What kinds of light bulbs?

Asked by Oct 25, 2011 at 03:41 PM about the 1965 Dodge Dart

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1965 4 dr. Looking for the correct wattage that would go into the tail lights
and the head light. I just was given the car and don't really know much about it. any
clue??? also if i wanted to upgrade the lights to LED, would that be possible?

3 Answers

85

Sweetwater Auto Wrecking is a Mopar yard in Spring Valley, Ca. Ask for Mark the Shark and tell him Dave sent you. (The guy that bought the yellow/black '65 Dart GT from him) 619-475-1005 You're welcome, good luck!

55

Hi, the tail light bulbs are 1157 and the head lights are available at any auto parts store. LED lights are not an upgrade because they don't give off enough light to see from the back. Remember the tail lights were designed for the light to reflect back into the base then out and with an LED light, they don't do that. If you don't want to get rear ended, stick with the standard bulbs.

9,545

There are 1157 replacement LED bulbs that are supposed to work with the older units. They do NOT. Trust me. I know. Stick with the bright 1157 bulbs. They work well. Sylvania makes one lot, I know. For the headlamps, you have many choices for the standard 7 inch round lamps. I have used, and LOVED, the HELLA Vision Plus lights (Yes, they are DOT approved) with the PIIA ultra white H-3 bulbs. You will need an adapter kit to make them work, but it only takes about 15 minutes to install, and NO cutting of the factory harness. best of all, it removes the heavy draw of the lamps from the ancient wiring, so is much safer all around.

Your Answer:

Dart

Looking for a Used Dart in your area?

CarGurus has 6,580 nationwide Dart listings starting at $3,999.

ZIP:

Dodge Dart Experts

  • #1
    Bob Beaman
    Reputation
    120
  • #2
    Warren0007
    Reputation
    110
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    110
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Charger
327 Great Deals out of 31,991 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
310 Great Deals out of 39,695 listings starting at $1,312
Used Chevrolet Malibu
604 Great Deals out of 50,816 listings starting at $600

Used Cars For Sale

2016 Dodge Dart For Sale
66 Great Deals out of 2,156 listings starting at $7,800
2015 Dodge Dart For Sale
92 Great Deals out of 2,184 listings starting at $4,995
2014 Dodge Dart For Sale
28 Great Deals out of 731 listings starting at $5,995
2013 Dodge Dart For Sale
54 Great Deals out of 1,458 listings starting at $3,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.