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      05-14-2011, 10:43 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Powering extra L.E.D strips?

I've been searching around on how to power led strips inside of the headlight area. So far, I've only come to the conclusion that I can splice the wires for other lights and connect them to the led strips? Please let me know if this is correct and safe. But anyways, here's the plan:

the led strip instruction says to get power from a 12v source. If I wanted to get the strip to light up and pulse like my turn signals, could I splice the turn signals and connect the led +/- wires onto it? Would I need resistors or anything like that?

Any help from an electrical genius would be appreciated!
And NO, I am not using the lights for the audi look.
It's something completely different!
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Splicing into blinkers should be ok.

PS: get your flame suit on
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Splicing into blinkers should be ok.

PS: get your flame suit on
haha, thanks man. So the brightness of the leds will depend on the wattage that the blinkers get?
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So i drew up a diagram of how I'm planning to do it. Is this right?

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please please do not do this
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