Author Topic: Dashboard lights  (Read 7014 times)

Ancedes

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Dashboard lights
« on: May 12, 2014, 18:30:39 »
Another question!
My car is  a 1967 Fintail with the ugly vertical cluster. The speedometer is a kind of yellow/red ribbon raising up when the speed increase. I have only one light working on this instrument, and at night I do not see a lot. What is the manner to remove this cluster in order to change the burned bulbs?

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Re: Dashboard lights
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2014, 20:38:29 »
I thought they were kind of cool. I think you have to go in from under and behind, like on the w113.   Be prepared to lie on your back, half off your seat and get you head up behind the dash with a flash light.
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Re: Dashboard lights
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2014, 01:39:58 »
While you have that out, might consider using LED bulbs. Much brighter white and you can actually see the gauges at night. Should be same bulb as the W113. 
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Ancedes

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Re: Dashboard lights
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2014, 15:08:44 »
Thanks both,
The access to the steering left side is impossible, but removing the AC unit under the dash will make it possible.