My new `67 Imperial Crown Coupe!

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    Turned 158k miles on my way in today btw.:thumbsup:
     
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    Gorgeous car!
     
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    I thought your land lord had given special instructions to the Lot Painters. All C-Bodyz get extra wide and extra deep parking and all otherz will be removed at owners expense. lol
     
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    They are seniors after all.
    And I’m all for “Social Distancing” at all car shows in the future. 6’ min. between cars.
     
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    So catching up a bit on my daily driver here. Earlier this year I had @Devinism rebuild the headlight switch(he did the dimmer a few years back) and while I had the cluster bezel off I refinished the walnut on it although I still have to refinish the rest of the walnut in this car. As they say the cobblers shoes are never done...:lol:
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    At the time he strongly suggested I put a relay kit in for the headlights, well as it turns out it’s not a suggestion so much as it is mandatory. The original headlight switch worked even though I had to jiggle it to get the dash and taillights to come on, hence the rebuild. It’s internal circuit breaker only tripped when I used the brights so I didn’t use the brights, with the halogens up front the headlights are actually brighter then most anyway. The rebuilt switch I got back from Devin(I sent him a bunch at once) must have a more sensitive circuit breaker because it would trip Every time I turned the headlights on even after swapping them out for some NORS non halogens I have here. Since I do drive at night especially on Weekend road trips I finally went ahead and ordered the Relay kit From his buddy Rob Yule. I’m installing now, pics to follow.:thumbsup:
     
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    What is this..
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    That car pulled right up behind me on Auburn Rd. last week!
     
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    Next time make yourself known!
     
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    I did honk & wave as ya rolled into the left turn lane at Livernois.
     
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    Oops sorry, honk twice next time as I tend to ignore the general public.:lol:
     
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    I’m not sure what he drives actually Mario. Up till this point I just know him as the master switch rebuilder.
     
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    How much for the steering wheel ??:poke:
     
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    3 words, cold dead hands.:icon_fU:
     
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    Well that’s a load off my switch and my mind!:thumbsup:
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    If you’re going to reach out to Rob Yule do it by email first please.
    His relay kit/harness was very well made and I would highly recommend it. I’m already planning the relay kit for the taillights with him.:usflag:
     
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    I never thought about putting the taillights or brake lights on a relay, they don't have as much draw as the headlights so I never gave it a second thought.
     
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    Load is not quite big, but all goes through turn signal switch.

    1967 Turn Signal Switch Replacement

    One way to put relays on that circuit.
     
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