Blue plastic lenses in dashboard pod removal

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Re: Blue plastic lenses in dashboard pod removal

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:22 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Yes I agree they should be fine but before they go in mine I am going to double check . Them little eastern promise lot can be a little on the really good or OMG who or what did they use to make that .

They probably will work OK, but I question how long they will last. After all, they only cost 99p for ten including shipping from China!
But then my LEDs weren't that much more expensive and they're still going strong. :D
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Re: Blue plastic lenses in dashboard pod removal

Postby Jasonmarie » Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:14 pm

All I have a thought I wonder if I can wire up as a night light ? Erm will have to think this one out ........
Your a bad influence Mr 2.8i .
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Re: Blue plastic lenses in dashboard pod removal

Postby pbar » Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:57 am

The only slight concern I have as regards to the heat is that previously the blue covers would have kept the heat in and therefore kept it away from elsewhere. Whereas now, even though the bulbs are still 3W, the heat will be allowed to spread.

You are right to keep on eye on it for that reason Jason. Hopefully it will not be an issue, I shouldn't think so to be honest :)

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Re: Blue plastic lenses in dashboard pod removal

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:31 pm

pbar wrote:The only slight concern I have as regards to the heat is that previously the blue covers would have kept the heat in and therefore kept it away from elsewhere. Whereas now, even though the bulbs are still 3W, the heat will be allowed to spread.

You are right to keep on eye on it for that reason Jason. Hopefully it will not be an issue, I shouldn't think so to be honest :)


Yes your right paul as it can really cause some issues , I could not believe how much heat the radio / cassette kick out and that’s why there are them air holes I thought it’s because there use to be a speaker but it’s for letting the heat out .
In the old days my Nan would say “ put the telly on so it warms up “ that’s true .

Yes I will do a test and see what we get .
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Re: Blue plastic lenses in dashboard pod removal

Postby pbar » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:02 am

Jasonmarie wrote:
In the old days my Nan would say “ put the telly on so it warms up “ that’s true .

Yes I will do a test and see what we get .


Ahh, that made me smile Jason, the telly warming up :) It was so true. Proper TV's back then, it was an event to sit together and watch something, all become so mundane now.

Will look forward with much interest to see your results on the bulbs.

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Re: Blue plastic lenses in dashboard pod removal

Postby Jasonmarie » Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:14 pm

Yes now adays Paul the tv freezes or losing signal , but very true we all had Sunday dinner then sat around the tv for the Sunday movie what was real funny stuff like peter sellers doing the pink panther films .
There was no sex , no violence & no bad language. Good old English films , could include the great Carry on films .
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