Need size and wattage of fluorescent bulb in South Park. Thanks! Tom
These are standard bulbs. Take it out and go to Home Depot with it in hand. I think it's 18"
Be sure to replace the ballast... They are notorious for failing on sterns. Ballast is around $15 at Home Depot. If your ballast is bad it will just blow the bulb again right away.
After you replace it, I hope you are not disappointed. There is a lot of glare from that light on the playfield glass. So I removed it. Probably why yours was missing in the first place.
I wrapped my bulb a couple times w/ paper, cuts the brightness down to match other games in the row. Also made a couple of white foamcore board pieces to fit top and bottom in backbox at 45 degree angle across the width of the box. Evens out the illumination at top and bottom.
My south park has a diffuser that came with it. It's clear on one side but has mirrored print on the other. Slides over the tube. Seems to spread the light out much more evenly. Couldn't say of it was factory or after market
That diffuser sounds really cool! Could you send a picture of it? I wonder where you can get one of those at?
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