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Old 05-12-2018, 02:37 PM
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Default Window relay

Recently purchased a 59 Squarebird convertible and attempting to rewire. Can anyone tell me where to get a new or used window relay ?
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Old 05-12-2018, 03:03 PM
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I don't believe new ones are available. You can contact Carl Heller (partsetal). He probably has used ones.

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If you want it to appear 'stock' then John's suggestion stands. If you don't care, any 40-amp relay will work. I recently added 12-V electric start to my emergency generator with a small pushbutton and one of those 40-amp 'ice cube' relays from a modern car. Works great.

The 'window relay' coil is powered by your key switch. The contacts are fed from your battery (starter solenoid).

There should be a self-resetting circuit breaker at the relay contacts to protect the wiring. - Dave
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Found the problem today. A cable to the AC was creating a short. Thanks for the suggestions !
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