Hacking Replaceing ribbon cable for DS Lite

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Is it possible to replace just the ribbon cable on the DS lite? I see a couple listing on eBay for ribbon cables, but that might be for the original DS so I'm not sure. The top screen powers on, but there's no picture. Sometimes if I jiggle it just right it'll flash a little bit then go back to white. So I think maybe the actual screen is still fine, it's just the connection.

Assuming that is possible, what is the easiest procedure to do? I'm looking at three options right now:

1) replace just the ribbon cable
PRO: probably cheapest
CON: don't know yet

2) buy a replacent screen from DealExtreme
PRO: easy to find the replacement part
CON: have to desolder/resolder the speaker wires

3) buy another broken DS to salvage for parts.
PRO: Extra parts in case something else get's messed up
CON: getting one on eBay for cheap is a crapshoot, top screen might still be broken anyway
 
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