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one of my daytime running lights went out on the driver side. and now i look like an idiot driving down the road with one bright orange light on. i can figure out how to get to the bulb to replace it. does anyone know how to get to the darn thing. thanks!!

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Little help...

Here ya go...just did this to my car at the end of last month. Since you have grills on your car like mine...(though mine is NOT a ZO6) you might need to go about getting to that light the same way I had to.

Let me know if you have any questions!

James

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Here is a link to the thread that I posted on the HOW TO do do this same project your talking about.


http://www.digitalcorvettes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=76609
 

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I just had to do this a few days ago. I went through the panel right in front of the wheels. It's only held on by a few bolts and it comes off in a few minutes. Some guys are able to take the casings off there headlight housing but my arms are to big to squeeze through there.
 

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Remove Hood Bolt-Reach in!

one of my daytime running lights went out on the driver side. and now i look like an idiot driving down the road with one bright orange light on. i can figure out how to get to the bulb to replace it. does anyone know how to get to the darn thing. thanks!!

Jess
Take off the Headlight plastic surrounds and remove the Hood limit Bolt(rubber cap on top) that sits near the headlight. This should allow enough room to get your arm in. :D :buhbye:
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If you have skinny long arms, you can get to turning on the headlights and carefully opening the hood. Then contorting your arm to get there. I've done it twice this way, just make sure the bulb is cool. It can be a pain removing those one handed, especially if the bulb is hot.
 

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I tend to drive the front up onto 2 wooden staggered blocks.
Just gives me an extra 3 inch of lift.
Do all the work from underneath.
Undo the 2 off 7mm screws that are on the vertical side of the cover, very close to the tire.
Then undo the 6 off 7mm screws that hold both the air-dam on and the horizontal part of the cover.
This drops off both the air-dam and the cover that is required to gain access to the lights.
Once you have removed the cover completly, you can get both arms in without too much difficulty.
You may have to just push the cold air brake duct sideways a little, but having big arms, it is impossible for me to get in through the hood/headlamp
 

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I just did it yesterday. I was able to remove the hood limit/alignment bolt that is in the way and just reach in and cahnge it from up top with the car running and lights on. Easy but you do have to do it one handed, holding the replacement bulb as you reach in but doable. For the hood alignment bolt I loosened the lock bolt and counted the turns until it bottomed out (2.5 turns in my case). That way i know I put that back in the right place.
 
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