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Re: [oletrucks] Brighter bulbs?

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Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Brighter bulbs?
From: "Terry S. Glines" <ace0027@attglobal.net>
Date: Sun, 07 May 2000 22:55:45 -0500
    As Jack already mentioned Ron Franis Wire Works makes a brighter blub, but
there is one more thing you might look at. You mentioned you installed new
lights? Was the inside painted black? Painting them Silver or even white will
brighten them up. I have also seen people line the inside with foil.

Terry & Ace

Charles Culver wrote:

> 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 dot
> lenses, wired them up for blinkers, and thought everything was OK.
> Question:  Since each tail light has one bright bulb with a single filament,
> 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 tail
> 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 that
> 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 my
> cool original tail lights with the blue dot lenses, and take a safer route?
> Anyone else had this problem?
> Thanks as always!
> Smokey Culver
> '50 3600 5-window (mine)
> '56 3600 (hers)
> League City, Texas
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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