty switch from Radio Shack, about $4. Initially, I had it running with third brake led light (serves as directional also) and 2 front bumper filament-type lights. Also, the buzzer would go off each time I hit the brakes (turn signals worked fine). Added two signal diodes to circuit so brake lights would not activate buzzer.

Now converting the 2 front bumper lights to led's (they are very nice) --- having some problems with the heavy duty flasher not working properly ...may go digital here.

You need one made for low current draw. look up LED Bulb Electronic Flasher.
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Old 09-01-2014, 11:44 AM   #22
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I just finished installing the Bratton's set up on my 1928 speedster! Nice install and I modify the bracket so I can use it on any type of Model A Ford

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I've got the one made by Ron Meister 513 941 0335. It is a small black box and the switch is a small toggle connected to the box by a phone line. I mounted my switch on the shifter but you could put it anywhere you wanted. Mine works great and includes a buzzer so you don't forget.
FWIW (as I know this information was written several years ago) but BJ & Casey Miller bought the rights to this turn signal kit several years ago (2009 +/- ) and have been supplying them to many of the vendors ever since. The kits are good quality as are BJ & Casey. For those familiar with Ron's Machine Shop in Shandon, Ohio, will recognize BJ as Ron's son.

http://ronsmachineshop.net/Hidden_Turn_Signal_Kits.html
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I am very happy with my Smart Signals.

http://smartsignals.com

Completely made in the USA. Easy to install for driving. Easy to remove for show.

I am not affiliated with Smart Signals in any way, just a happy customer.
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can we get a pic of the rear lights ?
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can we get a pic of the rear lights ?
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Here is how I use them on my coupe and Tudor. They are wireless and magnetic. I just take them off one car and put them on another. On the truck I attach them to the tailgate. The magnets are very strong and the lights stay attached even on rough roads.

I've got one set, and I just move them from car to car.

The company is way backordered right now. Call them to get a delivery date.
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Old 09-01-2014, 04:25 PM   #27
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This one looks great if you are upgrading to LED taillight lenses or bulbs.
No need to add any additional rear turn signal lights as you can use your standard rear duolamp housings with LED lights inserted as standard tail, stop and turn, (great brightness for daytime driving.) LEDs use much less current. (good for 6 volt systems) http://www.logolites.com/
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Old 09-02-2014, 01:02 PM   #28
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Mike you are right...led electronic flasher is needed. thanks for there tip --- I will look around for one.

Using the standard heavy duty flasher --- only the hazard flashers work (front and back/3rd brake light). Directionals only -- do NOT get enough voltage --- only around 2.5 volts. and do NOT work. BTW -- the standard heavy duty flashers are very unpredictable --- checked the ohm reading of L to X terminal -- should be zero when cold and instead was over 8 ohms. these units are real junk.
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I am very happy with my Smart Signals.

http://smartsignals.com

Completely made in the USA. Easy to install for driving. Easy to remove for show.

I am not affiliated with Smart Signals in any way, just a happy customer.
When did you receive delivery?
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When did you receive delivery?
Got mine about Feb 2014. I had about an 80 day wait. Worth it in the long run, for me.
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