Re: [MV] GPW/MB blackout & fuel price

Ron Fitzpatrick (
Mon, 15 Dec 1997 21:04:49 -0800

> I have the U-shaped blackout lamp on my '43 jeep, as opposed to the
> horseshoe-shaped one.
> Q1: Most pictures I've seen show the horseshoe-shaped lamp. Are the U
> shapes rarer, or am I looking at the wrong pictures?!

the U shaped B/O lamp bracket is harder to find and used as a retro fit
for the early MB, GPW's...

> Q2: There are 4 or 5 regularly spaced holes in the U-band - can anyone tell
> me what they're for?

To retrofit on different vehicles...

> Thanks everyone and regards from the country with (even more) expensive fuel.
> (Is it too early to say "Happy Christmas"?)
> Mick O'Farrell
> (Ireland)
> Miss J - '43 GPW/mb

Hope this helps,

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