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DONNIE1
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From: conover nc
Registered: Jun 2002

posted 09-21-2002 09:57 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for DONNIE1   Click Here to Email DONNIE1     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A guy at the Ford place told me that: to brighten the dash gauges., instead of the 163's., (bulbs) install 194's....have any of you heard/replaced any bulbs..thanks..db

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V8 Thumper
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From: Orange, Ca. United States of America
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posted 09-21-2002 10:08 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for V8 Thumper   Click Here to Email V8 Thumper     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Interesting... are the 194's halogen? If so, those little suckers get HOT...

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DONNIE1
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From: conover nc
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posted 09-21-2002 10:21 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for DONNIE1   Click Here to Email DONNIE1     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I will check...I don't care for the "hot" ones....thanks..donnie...66GT

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V8 Thumper
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posted 09-21-2002 10:30 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for V8 Thumper   Click Here to Email V8 Thumper     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
If they are halogen, you could (potentially) run the risk of melting the lens, or igniting something else back in there

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DONNIE1
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From: conover nc
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posted 09-21-2002 10:39 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for DONNIE1   Click Here to Email DONNIE1     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I just went over to autozone...the 194 is not the same style (brass-nipple) as 164..the 194 is not halogn; but glass/wire-contact type.....sorry for all the excitement...

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FloJoe
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From: Port Orange, FL, USA
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posted 09-21-2002 11:17 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for FloJoe   Click Here to Email FloJoe     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
So would it be ok to use them??

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