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Old 04-12-19, 11:05 AM
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No. Sanding that jumper won't ever have enough resistance to make this work. You need to install a potentiometer or do a calculation and solder in the right size resistor.

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Originally Posted by Muffinizer View Post
No. Sanding that jumper won't ever have enough resistance to make this work. You need to install a potentiometer or do a calculation and solder in the right size resistor.

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it looked shady.

Ive been doing electrical repair on vehicles(mostly German) for 2 decades. I canít see how sanding the jumper would help... unless shrinking the size of the jumper would raise the resistance.. but then wouldnít the sanding also increase heat acroos the circuit?

it looked like a cool way to ruin your flasher relay or burn your car down. Lol


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it looked shady.

Ive been doing electrical repair on vehicles(mostly German) for 2 decades. I canít see how sanding the jumper would help... unless shrinking the size of the jumper would raise the resistance.. but then wouldnít the sanding also increase heat acroos the circuit?

it looked like a cool way to ruin your flasher relay or burn your car down. Lol


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100% correct. Reducing the cross sectional area of a wire does increase its resistance but it would also make the wire hotter since more current would be flowing through a smaller area.This is just a bad idea all the way around. Use a resistor if you need more resistance
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I wouldn't do it, but it will work.
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Yea... I think Iíll stick to adding resistors to the relay. That just goes against everything Iíve learned in the past 2 decades.
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