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Username Post: New member 1966 bel air led dash lights        (Topic#366386)
r6vr6 
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Posts: 23

Reg: 09-11-21
09-11-21 05:12 PM - Post#2826909    

Hello. We've had the car since April and have been working on some odds and ends. The story is the car was restored 10 years ago. They did a great job but like every car there are a few gremlins. we had some electrical work to do, general used car maintenance baseline, and to make the car our own.

Have done quite a few little projects. One I have been real happy with is the Led Instrument lights.I could not see the dash at night except for the aftermarket 3 gauge cluster. the original bulb holders had rusted and the incandescent bulbs we're old. I decided to do green leds and new cluster bulb holders. it took me a while to find 5/8 bulb holders that would work in the dash but after 3 different sets I got ones that worked. happy with the results.




bulb holders

link




bulbs for 3 gauge cluster and hvac controls
bulbs

bulbs for new holders in dash
dash bulbs






Edited by r6vr6 on 10-06-21 02:46 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 


6T5 
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6T5
Age: 69
Loc: Asheville, NC
Reg: 07-22-17
09-12-21 03:06 AM - Post#2826920    
    In response to r6vr6

The LED bulbs really help brighten up my dash also...

...Ed

1965 Impala SS


 
65cayne 
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Posts: 112

Reg: 08-21-07
09-22-21 11:14 AM - Post#2827696    
    In response to r6vr6

What bulb holders did you end up using?

1965 Chevy Biscayne


 
r6vr6 
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Posts: 23

Reg: 09-11-21
09-22-21 05:25 PM - Post#2827729    
    In response to 65cayne

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0040D0QFC/ref=cm_ sw_r_a...



 


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