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



Scott, I can slow down or decrease the delay for the lights to dim.
John Hervey
www.specialtauto.com


  -----Original Message-----
  From: Scott Mueller [mailto:scott.a.mueller@xxxxxxxxx]
  Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 1:08 PM
  To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Subject: 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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