When Mine broke and leaked, I replaced it with a oil presure
warning light switch. It worked fine.
> Reply To: Steven.Metcalfe@amermsx.med.ge.com
> Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 1997 8:55 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: RE: brake lite switch
> I'm in need of the same info. Who knows what the part number is for
> brake light switch? Is it Ford, Girling or Lucas? I don't even care
> it is the original or not, just need one that works. Having lights
> there is more important than a concourse trophy (ha ha).
> > ----------
> > From: Roland Dudley[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 1997 10:44 AM
> > To: CoolVT@aol.com
> > Cc: email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: brake lite switch
> > > Can anyone help me with a manufacturer and part # for a brake lite
> > switch?
> > > I picked up a Beck Arnley #201-0130 and it appears to be just a
> > touch too
> > > large in diameter. Help !!! I'd like to do it tomorrow. So if
> > you can
> > > share the info......... Mark
> > >
> > Is this a hydraulic switch? I was surprised to find a Ford logo on
> > the
> > original switch in my Cobra. When it needed replacing I took it to
> > local auto parts store and had them match it up to one they had in
> > stock.
> > Also I was never happy with the amount of pedal pressure required to
> > activate this switch. Changing switches didn't help matters so I
> > rigged
> > up a limit switch to come on when the brake pedal arm was off of its
> > stop and connected it in parallel with the hydraulic switch. I no
> > longer have irate people yelling at me to get my brake lights fixed.
> > This also greatly increased my comfort level driving in
> > bumper-to-bumper
> > traffic.
> > Roland