Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Brake Light Switch

The devil is in the detail, they say. Casting around for small jobs, I realised that I had nowhere to mount the brake light switch. I knew from studying the wiring diagrams that Ariel began fitting brake lights to Square Fours around 1953, so that early Mk 2s would have factory fitted switches.

A plea on the AOMCC forum yielded this picture, from Greg Snyder in Pennsylvania, USA:


Greg also posted this, of the bracket in situ on his bike:


So, with guidance like that it was easy to make a new one:


Here are some details. Sorry about the sawdust:





And some more views:







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