This past evening, I got pulled over by a local officer for having a non-functioning right rear brake light.
While he was writing me a "pink-slip" for a repair-warning only, I was allowed to get out and check the fixture...I removed the back-up (BU) lamp and put it in the brake lamp position - the bulbs were the same wattage (21W) and since the BU wasn't an issue, that seemed to be the best solution at that moment.
The "pup" officer thought that was a "neat" trick, but he still gave me the pink-slip anyways (Brownie points for him, I guess! :p ). Now, here's the question...
The bulbs in the fixture are as follows:
Back-up (BU), Brake (B) and Turn (T) have the following info on their bases:
12V 21W - PHILLIPS - 12498 (The base is silver, not copper)
Rear Marker (RM) is as follows:
12V 4W - Dr. G. Fischer - 15607 (The base is silver like the PHILLIPS bulbs...)
Running Lamp (RL) is as follows:
12V 5W 207 R5W - THORN - 1C E11 21H (The base is silver like the PHILLIPS bulbs, but the glass is a smaller diameter...is this the right bulb for this application?)
Any recommendations for where to get the replacements? Websites that you have used and YOU trust?
I intend to change ALL the bulbs due to the fact that they, probably, haven't been changed in over 11+ years and I don't want the wife getting pulled over for something like this (BTW, guess WHO was sitting in the front passenger seat during this little episode? :p )
Any help on this would be most appreciated...since I have "Fausta" parked in the yard now, I'll get this posted and read any responses later in the morning.