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Old 08-13-2009, 08:23 PM
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brake light disconnect switch?

Anyone ever run a brake light disconnect switch? I don't know any 'shine runners to ask lol.
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Old 08-13-2009, 10:51 PM
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Brake lite disconnect

Yes - and we used to able turn ON the Back-up lights with one switch (that was the "wanna try me?" signal to others.) and other switches to darken the whole back end

I had a switch to turn OFF rear lights and one to cut power to brake lights just in case the Man was hunting me! (AND it was nothing to do with corn squeezins - but everything to do with stayin' outta the slammer way back in my street racing days of the late 60''s and early 70's)

Easy to wire in - just use your head about what specific circuits you want to eliminate, one switch per circuit you want to control
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Old 08-14-2009, 02:21 AM
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..........and on the other side of the law, we had a spring loaded brake light cut off switch (had to keep your finger on it) on the consol of our Police units...for stealth mode. For whatever reason you install one make sure it's spring loaded so you don't forget to turn it back on and end up getting rear ended. You will get a cite though if The "Man" see's you running w/o brake lights.......up to you.
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they work great for losing the po-po...used them in the 60's-70's....but don't tell anyone......
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Thanks guys, any tips on wiring it, for my 69 nova
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Use a double-throw switch and a pilot light on the dash so you'll know when the brake lights are non-functional.
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you could hook - up to ground side of tail lights.. that would kill all rear lights.. and YES ,, a light on dash to tell you when they are" on" is a must if you don't want to get busted !!
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Old 08-20-2009, 08:39 AM
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thanks guys!
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I'd take the light on the dash a step further and run a buzzer. I figure that you're only gonna run it in extreme circumstances, so you probably won't care if the buzzer drowns out the stereo.
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