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    Law regarding side indicators

    I`m in the process of making up a custom set of side repeaters as I`m fed up of my ones leaking.

    Just wondering what I need to bare in mind when doing this, ie. how many LED`s can I use, how bright etc.

    Also, I want to move them and flush the wings, how far from the front can you mount them. Don`t want to put them in the mirrors this time.

    Any help would be appreciated.
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    i think the have to be on the wing or mirror never seen a car where there not.
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    Pop to an MOT station, they should be able to state how far legally you can go.
    why do today what you can...... I'll finish this later

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    Check out this page:
    http://www.motuk.co.uk/manual_150.htm
    Hope it helps

    Quote:
    Vehicles first used on or after 1 April 1Side986

    These must be fitted with one side repeater indicator on each side. Instead of a separate lamp, the side repeater might be part of the front direction indicator if it includes a wraparound lens. (See information on following page).



    d. that every direction indicator emits amber light, except vehicles first used before 1 September 1965 where both front indicators may be white and both rear indicators red

    e. that their operation is separate from, and not adversely affected by, the operation of any other lamp.

    2. Check the selector switch for presence, security, condition and operation.

    3. Check the driver's 'tell-tale' warning device for presence and operation.

    Note: A 'tell-tale' may be audible or visual, it is not required if one or more direction indicators on each side can be seen by the driver from the driver's seat.
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    Thanks guys.
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