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Old 03-03-2011, 09:52 PM
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Default Re: liscense plate lights?

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Idk why cops pull you over for this. It's by far the dumbest reason to pull someone over in my opinion. If they need to read your plate, they have spotlights.
They do it because it is the law.
They enforce laws.
It is not difficult to understand.
Plates are to be lit so people can identify a vehicle in case of an accident or a crime.
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Old 03-03-2011, 09:59 PM
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Its probably a 168 or 194 bulb. Commonly found at every auto parts store, walmart, and hardware store. Do not go to a dealership for a lightbulb unless you really like it up the ass.
I about fell over when I read the end of this post hahaha too funny and I agree lol.
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Old 03-03-2011, 10:38 PM
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I got pulled over about a year ago for the same reason. Cop gave me a warning and started staring at my truck asking about the color. At night my truck looks either gray or silver depending on the light. Went to Walmart and got the lights replaced them and one of the hOlders broke. I think it was like 20 buck for the holders at ford.
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Old 03-03-2011, 11:12 PM
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Default Re: liscense plate lights?

I've probably got a box of those bulbs in the garage...
I should have led plug-ins for them too, seems like it's a 168 or 194 t10 base bulb.

Any auto parts store or WallyWorld will have the bulbs for about $3.00 a pair.

Good led's should run about $6.00 a pair shipped... I'm biased to led's, they'll last a lot longer & give cleaner, non-yellowish looking light.
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Old 03-04-2011, 12:32 AM
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Yeah go led. Thats what I've got and its way better then that ugly yellow.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:10 AM
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I got pulled over about a year ago for the same reason. Cop gave me a warning and started staring at my truck asking about the color. At night my truck looks either gray or silver depending on the light. Went to Walmart and got the lights replaced them and one of the hOlders broke. I think it was like 20 buck for the holders at ford.

I think im looking for the holders hes talking about, i didnt see any way to pull the light bulb outta the fixture, but i could pull the fixture outta the connector or wire its connected to.
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Old 03-04-2011, 06:36 AM
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I think im looking for the holders hes talking about, i didnt see any way to pull the light bulb outta the fixture, but i could pull the fixture outta the connector or wire its connected to.

No, the bulb WILL come out. I thought the same thing, but all I had to do was grip the bulb really tight and yank it out. My bulbs were stuck in pretty good, but at least from my knowledge, it WILL come out.
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Old 03-04-2011, 08:11 AM
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Dont get blue tag lights. I just got pulled over the other day for having them, But like everyone else says, its really just a reason to pull you over in hopes of finding something else.
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Old 03-05-2011, 12:49 AM
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Dont get blue tag lights. I just got pulled over the other day for having them, But like everyone else says, its really just a reason to pull you over in hopes of finding something else.

Wow, sorry to hear That buddy but thanks for the tip!

and ima take care of my lights tomorrow thanks for the help guys, ill post back when completed =D
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