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bsa brake switch #795713 01/15/20 11:07 pm
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Does anybody out there have a photo of the location , mounting and hookup of the brake switch on a 1965 lightning/rocket?

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Re: bsa brake switch [Re: Stevie D] #795715 01/15/20 11:29 pm
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[Linked Image]

Here you go.


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Re: bsa brake switch [Re: Stevie D] #795773 01/16/20 5:09 pm
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Stevie, its a real bugger isn't it. I don't think they could have made the brake light switch operation more fiddley and complicated. Rounding up all the necessary pieces is a big job by itself, and if you have to replace that switch it is an expensive piece of kit. I think Sparx makes a repop one, but even it is comparably expensive. I redid the whole mess on my 1966 Spitfire rebuild about three years ago. Your post and Beach's photo prompted me to comment.
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Thanks for the input, Fullminator, and the pic Beach. I think i got it now. I take it the brake pedal stop is actually the foot peg?

Re: bsa brake switch [Re: Stevie D] #795813 01/17/20 12:38 am
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The stop is below the switch.there is a stud which holds the switch bracket and there is a set screw and lock nut that adjusts the brake pedal stop position.

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Last edited by Beach; 01/17/20 12:44 am.

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