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Procrastinator’s Parking Light Hack

Audi TT parking light bulbs are expensive at the stealership and not conveniently available otherwise. After one of mine burned out and a week went by I got some cheap bulbs at Advanced Auto Parts. They needed a little modification with cutting pliers and a file to make them fit :-)

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So these are them.  #3893's
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So these are them. #3893's
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On the left is OEM.  #3893 is on the right.
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On the left is OEM. #3893 is on the…
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So get your file out and persude one of the tabs off!
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So get your file out and persude one…
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There ya go.  Only one tab left.
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There ya go. Only one tab left.
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With only one tab it will fit.
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With only one tab it will fit.
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The bulb fits snuggly in the socket so one tab is plenty.
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The bulb fits snuggly in the socket …
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Put a liitle dielectric grease on the dang thing.
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Put a liitle dielectric grease on th…
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See the hole?  Put it back in there!
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See the hole? Put it back in there!
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Done
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Done
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