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1/17/11 4:52pm - Original Message: 'Side-marker light bulb replacement'
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1972 Corvette coupe 350/350. gray(org blue),black interior.

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How do I open the side-marking light to change the bulbs? Confused
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1/17/11 5:21pm - Reply: 'Side-marker light bulb replacement'
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HOWELL, NJ - USA

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1979, Targa Blue (72 Color), Pace Car rear spoiler, L88 hood, Dark blue factory interior, 525HP 406, HD 700R4, 370 gears,Steeroids, composite rear spring, TT IIs wrapped in T/A Radials.

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The sockets should twist out from the inside of the fender. Usually a 90 degree counter clockwise turn.

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1/17/11 5:22pm - Reply: 'Side-marker light bulb replacement'
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1981 Great White Shark. Red Interior, 350/190hp. PS, PB (SS), A/C CC, T-Tops, Going to remain as Stock as possible. Served three years in Active Duty Army, then Retired Air Force after 34 years! Badger State Vetts Car Club. 175,000 Original miles!!

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I am not familar with the 72.  But somebody here is!!  Do you have screwas holding the lens to the body??  Do you have openings on the ends of the lens to put the blade of a screwdriver in there??
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1/17/11 6:45pm - Reply: 'Side-marker light bulb replacement'
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1979, Targa Blue (72 Color), Pace Car rear spoiler, L88 hood, Dark blue factory interior, 525HP 406, HD 700R4, 370 gears,Steeroids, composite rear spring, TT IIs wrapped in T/A Radials.

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Should just twist out. Here's a view of a 72 side marker from the back:





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1/18/11 4:23am - Reply: 'Side-marker light bulb replacement'
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Thanks for the info. Now it can shine  around! Clap

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1/18/11 3:49pm - Reply: 'Side-marker light bulb replacement'
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They are a pain to get to, though!
 
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1/18/11 6:26pm - Reply: 'Side-marker light bulb replacement'
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York, PA - USA

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1969 daytona conv. all original 350 350 380 4 sp w/air..and hard top

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Well did ya get to the bulb yet..you have to remove the front grill to get to the socket then do the twist thing..I think they are 97 bulbs..find them anywhere ..buy the long life bulbs as they are more work than they should be to change again..
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