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Old 29th August 2015, 07:56 PM
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Are they the boltonbits nas lights?
If so I had problems with the wheels rubbing on the connectors.
I removed the connectors. Drilled through the bulb holder, on the side of where the connector goes on and soldered the wires directly to the metal tabs inside the bulb holder.
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Old 30th August 2015, 10:13 AM
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Thank for the tip Steve that sound like a really good idea. Hopefully I will get into the garage to day and I will have a look. If it does work I will be able to shorten my pods a bit so they don't look so bad.

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Old 20th March 2016, 06:13 PM
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Has anyone got a link to the relay you are refering to? I have a mazda wiring loom and the indicators hyper flash. I have used load resistors which solve the indicator issue but when the hazard lights are in the side led indicators hardly light up. Any suggestions?
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Old 20th March 2016, 07:28 PM
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hi I used one like this as I have a mix of led / bulbs

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LAND-ROVER...AOSwq5lTmNd m

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Old 20th March 2016, 09:02 PM
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Thank you garyt. Is that a straight replacement or did you modify the loom for it to fit in?
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Old 20th March 2016, 09:45 PM
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hi I cut and shut the mx5 loom (mk2.5) as there were so many cross wires I decided it was so much easier to pick up the stalk wires and rewire from there .
I'm trying to remember how I did it but from the dim and dark recesses, and there is probably a much easier way !!!!
I ran the ignition feed to the relay then to the stalk which obviously then feeds either side, I used a second relay with a permanent live feed , relay to the hazard switch (rdx has 2 sides so that the indicator signal does not cross) wired into the indicator wires.
hope that makes some kind of sense, basically I have 2 circuits feeding into the indicator wiring, 1 perm live (hazards) 1 ign live (indicators) not sure how to do it if using the mx5 hazard switch.
I would try replacing the indicator relay first and see what happens from there regarding the hazard function, I guess you could put a diode (one way current) in hazard to indicator wiring if you have to rewire this would stop any cross feeding when using the indicators.
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Old 21st March 2016, 02:23 PM
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I think the rewire will be a last resort. How about this relay: http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mazda-MX5-Bo...187?nav=SEARCH

Appears to be a straight swap...
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Old 21st March 2016, 07:29 PM
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yes it appears from the description that he has redone the internals so if it fits your pin layout that should solve your probs
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Old 29th March 2016, 02:22 PM
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The solution was a lot more simple then touching relays. I used a 25w load resistor on each side to stop the hyper flash and replaced the led side repeators with normal bulb indicators from CBS. Works perfect now!
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A link to the C+U regulations on this subject.....

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1...chedule/7/made
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