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    I've picked up a couple RHD brake switches. they have the correct spacing on the cover tabs.

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    Now I'm looking for a pattern for the base to convert the RHD to the left hand drive.



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    If you have an e28 switch, please contact me. thanks jm
    http://jmodela.coffeecup.com

  • #2
    Jim
    im assuming you are going to take the top off the RHD one and put it on a new base to fit the early 28? without the ribs
    would tracing a later one with ribs give you the correct pattern
    Im ignorant on most early 28 stuff
    cant you take a 29 base and heat the ribs red hot and hammer them flat again?
    i cant tell from the photos what else is different
    tom

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    • #3
      The lack of ribs is the major difference. the later switch also has the tabs in a deferent placement. a good tracing would be great just to be sure the legs are right. i plan on modifing the rhd drive base. will probably have to modify a later base.
      http://jmodela.coffeecup.com

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      • #4
        Still looking for an early switch, or at least a tracing. Doug outbid me for the one in ebay.
        http://jmodela.coffeecup.com

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        • #5
          Jim, I have a friend that may have one. Will check with him next week. Best I look personally as he is not well versed on early 28 parts. BTW did you ever find the mid 28 brake rods you were looking for a few years ago? I have a couple that may be straightenable. Rod
          Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.

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          • #6
            Thanks rod! I did find a full set of the non adjustable rod.
            http://jmodela.coffeecup.com

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            • #7
              No luck on the early switch. Seems it was changed out to an aftermarket replacement at some point. Rod
              Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.

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