[Spridgets] Puzzler

oldsaabguy oldsaabguy at comcast.net
Tue Nov 6 11:04:23 MST 2007

.. or you could have plugged a hot wire (headlights) to a ground wire  
such that you now have pos ground headlights with a neg ground engine..


On Nov 5, 2007, at 10:45 PM, James E. Pickard wrote:

> I had everything electrical working in the Bugeye, but apparently  
> I've messed
> something while cleaning the bonnet connections or re-installing the
> temp/pressure gauge.  Everything works except the running lights and
> headlights.  I've blown the fuse, but what is really curious is  
> when I turn
> the running lights one, the engine quits!  Turn them off, and the  
> engine will
> fire right back up.  Turning the running lights on is equivalent to  
> turning
> the key off.  Any suggestions?  Could my new ignition switch  
> already have gone
> bad?  Or have I just crossed wires somewhere?
> Jim Pickard
> B9473298 ('65 Tiger)
> AN5L/12109 ('59 Sprite)
> 2003 Mini Cooper
> Lafayette, LA

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