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Snowblower led help!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Back-up Buddy - Back-up & Utility Lights - Trucks' started by Mikemat31, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. Mikemat31

    Mikemat31 Member
    Messages: 72

  2. Toolin Customs

    Toolin Customs Member
    from Md
    Messages: 48

    This is acutally extremely simple. Just have to be smart about what you use. Most snowblowers use a stator under the flywheel and put out about 2-3 amp at full rpm. With a switch and an in-line fuse you can hook up just about anything you want as long as you dont exeed that amp rating. the stators have fuseble links in them that will blow if you pull to much. I've actually done this before. I often use the sound off signal 1000 lumen square fwork lights. they are insanely bright for the amount of power usage and size. Done it on a few commercial mowers too. let me know if I can help.

    - Mike
     
  3. superedge88

    superedge88 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    You'll want to wire them up the LEDs with a bridge rectifier or else you'll get flickering from the LEDs. A video of my LED headlight installation is at this link
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCxBGHSyKcE
     
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,977

    A 2yr old thread. I think his blower rusted away to nothing by now
     
  5. superedge88

    superedge88 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Sorry about bumping an old thread, though the information is still relevant and winter is now arriving! Thumbs Up Have fun throwing snow!
     
  6. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,977

    I don't throw snow. I push it
     
  7. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,170

    ...just turned a light on for my salter LED problem though...thanks.
     
  8. superedge88

    superedge88 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    glad I could help! Let me know if you have issues wiring up your bridge rectifier, it is counter intuitive.
     
  9. MattM

    MattM Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Visit the snowblower forums website. They have a very extensive thread, as a sticky, on this very subject. Very detailed.