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4 speed back-up light fix
« on: June 14, 2020, 11:49:42 PM »
Car was an auto originally with headers and backdrive linkage long gone. Especially since I converted it to a 4 speed I never bothered to mess with the backdrive linkage but wanted working reverse lights so I bought this micro switch from amazon and cut up and drilled a small bracket to hold it.

I unplugged the reverse lights from the factory neutral safety switch and ďmadeĒ my own 2 wire harness that I ran to the micro switch. Now when I shift into reverse the reverse arm activated the switch. Weíll see how long the switch lasts I guess but for now Iím happy. Easy enough to replace too if needed.
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Re: 4 speed back-up light fix
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2020, 06:20:39 PM »
Sweet, I need to do something similar since I put headers on my car.



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Re: 4 speed back-up light fix
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2020, 10:05:35 PM »
You have auto or manual? I havenít looked at my old auto shifter but Iíd imagine you could rig something similar up on auto too. Iím pretty sure Iíve seen others do it on an auto shifter.
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Re: 4 speed back-up light fix
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2020, 06:22:13 AM »
Manual. 

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Re: 4 speed back-up light fix
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2020, 10:13:09 AM »
O ok I was thinking auto for some reason. Should be easy enough to rig something up then.
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