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 Post subject: MultiSwitch needed
PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:55 pm 
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I need a MultiSwitch for an April 1970 car. Because they changed so frequently back then, only a Spring 1970 switch might work. I already know a late 1970 switch and an Aug71 switch are incompatible. I suspect only a switch from Feb/Mar/Apr/May70 would work for my car.

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 Post subject: Re: MultiSwitch needed
PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:00 pm 
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Dumb question I guess.... define what you are calling a MultiSwitch?

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 Post subject: Re: MultiSwitch needed
PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:11 pm 
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On my '70 car it's that stalk switch which controls the headlamps, parking lamps, and windscreen washer and wiper.

On the Z-31 it also oiled the high-speed muffler bearings, lowered the rear suspension, raised or lowered the electric mud flaps and had that nifty little pop-out Swiss Army knife multi-tool. It could also change Betty's voice into a deep Russian baritone.

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 Post subject: Re: MultiSwitch needed
PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:10 am 
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Too bad. I only have the Z31 switch but it's missing the toothpick.
Curious, did you ever install the nifty headlight relay kit for your 70?

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 Post subject: Re: MultiSwitch needed
PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:48 am 
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Yessir, I did that about 5yrs ago. Now I need a switch which will actually send some power to the relays.

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 Post subject: Re: MultiSwitch needed
PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:23 pm 
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I only have a turn signal switch.
Did you check with Vinny?

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 Post subject: Re: MultiSwitch needed
PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:11 pm 
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He's got my Z, trying to make my lights work. Switch is shot and needs replacement. He's trying to work with the one I have but it's a losing battle; it needs replacement. He's had no better luck than I've had finding one.
The electrical systems changed so frequently in the first two years of production, you can't really cross-fit these switches. If you try putting the wrong switch in, something goes crazy (wsw run constantly) or something doesn't work (headlamps).
This is the reaZon I have to back out of Thompson Speedway this year and missed the Scranton show.
Just another pleasure of owning these early Zs.

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 Post subject: Re: MultiSwitch needed
PostPosted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:27 am 
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Frank, there's one on ebay cheap.
I know there were many variations but it may work.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1970-71-72-73-D ... oe&vxp=mtr

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