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Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2000 10:05:57
Subject: Re: Blinkers
From: K. Brant Niggemyer
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THOMAS KELLEY wrote:

> I installed 12Volt bulbs in my old 6 volt system and ran it off a 12
> volt M/C battery.Just charged battery a few times a year.I made a "NEW"
> seperate system and it also worked with engine off.

I'd been kicking around that idea. There's no obvious place to put a battery --
but it's definatly hackable.

> U did not say what U
> now have on what ped.

Hero Panther. 12V system. 5w blinkers, 25w head, 5w tail, 6w brake. All bulbs
are cheap tunsten filament 99 cent variety.

> I used the lights from a CAT EYE ,Model BL 700
> system sold as an ass'y in the 1970's.For the head light,took out the
> old 21 watt light bulb/reflector ass;y and installed a 18 watt SEALED
> BEAM ,6 volt moped headlight ( G E 4667 also from the 1970's)and much
> brighter.Only used 18 watts and more voltage for tail light.

Cool stuff! I'll keep my eye out for parts to scavenge.

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