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Old 08-31-2006, 06:14 PM   #1
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didn't know they changed it where you have to actually take the lamp all the way out to change a bulb what'* the reasoning for this?


PS. I never changed the bulb after that, just too much work
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I really don't know the reason for this design. Maybe this design lends itself to being more water resistant. I know it can be a pita. Weren't the previous class Bonnevilles similar? I think they were, no?
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I really don't know the reason for this design. Maybe this design lends itself to being more water resistant. I know it can be a pita. Weren't the previous class Bonnevilles similar? I think they were, no?
ya kinda, it was a PITA to change the bulb in the car on the 96-99'* espically the center tail, it needs to come the entire way off to change bulbs, the 92-95 you can access the bulbs but good luck getting your hand in there to get a handle on to actually change them
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Pat i had no problm changing my bulbs in my car.

may be i have monkey hands or something
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Maybe this design lends itself to being more water resistant.
only reason I can think of also,

1993'* right about changing out the center bulbs out of 92-95, the outer tails are easy though, 96-99 yea you do have to take out the center only reason I know this cause I was thinking of converting my rear end but trashed the idea.
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Default tail lights

hah i actually just got pulled over for my tail lightr being out last night!! $54 fine! can you believe that? thats NJ for you.

the best part is that I actually had the replacement bulb right on my passenger seat too that i bought the day before!! I was going to replace the bulb tonight, but its a little rainy and crappy out -- and now that i know it isnt as simple as popping the new bulb in from the trunk compartment.. i'll let it wait for the weekend!!
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$54 fine! can you believe that? thats NJ for you.
the best part is that I actually had the replacement bulb right on my passenger seat
Sorry to hear that, the cop could have shown some leniency on the deal. I usually replace bulbs in sets, but thats me. If you need help with that tail lamp replacement give a shout over here.
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mista, its really not that bad to change them. whats a few screws
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mista, its really not that bad to change them. whats a few screws
I know, I get that lazy and unmotivated especailly now that it'* getting cold out the light illuminates but the passeger sides bulb closes to the inner taillamp doesn't have the brake light illuminate (it does bother me a lot) I have bulbs for it just need motivation

maybe I'll have to move to NJ to get it
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