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Anyone interested in updating their instrument panel lights to 'red'?

I did this with a bulb coating years ago, it really helped preserve night vision by making the lights red-orange in color, like the newer BMWs, aircraft and submarines too. The effect was good. These are style 194 bulbs, wedge base, BMW parts guys call them 'peanut' bulbs. They push straight into the black socket things in the back of the instrument cluster, my 1972 has four.

I found a source for these, 194NA bulbs, factory coated, that will stand up to the heat! Anyone want to try a set?

The NA part stands for Natural Amber, it's used in turn signal bulbs with clear lenses to make amber flashers. Folks don't like them these days because of the 'Egg Yolk' effect, not an issue in the dash. They are closer to a red-orange than yellow.

I am ordering a box of ten to test, will post pics when they get here.

Holler with how many you might want, I'll get a group buy, get the cost down to $3-4 bucks per car?

Andy

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How can I gets in on a group buy or buy direct from mobrighta?

Fran Ferrance

Ferrance@aol.com

 

Send me an email directly, I found this message after being away from the forum for a while.  I found the box, still have quite a few bulbs left in it.

 

Have I tried the red? No, not yet, they are $4 a pair from Advance, in stock locally, but haven't tried them yet. 

 

 

i don't want to rain on your parade but ...

 

OK, then don't.  The online 'filament bulb' products are about the same as what I have, about the same price.

I support the 2002 FAQ forum, I suspect they do not.

Do what you feel is right.

 

Thanks, all!

 

Andy

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