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Re: courtesy light in '73 MGB?

Subject: Re: courtesy light in '73 MGB?
From: Paul Hunt <>
Date: Fri, 06 Dec 96 19:54:56 GMT
>>Anyone out there with a '73 B that has a courtesy light - would you 
>>please  tell me where it is supposed to mount, and possibly what 
>>color wires are connected to it?

>The courtesy light is AKA the map light. It mounts just above the 
>radio cut out.
>The wiring for it is purple ("hot", connected to the light) and 
>purple/white (ground, which connect to either/both of the door 
>When the door is opened, the swithch closes, providing a ground path 
>for the light circuit, and Voila! the map/courtesy light comes on.

You also need a ground so you can turn on the light with its 
own switch.

73 Roadster (HD&H)
75 V8 (DD)

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