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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:03 am 
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My BT6 has the correct functioning interior/courtesy lights. However, the small knobs that control the three positions for the switch are missing. Can these be found separately?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:29 am 
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There used to be a guy selling them. It was a two-piece knob you glued onto the lever. Check on the Samba. I'll see if I can find the source as well. Someone has to be making them as new interior lights with the knobs are available. Maybe Stoddard or others can sell just the knob?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:36 am 
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Perhaps Gary Constantine of Brezelwerks. He reproduces other knobs.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:04 pm 
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here is the link to his site..

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds ... ?id=105631

I did a quick look through his knobs but did not see that one..

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:05 pm 
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Thanks Jim and Mike for taking the time. Stoddarts and SM don't seem to have them separately as they sell the entire light unit. I will follow up on Samba. I assume the VW ones were different?

I bet that lots of 356 drivers have these little knobs missing however.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:30 am 
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I've also removed the knob from beat up lights using a Dremel to cut it loose on the bottom. Then I epoxied the knob onto the lever.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:29 am 
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Many years ago I encouraged Gary Constantine (Brezelwerks) to make these knobs from an original I had borrowed from Mike Wilson. Gary made the little knobs and sold them on TheSamba. I don't know if he still makes them. You should send him an email to see if he has any left.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:38 am 
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I found my original post re the light switch knobs. Search: "Repro Light Knobs from Brezelwerks" and you can read the story about the knobs.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:22 am 
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Good on you Peter. I have written to Gary at the address in your earlier post. EDIT: seems that Samba email address does not work any more.

Or if anyone has some switch knobs lying around on defunct lights??

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:42 am 
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I'll check my stash, Merv. If I have one, it's yours.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:48 pm 
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Many thanks Mike - a couple, off any lights that were beyond repair would be great

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Merv: send me a PM with your address. I have two although one is a bit newer than the other which has some "patina".

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:59 pm 
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That is great and many thanks Mike. PM sent.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:05 am 
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Thanks Mike. Worked well. The slightly 'beige' button cleaned up well with some emory paper.

I am trying to just keep this old car as original as possible.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:11 am 
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Glad I could help out, Merv. The light looks great!

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