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Post by hambone » Fri May 07, 2010 11:09 pm

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Post by Bookwus » Sat May 08, 2010 7:37 am

Hiya Bob,

Gotcha.

And while that is not good news, I have heard (seen?) in the last couple of months that quality brake switches were (are?) available somewhere. Dammit, I just wasn't paying enough attention at the time. Double dammit.
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Post by Sylvester » Sat May 08, 2010 9:17 am

Bookwus wrote:Hiya Bob,

Gotcha.

And while that is not good news, I have heard (seen?) in the last couple of months that quality brake switches were (are?) available somewhere. Dammit, I just wasn't paying enough attention at the time. Double dammit.
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Post by Bookwus » Sat May 08, 2010 10:20 am

Hiya Sly.

Yeeps!

Those EuroMax switches are the one that have been leaking on me - so to speak!

I'd stay away from those guys.
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Post by hambone » Mon May 10, 2010 8:27 am

I looked all over the internet. I think they are the only ones available now.
Maybe NOS or junkyard parts? They seem to rarely fail but everything has a lifespan.
I had a Brazilian oil pressure sensor leak out of the seam all over my new engine. Nothing is sacred as long as it LOOKS like a functional part. Someone is going to snake oil hell.
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Post by Bookwus » Mon May 10, 2010 8:42 am

Hiya Bob,

I THINK I may have found the real deal.

Take a look.........................

http://www.vwispwest.com/product.php?is ... 113945515G

These are listed as German with either ATE or FTE as manufacturers. That, at least, is not EuroMax. Whaddyathink? Should I order these guys out?
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Post by hambone » Mon May 10, 2010 8:44 am

Cool. Good work. Yeah order a couple! Just make sure they're not the krappy ones.
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Post by Bookwus » Mon May 10, 2010 8:48 am

Just put in the order.

I'll update you on what arrives in the mail.

I'm figuring that anything but EuroMax has to be an improvement.
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Post by bajaman72 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 3:40 pm

Any update on those switches Bookwus? Goin through the same issue now myself. Replaced with Autozone and they are leakin through the prongs. OG switches failed completley. if these are workin ok for you I will pick me up a couple.

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