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Old 02-25-2018, 05:28 PM
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Ok so it's like the title says. I'm a volunteer firefighter in NY and I was looking at a flasher for a headlight and taillight flasher(only to be used in the event I need to use my POV to direct traffic). Now rather then buying a 80 dollar HLF from Whelen and having to direct wire it in(which I really don't want to do given the factory warranty) I found a device called Speed Turtle(http://speedturtleengineering.com) which has compatibility with the WK but they don't list compatibility with the KL. Now my question is anyone on here running one of these on a KL and if so any issues?
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Old 02-26-2018, 07:06 AM
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dont know much about that model, but you could just install an old style wig/wag flasher.

Also, just to point out that if you are not fire/police cert you may have an issue with LEO, after all it is illegal to have a flashing headlight on none police vehicles....also know as (take down)
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Old 02-26-2018, 07:19 AM
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Only to be used when directing traffic. I was looking for something to flash the factory tail lamps and DRLs. A old school wigwag may not work due to the lamp out sensing
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using diodes to prevent that, and wire through separate power supply and relay.....in other words, providing power to the lights from outside the factory wiring
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or you could put a light bar on the roof and call it a day....that's what I have.....let's face it, they don't even see the fire truck half the time and I have been nearly run over a few times from jackasses trying to make a u turn over the damn flares
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I thought about doing it that way first, but I still have the factory warranty in play....unless I get some plugs and build a harness that can plug and play...hmm. Thanks *****ís.
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if you got matching plugs and sockets that would work , would be just like hooking up a snow plow harness
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I actually just heard back from SpeedTurtle. They plan on rolling out support this summer.
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