Install a 12v piezo beeper.
They cost about $6 US. You won't even have to splice wires.
Just jam the wires up the backside of the t/s the plug
under the dash and tape in place. They can be made quieter
by putting a piece of tape over the hole.
On Wednesday, November 13, 2013 7:54:09 AM UTC-5, email@example.com wrote:
Sissy baby, the woud bwinkers hurt your wittle ears? Poor baby!
It's about SAFETY! About not leaving a blinker on like I see too often on our roads and highways.
You don't like loud turn signal indicators? Don't drive.
while I agree with you, it really is about paying attenction to your
driving, If your leaving your blinker on a lot, it is because you are not
attentive enough about what you are doing. (My Semi has a louder
blinker, but I don`t know about any aftermarket loud ones for the auto
market, at least the newer ones with the electronic flashers) KB
On Wednesday, November 13, 2013 10:10:05 AM UTC-5, Kevin Bottorff wrote:
It simply means you aren't looking at your gauge cluster enough.
Like Kevin said it's about paying attention.
I had a '89 Cutlas cierra that if you left the blinkers on for more than 1/8 mile a loud chime would start up. Only car I've owned with that feature.
m6onz5a wrote "It simply means you aren't looking at your gauge cluster enough.
Like Kevin said it's about paying attention. "
Yeah, paying attention where it counts - out the windshield and side mirrors.
No excuses: Make directionals that are audible and cancel coming back from a quarter-turn of the wheel, like Detroit used to! ;)
On 11/13/2013 09:33 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I agree, on both points. My attention is directed out the windows and
to the mirrors, and I check the gauges more frequently than most
apparently but only when I'm pretty sure there's nothing in the
windshield or mirrors that will need attention for a second or two.
Also, one doesn't give much thought to the turn signal mechanism until
one has a car with a completely defective one. I hated the turn signals
on my old F*rd pickemup truck as they'd self-cancel if you looked at
them funny (and it was one of those horrible multi-function stalks to
boot, and as a final insult was wobbly and tenuous feeling.) Odd that
my '55 Studebaker had a completely inoffensive and properly functional
turn signal mechanism and yet 40 years later Ford had apparently lost
all of their reference material on turn signal function and ergonomics.
Fortunately both of my current vehicles have gone back to
"inoffensive" status, although one (surprisingly, for a German car) has
the gauge panel laid out so that for a person of my height and
proportions when the seat and steering wheel are adjusted for a proper
driving position, the turn signal telltales are obscured by the upper
rim of the steering wheel...!
To the OP; could you rig something with a couple diodes to the front
turn signal circuits (or the telltales in the dash which should be the
same thing) and then install a standard mini or micro relay under the
dash doing nothing other than clicking, or perhaps some kind of
inoffensive 12V chime or other noisemaker?
replace "roosters" with "cox" to reply.
Paul Hovnanian wrote "Replace chimes with something like a cell phone vibrator built into the
steering wheel. Like a stick shaker on an airplane. "
Don't overcomplicate things man! And all turn signals I've heard "tick" - not chime. Seatbelt warnings and open doors chime.
I can't believe folks have gotten so soft they get offended by a ticking BLINKER...
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