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post #1 of 11 Old 05-06-2008, 12:18 PM Thread Starter
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Gauge cluster bulbs

Does anyone know where I can find the light bulb holders that screw into the back of the gauge clusters. The jeep I have was a parts jeep and they are all missing for whatever reason. Is this a dealer part or might someone sell them separate. I noticed they are similar to the ones in my chevelle gauges maybe it's something I can find from a vendor.

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I there are 8 large bulb holders and 11 small ones for the turn signals et cetera. http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-b...1.3170&next=50

that is a link to 3 types of them that super bright leds sells, but what ones go where?


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post #2 of 11 Old 05-06-2008, 01:47 PM
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thats a pretty cool link thanx

i might end up ordering the blue light size 74 bulbs

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any idea what bulbs fit it...there are the big twist lock holders that go around the speedo, tach, and the other 4 gauges. Then there are the smaller twist lock holders that go to the blinkers etc. anyone know which fits which?

I just measured the holes and it looks like the large bulbs are the T1.5-X and the small bulbs for the blinkers etc. are B8.5D-X but i'm not positive.

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post #4 of 11 Old 05-06-2008, 02:59 PM
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it is a possibility since you say that now
i think getting the size 74 might be wrong ill
take a look at what size i have spares of when i get home later on tonight


I remember buying a bulb like this before

with the wires bent back like that

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the ones i mentioned are the 74 bulb in the twist on holder already, an all in 1 type deal. I am missing those plastic holders so I need them too, I think that bulb is right for at least some of them...194 is what a lot of the actual bulbs are

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This is the kinda bulb i used to change the cluster and instrument panel lighting






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i just swapped my cluster bulbs to LEDs, DO NOT GET THE ONES I DID. They didn't fit at all and I ended up modding my gluster with a dremel to get them to fit. And because i had to widen the holes so that the new bulbs could fit, it literally rendered those plastic bulb retainers useless and i had to solder the wires from the LED bulbs to the plastic circuit paper on the back of the gauge cluster. A real PIA mod. Now for pics...









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post #8 of 11 Old 05-09-2008, 09:55 AM
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what size is that ill stay away from it.

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these are the ones i used:

921-x12 Wedge Base LED Bulb
921 Type with 12 LEDs, replaces 194/168/912 wedge base car bulbs
Wide 75 degree beam pattern, non-polarized
measures 1.20 inch long by 0.60 inch diameter
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thanx i will stay away form 921-x12

ima order me some of those color ones now of the 74

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post #11 of 11 Old 05-09-2008, 02:40 PM
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Here is a Great Site i found, if you want to know what kinda bulb you have around the car

http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProd...lacementGuide/

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