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Re: MGA Fog Lamp wiring assistance needed

To: Steve Morris <>
Subject: Re: MGA Fog Lamp wiring assistance needed
From: Bud Krueger <>
Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2001 11:05:05 -0400

   It's easy to obtain the bullet connectors, etc., from British Wiring.  Our 
Ed Kaler ( is a rep for them and can help you get the parts
you need.

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
> fit.
> Otherwise, I need  to order a selection of male and female connectors.
> not enough to justify shipping, so I'll have to find something else I
> need, too!
> Thanks,
> Steve
> Steve Morris     Avon, Ohio
> 1958 MGA 1500    Red/Black
> NAMGAR #5987     BuckAyes Ohio Chapter
> LoCo Brits       <mailto:>

Bud Krueger

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