Squarebirds, Rocketbirds, and Fifties/Sixties Ford Discussion Forum

Squarebirds, Rocketbirds, and Fifties/Sixties Ford Discussion Forum (http://squarebirds.org/vbulletin/index.php)
-   1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion (http://squarebirds.org/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=14)
-   -   High Beam Switch (http://squarebirds.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=21851)

Deanj 08-13-2017 10:25 AM

High Beam Switch
I noticed the high beam switch metal contact cap is bit wobbly. It's even worse when I placed the high beam switch rubber cover on it. Switch operation isn't crisp like I remember in cars 45 years ago.

Is this signaling time to replace the switch?


Astrowing 08-13-2017 05:07 PM

If any doubt I'd replace it. If it fails or becomes intermittent , you have no headlights.

Deanj 08-14-2017 10:47 AM

Thanks, and it's amazing how prices vary. Even the part # has 2 choices: DS 105 or DS 43. I bought a Borg Warner DS 105 switch for $9.99 out the door. The highest exact replacement was $28.95 plus shipping.


Deanj 08-18-2017 10:29 AM

planetbrakeparts in EBay has a Borg Warner USA made DS 105 dimmer switch for $9.99. It's the same as the DS 43 and about 4 other cross reference numbers that fits 1958-60 Fords to name a few.

It is an exact replacement of the one installed in my car which was also USA made, but had a RBM? logo.


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:56 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Any submissions to this site and any post on this site becomes property of Squarebirds.org . The webmasters reserve the right to edit and modify any submissions to this site. All material on this is site is copyrighted by the Squarebirds.org. Reproduction by any means other than for personal use is strictly prohibited. Permission to use material on this site can be obtained by contacting the webmasters. Copyright 2002-2016 by Squarebirds.org.