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Area51 posted:

Does anyone know the length of the rear indicator bulb as I want to change Mine to led and I can't get to mine for the minute and this will save me time
posted on: 07/07/2014 17:43:10

C5mick posted:

Hi Area The overal length of the bulb I have just measured from a set was 36.80 mm The gap between the contacts was33 mm Hope this helps, when you find a decent led replacement then please let me know. Regards Mick
posted on: 07/07/2014 20:57:50

C5mick posted:

On EBay these look like the ones ------- item number 331168795947
posted on: 07/07/2014 21:00:03

Area51 posted:

Thanks Mick that is a great help i am now on the case will let you know when i have sorted something
posted on: 08/07/2014 06:13:11

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi you may find that the LED indicators will not flash as they should ...due to there being little current being used you may have to fit a LED flasher . Bye Chas On holiday for another 2.5 weeks
posted on: 08/07/2014 08:45:53

Area51 posted:

i have sorted an led flasher relay Chas thanks anyway
posted on: 08/07/2014 16:24:10

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok let us see when you have finished the C5 Bye Chas
posted on: 08/07/2014 19:58:13

Area51 posted:

Ok Chas will do
posted on: 09/07/2014 06:16:16

Area51 posted:

Sinclair c5 led indicators The led indicators all work ok if link doesn't work just search YouTube sinclair c5 led indicators You will have to change the relay for an led relay But I think they work ok and there is no reley clicking This now leaves me one more thing to try and that is to tune the Motor when I get 5 minuets I can tell you how to do it it may work or it may not But worth a try on an old motor You can't change the speed by wire size or turns All this does in change the voltage But what you can do is rotate the brush endshield The best way to do this is to drill out the resin between the magnets File off the endshield locating tabs both ends put the motor back together And rotate the mag pack to increase the speed all you need at a guess is about 5 mm rotation and make Sure the speed increases anticlockwise I havn't tried this yet but it is worth a try some motors use A motor to rotate the brush gear to increase The speed we used to do this on radio control motors and it worked You may increase the speed but loose the torque but like I say worth a shot
posted on: 12/07/2014 18:37:42

C5mick posted:

Hi Area Which led bulbs did you fit to the rear lights. Mick
posted on: 18/07/2014 17:12:28

Area51 posted:

Hi Mick these are the eBay numbers 290861728281 front 370819590497 rear 36 mm long
posted on: 18/07/2014 17:40:39

Karl posted:

LED flasher units are available in ebay.uk, most of them are solid state units i.e. no mechanical relay, dirt cheap.
posted on: 08/11/2014 17:39:15

Area51 posted:

Hi Karl yes I got mine from eBay and works fine
posted on: 08/11/2014 18:39:47

dave posted:

Got mine from local motorbike parts shop
posted on: 08/11/2014 19:31:24