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Re: MGA Fog Lamp wiring assistance needed

To: Steve Morris <>, "MG List" <>
Subject: Re: MGA Fog Lamp wiring assistance needed
From: Bob Shaw <>
Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 07:50:56 -0500
At 11:19 PM -0400 4/7/01, Steve Morris wrote:
>Hi gang,
>Nice weather here in northern Ohio today, so I finally got around to
>installing the fog lamp I got for Christmas on my MGA. I need some wiring
>assistance from anyone who might be familiar with this lamp.
>I ordered the Moss #162-800 Fog Lamp assembly through Jeff. I knew the
>wiring harness for the headlamps contained the pigtail for the fog lamp,
>but I made the assumption that there was enough to reach the fog lamp.
>Nope, just the male bullet connector. The Moss, VB, and SF catalogs show
>the wiring in the fog lamp, one to the bulb, and I'm assuming one for the
>ground. Were there supposed to be wires with the lamp assembly?
>I know that the lamp wire is red with a yellow tracer. However, I don't
>have any bullet connectors or the double ended connector to hook up my
>short jumper wire. Anyone have a suggestion as to what to look for
>locally that mates with the bullet connector? I don't think my local auto
>parts chain is going to have a mating piece. I thought a boat trailer
>connector was the same, but it is slightly smaller, so the bullet won't

If you are going to wire both to run at the same time, It might be 
wise to buy a relay and wire that into the system. A little extra 
protection against meltdowns.
Bob Shaw
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