Originally Posted by Mr Bean
to get around the need for the fresnel (sp?) lense effect needed on the plastic, you could use LEDs. i've experimented alot with them. i could probably cut a circuit board to the general shape of the turn signal...but small enough to fit inside...and pack it with bright LEDs. not too far-fetched of an idea.
shhhhh dont ruin my project
The reflector design for the turn signal is actually very good, and would not require you to use a textured lense, IMO.
also, what do you consider "bright" LEDs ? can you get circuit boards cut for cheap? do you have PCB available to you for cheap?