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High Beam Lever

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by Pantera Dude, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. Pantera Dude

    Pantera Dude Member

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    The distance between the high beam lever and the steering wheel is more than I like. When I have my high beams on, I like to keep a finger on the lever so that I can dim the lights quickly. Has anyone come up with a fix for this?
     
  2. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    Bigger hands? That works for me...
     
  3. Pantera Dude

    Pantera Dude Member

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    I have pretty big hands. I would hate to have to resort to nail extensions! :biggrin:
     
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    Rubber bands???
     
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    telekenisis?
     
  6. aronth5

    aronth5 Long Time Follower

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    Return to the old floor hi/low beam button like my old Dodge:smile:
    Would give you left foot something to do for a change!!
     
  7. Pantera Dude

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    It must be amateur night at the Laugh Factory? :biggrin:

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    See previous reply. :biggrin:

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    Now that's not a bad idea! Hmmm...
     
  8. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    The floor hi-low switches were virtually indestructible, so the car manufacturers got rid of them. I think the only problem was with manual transmissions where you couldn't press the clutch and the dimmer switch at the same time. However, I can't recall ever having to make that choice.
     
  9. Doug_G

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    They got crudded up with road salt and got sticky (personal experience - showing my age here). They dropped them because the Japanese started doing steering wheel stalks and the customers preferred them, so everyone switched.
     
  10. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Okay, I never had any problem with them (and some of the cars were pretty old by the time I got them). I do recall the advertising about how the stalk mounted ones were much better.
     
  11. Electric1

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    You can always get a Mobileye that has automatic dimming and get Forward Collision Avoidance and Lane Guidance in on the deal.
     
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    There are at least 4 other makes of cars with the exact steering collum.
     

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