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Re: Taillight bulbs

superba writes:
> Before everyone rushes out to replace all their bulbs before they fail,
> consider this:  Some of my bulbs are still operating after 18 years and over
> 300K miles of operation.  Some of the contacts need to be recoated with
> solder occasionally, but I feel it's a waste of filaments to replace all
> just because one fails.

I concur.  My 20-year old 4000 has all its original bulbs in the tail
lamps, side marker and front turn signals.  The headlights have been
replaced with Euros, and the only blown bulb ever was one license plate
bulb.  Pretty good!

96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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