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Post by pmallinson » Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:20 pm

Hi guys

What was the double column switch fitted to which has indicators, horn, and light flash etc plus wipers and washers etc the other side? I guess it’s Lucas do we have a part number or know who has any stock?
Also looking for window switches including the surround or them if anyone has any? Or know who may has the required parts?



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Post by DARK STAR » Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:44 pm

For the multiswitch Reliant part number is 211387 but you may have difficulty finding one.
If it is the mounting collar which is broken (as usual) you can repair it quite easily ...

For the window switches these are usually just full of crud, can be stripped and cleaned.
If not I may have a couple, I think I have the surround too.
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Post by pmallinson » Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:49 pm

Thanks for the advice, I had it in my mind that the mgb used the same switch for the column?
Regarding the window switches and surround I would be very interested in your spare parts if you want to private message me



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Post by scimitargtc » Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:07 pm

Column iirc is Vauxhall chevette but they too are hens teeth supply I’d have hoped some bright spark would be able to jump in and do some cad work to 3D print


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Post by DARK STAR » Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:17 pm

PM sent, Peter.
Only the surround found - also for anyone with manual windows I have window winder surrounds SE6 and Coupé.
Amazing what you find when you're looking for something else 8)


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Post by Roger Pennington » Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:32 pm

And the stalks are Vauxhall, but if the only problem is a broken clamp, it's easy enough to repair - my approach (in this link) was slightly different to Chris' :)


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Post by guybetts » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:03 pm

Roger Pennington wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:32 pm
And the stalks are Vauxhall, but if the only problem is a broken clamp, it's easy enough to repair - my approach (in this link) was slightly different to Chris' :)
Thanks Roger :D
In preparing everything ready for MOT, I discovered wipers were not working again. Traced it to the column switch, which is loose and I've now confirmed is broken as above. Now I like your method to secure it, so will deal with that in due course.

Incidentally, a bit of fettling with the column switch contacts and the wipers miraculously came back to life :roll:


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Post by pmallinson » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:08 pm

Well guys look what I have found !!

Brand new window switches to suit GTC and GTE ^ onwards :D

https://www.autoelectricalspares.co.uk/ ... 2566-p.asp
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Post by Coupe Racing » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:49 pm

I saw a light switch too


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Post by DARK STAR » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:13 pm

Excellent!
Now I come to think of it, I fitted my two switches to the Coupé :mrgreen:
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Post by gtcse8 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:15 pm

Good God :cry: £40 per switch, and they are copies, not OE.

I just sold my last lot of refurbished ones for £5 each, I`m 9i55ed off now. :doh:


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Post by gtcse8 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:23 pm

pmallinson wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:20 pm
including the surround
I have a few Escutcheons/surrounds, New and good used, but I`m finding out what they are actually worth before letting them go for nothing :lol:


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Post by spegru » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:07 am

My car came without electric windows, so I retrofitted motors from an SD1.
But for the switches I made my own setup using simple buttons from ebay and some reasonably clever relay wiring. I actually used the simplified version with the diodes
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Simple buttons. On for Up one for down each side. The middle button is for the rear hatch release solenoid
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Post by scimjim » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:19 am

Nice - copied to “How to” guide here.


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