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Old 04-07-2002, 11:09 PM
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no, heheheh, you get to have some fun(in the most sarcastic of all meanings possible). If you want to replace ALL your lights, your gonna need more than just a couple. There are two separate lights, possibly three, that light up the acc unit. They are simple enough to replace. Now for the fun part, all the switches around the acc unit are run off fiber-optics, run off a single light bulb. This same light bulb lights up the underside of your a/c vents(that part of my car is defunct, a whole nother story). This light bulb is located in the very back of the console. It will look like a black box with a bunch of wires running out of it. It is much easier if you take out the acc unit to get to, but if you do take it out, it takes ALOT of time to fit back in correctly so it fits flush with your wood trim. You may want to ask yourself if this is worth it if you have lighting already. You risk melting the plastic, and majorly screwing up the alignment of the wood trim. however, blue would look really cool....lol Also be carefull with the fiber optic lines, they are very fragile and break easily if you bend them too much, or at least mine do. Good luck, and if you want a picture of what your about to get into shoot me an email
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Old 04-08-2002, 02:03 AM
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The backlighting for the buttons on the ACC is fiberoptic. A filiment, sometime two (depends on which switch) runs to each switch. All the filiments come together deep in the dash. I'm not sure where the light source bulb is located.

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Old 04-08-2002, 10:30 PM
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ok i got my new blue guage bulbs in and wow! What a difference in my opinion. Instead of just lighting up the top halves of my guages the white parts of the whole guages glow like indiglo ones. It makes them a lot easier to see and looks great. Now im just on to the acc panel ones and shifter ones.
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Old 04-09-2002, 10:21 PM
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does anyone know where the actual bulbs that light up the ac controls etc are?? i see a lot of crap in there but i cant find the actual little bulbs. Any help? Thanks,
Zack
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Old 04-10-2002, 08:22 PM
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anyone??
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Old 04-10-2002, 09:36 PM
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patience patience.... on my W126 the bulbs plug right into the back of the acc unit, could be differant on yours though
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