Turn signal switch smoking

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Re: Turn signal switch smoking

Post by djw » Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:42 pm

I have the JW Speakers and all the bits to do a swap on mine sitting in the garage awaiting a peaceful day without interruptions to do the conversion.

This is on an Austrian rehab pinz with the big TD 5-segment lights, so I am anticipating some fun along the way completing this project. These will look similar, albeit better than the giant TD lights.
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Re: Turn signal switch smoking

Post by newtopinz » Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:04 pm

It is not stock but I think the looks really fits the truck. Boxy truck with boxy lights, also functional.

DJW, You should do it soon, and document it so I can follow someone else's lead. Take pictures too if you can.

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Re: Turn signal switch smoking

Post by djw » Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:54 am

newtopinz wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:04 pm
You should do it soon, and document it so I can follow someone else's lead. Take pictures too if you can.
I wish I had a lot of free time, but it doesn't work out that way these days. It's been on my list for a month and will hopefully get done within the same future window.

Alas.
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Re: Turn signal switch smoking

Post by rmel » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:15 pm

I made a taillight conversion about 8 years ago, sticking with the
stock Taillight housing, adding a dedicated flood backup light,
splitting the functions out separately. The backup flood is very
helpful on the trail for obvious reasons. Pix attached.

Don't ask, long forgot how I re-used the existing wiring harness.
That said I have to figure it out again as the same conversion is
slated for the 712. Though that rig has a long list of to-do's before
that conversion.
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Re: Turn signal switch smoking

Post by Hotzenplotz » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:34 pm

The "cheeseburger style " rear lights are available as LED based units, too

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available online at https://www.westfalia-versand.at/shops/ ... nd-led.htm

apologies for the oversized pic
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Re: Turn signal switch smoking

Post by newtopinz » Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:28 pm

I ended up with the non led cheeseburger style lights and a new switch. It is cheaper, and ultimately I think I want the speaker 265, just got to wait until they come up again and on sale. It's out of stock on headlight revolution.

Thanks for the input guys.

Kelvin.

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Re: Turn signal switch smoking

Post by pohlease » Sat Feb 29, 2020 2:47 am

newtopinz wrote:I ended up with the non led cheeseburger style lights and a new switch. It is cheaper, and ultimately I think I want the speaker 265, just got to wait until they come up again and on sale. It's out of stock on headlight revolution.

Thanks for the input guys.

Kelvin.

I got the last one headlight revolution had. Of course I need two and the second one is on backorder. They won’t respond to emails. They’ve been growing faster than they can keep up.


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Re: Turn signal switch smoking

Post by newtopinz » Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:01 pm

Anyone has the austrian wiring schematics? or atleast wiring schematics for their turn signal switch?
I'm trying to understand what is lost when converting to the 5 wire austrian turn signal switch. I understand there are three wires left after connecting the same colored ones of the swiss switch. One is left alone, but the other two is connected to the ones with a 3 wire connectors. I believe this is to connect the front and rear same side turn signals together?

I was thinking, the 5 wires would be ground, high beam, left turn signal, right turn signal, and a connection to the hazard switch?

I'm gearing up to do the conversion in a couple of days and trying to get things ready. I am planning to use the pink wire for brake light, and i have the non LED cheeseburger style lights.

Anyone with any tips for this conversion would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Turn signal switch smoking

Post by pcolette » Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:17 pm

These may help:
Turn Signal Switch Wiring.pdf
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Turn Signal Switch Austrian.pdf
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Re: Turn signal switch smoking

Post by newtopinz » Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:39 pm

YES!!!!
Super helpful and confirmed my suspicion. Thanks so much Pcolette

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