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Old 04-06-2004, 16:34   #1 (permalink)
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Broke my interior light

Is it possible to get a new plastic covering for the Interior Light on my AUII forte?

I was cleaning my car on the weekend, and tried to take it off to have a look at the specs of the bulb (so I could change it to a brighter white (not yellow) bulb) but the plastic broke.

As well as the plastic covering, what anyone have the specs of the bulb I need to replace the current bulb with a whiter light? The yellow shits me.

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Re: Broke my interior light

should still be able to get them form ford maybe even the wreckers. mine broke and ill tell you now...if its the little clip bit that broke then dont even bother rtying to glue it as it will just break again when you put it back on.
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Old 04-06-2004, 20:31   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Broke my interior light

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should still be able to get them form ford maybe even the wreckers. mine broke and ill tell you now...if its the little clip bit that broke then dont even bother rtying to glue it as it will just break again when you put it back on.
Thats what I figured.

How do you get it off without braking it, if I pop down to the wreckers?
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Old 04-06-2004, 21:27   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Broke my interior light

You can buy them from Ford brand new for about $5. Just take it off slowly next time!! It should unclip from one end and then just come out from the other. For a brighter 'white', I just made an LED setup. I am unaware if you can buy them already made. If you do find something, can you inform us?

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Old 04-07-2004, 01:33   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Broke my interior light

The festoon globe on my AU isn't yellow, doesn't shit me, and I don't have any problem with it. Like what Xrated said, they are about $5 from a Ford dealer. Go and get it and while you're there ask them if they sell different brighter festoon globes.
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