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      Now I know why I didn't get any responses...I had assumed the cover for this bulb had more to it and included wires. Once I removed the bulb it proved to be a very easy installation. I only had to work a wire under eachcontact and gasket.

      Here is a link to the bulbs and resistors I bought off Amazon:
      https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B019RAIKQY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

      https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00L4V9ECY/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

      So I was able to complete the front and rear lights for just under $50 = $40 for the bulbs and $8 for the resistors.
      I really like the look and these bulbs have black bases. Many of the others for signals have yellow bases that look cruddy. It is hard to tell from the photos but these are at least 50% brighter than the originals. They also have a snug fit. I will update if these have troubles.

       
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      Now I know why I didn't get any responses...I had assumed the cover for this bulb had more to it and included wires. Once I removed the bulb it proved to be a very easy installation. I only had to work a wire under eachcontact and gasket.

      Here is a link to the bulbs and resistors I bought off Amazon:
      https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B019RAIKQY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

      https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00L4V9ECY/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

      So I was able to complete the front and rear lights for just under $50 = $40 for the bulbs and $8 for the resistors.
      I really like the look and these bulbs have black bases. Many of the others for signals have yellow bases that look cruddy. It is hard to tell from the photos but these are at least 50% brighter than the originals. They also have a snug fit. I will update if these have troubles.

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      Using the Amazon links above, I did this exact upgrade. My installation involved drilling two 3/32 inch holes in the twist out connectors right next to the metal tabs and then soldered on the wires. Using flux made the solder flow easily. The red wires should be soldered on the inside (more towards the center) of the metal tabs. The other step I took was to glue in the bulbs using some woodworking glue. I also used a little sealant around the drilled wire holes. You don't want one of these bulbs to pop out per previous posts on this subject. It is a nightmare to get a loose one out of the light housing. When reinstalling the bulb fixtures, I first fed the resistor in behind the light housing, then fed in the bulb part. I used a large screwdriver to carefully lever the bulb housing tight. I then velcroed the resistor underneath the metal bracket. I had to re-remove one bulb setup and rotate the bulb it as it was in backwards.
       

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