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well guys while im doing the carpet and such in my car i decided to change out all my dash light bulbs :crazy: what was i thinking well i got 3 out and wouldnt you know it they fell behind the dash so my question to you all is what are the model numbers for the dash bulbs for an 85?
 

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Here you go!

Auto Lamp Replacement Guide - Results
http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProducts/AutomotiveLighting/LampReplacementGuide/default.htm


1985 CHEVROLET Corvette

High & low beam headlamp
H6054
H6054ST Silverstar High Performance Lighting: The Whiter and Brighter Halogen
H6054XV XtraVision Halogen - The Brighter Light
H6054CB Cool Blue Halogen - The Whiter Light
H6054LL Long Life Halogen Upgrade: Lasts 6x longer

Parking light
2057A
2057AST Silverstar Signal Lighting: Complete the Look: Crisp, Clean, Style
2057ALL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Front turn signal
2057
2057LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Rear turn signal
2057
2057LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Tail light
2057
2057LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Stop light
2057
2057LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

License plate
194
194LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Back up light
1156
1156LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Front sidemarker
194
194LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Rear sidemarker
194
194LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Step/Courtesy light
212-2
563
906

Instrument-general
161
194
194LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp
37
74

Hi-beam indicator
74

Seat belt indicator
194
194LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Automatic transmission indicator
194
194LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Clock
1895

Directional signal indicator
74

Radio dial
37
 

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ty but now i have a few more questions the local vette dealer said i needed a sylvania 891 bp the shop manual says i need an 882 so how hard would it be to remove the dash cluster to fish those old bulbs out?
 

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You can take the dash trim off and see the silver covers hiding the bulbs from the front.
Carefully open the silver covers and use a pair of needle nose pliers to remove the bulb.
Cover the end tips of the pliers with small rubber vac hose cut to size or cover the tips with electrical tape. The rubber works better to grip the glass bulb.
When you put the bulb back in do NOT touch the bulb with your hands. The oil in your hands will make a hot spot on the bulb and it will burn out a lot quicker.
Use the rubber tipped pliers to carefully put the bulb back in.
If you screw it up you will have to remove the hole digital dash to get the bulb in right!
Slow and steady hand!

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I just ran into this problem on the dash bulbs.

You can't get the original four bulbs that go behind the silver circles that he is talking about anymore at the autoparts stores.

These bulbs have long prongs that push into the receiver.

HOWEVER, you can replace them with a 194 or 161...BUT, you must remove the dash pod all together, take the back cover off and circuit board, then you have to replace the four plastic receivers with the kind that will take the other bulbs.

The good news is the replacement bulbs are cheaper - but the bad news is the whole pod has to come out.
 

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jim @ keen corvette hooked me up w/ 4 882 bulbs cant say enough about keen the guys there are fantastic to work w/ so check them out :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
 

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Sounds good. Glad they got you up and running!
Is that a local place or online retailer?
What all do they sell?
I'm always looking for new parts supply places!
Have a good weekend!

:cheers:
 

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found them online looking for parts ,like i said they are great ppl to do business w/ they are out of ohio
 
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