RE: [DMCForum] Re: Interior lights (grrr....)
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RE: [DMCForum] Re: Interior lights (grrr....)



The delay works on a lot of the cars out there and is in fact an item that
is judged in the car shows.

Scott

-----Original Message-----
From: cruznmd [mailto:racuti1@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 11:36 AM
To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DMCForum] Re: Interior lights (grrr....)


Yes, the delay circuit is factory item. You're one of the few people
I know whose delay still works.

Rich A.

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Andrew <aos+yahoo@xxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 11 May 2004, thebrave65 wrote:
>
> > I can answer your second question: try autolumination.com.  The
bulb
> > sizes for the interior are 1.5"x2" (festoon type).  The hood is
1.5" 
> > and the trunk is 1.75".  Very resaonable prices for LED's.
>
> A couple of comments about these LEDs for interior lights...
>
> 1.  They're very dim.  They do not provide nearly as much light as
the
> incandescent lights.  I find that they do not provide me enough
light to
> be particularly useful.
>
> 2.  They're very directed.  They light up mainly directly below
themselves
> and do not have much spill into the rest of the car.
>
> 3.  They don't provide enough resistance for the delay circuit.  If
you
> simply replace both interior lights with these, you'll find that
they
> never turn off when you close the doors.  You'll need to write in a
> resistor to make the delay circuit work again.
>
> 3b.  Our cars do have a delay circuit on the interior lights,
right?  Mine
> does.  I've never heard anyone else mention it, though, so
hopefully it's
> not something done by a PO.
>
> -andrew




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