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Under Dash Light

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by beefcake83, Aug 30, 2001.

  1. beefcake83

    beefcake83 1/2 ton status

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    Just found out that my Jimmy has an under dash dome light! I just assumed that there was only the two on the ceiling on the cab and topper cause the bulb was blown on it. Cool! If there's anyone else out there that didn't know about it... it's under the center by the ash tray. You'll see the fixture mounting screw along the bottom edge of the dash. Hmm, learn something new every day.

    Gary Graham
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  2. 90BlazerK5

    90BlazerK5 Registered Member

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    hahhaa! I discovered the same thing in mine last weekend as I was running the CB wiring! I guess I never had a reason to look under there before so I never noticed it. It is nice to have it though!
     
  3. Seventy4Blazer

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    yeah, i got one too, but it has never worked....
    dont need it.
    Grant

    1974 Chevy Blazer Cheyanne. but it is on 33's now, with saggy old springs. i am in Yuma Arizona if ya got any parts for me.
     
  4. Itali83

    Itali83 1/2 ton status

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    Took me probally a couple months of owning my truck to find mine. Don't feel bad [​IMG]
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  5. dyeager535

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    And if it quits working, and the bulb is bad, bend the contacts in the connector so they put more spring pressure on the bulb. I hate the "flickering floor light" syndrome.

    Really, that light only helps if you have to do some underdash work : )

    Dorian
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  6. beefcake83

    beefcake83 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah, I'm just one of those guys who likes to get everything working... also reconnected my chime box too.

    Gary Graham
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  7. BigTex

    BigTex 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah,when I found mine I was pleasantly surprised.

    "Constipated people don't give a crap!"
     

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