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turn signal bulbs #9671 Mar 13, 2:59pm Mar 13, 2:59pm
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turn signal bulbs
i read here that the front turn signal bulbs are 1156 size..well i bought a pair of hyperwhite signals and turns out the 1156 doesnt fit. on a regular 1156 the notches are horizontal..like -O-..but on the stock bulb the notches are kind of angled so i can't slip the bulb in..anyone else having this problem? anyone know any bulbs i can put in instead or someway to fix this?

Re: turn signal bulbs [Re: fusi0n] #9672 Mar 13, 3:20pm Mar 13, 3:20pm
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The M7 (Size 1156) is correct for the 2000-UP Toyota Celica turn signal... I know this sounds crazy, but all 1156 bulbs, wherever you buy them from, are the same shape - they need to be modified for installation into the 2000-up celica.

Here are three links to different discussions concerning the 1156 Turn Signal bulbs.

http://www.ecelica.com/cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=000424

http://www.ecelica.com/cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=000717

http://www.ecelica.com/cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=001373

Install is simple, just choose what connector on the bulb that you do not want, and use a nail clipper to clip that "nub" off (or using a cement wall or curb to rub it off also works well). Your bulbs will then fit correctly

This is the same technique that everyone uses to install aftermarket 1156/M7 bulbs.


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Re: turn signal bulbs [Re: isaac] #9673 Mar 13, 3:40pm Mar 13, 3:40pm

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Well said..
Using cliper is just unnecesary...
Just rubbing on ground works best..!!!

Re: turn signal bulbs #9674 Mar 14, 1:45am Mar 14, 1:45am
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Quote:
Originally posted by Red Devil:
Well said..
Using cliper is just unnecesary...
Just rubbing on ground works best..!!!
yup, i filed the little nub on concrete till it no longer existed


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