In my search to find the best way to complete this pet project on my truck, I found this site. I've searched but as I am using a manufactured flush mounted bolt LED lighting unit I still have some questions on how best to set-up the wiring to get the LEDs to do what I want.
Background: I found this Bolt LED when looking through a car forum the other day - http://www.oznium.com/led-bolt/tech I've been trying to find something low-profile that has a simple and secure mechanism to hold it in place. Based on the reviews, these LEDs seem to be pretty decent quality. What I want to do is set-up 4 on each side of my truck along the toe plate of each running board and have them act as both additional parking lights and turn signals. I had previously installed LED light bars and wired them up to my parking lamp and turn signal sources and ground for each side of the car.
I've attached how I think the wiring should be done. I want to make sure I won't be harming the Bolt LEDs. I saw one post talking about the 2 currents "adding together" when both the parking light and turn signal are on. Do I need to be concerned with frying anything? Will the 1N4001 Diode be sufficient for this application? Should I assume a higher voltage than 12V? Is wiring the Bolts in parallel the best method or would wiring them in series make more sense?
Thanks for any help you can provide!