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Re: [T3] Ignition Switch - '67 FB



Subject: [T3] Ignition Switch - '67 FB


> Does anyone know if the electrical part of the ignition switch for a '67
> Fastback is that same as any other model?  I finally took my steering
column
> apart to see what the matter was with mine, the the contacts were fried
for
> the start position.  And upon removal it fell apart as well, so I doubt
that
> it will be able to put it back together.  I bought the module for a '68 or
> later, but it appears that they went to different design in those cars and
> it won't fit at all.  Is it possible to replace the whole cylinder from
> another year/model?  The key tumbler portion is still good, so I don't
have
> to change that.
>
You might consider doing an upgrade to a newer steering column. I think it
is getting very hard to find the parts for the 66-67 columns as they were
completely different than the newer ones. '66 was the first year for T-3's
in the US, so they will be rare even in the salvage yards.

Russ Wolfe
russw@classicvw.org
http://www.classicvw.org/



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