The VW bug glove box light can easily be installed with some skill and the parts in the box. Particularly simple is the installation in all Volkswagens. There is no repair shop needed.
The light is switched on or off automatically when the cover of the glove compartment is opened or closed. The light is useful for reading maps. Turn the small reflector backwards in the position wanted. Thus you will have a bright beam of light on your map. Turned further backwards your glove compartment will be illuminated again.
Use the glove box light for Make up: Turn the small reflector in front position. You will have a full bright beam of light on your face, thus being able to use the inside mirror of the sun-shield or a hand mirror. german car accessory catalog Auto Ausstattung 1968-1969, Page 103 The German instruction is on the other side.