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Jack / Winter Park FL
51 GMC 1/2 ton
----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Culver" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "oletrucks list" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 07, 2000 9:58 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] Brighter bulbs?
> Last night as I was cruising down the interstate, I was pulled over by a
> state trooper, who informed me that my tail lights could hardly be seen.
> This was somewhat alarming, as I had just bought all new lights and blue
> lenses, wired them up for blinkers, and thought everything was OK.
> Question: Since each tail light has one bright bulb with a single
> and one bulb with 2 filaments (one bright filamaent and one dim filament),
> how do I distribute the two brights and one dim? Right now I have the
> light on the dim one, so that the brake lights and blinkers show up much
> brighter. Any other arrangement makes either the brake lights or blinkers
> not show up, due to the brightness of the tail lights.
> I hope this makes sense to someone out there. I guess it could just be
> these small lights don't show up as compared to the bigger tail lights of
> today's cars. Is there possibly a 2-filament bulb available that has 2
> brights instead of a bright and a dim? Or am I going to have to give up
> cool original tail lights with the blue dot lenses, and take a safer
> Anyone else had this problem?
> Thanks as always!
> Smokey Culver
> '50 3600 5-window (mine)
> '56 3600 (hers)
> League City, Texas
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