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#21 The Only MTS

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Posted 16 October 2006 - 12:44 PM

Very nice to see the technical Trout back... shifty.gif
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Posted 17 October 2006 - 12:40 AM

I do await Arson's report.
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Posted 23 October 2006 - 03:15 PM

Some updates on the report:

Using Ohm's law, I made some calculations and hypothesis on why the electrical system acts up when the LEDs are installed in the trunk door.

Every device connected to the electrical circuit is considered a resistor, and as some of you know, each device must generate a certain voltage drop depending on its resistance. When LEDs lack this resistance, they create a certain voltage drop that by the time it gets back to the battery, something else along the circuit fails to function properly, which in our case is the dashboard lights/shifter lights.

I'm waiting on this guy to get me an electrical diagram for the millenia. For now I know that a simple resistor might fix the problem, but I still need to run calculations to find out the right amount of resistant I'd have to use. I'd also like to see the diagram just in case there isn't anything important in front of the trunk tail lights, like diodes or transistors for the sound system that might be affected by the change in numbers.

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Posted 08 December 2006 - 05:28 AM

For what it's worth, I changed just one of my tail light bulbs back to incandescent and the problem went away.

In other news, WOW, has Autolumination finally got a perfect tail light bulb??? Someone must try it, it's reasonably priced at US$25 each...

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Posted 08 December 2006 - 10:57 AM

hmm.gif that looks like a mix of the two previous bulbs... interesting

Too bad Arson and BHR got moody.... we will not get those results now...
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Tow? He thinks it is made of sugar and melts in the rain :)


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Posted 08 December 2006 - 01:33 PM

he almost made two people..but we won't talk about that...

anyway i wonder if warden will get some..
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Posted 08 December 2006 - 02:01 PM

who the fuck is warden?

arson is s still a whiny little bitch who should have read teh tos he agreed to before his account was even active.

as for this new bulb hmm.gif

Are these higher powered LEDS? It seems to be that the tower design would still best ber suited unless these were aimmed backwards somehow, or atleast the first level of LED's very near or touching the base for maximun spread

in addition, I have never once had a problem with any other bulbs anywhere on the car, and my entire rear end is led's. all brake lights, turn signals, license plate lights, my only difference between most people is I have the stock spoiler, which has built in LED's.

LED's in the shifter light, front map lights (but not center overhead) gauges, but thats about it.

My only problem is the cruise control
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Posted 08 December 2006 - 04:55 PM

he sells leds on ebay
u should give them a try bh..

ur cruise control doesn't work?
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Posted 08 December 2006 - 06:06 PM

huh.gif where have you been, I thought your didn't work either. my cruise control light will come on, but no matter what the car won't do it. I'm pretty damn sure its the brake lights, I have load resistors on the turns so I doubt its them, and I used the cruise several times before milly installed my guage lads
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Posted 08 December 2006 - 06:58 PM

no i knew u were having issues before..i didn't know if u had figured out the reason..so i was asking if it still wasn't working...

anyway, mine works now...but i also don't have leds in the car anymore
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Posted 08 December 2006 - 11:08 PM

I cannot seem to find a way to fix it, my next try is load resistors on some of hte brake lights
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Posted 09 December 2006 - 03:29 PM

yeah that may work..
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Posted 09 December 2006 - 05:46 PM

It just needs to have a constant load on the system, then the rest of the system will be happy.
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BHR has not learned that driving a milly can also be fun........he still thinks it can't tow, remember?


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Posted 09 December 2006 - 10:21 PM

what I can't understand is if this were the case you would think it only wouldn't work at night, yet the cruise will not work during the day when the lights are off as well
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Posted 10 December 2006 - 02:23 AM

Maybe there is a small voltage going through as a sensing voltage... not enough to fire the filaments though?
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Posted 10 December 2006 - 07:45 AM

In other news, Velocity have a well-priced competing product. And they now make H3 replacement LED bulbs, albeit somewhat useless 1 watt items. Probably a concept with an exciting future though.
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Posted 10 December 2006 - 09:07 AM

INTERESTING.

might order these ones.....
http://cgi.ebay.com/...70838QQtcZphoto
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Posted 10 December 2006 - 02:25 PM

trout which do u think are better? superlumination's or velocity's?
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Posted 10 December 2006 - 05:46 PM

Yes, I like trout.gif 's opinion too.
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Posted 10 December 2006 - 06:38 PM

he seems to be an expert on leds
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Kat_Daddy: btw, i think plat still holds the milly crown here. Don is moving into the #1 contender spot though...
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