Map Light??

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Map Light??

Post by HEPROX » Sun Aug 09, 2009 7:01 pm

I am interested in mounting a "map light" in my 151...I had one in my vehicle in the Army, but I have no idea how to hook it up or where to get it...I think they were originally mounted inside of armor vehicles and we stole them from the tankers when I was a grunt....the have a little switch on it an they illuminate red....anyone help out???

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Re: Map Light??

Post by doctordirt » Tue Sep 01, 2009 7:02 am

I mounted tactical map lights from an APC in both my M151's - just as I had seen in jeeps I drove in the Army.

Passenger side dash - four drilled holes with bolts and spacers. For power I tapped into the heater blower power line. Works great.

You see them a lot at swap meets - Aberdeen, the MTA, Gilbert....

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Re: Map Light??

Post by SV2IPW » Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:09 am

Please my friend ,

if you don't want to drill any holes in your car, take a look at this idea...
http://to4x4.gr/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=86" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Map Light??

Post by Rickf » Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:32 am

As we say here, "It is all Greek to me"! Which means I don't understand a word of what was said but the pictures say it all. That is a very nice installation.


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Re: Map Light??

Post by moose53 » Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:16 pm

your eyes must be going Rick, I had no trouble reading it. It said:

REPUBLISH ....
From our good old forum republish the construction of the military lamp base (Dome Light) For M151 vehicles.
The purpose of this construction is the easy installation of the standard military vehicles lamp in a M151 so that you do not have to drill holes in the dashboard.
The text and photos below.


Jim

Very nice plans and adapter Stelios, looks great too!

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Re: Map Light??

Post by SV2IPW » Thu Sep 10, 2009 6:10 am

Thanks, guys....
I would like also to inform you that all dimencions on the plan are in milimeters.
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Re: Map Light??

Post by willy » Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:14 pm

Now you have us all fumbled what is a MM Ha Ha Ha
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Re: Map Light??

Post by svramselaar » Tue Sep 22, 2009 1:28 am

hello

i can not resist to help a inch man to get to a mm conversion site :D :lol:
(we have the same problem to convert inch in mm )
see below
http://www.industrial-enclosures.com/ht ... -inch.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

if you have a heater then you are in trouble to get the screw in at the handle side :idea:


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Re: Map Light??

Post by willy » Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:52 am

Dank je well george
I heb geen moelijkheden met MM het was een grapje. Ha Ha
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Re: Map Light??

Post by Hell On Wheels » Fri Aug 21, 2015 7:20 pm

I know this is an old post and I was bored today so I started browsing threw some old post. I like the bracket and I don't have a break machine. Has anybody made some to sale? I would like to buy three brackets. :mrgreen:
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