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Gotcha, I thought those were the same end of the car. You're good.

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Nice, but looks like you got yellow bulbs? If they're behind the red lens you should have gotten red. LEDs are narrow-band light sources (they only put out a narrow range of wavelengths) so if you don't match the LED to the lens you don't get proper brightness out of the overall system.
Tom,. They are red.

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whats the number on them ill ask my guys and maybe i can find something
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Today, I finished up the LED lights. I need to install the red blinker bulbs and the backup light bulb. For the backup light bulb, I went with a 900 lumen bulb. I think the 1440 lumen bulb would have fit, but I felt it might blind someone.

Below are before and after shots of the backup light. I think the LED is much brighter and scatters better. The one I ordered is:

LUYED 2X 900 lumen bulbs
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Speaking of back up lights, has anyone ever rewired them so that they work whether the headlights are on or not?

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Speaking of back up lights, has anyone ever rewired them so that they work whether the headlights are on or not?
On my list of things to do. You just need to move the wire on the back of the fuse box.

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That's what I was thinking as well. I had them working (with the headlights on) at one point but they seem to have gone AWOL again. Once I get that sorted out I'll rewire.

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The last thing I did was to replace the thermal or bimetalic flasher relay. The combination of the bulbs did not pull enough current to make the flasher work. I looke at adjustable rate flashers because the traditional flasher was very slow and I wanted something that flashed at a higher rate. I settled for one from Amazon:

AUDEW 2-Pin Electronic Turn Signal Flasher Relay Fix Motorcycle Turn Signal Hyper Flash

This flasher does not make any noise. It is virtually silent. The only issue is that the blinkers on the dash do not go all the way dark between flashes. But, I can live with that.
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Will these work in my S4?

https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B01...QNSJC19Q&psc=1

And would I need a relay?

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I don't know. They look long.

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The last thing I did was to replace the thermal or bimetalic flasher relay. The combination of the bulbs did not pull enough current to make the flasher work. I looke at adjustable rate flashers because the traditional flasher was very slow and I wanted something that flashed at a higher rate. I settled for one from Amazon:
How did you wire this flasher up?

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Don't the Alfa's have like a 4 or 5 pin flasher relay? Plug into what?

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Don't the Alfa's have like a 4 or 5 pin flasher relay? Plug into what?

I used the word flasher and you might be getting that mixed up with emergency flasher. I replaced the blinker relay under the dash with the orange one from Amazon. I hope that helps.

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I think S3's and S4's use a different relay with 4 prongs than the one ossodisepia is using in his S1 (and that I just ordered for my S2).
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