Indicator Switch Wiring - please help

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L66TEY
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So, it might well have taken 9 months - but Ive managed to achieve what I set out to do.

If anyone is interested in making the same modification, then I'd be happy to share details of how it can be replicated.

The two pics show the PCB and the two indicator switches installed on my 2010 R300 Duratec, plus the link is to a video I put on Instagram of the left hand indicator switch lit up, showing the sequential indicators flashing.

Video link: 
https://www.instagram.com/p/CJ9SyxnhugT/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

My main reason for doing the mod was that I found the original small push buttons fiddly to use, plus difficult (if not impossible) to tell whether the indicators had been switched off.

Hence, with these two new switches not only do they each light up, but their position tells whether indicators are on or off.
My thought train was that it will be easy to check the position of the switches with my finger tips, instead of trying to squint to see if the dash light tell-tale green arrow is still flashing.

Hope people find this modification of interest - but also appreciate it is not "original Caterham spec".

All feedback and opinions welcome :D

 

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Nice one Chris, to most of us electronics are a no go area, just too complicated and basically small panels of black magic! Nicely impressed with what you've done.

Stu.

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Thank you Stu,
Am yet to put it to a proper test on the road.
I'll try and upload a video which will hopefully show them in action.
Chris