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I think most of your parts are still available at the parts houses. Check out tee-bird.com and Mac's

Mac's: FAB-13318-ATurn Signal Switch Canceling Cam$16.95 EACH
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regardless of exactly why my brake lights arent working - the steering wheel and horn ring are going to need to be addressed first.
based on this diagram - http://www.parts123.com/birdnest/pdf/Page105-a.pdf
I am in need of:
- 3629 (the first part of the threads on it are stripped out on 2 of the 3 holes...screws go in, but need to go to deep to lock in...I suppose its either a replacement one of those or longer screws (51763-S))
- 13805A - its all kindsa broken
- 13318 - the c-ring that is now missing

anyone know where i can get em?

i guess one positive is that the horn seems to work great :-)
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Hi David,

I just sent you an email with contact information for Carl ~ partsetal. He might have the parts readily available that you need. Call him. Also, if you have that picture in a larger size, please email it to me. I want to consider it for the upcoming 2012 Squarebirds Calendar. If you have a copy larger than what that one is, please send it on.
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Thanks Ray! I just talked to Carl - he has the spring retainer cover and some screws that should solve my issue of it all going back together...woo hoo!!!
If I can find someone that has the remake horn rings in stock that will overnight it out, I should have this steering wheel assembly back together by Wednesday.
They are coming over tomorrow to see what's going on with the brake lights and that stuff. but currently my confidence is high.

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I just sent you an email with contact information for Carl ~ partsetal. He might have the parts readily available that you need. Call him. Also, if you have that picture in a larger size, please email it to me. I want to consider it for the upcoming 2012 Squarebirds Calendar. If you have a copy larger than what that one is, please send it on.
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You may have missed my last post. It happened one minute before yours.

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Brake lights get interrupted by your turn signals. To complicate matters, there are TWO power sources that feed the brake lights (in the steering column).......
...If you see a wire (for example) that says, 'ORANGE-BLUE', the wire may be orange with a blue trace OR it could be a solid orange wire with a blue bullet connector.
Thanks for this info, things become a lot clearer now, to me also.
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There is also a "mystery" fuse that allows power for the brake lights to even work!!

Try finding the green wire off your IGINITION switch. There is a in-line fuse there that blows sometimes. I promise you it's there and not listed in the service manual. I just went through this on my '60 Bird- CRAZY stuff!!

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mystery fuses - fun :-) would that be the green wire with the little eyelet connector thing on the end that is hanging free under the dash? I saw it when i was looking at the fuses on the back of the headlight switch.

update on this issue (the brake lights anyway) ended up being a faulty wire coming off the brake switch that is next to the master cylinder. All my parts for fixing my horn stuff in the steering wheel will be here tomorrow and we are just going to replace the whole wire then...its rigged for now, albeit i have no horn.

(i'm learning a lot about this car through this process though too...good stuff. thanks everyone)
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I bet "yes".

It is a small amp fuse too, like an 8 or so.

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Is it accounted for in the wiring diagram? http://squarebirds.org/Diagrams-Sche...ingDiagram.jpg
is it the green one coming off the stop light switch under the hood to the 'A' connection on the headlight switch on the dash?
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