[V8] instrument light source?
ekellock at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 13:47:28 EST 2005
Those small bulbs inside the switches are available at my local
Advanced Auto. They're made by Sylvania, are either 1.2 or 2 watts
and are about 2 bux for a pack of two.
On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 08:52:54 -0700, dsaad at icehouse.net
<dsaad at icehouse.net> wrote:
> Any decent autoparts store should be able to help you - but if you get stuck you
> might try www.importpartsspec.com. I get all of mine there. The only bulb I have
> had trouble getting is the one that goes inside some of the switches - like the
> fog light switch. They are a smaller shoulder and lower wattage. So far I have
> had to scavage them from the junk yard. Even the dealer is clueless (no suprise
> there) and has been totally unable/unwilling to even provide a bulb part number.
> They can however privide a new switch.
> All of the cluster lamps however were easy to get.
> Quoting Mike Arman <armanmik at earthlink.net>:
> > Need a few instrument lights - one 2 watt white base, four 1.2 watt black
> > base.
> > These are NOT the same base size bulb as used in the 5000/100/200
> > instrument cluster.
> > I had an earlier cluster and for a few happy moments, I actually thought I
> > had the parts I needed . . .
> > The correct bulbs have a thinner bulb carrier shoulder (smaller O.D.) where
> > they fit through the PC board.
> > I'm wondering if FLAPS has these - Autozone lists them online at $2.29,
> > some other online sources list them at 69 cents - this is for the white
> > base 2 watt bulb.
> > Haven't found the 1.2 watt black base bulb yet - the online pix is of the
> > earlier, wide-shoulder carrier for the bulb.
> > Nearest dealer is far, far away, and I'd rather go aftermarket anyway -
> > these are Sylvania/Osram bulbs, so I see no reason to pay $6.49 list for
> > them (yes, really!) at the stealership.
> > Best Regards,
> > Mike Arman
> > (Audi V8 . . . it isn't just a car, it's an ADVENTURE!)
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