Help with footwell lighting please

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  1. MrJLR

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    So, I want to add footwell lighting to my 68 Barracuda.
    It is an automatic with a center console.
    Although technically "wrong", I want to mod in the footwell lights that B bodies had. Like these...

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    But all I can find are the bezels! ?
    I cant find the sockets or the correct bulbs.
    Anybody know the missing pieces?

    Jeff
     
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    65 Dartman FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    I can check the bulb numbers shortly. I am considering using a more flat housing to mount on my kick panels. I will take a picture shortly
     
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    • MrJLR

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      Thanks guys.....problem solved
      Everything is on order!
      (FBBO)

      Jeff
       
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      Big_John In my defense, I was left unsupervised.

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      I think you could use generic tail light sockets. Any good parts store should have an assortment.
       
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      • MrJLR

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        Well, it needs to "pop into" the chrome bezels, but FBBO pointed me to an Ebay link for the exact right part....
        Gonna "look" original unless you really know yer Mopars!

        Jeff
         
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        • autoxcuda

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          they are large in diameter. Will take up most of the height of the exposed top fiberglass strip area. I’d think you’d have to mount them in the lower carpeted area of the console to get angle you’d too. Just an idea.

          Also, Factory a-bodies with light group had passenger map light turn on with the door switch.

          You could add a 2nd bulb housing to the drivers side pretty easily.

          [SOLD] - 1969 Barracuda OEM Map Light switch with harness

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          • MrJLR

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            That's actually the plan!
             
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            • 65 Dartman

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              Or use something like these 87E5B883-894C-4D36-837F-911F64031BE1.jpeg

              they are Mopar but from what I don’t know

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              • RustyRatRod

                RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

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                I just found some from a Buick on ebay and added them under the dash on each side. They work good.
                 
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                  The factory Map lamp set-up is great in my car!

                  No need for more lighting IMO!

                  I agree with Post #6, Only even the driver side is just fine for bad eyes!
                   
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