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Hydraulic brake switches British 1970s

Postby Stuart SS » Mon Jul 06, 2009 3:30 am

Any one know if the hydraulic brake light switches seen on some 1960-70s Fords or what ever, is the same as the OEM switches typical of Triumph . Norton ect ??

I know the BMC Leyland stuff is the same ~ or I beleive so ~

The Ford is a HYDRAULIC TYPE 1/8 GAS~
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Re: Hydraulic brake switches British 1970s

Postby Snibor » Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:33 am

Stuart

i would imagine the ford item would fit though can't be sure ..... I would have thought that the escort, anglia, cortina type ones would fit as they are all imperial ...

BMC ones certainly do and you can use the cross adapter that holds it as well .... fits neatly between the yokes

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Re: Hydraulic brake switches British 1970s

Postby Stuart SS » Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:22 am

Thanks Steve

The Commando front (mounted on the master cylinder ) has had a resistence ever since I first restored it.. and in cutting cents at the end of a very expensive restoration ~ I fitted a relay to the brake lights which has worked fine ~ till now..
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Re: Hydraulic brake switches British 1970s

Postby dig » Mon Jul 06, 2009 9:18 am

time to replace it eh
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Re: Hydraulic brake switches British 1970s

Postby Welsh Wizard » Mon Jul 06, 2009 9:54 am

Thats the trouble with all these modern bikes Dig on yours it was all hand signals :210
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Re: Hydraulic brake switches British 1970s

Postby dig » Mon Jul 06, 2009 9:58 am

both hands on all time :250
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Re: Hydraulic brake switches British 1970s

Postby Welsh Wizard » Mon Jul 06, 2009 10:01 am

dig wrote:both hands on all time :250

I seem to remember a cerian sign you gave that one rider at Puke and that wern't two hands on but its was two of si\ome thing :)
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Re: Hydraulic brake switches British 1970s

Postby dig » Mon Jul 06, 2009 10:08 am

not me :203
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Re: Hydraulic brake switches British 1970s

Postby Welsh Wizard » Mon Jul 06, 2009 10:11 am

we all know you claim to an :11
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