[T3] Brake Light switch

Keith Park topnotch at nycap.rr.com
Mon May 21 19:33:31 PDT 2018

I put one on the Notch after the DOT5 ate up all my
pressure switch stock.  I mounted mine to the floor but this looks
better, IF it stays adjusted.


Topnotch Restorations
topnotch at nycap.rr.com
71 Squareback  "Hothe"
65 Notchback  "El Baja Rojo"
93 RX7  "Redstur"
95 Chrysler Cirrus Lxi "Cirfogsalot"
-----Original Message-----
From: type3-vwtype3.org [mailto:type3-vwtype3.org-bounces at lists.vwtype3.org]
On Behalf Of Soren Jacobsen
Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2018 12:23 PM
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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