74 Bay Window\Beetle proper Flasher Relay?

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74 Bay Window\Beetle proper Flasher Relay?

Post by acpaterson » Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:25 am

Guys,

Do you know where I can get a decent quality Indicator Flasher unit in Cape Town? While mine works, it's a cheap chinese brand, so the Light on" time is minimal. I need something that has a longer light-time. Im not talking the double speed type flashing when you lose a bulb etc.. as I say, this works fine, except it's timing when the lights glow, is too quick. I want it a little slower, where the lights stay on a little longer.

thanks in advance.

Alan



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Re: 74 Bay Window\Beetle proper Flasher Relay?

Post by retrovan » Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:38 am

Diesel Electric normally sell the Bosch type as per OEM

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Re: 74 Bay Window\Beetle proper Flasher Relay?

Post by acpaterson » Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:52 am

ok thanks,w ill go check. Thats the standard 3 pin correct?

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Re: 74 Bay Window\Beetle proper Flasher Relay?

Post by 73type2 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:48 am

I have good experience with the 3-pin flasher units at Midas. I always opt for the slightly heavier, more expensive ones. It has a see-through housing, so not period correct.

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Re: 74 Bay Window\Beetle proper Flasher Relay?

Post by acpaterson » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:47 am

I thought I got this one from Midas, but it's not see through, it's a solid black box, with a "12" on it. I did open it to inspect and it's all foreign inside.. it "sounds" normal speed wise, but, the "lights on" timing is just far to fast, so I want something that leaves the light on slightly longer.

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Re: 74 Bay Window\Beetle proper Flasher Relay?

Post by sean » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:11 pm

I believe the round heavy one that 73type2 is referring to, is the Cole Hersee brand. That is quality made in the USA. They work 100%, although not original. The square ones Midas sells are cheapies and use like a filament thing inside, they are bad ones.

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Re: 74 Bay Window\Beetle proper Flasher Relay?

Post by acpaterson » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:10 pm

Thanks gents, appreciate the guidance.

Al

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