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Old 03-31-2013, 02:20 AM
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Help with brake/blinker system

I am currently building a '49 GMC truck hot rod.
I am running into a problem with the wiring of the brakes, blinkers (front & back).
What I am trying to figure out is the following:
How do I keep my front blinkers blinking instead of going solid when I hit the brakes?
When I have the blinkers going and I hit the brakes, my front marker/blinker lights end up going solid just like the back lights instead of continuing to blink while the brake light goes solid.
It is a basic set up with 12v power going to the flasher unit, then from the flasher to the blinker controller.
Blinker controller splits to left and right of the vehicle and attaches to the wire that runs to the front blinker/marker and back tail light.
Is there something that I can add that will keep the front blinker from going solid when I hit the brake?

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Old 03-31-2013, 06:00 AM
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They should be on seperate circuits, I've attached the OEM wire sia and one that I made from scratch.
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As indicated by EOD the front TS circuit is seperate from the rear TS circuit .
The front TS should continue to flash when braking.
And rear brake lights will operate on the side that is not flashing.
The typical TS switch is 4 pole double throw switch that contols the turn signals.
This setup has proven to be the best and most simple arrangement.
What do you mean by the term "blinker controller"?

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