New to post on Hagerty. Here is the situation. Newly acquired 1957 210. Rear brake and signal lights/bulbs keep burning out in a matter of a few uses. Rear running lights never burn out. Front signal and dash indicators are ok. Using a test lamp after lamp burn outs on rear sockets shows current flow for brake lights and flashing current for blinkers. I am going to install new bulbs and test application of brake lights only… pushing the brake pedal several times and check the bulb. Then if no burn out, try the blinkers. I suspect the turning signal assembly in the steering column.
Do not want to spend a ton of money to do a restore of this car. It runs and drives great. As you can see, it has sat for a few decades. Any experience or suggestions would be appreciated.