[T3] Ignition switch

IAMI haterracing at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 07:05:12 PDT 2012

Thanks for the reply, that clears up some of the mystery. It is converted
to 12V.


On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 10:45 PM, Jim Adney <jadney at vwtype3.org> wrote:

> On 28 Apr 2012 at 19:19, Roy Pitchlynn wrote:
> > I am having trouble trying to figure out the correct ignition switch I
> > need for a 64 Squareback. Can anyone provide a part number?
> The microfilm shows 311 905 851A used up thru '66. That covers all
> the 6 V years. It's the whole switch with lock cylinder and keys. It
> doesn't appear that it breaks down into separate parts like the later
> ones do. That's going to be a hard/impossible part to find. It's
> probably worth trying to fix the one you have.
> I think ISP has a replacement that they have made to use later parts
> and fit in the earlier cars. It's very expensive, but I suspect it
> works well. The only problem might be that the later 12 V parts were
> made to handle half the current, and might not last long under 6 V
> use. If you've converted to a 12 V system, that would not be a
> problem.
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