[Healeys] Ballast resistor wiring question
michael.oritt at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 08:30:16 MST 2019
Thanks all. What Kees says flies in the face of both Moss's (slightly
inarticulate) instructions as well as the consensus of the group.
I will install ONE resistor in the flasher lead of each lamp, two--not
On Tue, Dec 24, 2019 at 10:22 AM Bob Haskell <rchaskell at earthlink.net>
> Per the Moss video, you're creating a new ground path to prevent all
> lights blinking when you turn on the left or right turn signal. So
> connect the ballast resistors to the turn signal circuit.
> Bob Haskell
> Austin Healey 3000 BN7/BT7 registrar
> On 12/24/19 9:22 AM, Michael Oritt wrote:
> > I purchased two of the Moss 170-941 red LED bulbs to use as
> > tail-lights/brake-lights to replace the standard 1157 dual filament
> > bulbs on my 100 (I have the reflector pods electrified and wired for
> > turn signals). In addition to the bulbs I also purchased, at Moss's
> > suggestion, two 170-965 Load Resistors.
> > The instructions for installation of the resistors simply talk about the
> > resistor's being installed between the power and ground leads to each
> > fixture but it does not specify which power lead. My question is: do I
> > connect the ground lead to the tail light power lead or the turn signal
> > power lead or does it matter? I cannot envision connecting it to both
> > as that would defeat their separate function.
> > TIA....Michael Oritt
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