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Default Electrical almost all sorted

Got the new oil sender in and wiring ready for ft turn signals.
As soon as start cranking oil light off before even a full revolution, and sometimes it takes a while to come back on after turning off eng, if give a quick bump it will come right on, is that normal or a sign of a problem?
I have a pr of turn signals off a 62 pan, but they have red lenses, does anyone know where I can find yellow lenses for them? they are 3" not 3 1/4, marked: DP62 Guide H
I checked with the red I have led in rear reg up front and they come on but don't flash, and ideas how to fix that or just use Morse code?
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My oil pressure light takes a few seconds to come back on, may have to do with the firmness of the spring in the pressure switch.

Can't help with the lenses, I use custom indicators.

You will need a flasher unit specific for LED lights, I don't think standard units work on mix & match lights or LED's if fitted all round.
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I have a pr of turn signals off a 62 pan, but they have red lenses, does anyone know where I can find yellow lenses for them? they are 3" not 3 1/4, marked: DP62 Guide H
I checked with the red I have led in rear reg up front and they come on but don't flash, and ideas how to fix that or just use Morse code?
It would be good to provide some pics...

Is the turn signal flasher a stock automotive type? Or something else?

Do the LED rear TS lights flash? Or do they simply stay on?

This wiring diagram from the early EVO Sportsters is a typical wiring scheme for many early Harley models. Where not applicable, just disregard the Front Running Lights, which were not used on many models.

It shows power running thru the automotive type flasher, then going to the TS switches on the bars, then feeding power (when the TS switch was pressed) to the front & rear TS bulbs. They would have likely been #1156 single element bulbs. The flasher unit would have been a thermal unit, expecting all four bulbs to be incandescent type and drawing roughly 2-amps each.
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My oil pressure light takes a few seconds to come back on, may have to do with the firmness of the spring in the pressure switch.

Can't help with the lenses, I use custom indicators.

You will need a flasher unit specific for LED lights, I don't think standard units work on mix & match lights or LED's if fitted all round.
yep on the flasher, same thing on my truck, put LED in the rear and had to change
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Yep rear LEDs stay on, flasher stock HD automotive type, looks like might be the org one from 82.
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Yep rear LEDs stay on, flasher stock HD automotive type, looks like might be the org one from 82.
Then you should be able to replace it with one of the new LED-compatible can flashers - They come in two-wire and three-wire types.

Either one plugs into the same socket (but you'll have to check for size/spacing) but the 3-wire type has a separate, dedicated ground wire.

https://www.google.com/search?q=12v+...asher&tbm=isch

Some of the flashers will handle both LED and Incandescent current loads - That might give you options in the future...


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Found a LED flasher on ebay comes with the socket since mine has just loose wires to it, says will work with any combination of LED and incandescent, now waiting a week for it to come in.
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