Only Rear Turn Signal LEDs, Need Equalizer?

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by mrglide, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. mrglide

    mrglide Member

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    I have read a few times that if ONLY the rear turn signals are changed to LEDs that a load equalizer is not needed. One vendor during Biketoberfest at Destination Daytona also had a sign to that effect.

    Can anyone confirm this? Is it true for a bike with the TSSM module?
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    The TSSM will self adjust but only to a degree. Some LED's draw less than others and the TSSM will adjust to them otherwise a load equalizer will be needed.
     
  3. mrglide

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    glider,

    Thanks for an answer that makes sense. :)

    Is there any way to determine which ones might work w/o an equalizer?
     
  4. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Only based on second hand info and what the manufacturer may say.
     
  5. mrglide

    mrglide Member

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    Thanks again.

    :cheers
     
  6. Elmosac

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    I can tell you the Kuryakyn LED turns will require an equalizer if you don't do both front and rear.
     
  7. mrglide

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    And what happens if you do both?