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#1 knever3


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Posted 26 November 2011 - 03:04 PM

I tried to modify my dual diaphram brake booster rod but had no luck. I think I ground off too much material so the switch won't turn on the brake lights and it's loose after tightening the bolt. I have a couple questions on what to do next.

First, should I just mount another switch on a metal plate and use it, I bought a '79 F250 brake switch.

Second, should I try to replace the brake pedal rod to the booster?

Third, Can I use the one that connects to the cruise control?

In the pic it's the white switch with the clear connector at the very top of the brake pedal.

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#2 Pete M

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Posted 26 November 2011 - 03:16 PM

I'm going through this right now. the cruise switch works backwards of what you'll need. BUT I'm told the later model XJs have a brake switch that fits in the cruise switch spot. that's my plan, I just haven't gotten to a junkyard yet. :thumbsup:

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