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This should be easy but it's kicking my butt. I am looking for the bulb that lights the a/c heater control panel, it is mounted in the center instrument cluster,at the top above the air vents. it looks like the regular instrument lamp that pushes in,but on the end of the bulb it looks like a projector lens,probably to aim the light straight down.
I can read the # on the bulb it is GE668 or so it appears.
this is on a 78 l82.
anybody have any suggestions or answers.

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This should be easy but it's kicking my butt. I am looking for the bulb that lights the a/c heater control panel, it is mounted in the center instrument cluster,at the top above the air vents. it looks like the regular instrument lamp that pushes in,but on the end of the bulb it looks like a projector lens,probably to aim the light straight down.
I can read the # on the bulb it is GE668 or so it appears.
this is on a 78 l82.
anybody have any suggestions or answers.

Kevin
Okay. You mean where to purchase, or how to change it?
 

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Where can i buy one. I have checked the local part stores but no dice,can find lots that are close but they don't have that lens on the end.
 

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Where can i buy one. I have checked the local part stores but no dice,can find lots that are close but they don't have that lens on the end.
go to kragen with that bulb and they will get it for you...
 

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go to kragen with that bulb and they will get it for you...
I'm not sure if we have a kragen here, i will have to do a search to see if there is one in the KC area. thanks for the input.

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AUtozone. O'Reilley's. Tim's garage. All will probably have that bulb in stock, or will be able to get it for you.:D
 

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AUtozone. O'Reilley's. Tim's garage. All will probably have that bulb in stock, or will be able to get it for you.:D
It is a lens-end bulb. I get them from Ecklers.
 

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Well i did a search for kragen and it said "sorry no kragen located in or near Liberty" :thud:

Jeff i saw the one at Ecklers $2.95 for the bulb then ship+handling bulb will probably cost $10.00. But that may be my only choice damit.
 

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AUtozone. O'Reilley's. Tim's garage. All will probably have that bulb in stock, or will be able to get it for you.:D
Tried the regular part stores,but i did not try Tim's garage, does he have them in stock? thought about your buddy at Van's,probably a long shot though.
 

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It's a shame we're not still working at Red & White hardware. We could have scammed a panel light from a 727. Then you could have had a choice of red or white- or both. On a cool little coiled cord too.
 

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Well i did a search for kragen and it said "sorry no kragen located in or near Liberty" :thud:

Jeff i saw the one at Ecklers $2.95 for the bulb then ship+handling bulb will probably cost $10.00. But that may be my only choice damit.
I know. It drove me crazy too. I am in the electrical business, and prob could special order a box of ten. Finally just waited for a larger order, and bought from Eckler's. 4 years, still works.:thumbsup: (Buy a spare)
 

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It's a shame we're not still working at Red & White hardware. We could have scammed a panel light from a 727. Then you could have had a choice of red or white- or both. On a cool little coiled cord too.
Yes that would have been sweet, they even had some with little green condoms on the end. endless supply of bulb,even had some cool headlights that would light up the night.

the while-im-atit's got me again today so i decided while the shifter consol was out that i might as well take the center panel out and replace bulbs and fix my clock,found a paper on how to service them,cleaned it lubed it and it runs like a clock now :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :smack
 

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I wonder if a guy installed a white LED and made a little reflector for it. You suppose that would put enough light on the problem? LED's run cooler and use less power. I've been thinking about installing LED's in my S-W gauges. The lights are so dim you can't hardly see them at night- and yes, they're turned up all the way..
 

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I wonder if a guy installed a white LED and made a little reflector for it. You suppose that would put enough light on the problem? LED's run cooler and use less power. I've been thinking about installing LED's in my S-W gauges. The lights are so dim you can't hardly see them at night- and yes, they're turned up all the way..

EH, Strike a match, you can see them then.....:rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :spanked: :cheers:
 
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