Adding turn signal sound


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I upgraded my turn signals to LEDs and bought the electronic flashers to handle them. Unfortunately, the electronic flashers are 100% silent. I really miss my turn signal sound (I even had the super loud flashers on before the swap!). Does anybody know how to add an artificial sound back into my blinkers? Haha!
 


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Install a bumper sticker that says "honk if my blinkers are on."
 

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I bet it wouldnt be hard to wire a door chime or old school buzzer into the circuit....
 

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have it trigger a recording saying “Hey, stupid. Your blinker is on!” Using the voice of Howard Wolowitz’s mother from Big Bang Theory. Repeat, repeat, repeat...
 

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That's an odd request. Guess you have to be creative and make the sounds yourself lol.
 

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Splice off 2 wires from one of the turn signals and run them into the glove box. Install two alligator clips on the ends. Duck tape a squirrel in the glove box and attach the clips to its testicles. When the turn signal is on the squirrel will let you know...
 

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If you liked the old flasher then use it, just add resistors to the LED bulbs

The old flasher units are Thermal flashers, the wattage of the bulbs caused them to heat up and disconnect, the "CLICK" you hear, then they cool off and reconnect, then heat up and "click"/disconnect, so bulb flashes

LEDs draw less amps, so old flash didn't heat up, if you add a resistor to each side then old flasher will work

Most LED flashers use a timer chip so are silent
 

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Splice off 2 wires from one of the turn signals and run them into the glove box. Install two alligator clips on the ends. Duck tape a squirrel in the glove box and attach the clips to its testicles. When the turn signal is on the squirrel will let you know...
I'd suggest filling the glove box with kitty litter first.
 

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Meh, I remember when I could still hear the tun signals........
 

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Splice off 2 wires from one of the turn signals and run them into the glove box. Install two alligator clips on the ends. Duck tape a squirrel in the glove box and attach the clips to its testicles. When the turn signal is on the squirrel will let you know...
I would have great respect and admiration for any man who can catch a live squirrel, duct tape it and attach wires to it's scrotum. And if he can attach the wires without first subduing the squirrel with duct tape, I will bow down to him.
 

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Does it count if you have a friend who's nick name is Squirrel??
 


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