[Healeys] LED light sockets
bspidell at comcast.net
Fri Jul 13 23:51:01 MDT 2018
I'm confused. I replaced all the panel bulbs in my '67 BJ8 with LEDs from Moss. Without looking, the tach and speedo were screw-in, but don't recall what the safety and fuel gauge were, but I'm quite sure I bought them from Moss (I got 1157 equivalent LEDs for the brake/driving likes from a different source). I even got and LED for the generator warning bulb, but was advised one should use an incandescent there (although the LED seemed to work fine).
My car is pos. gnd., and except for a rebuild of the safety gauge all stock.
> On July 14, 2018 at 1:10 AM Fred Wescoe <fredwescoe at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am converting all of the lighting on my 66 BJ 8, other than headlights, to LED bulbs. So far, everything has gone fine. The improved lighting/visability is great. I now discover that the speedo and the tach are screw base bulbs, not the wedge type bulb of the fuel and combo gauge.
> Does anyone have a source for an LED wedge bulb socket that fits the speedo and tach? Or is it possible to get a screwbase LED bulb that will fit the existing sockets? Moss does not carry a socket that fits anything but the high beam and alternator warning lights.
> What "size" is the actual screw base. On line there are varity of bases and i can't tell what i need.
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