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1978 GS1000. Currently has a better - windjammer fairing. I'd like to remove the fairying and put turn signals on. I tried this once before and failed. Could not figure out the wiring. Not sure how to hook this up or what signals to buy. Any help?

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    Vetter - windjammer fairing. I'd like to remove the fairing.. sorry - typos

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Pretty straight forward, each indicator on the fairing has two wires going to them, using the same two wires connect to the replacement indicators, ones is an earth wire the other is the power feed, so it's two wires for two wires. Buy bulb type indicators, LED lights have low resistance and don't flash without added resistor in the system.

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