Does anyone know where I can obtain radio display bulbs for my 1996 3000 GT?

tommy1951
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Asked by tommy1951 Nov 19, 2012 at 08:28 PM about the 1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2 Dr SL Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The original cassette/stereo radio (Infinity amp/2 DIN) display backlight has finally given up the ghost.  Replaced the original bulbs with new 6.5 V bulbs that could fit the bulb holders, but the display is now very dim.  Apparently the original bulbs are a lower voltage.  I need to find the correct type bulbs that were identical to the originals, both in design and voltage to get the proper brightness.  I may be able to find the bulbs in a junked radio at a salvage yard, but the age of the bulbs would be a concern even if they still worked initially.  Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

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DavidH25
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Radio Shack is really good at finding obscure items like that. If you are lucky enough to get a clerk that will put a little effort in it. Or Google the manufacturer and get an address to write them a snail-mail letter.

DavidH25
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Check this out tommy.........http://techtalk.parts-express.com/showthread.php?221052-Infinity-ps12

tommy1951
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Thanks for your responses. I will follow up with the leads you've provided, and let you know what I find.

DavidH25
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please do

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