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Old 12-11-2017, 05:44 AM
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thats funny...... i dont think you need any other head lights with these lights, they are super bright if i ever need to go racing through the swiss alps
it could happen
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Old 01-19-2018, 09:22 PM
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man have i been lazy when it comes to the MGA....i did spend oodles of time polishing corvette wheels though



.....saw this at the auto store and thought i would try it and turns out i like it.



it polished very nicely and has a microfiber top buffing layer





i think i have figured out the routing of the lights i don't want to tuck it directly behind the bracket because i don't want it to rub on the front of the car and abrade the paint. and the wire loom isnt long enough so i went out and bought some dorman black ones



new routing path





hopefully this weekend i can wrap this project up

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Old 01-21-2018, 10:58 PM
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i have to tell you these wheel dollies are wonderful it makes it so easy to position the car for access to where ever, i wish i had gotten them 20yrs ago



loom wiring it doesnt touch any painted surface





one advantage to doing this for a long time is you accumulate stuff like when i made the wire harness for the 37...



so lets grab some #12 gauge wire and lets make a new power supply...it took longer to think about how i wanted to do it then to actually do it...

fused power supply


stuck in to wire loom





spliced into some red wire


wire tied to battery supply


and popping up through into the engine compartment

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Old 01-22-2018, 11:27 PM
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remember the goal here is no new holes and it has to be completely independent of the new wiring harness

so this goes through the grommet for the capillary pipe and is wrapped in tape and through a plastic tubing inside of the grommet



the routing through the engine compartment, using an existing hole for the bracket





wire tie to keep it nice and tight



and it pops out the front near the other looms




and where the hook up will happen




and i think the MGA is marking its territory
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Old 03-05-2018, 03:02 AM
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to make up for lost posts

spent 90 minutes tying everything together and we have lights....i still need another feet of wire loom and to zip tie every thing nice and neat


where you have a union and connections you can use a larger section of loom to put everything in and then it gets tucked up nice and tight to the inside of the fender



and i have light its pretty awesome these puppies are pretty bright



and the switch even liiuminates when it is turned on



later today after i get the extra loom wire i will finish the job!

now to design and make a custom made tow ring for one of the front brackets
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Old 03-05-2018, 03:03 AM
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and done with tying up the wire loom







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mid 40s and sunny outside , time to take the car out of hibernation.....around here a 25 minute drive is only about 5 miles. this area really sucks for classic cars

those wheel dollies really work well



heres the final finished photos of the front lights






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Wow, looks great!
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now to find a race, it looks ready to go and excellent
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well how was your drive? Car turned out really nice.
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