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Cub 154 Oil Light Holder

Postby bookman51 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:02 pm

I need a new oil light holder for my cub 154. I did an Internet search and could not find one at Bobs, Steiners or Yesterdays Tractors. Does anyone sell them or does anyone know if they are a standard item I might get at NAPA? Thanks

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Re: Cub 154 Oil Light Holder

Postby Eugene » Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:47 pm

Measure the hole diameter.

Lots of products available. Search using 12V red panel light, or flush mounted snap in 12V socket with red bulb. Actually your auto parts store may have one hanging on the wall or their display rack.

Edit: https://www.delcity.net/store/Incandesc ... gL_LvD_BwE

But there are a lot more out there.
I have an excuse. CRS.

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Re: Cub 154 Oil Light Holder

Postby bookman51 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:09 pm

Eugene, Thanks, I will check tomorrow when I go into town.

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Re: Cub 154 Oil Light Holder

Postby bookman51 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:42 pm

Eugene, Well not quite so easy. It is no longer available from Case-IH. I went to four auto parts stores before I found a socket that might work and then it is just one wire. I either have to solder a ground wire on it or take my chances that it grounds through the frame good enough. I am taking a look at the old socket and see if there is something I can do too fix it. A wire broke off inside it and it is not staying in the socket....after 49 years I guess it is due. Thanks.

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Re: Cub 154 Oil Light Holder

Postby Greg Armstrong » Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:31 pm

Go to this URL and click "show products" ...maybe find what you need.
https://www.mouser.com/Mobile/Optoelect ... hyZ1z0wae7

EDIT:
This might be closer to correct:
https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/VC ... 52benNU%3d

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Re: Cub 154 Oil Light Holder

Postby indy61 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:23 am

I'm not sure but it looks like this harness includes the bulb socket.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/DASH-WIRING-HA ... SwcgNZEj3X

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Re: Cub 154 Oil Light Holder

Postby Jim Becker » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:23 am

Terminology is a little messy here. The harness includes what indy61 (and I and nearly anyone else) call a socket. It is just the "back side" of a lamp. It snaps into another piece, which IH called a "socket assembly". There were two versions of the socket assembly, with the late fitting a slightly larger hole than the early. Both versions of the socket assembly have been discontinued. A lot of sources have a substitute for the later version, which is a complete lamp assembly with a short lead.

What exactly are you needing? The socket that is on the harness, or the socket assembly? If the socket assembly, which version (27/32 hole in dash or 29/32 hole in dash)?

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Re: Cub 154 Oil Light Holder

Postby indy61 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:18 pm

Hamilton Bobs also has this, which I assume snaps into the factory dash "socket assembly" and harness connector.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/352400807351?rmvSB=true

Steiner has this which may be a suitable replacement.

https://www.steinertractor.com/ABC3972D ... t-Red-Lens


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