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center console question #255111 Aug 20, 3:58pm Aug 20, 3:58pm
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center console question
i looked up the neon tube center console install and thought id give it a try, but the 6" bulb i bought was a little too bulky on the ends, and wont fit, anything i can do to fix it, or maybe...would a 4 inch work?

Re: center console question [Re: zalmero] #255112 Aug 20, 4:00pm Aug 20, 4:00pm
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I had the same problem. You are placing it behind the black plastic piece that contains the AC and Rear Defrost button, right?

I tried that, and it was still very snug, so I just took a metal file and filed off some of the back side so it would fit in there.

Unfortunately, I didn't file enough off, and the neon tube was still being bent a little, and the next day, it snapped.


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Re: center console question [Re: slidr] #255113 Aug 20, 4:11pm Aug 20, 4:11pm
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thanks man...ill start filing now

Re: center console question [Re: zalmero] #255114 Aug 20, 4:44pm Aug 20, 4:44pm
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umm...this filing thing aint working out...any other suggestions?

Re: center console question [Re: zalmero] #255115 Aug 20, 6:21pm Aug 20, 6:21pm
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You have a dremel tool?


You could gently take a hacksaw to it also. You just need something to make a groove in the plastic for the neon or whatever you are putting in there to fit.


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Re: center console question [Re: slidr] #255116 Aug 23, 3:15pm Aug 23, 3:15pm
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I used a few bulbs that I bought from radio shack.. How Do U like?

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Re: center console question [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #255117 Aug 23, 7:31pm Aug 23, 7:31pm
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^^^Warren, explain to me how you did that. Clear on the left, red in the middle, and another clear on the right. That is so bad ass! Awesome work! thumbsup


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Re: center console question [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #255118 Aug 23, 7:34pm Aug 23, 7:34pm
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Originally Posted by DSGB4LYF23
I used a few bulbs that I bought from radio shack.. How Do U like?


Cool thumbsup

Re: center console question [Re: Sancho] #255119 Aug 23, 7:36pm Aug 23, 7:36pm
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I told you Zalmero, you have to find those Optix ones. The other neons are too fuckin big! I checked 2 Autozones and 3 Pep Boys and couldn't find them. I might have to order. You know if the Pep Boys in El Cajon sells them? confused


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