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Old 07-24-2005, 08:45 AM
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Electical,brake lights switch

I've got a pressure switch in my brake line that takes a lot of foot pressure to activate the brake lights.What would be a good switch to use,more mechanical,like the ones used under the dash when a hanging brake peddle is used.My car is a 36 Ford Hotrod.Thanks

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You can't beat the pressure switch. They are easy to find and not expensive so I would just get a new one, after I made sure there was not any residue blocking the opening of the old one.

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I've never had good luck with pressure switches. Try a good mechanical switch, they never seem to give me any problems. The one pictured below is available from Ron Francis and runs about $20.

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I also have had bad luck with pressure type brake light switches. they take too much foot pressure to activate. I tried several new ones of different makes, all the same. I went with the machanical switch prictures previously.

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painless 80171....low pressure switch. Been under the hot rod for about 4 years...no problems
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