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Author Topic: Lighting switch retaining nut.  (Read 766 times)

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Offline sandybone

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Lighting switch retaining nut.
« on: July 07, 2023, 04:35:27 AM »
Hi there fellow Eaglites,
Does anybody know where a guy can get a lighting switch retaining nut for an Eagle.  I don't think the year matters as I believe they are all the same. All plastic. All stripped! After all the hassle of changing out the switch (which I have had to do too many times!) and then have that little beast foil the works is maddening! All help is appreciated in this most worthy matter. The car is my only transport and has been for years. No car/No work! Cheers

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Re: Lighting switch retaining nut.
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2023, 04:00:37 PM »
I do believe the headlamp switch was manufactured by Chrysler/Mopar, so a grommet from a similar switch assembly should fit.

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Re: Lighting switch retaining nut.
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2023, 08:03:59 PM »
Unobtainium; except for used.   I've often wondered if the '65/'66 Mustang nut would work - or be modified to work - they look a bit similar.  Not being a Mustang guy, I don't have one to mess with.
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Re: Lighting switch retaining nut.
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2023, 06:03:29 PM »
This could be a solution to the problem, https://www.grainger.com/search/fasteners/nuts/push-nuts-retainers?sst=4&ts_optout=true&searchQuery=switch+retainer+nuts&categoryIndex=1
I think finding the correct size would be the difficult part.
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