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Hi guys I've got a KTM EXC 125 supermoto, but I'm not quite happy with a few things. When the bike is revving above idle the indicators flash fine but when the bike idles they will suddenly start to flash really fast. Has anyone got an idea as to why it's doing it and how I can fix it. I was thinking of fitting a battery and putting it in the airbox but I'm not sure how to wire that up, that should charge up when going along and then provide constant power at idle, it would also mean the headlight wouldn't flicker at idle, I know I could fit a more powerful stator but that could be expensive so if you guys know how I could fit a battery that would be great!
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Are you runny LED flashers? Does the bike have a stock battery?

I have a 99 WR400, no stock battery and decided I didn't want to mess with trying to tap into the stock wiring harness and regulaters, relays etc.

So this is what I did:

Small Battery:
http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p...-Enduro-Lighting-Kit-Replacement-Battery-Pack
Flasher Relay:
http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/44/54/227/1156/-/25862/Tusk-L.E.D.-Flasher-Relay/flasher+relay
Rear Turn Signals:Stuck them right on the fender.
http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p...sh-Mount-L.E.D.-Turn-Signals/led+turn+signals
Front Turn signals: Drilled out my hand guards and silicone these in
http://www.ebay.com/itm/400189860544?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649

I assume you already have your switch. Very simple to wire. Power from the battery to the flasher, then from the flasher to the switch. From the switch out to your lights. Everything is powered by the battery, so it gives a nice constant flash. And since its all LED and only powering turn signals it won't wear the battery down fast. Been going a month on my daily ride and haven't noticed a drop in brightness at all.

Wire it all up on a work bench first so you make sure you have it figured out and working. Then start running wires and making it permanent.
 

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Thanks a lot mate that's really helpful. At the moment it has no battery and the indicators are just run off the stator, I have the just the normal bulb indicators at the moment but I'll get some LED's so they use less power, thanks for the links. Do you know if I could take some wires off the rectifier and use them to charge the battery with a diode to stop current flowing back? I do have some really small alarm batteries that are 12v 3.7ah that should last a while even without charging. I'm just going to try and figure out where the standard flasher relay is so hopefully I can use that.
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Thanks a lot mate that's really helpful. At the moment it has no battery and the indicators are just run off the stator, I have the just the normal bulb indicators at the moment but I'll get some LED's so they use less power, thanks for the links. Do you know if I could take some wires off the rectifier and use them to charge the battery with a diode to stop current flowing back? I do have some really small alarm batteries that are 12v 3.7ah that should last a while even without charging. I'm just going to try and figure out where the standard flasher relay is so hopefully I can use that.
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unless you have an actual regulator/rectifier that wont work. verify you have a rectifier somehow first or get one and then you will be able to run a battery. you need DC power for a battery setup AC will kill it in short order.

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