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Old 09-09-2018, 07:00 AM
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TapTurn Flasher Module

So I decided I wanted to change my signal bulbs to LEDs and didnít want to have the fast-flash or add a load resistor. I read on some comments around here about the TapTurn flasher unit which is a direct plug-and-play replacement to our factory flasher. I ended up purchasing it from the TapTurn web-site (TapTurn - home) and figured Iíd add some feedback & photos.

Installation:
The unit came with very clear instructions. The factory flasher is located under the steering wheel column behind the little card/coin pocket (note, I drive a right hand drive). This pulls directly off and the flasher is visible. I was able to reach from behind and disconnect/remove it fairly easy.

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The part fits perfectly. It is the exact same dimension and the plug clicks in nicely.

The flash speed is the same as OEM and can be used with both LED and Halogen bulbs. I currently have Phillips Ultinon LEDís in the rear and the stock bulbs in the front. The TapTurn flasher module also adds the function of 3-flashes in one direction when the stalk is gently tapped (like euro cars) and then auto shuts off.

Other:
Some other functions include a Slow Motion flash for emergency lights and a ďWig-WagĒ function that alternates between the left and right sides. These are activated by having the signal stalk clicked in either the left or right while the car is running and the emergency lights are on.
The part cost me $59 USD with shipping. I should note there are versions with some more functions such as strobe signals, additional hazard patterns and arrival/departure lights but I decided I didn't need those.
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Used one before, but currently in my garage because I find the 3-flash to be triggered a lot more easily than I'd like at times, and while you can cancel it by tapping again, it just feels kinda annoying I had to do that.
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Quick update:

I have changed the remaining signal bulbs in the headlights and the side markers to LEDs. The TapTurn module still works as advertised and there is no fast-flash.



Taillight (top), headlight (bottom right), side markers (bottom left)
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The Philips Ultinons are great, but I cannot say the same for the Sylvania Zevo. The halogen bulbs are actually brighter than the Zevo...
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Yep, can confirm that in a completely dark garage the halogens appear a little bit brighter compared to the Zevo. From a distance however, I personally found that they grab your attention all the same (especially due to the instant turn on on the LED compared to the small fade-in and fade-out of the halogen). Note that I've only taken the car out in the night so I'm yet to look at it during the day.


This post was more to show that the TapTurn module works with different bulbs/brands and combinations of LED/Halogen set ups. If I had to be OCD about it, I'd recommend the X-treme Ultinon all around - but they are crazy expensive where I am... About 60 USD per pair. I ended up getting all 6 bulbs above for about 50 USD together so I'm happy. Either way, my main goals were to remove any visible "orange" from all lights, have LEDs that face the reflector so they are not seen from the outside, and mainly... to satisfy more boredom.
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