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They should come w/ a load equalizer which you'll need. I have the Kury license plate frame which came with the LED bullets and needed the equalizer.

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+1 on the flasher from custom dynamics. Easiest solution. Thats what I used and have had no problems in over a year and a half.
 

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I just installed this 2 nights ago. they did NOT come with a load equalizer.
Right now they just flash fast but still work. I'm not sure, I might leave it this way. Its a great attention getter.

2372 Small L.E.D. Silver Bullets - Red, Dual Circuit (pr)
Circuit Board Style


Hope that helps

Also, I got the dual circuit. I hooked one light upto the license plate light to always be on, and the other up to the turn signal. For some reason the lights will only come on when I use the brake or the signal. about 5 seconds after I take off from a light they will go out. Odd....do they have a chip inside them that makes them do this?
 

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JD9613 said:
A load equalizer will work but the better and more flexible solution is to use a smart flasher that allows mixes of LEDs and regular bulbs without the heat problem and wasted wattage of an equalizer.

I used this http://www.customdynamics.com/trick_fla ... OT_Flasher on my 1300 and 1800 and it is the solution - plug and play.
Thanks for the input - I ordered the smart flasher as you recommended...
 

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Well, I got the load equalizer. I can't say enough about it. It took me 5 minutes to install. All I had to do was remove the right side cover and plug it in after removing the stock relay. I highly recommend this! I have had LED turn signals for my truck and its a PITA to install the resistors.

Hope this helps. :D
 

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I cancelled my order - they were charging $26.00 shipping for a $19.00 part. The actual cost of shipping to Toronto for this little part would be $2-3.

I hate when when companies use "shipping & handling" as a way to extract more funds.
 

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raging56, did installing the load equalizer resolve the problem with the running lights?? I installed the kury 2372 lights and planned to use the low level for running lights and the bright circuit for turn signals.
I connected both low circuits to the original license plate light wire (which is used for a LED side mount light now), the bright circuit to the respective turn signal wires and the ground to the bikes green wire. All lights seemed to function properly until I ran the bike.
At idle, all lights work right...but as soon as I touch the throttle, the kuryakyn running lights turn off...well actually the left light turns off, and the right one flickers!
At first I thought that I was overloading the bikes circuit by running both kury's and the license plate light on the same circuit, but the licence plate light is rock solid! Maybe the bike is sending too much power to the kuryakyn low level circuit once the rpms are increased???
For now I have disconnected the low level circuit and only use the turn signal on the high level circuit...but I would REALLY like to use the dual circuit lights as running/turn!

Oh...and the turn signals already flash at the normal rate because I use the HD flasher unit...it's just the running lights that are giving me grief.
 

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bigbirt said:
raging56, did installing the load equalizer resolve the problem with the running lights?? I installed the kury 2372 lights and planned to use the low level for running lights and the bright circuit for turn signals.
I connected both low circuits to the original license plate light wire (which is used for a LED side mount light now), the bright circuit to the respective turn signal wires and the ground to the bikes green wire. All lights seemed to function properly until I ran the bike.
At idle, all lights work right...but as soon as I touch the throttle, the kuryakyn running lights turn off...well actually the left light turns off, and the right one flickers!
At first I thought that I was overloading the bikes circuit by running both kury's and the license plate light on the same circuit, but the licence plate light is rock solid! Maybe the bike is sending too much power to the kuryakyn low level circuit once the rpms are increased???
For now I have disconnected the low level circuit and only use the turn signal on the high level circuit...but I would REALLY like to use the dual circuit lights as running/turn!

Oh...and the turn signals already flash at the normal rate because I use the HD flasher unit...it's just the running lights that are giving me grief.
I think I know what is going on....but I can't explain it. My lights did the same thing. When I'm stopped the lights are on. once I start to drive off the lights will go off. But once I brake they will come on again and stay on while I'm at like a stop light. but sure enough about 40 yards down the road they would go out. I dont know why they did this. but that part is normal. The flicker you talk about might be a loose wire or a bad ground. But the other part with them going off is so far normal. its kinda cool because there will be extra light when you stop. but I liked the idea of having them on all the time so I can be seen better.

I hope that helps. feel free to email me too. But I got the same exact lights you have so I know what your talking about.
 

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I think I know what is going on....but I can't explain it. My lights did the same thing. When I'm stopped the lights are on. once I start to drive off the lights will go off. But once I brake they will come on again and stay on while I'm at like a stop light. but sure enough about 40 yards down the road they would go out. I dont know why they did this. but that part is normal. The flicker you talk about might be a loose wire or a bad ground. But the other part with them going off is so far normal. its kinda cool because there will be extra light when you stop. but I liked the idea of having them on all the time so I can be seen better.

I hope that helps. feel free to email me too. But I got the same exact lights you have so I know what your talking about.[/quote]


Yeah...they light up anytime I am not touching the throttle (like when applying the brakes and while sitting at a red light). I am thinking that there may be too much power running to the lights "low bright" circuit when the bikes charging system is pushing more than 12v through the system. I am going to try wiring a resistor into the blue "low bright" wire to see if this resolves the issue.
It'll be a couple days before I get to it, but I'll let you know if that does fix the issue. I checked the ground, double checked the wires...everything was right. I disconnected the running lights from them for now because a friend riding behind me yesterday said the flickering light could confuse cagers into thinking I was going to make a right turn...
 

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bigbirt said:
I think I know what is going on....but I can't explain it. My lights did the same thing. When I'm stopped the lights are on. once I start to drive off the lights will go off. But once I brake they will come on again and stay on while I'm at like a stop light. but sure enough about 40 yards down the road they would go out. I dont know why they did this. but that part is normal. The flicker you talk about might be a loose wire or a bad ground. But the other part with them going off is so far normal. its kinda cool because there will be extra light when you stop. but I liked the idea of having them on all the time so I can be seen better.

I hope that helps. feel free to email me too. But I got the same exact lights you have so I know what your talking about.

Yeah...they light up anytime I am not touching the throttle (like when applying the brakes and while sitting at a red light). I am thinking that there may be too much power running to the lights "low bright" circuit when the bikes charging system is pushing more than 12v through the system. I am going to try wiring a resistor into the blue "low bright" wire to see if this resolves the issue.
It'll be a couple days before I get to it, but I'll let you know if that does fix the issue. I checked the ground, double checked the wires...everything was right. I disconnected the running lights from them for now because a friend riding behind me yesterday said the flickering light could confuse cagers into thinking I was going to make a right turn...[/quote]



This is weird....................I had the same problem over a year ago.....I also checked all wiring...............I thought all was well till I was on a ride & the guy behind me wanted to know what was wrong with my lights.....................Keep us posted................... :D Rod
 

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You should have bought the single circuit led light and then added a run/turn/brake module. Or a new flasher unit that will accomplish the same thing and correct the need for a load equalizer.
 

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AgentOrange said:
You should have bought the single circuit led light and then added a run/turn/brake module. Or a new flasher unit that will accomplish the same thing and correct the need for a load equalizer.
I have a new flasher unit designed to handle LEDs...and the turn signal function of the lights works flawlessly.
I bought the dual circuit red LEDs so I could have extra visablity with the running lights and nice turn signals as well. I shouldn't have to use a run/turn/brake controller. If Kury is going to make the dual circuit red LEDs...why buy the single circuit and then buy an additional board to make them dual circuit?
 
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