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Re: Courtesy Lights

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Subject: Re: Courtesy Lights
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 09:07:41 -0700
Hmmm, my 66 B already has door jamb switches. They have multiple coats of
paint on them, and I always assumed they were original. Admittedly they
don't DO anything...

on 10/26/04 11:01 PM, Douglas Gaither at wrote:

> Okay,
> So I was a little giddy and went ahead and purchased the "Courtesy
> Lights" kit from VB.  I realize after seeing it that I paid way too
> much for this.  So, I'm installing it into a '66B.  I've drilled a hole
> for the switch in the door jamb.  But it seems I've drilled into one
> side of a 'box' that is about 5 inches deep.  Of course the kit was a
> generic type with no instructions.  So, now I've got a problem with
> attaching a nut on the other side of the switch to hold it in place.  I
> think I could "dremel" an access hole into the footwell that would not
> only accommodate the wiring but allow access for a wrench to tighten
> the nut.  Or I could try drilling an even larger hole in the far side
> of the box so I could use a ratchet (although this seems like the hard
> way).
> Has anyone else tried to install one of these kits in a Mark I MGB?
> Doug


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
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