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Stovebolter 01-12-2008 08:51 AM

High Low Beam column mount switch?
 
Does anyone know if the combination turn signal/hi low beam switch off a newer model will fit any of the aftermarket columns? I'd like the hi/low beam to be on the turn signal switch but cant find a column in the salvage yard that is simple and clean like a 79 Camaro column.

Thanks,
Dave

Deuce 01-12-2008 02:54 PM

http://i2.ebayimg.com/07/i/000/b1/c7/bbc3_1.JPG

http://i11.ebayimg.com/06/i/000/b1/c7/bb51_1.JPG

I always just use a floor mount type ... like from a GM vehicle from the late 60's ... easy to wire, easy to use and easy to mount.

Also easy to replace if you ever need to. All the ones I have ever seen that mount on the column are large, bulky and not very attractive.

I always use a GM van tilt column and they are small and do not leave a lot of room for a BIG ole turn signal switch.

http://i3.ebayimg.com/04/i/000/d0/9f/0dd0_1.JPG

If you really want a turn signal/high - low beam changer on the column ... I suggest looking at a later GM van tilt column.

http://i4.ebayimg.com/08/i/000/d0/f6/d9dd_1.JPG

They are plentiful in supply and cheap to buy ... no one much wants them because of the bulk .

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Stovebolter 01-12-2008 03:07 PM

Thanks Duece. I guess I'll just stick with the floor mount like you. I just thought it would be nice to have everything I can on the column.

Dave

MI2600 01-13-2008 09:24 PM

I don't know Deuce, I think one of those first switches you showed would look a little funny duct taped to the steering column...LOL

1969NovaSS 01-13-2008 10:16 PM

I recently rewired a 58 apache and the guy wanted to use the multifunction switch from a 79 camaro. The high beam switch had the same connector that would have gone to the floor mounted one. The big connector has 2 extra wires that arent needed. the connector is also a a different size so take one from the donor car and just pull the pins out.

Stovebolter 01-14-2008 09:00 AM

Thanks guys for the help.

Dave


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