[T3] Brake Light switch

Daniel K. Du Vall dduvall at 1peter4-10.org
Sun May 20 10:34:48 PDT 2018

This is the switch I used I will get some pictures and maybe some video.


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From: type3-vwtype3.org <type3-vwtype3.org-bounces at lists.vwtype3.org> On Behalf Of Soren Jacobsen
Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:23 AM
To: type3 at vwtype3.org
Subject: Re: [T3] Brake Light switch

On 05/14 17:46, Daniel K. Du Vall wrote:
> Hello I am adding in a mechanical brake light switch into my 72 
> Squareback [...]
> FYI: the current pressure switches are failed and I never liked how 
> slow to react they are when they do work. People now days never pay 
> attention to the fact that you slowing down even though the brake 
> lights are not yet engaged.

I've considered doing this myself.  Be sure to show us pictures of what you come up with in the end! There have been a few folks selling kits over the years.  This one is currently available on TheSamba:


I seem to recall Keith or Bob did something like this in the past, using a... microwave switch?

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