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Old 01-12-2008, 08:51 AM
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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.

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Old 01-12-2008, 02:54 PM
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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.



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



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

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Old 01-12-2008, 03:07 PM
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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.

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Old 01-13-2008, 09:24 PM
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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
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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.
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Thanks guys for the help.

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