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hey guys!
i am fabricating some custom LED turn signals for my hotbodies undertail (cause the stock ones are dumb) but i dont know how much voltage they are getting. i need that so i can make sure i have the right resistors.

i could hook a multimeter up to it.. but i dont have my bike here at work.. and i dont have a multimeter at home. anybody able to help me out?
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I'm not sure what you are asking for. :dontknow:

Are you looking for the voltage that feeds the stock turn signals when they are flashing?
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Are you looking for the voltage that feeds the LED turn signals that came in your Hotbodies undertail, when they are flashing?
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Are you looking for the voltage drop that you need to get your LEDs to work, since they don't work with 12V feeding them?
 

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I too am a little confused.

So your hotbodies undertail came with led signals and resistors to drop the voltage and now you want to know what that voltage is. Is that correct?

Can you borrow a multimeter from work?

Otherwise I would start over and just wire in new resistors. They aren't that expensive.
 

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I don't have the Hotbodies undertail, so I can't measure anything for you.

If I was going to fabricate some LED turn signals, I would use LEDs that are rated to work with 12V.
 

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I think the signals from the bike is 12 volts. I think what people are telling you is a good idea, just run wires to the stock turn signals and wire it knowing its a 12 volt input.

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hey guys!
i am fabricating some custom LED turn signals for my hotbodies undertail (cause the stock ones are dumb) but i dont know how much voltage they are getting. i need that so i can make sure i have the right resistors.

i could hook a multimeter up to it.. but i dont have my bike here at work.. and i dont have a multimeter at home. anybody able to help me out?
thanks
~Chris
I added some LED strips to the Hot Bodies turn signals... Got the 6" strips from Biker Hiway. Just wired them in parallel to the Hot Bodies lights, and they work fine.

In fact, I'm thinking I'm going to add some running lights to my bike as well (yellow in front, red in back) to increase some side visibility.
 
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