The PART NUMBER is 1958679 its an ACDelco spring...
But I think it has been discontinued.... (not sure) I have one in
each of my Sharks... and still have one spare...
64 72 & 98 Convertibles
76 & 79 Coupes
Ghee I did not notice who wrote the original post.... BUT
Thank you again..
Yes it is....
I did loose my headlights last year one evening... not a big problem
once I got home... the dimmer switch on the floor
shorted out and I had to replace it... Weird but the dimmer switch
sold for under 20 bucks...compared to 130-180 for the little toggle
headlight rotation switch ..?????...
When I asked why I was told GM used the same dimmer switch in every
one of their vehicles but only The Corvette used the rotation
switch... simple supply side economics... LOL
The sping BTW works... been years since any of my sharks showed signs
of the Hot Start problem (knock on plastic) Hope you can find one.. I
can not visually tell the difference between the stock and light
weight spring nor can I feel any difference when compressing one in my
it used to be in the parts catalog under spring group two...2.108 but
someone told me it was discontinued...
The headlight rotation switch is a real rip-off. While the unit was only
used in the Corvette, the switch itself, if I remember right, was used in
many models of '60s GM cars as a POWER WINDOW SWITCH and can be found in
junk yards and other places.
You take the unit apart, pull the switch out, and replace it.
Most of them are just bad contacts anyway, and can be repaired. A few
literally fall apart because the insulator material the pins go through
breaks up from heat and age. A crafts person can just cut new material from
boards from Radio Shack or other electronics parts supply stores and rebuilt
For the $100 - $200 many get for these, if you have an old one, it is well
worth the hassle.
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