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Old 08-24-2020, 02:24 PM   #1
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I need a dash light dimmer switch for my 1941 Ford Coupe. Shopped around various suppliers and found out that the 1941 was a "one only." None available.
Does anyone have one?
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Old 08-24-2020, 02:31 PM   #2
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Did you check with the NOS guys?
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Old 08-24-2020, 02:37 PM   #3
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Bypassed dimmer on my '41. At full bright the instruments are still hard to read at night. The instrument faces are a darkish gold and in dim light the red needles have very little contrast. I think maybe the later model year '41s had white needles, which might show up better.
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Old 08-24-2020, 04:42 PM   #4
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I have one. It is a reproduction of dubious quality. PM me.
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Old 08-24-2020, 07:05 PM   #5
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drolston Bypassing is a good suggestion. My '41 has all white needles. I don't drive very much in the dark but Fall is coming. Not to mention I am an old guy and these bright LEDs coming at me are blinding.
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Old 08-25-2020, 08:08 AM   #6
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Ford for 41 had the new 'what the heck is going on?' (Tm) gage cluster. I'm pretty sure there is literature around some place.

I have white needles faded to ivory/grey. Mine can't get much more low vis, but I love the layout

Time for a rebuild I guess.
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Old 08-25-2020, 11:34 AM   #7
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We've likely got the switch NOS
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Old 08-25-2020, 11:37 AM   #8
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35fordtn I am interested. Please email me josephimmler@yahoo.com
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