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Hello all,
I may need to replace my ignition switch on the 74 Norton. How do you remove the tumbler to put in the new one. I think I have a line on a new original.
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Perfect. Those were the pages I was looking for. Printed and in my files.
Thankyou very much
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Yes those are excellent tidbits.
Next is how to make a missing key. Which I have done several times...


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Well I thought I had nothing to lose so I eased the ignition switch apart and cleaned the corrosion out and reassembled.
It works . . . . .for now.
Will be at a swap meet next week to see if I can find another
jerry

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Mike Taglieri came up with a good fix for these switches (better than new) which involves using epoxy in the spaces between the contacts. I did mine decades ago and it still works fine. Try Googling - I've seen his description reposted in a number of places.
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Did this on my switch. Working great.


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Mikes travels and fixes on his Commando are legendary !
P.S. His recent engine rebuild got him to the rally AND back.


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