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Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

Post by DLodge » Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:25 pm

I could swear that I saw a discussion recently about the details of a turn signal wiring diagram. I can't image that it would have been anywhere but here. Today, I was talking to a Model T friend with wiring problems and I told him I'd send him a link to that discussion. I can't find it. Did I dream it?

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Re: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

Post by havnfun » Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:46 pm

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Re: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

Post by Steve Jelf » Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:16 pm

This was posted recently too.

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Re: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

Post by Duey_C » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:55 am

I have seen that too Dick, I thought.
I must be the dumbest tho. I look and see complex above. I scribbled just now, got it wrong the first 3 times. Not shown.
Here's how I do it at work I think. Sorry so simple :oops:
LED Blink isn't doing anything until the directional switch offers the lamps the juice to their ground and presto, it blinks.
We use cute little yellow 3" extensions for the toggle that ya stuff on. Not shown. :lol: True.
Living in madness ain't that bad.
EDIT: I did not show the L&R indicators but ya just double up at the switch terminals and it works.
I could scribble up another...
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Re: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

Post by A Whiteman » Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:22 am

Duane, I found it useful to 'hard wire' the earth return if you are having earthing issues. Wiring back to the other side of the battery is more work, but you always have good connection.
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Re: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

Post by mtntee20 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:23 am

Hello Dick,

Here's the link to the recent wiring thread.

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Let's see if that link works after I post this.

Good Luck,
Terry

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Re: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

Post by DLodge » Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:39 am

mtntee20 wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:23 am
Here's the link to the recent wiring thread.
Thank you, Terry. That's the one. There may be a lesson here on stating the subject of a post. "HELP" is clear enough, but wiring isn't mentioned anywhere, so in my search of subjects, I was looking for "wiring," "turn signal" and the like and missed the thread. Glad your memory is better than mine. :D


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Re: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

Post by mtntee20 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:51 am

Dick,

You are Welcome. Glad I could help you out. I hope you can get the info you are looking for. There are several similar systems, so I guess you will have to choose the one you like best or that will best work for your T.

Good Luck,
Terry

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Re: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

Post by TRDxB2 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:03 am

Looks like a legendary wiring diagram is developing. The diagram should consider what the rear tail light fixture is composed of. I think that's what is missing from most diagrams. For example each side could be a single bucket with a dual contact bulb or a set up involving two bulbs (one single contact bulb and one double contact) per side. So what gets connected to which contact? There are DOT laws governing various aspects of automotive lighting. I found this article very informative without the legalize. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automotive_lighting
One thing it noted that while amber turn signals are required for the front, rear turn signal color need not be amber, red is okay in the USA.

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Re: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

Post by Duey_C » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:18 pm

Interesting for me Adrian! Thank you for poking at me! :) True.
Makes me wonder how I wire the 12V earth return (or the power flow out if you believe that) from the down converter on that side of the 84 volt vehicles we build as the brain plate may be more isolated from the chassis than I think. Hmmm.
I may see some 12V grounding problems down the road but granted I do forget little details sometimes! :lol:
I wonder if we ground the lighting up front but how do I ground the converter to the chassis???... You knucklehead Duane, you run two wires over to the dash panels from the converter and connection strip. :oops:
Oop, sorry for the intrusion guys. I'll work harder to keep my fingers in check but great mental exercises for me personally! :)
Gee Duane, keep it to yourself huh? :roll:
I've a rock to get back under! :) :lol:
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