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  1. BAFRAID

    BAFRAID She’s looking like a Super Bee again!! FBBO Gold Member

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    image.jpg image.jpg Working on my dash. There’s this piece that screws onto the backside of the headlight switch. Looks like I am missing something here. Any input would help.
     
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    Headlight door vacuum switch, why you have one is another question....
     
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    • BAFRAID

      BAFRAID She’s looking like a Super Bee again!! FBBO Gold Member

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      Well looks like it’s never been used. Or anything‘s been broken off just kind of there.
       
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      As dadsbee said, that shouldn't be on a Coronet/Super Bee. There's a rectangular rubber "block" with three vacuum lines attached that is held captive by that rusty bracket.
       
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      • dadsbee

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        Well someone has a sale item at least, Wife should be happy!! :lol:
         
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          No doubt the cluster had another life in a Charger.
           
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          • BAFRAID

            BAFRAID She’s looking like a Super Bee again!! FBBO Gold Member

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            Possibly. When I got the car and from what I understand about its history it’s sat in a barn for a long time. It was a totally complete untouched car. I guess maybe at some point the instrument cluster could’ve been switched out. Or when it came down the assembly line maybe someone grabbed that instrument cluster and said, oh well, and just put it in.
             
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            That's a question that most likely never will be answered. There could be date codes on it that could shed some light. I can tell you this as a fact. Unless this car was a pristine documented car it might be original. Otherwise it most likely had some parts swapping. Back in the mid 70's I did lots of cars that were built with use able parts. These cars were cheaply bought and a lot of times building a car you had two others for parts.
             
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            • SgtSuperbird

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              Here's a picture:

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                I would dust for prints!
                 
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                  Remove whole headlight switch and vacuum switch and post it for sale....sure they are worth a few bucks...;)
                   
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                  • BAFRAID

                    BAFRAID She’s looking like a Super Bee again!! FBBO Gold Member

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                    So do regular headlight switches not have the little arm on them to move the vacuum switch back-and-forth? I thought maybe they were all like that and then if you had the vacuum lights you add another piece on.
                     
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                    The first picture is what you have and the second picture is what you need. What you need is cheaper, and more readily available.

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                    You are in possession of a headlight switch for a vehicle with vacuum actuated headlights, such as '68/'69 Chargers, '69 Daytonas and '70 Superbirds.
                     
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