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Mine came wjth the map light as well as the trunk and underhood lights. I didn't rralize they were a rare item. I have seen many on other cars over the years.

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the underdash lights, you could also get from a bronco truck and the cougar.

 

the 71-72 cars should have to connector for them in the kick wells.

 

the map light is only a bolt on on the 71 cars for 72 they changed the dash harness and it was no longer part of the standard package, its a pain to install a map light on the newer cars if it never had one.

 

the trunk and hood lights lot of people installed aftermarket ones, i have a after market trunk light and had a hood light but i ditched it when i replaced the hood.

 

in recent years restoring the map light became possible with repop lenses and bodies.

 

i restored a map light for my car, only to discover the problem with 72s and the dash harness and i ended up trading it to a friend :(.

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What does "convenience package" exactly include in '73 model?

I have a light somewhere in the passenger side area. I'll take a pic tomorrow.

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I have the trunk, under hood and under dash lights as well as the seat back release and map light. The car has the convenience group. Just FYI.

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Ok...great news! Don has hooked me up with a map light! And even told me how to install it... I just need the matching 3-pin connector. I'm pretty sure I can buy these at Napa or something but can't seem to find it online. Anybody send me a link? Oh...here's a picture from eddy's post of what the connection looks like...it's just the standard Ford connector.

 

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Ok...great news! Don has hooked me up with a map light! And even told me how to install it... I just need the matching 3-pin connector. I'm pretty sure I can buy these at Napa or something but can't seem to find it online. Anybody send me a link? Oh...here's a picture from eddy's post of what the connection looks like...it's just the standard Ford connector.

 

 

 

Thanks,

 

John

 

John,

 

Take a look at the wire harness you have. That connector you need may already be there. I had a 73 Mach 1 in college that I installed a map light in. I took off the blanking plate from my center dash and the connector was already there. I simply plugged it in and it worked great.

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Try Del City Trailer Connectors for your molded connector.

 

Perfect...only a couple of dollars and free shipping...can't beat that!

 

As soon as I get it out of painting I will look as Steve suggested to make sure it's not already there. Now I have all the bases covered...great help from all my friends here!

 

Thanks!

 

John

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Try Del City Trailer Connectors for your molded connector.

 

Perfect...only a couple of dollars and free shipping...can't beat that!

 

As soon as I get it out of painting I will look as Steve suggested to make sure it's not already there. Now I have all the bases covered...great help from all my friends here!

 

Thanks!

 

John

 

Ummm..I think it is orders over $99 that have free shipping.

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I used a 4 pin trailer connector, there's a tbteas on here that I posted with pictures and the wiring details, I'll look when I get home an post it up.

 

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here is the link I found it, its has a Picture and the wiring diagram.

 

http://www.7173mustangs.com/thread-1971-map-light-wiring?pid=133044#pid133044

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the map light is only a bolt on on the 71 cars for 72 they changed the dash harness and it was no longer part of the standard package' date=' its a pain to install a map light on the newer cars if it never had one.[/quote']

 

Are you absolutely sure about that?

 

I decided to use the map light from my recent parts haul in my '71 based on this (and a similar comment in another forum that stated that the '71s supposedly all have the same wiring harness P/N), and spent an hour taking apart the dash looking for the plug - with no success.

 

I did find an unused Fasten Seat Belt light plug in the harness, but no map light plug anywhere.

 

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I think it depends on the build date, I think late 71' they changed the harness.

 

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I think it depends on the build date, I think late 71' they changed the harness.

 

Exactly the opposite, in my case - mine was kicked out of the Metuchen plant on November 28, 1970.

 

Early car, NJ built - either of significance? (And by that, I'm not asking whether it's a pile of nuclear Soylent Green either).

 

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the map light is only a bolt on on the 71 cars for 72 they changed the dash harness and it was no longer part of the standard package' date=' its a pain to install a map light on the newer cars if it never had one.[/quote']

 

Are you absolutely sure about that?

 

I decided to use the map light from my recent parts haul in my '71 based on this (and a similar comment in another forum that stated that the '71s supposedly all have the same wiring harness P/N), and spent an hour taking apart the dash looking for the plug - with no success.

 

I did find an unused Fasten Seat Belt light plug in the harness, but no map light plug anywhere.

 

-Kurt

 

Where was a plug for the fasten seat belt light hidden ?

They didn't have that " fasten seat belt " light until Jan 1 of 1972

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Where was a plug for the fasten seat belt light hidden ?

They didn't have that " fasten seat belt " light until Jan 1 of 1972

 

The plug was right behind the area of the dash where the "Fasten Seat Belt" warning light would be.

 

Don't tell me - I've got a 1972 wiring harness in my '71. Whoopee.

 

-Kurt

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Where was a plug for the fasten seat belt light hidden ?

They didn't have that " fasten seat belt " light until Jan 1 of 1972

 

The plug was right behind the area of the dash where the "Fasten Seat Belt" warning light would be.

 

Don't tell me - I've got a 1972 wiring harness in my '71. Whoopee.

 

-Kurt

 

Well...

If you have a plug on the left side of the dash - red and yellow round connector- that would have been for the optional " BELT " light

That would be 1971

 

If you have a plug above the glove box white / grey square plug - that would be for the 72-3 manditory seat belt warning system

Light said " fasten seat belts " and had a buzzer too. that would mean you have a 72 and up harness

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If you have a plug on the left side of the dash - red and yellow round connector- that would have been for the optional " BELT " light

That would be 1971

 

If you have a plug above the glove box white / grey square plug - that would be for the 72-3 manditory seat belt warning system

Light said " fasten seat belts " and had a buzzer too. that would mean you have a 72 and up harness

 

Haven't found the belt light plug, but the one I have is the black, semi-rounded simple two-wire plug sitting right behind the usual spot where the Fasten Seat Belt lamp would be on a '72/3: Centered in the dash, in front of the passenger.

 

-Kurt

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Just a quick follow up... I did receive my connector with 48" of wiring today, wrapped nicely and just as advertised. Cost me $2.44 including shipping just like they said...great deal. No need to drive about town looking for this. I need to see what else they carry that I might need! :)

 

oh...and thanks midlife!

 

John

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