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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 18th, 06, 07:35 AM Thread Starter
 
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Question cigar,cigerette lighter,difference

Hey guys what is the difference between a cigar and cigerette lighter I need the cigerette lighter housing for my 68 the part that the lighter slides in.A guy on ebay has one and is selling it as a cigar lighter will this fit mine it is in the dash above the ignition switch.I have not been able to find these at the parts houses thanks jeff
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 18th, 06, 08:20 AM
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As I remember the only difference was the part that plugged in. The cigar version used a heavier NiChrome wire that took forever to heat up (which is good because it stay hot long enough to light bulky tight wrapped cigars). I don't think this was a factory option, but was offered more as a dealer upgrade.


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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 18th, 06, 09:03 AM
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Re: cigar,cigerette lighter,difference

Is the Tiparillo somewhere in between?
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