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I want to install one of those "cute" Honda starter buttons, and have an accessory position on my ignition switch. What/who makes what I want? I've posed the question to Painless, but they,ve ignored me, so #@%* them. Do I want a switch that doesn't have the "crank" option where ths starter actually turns over? :confused: If I just use a "standard" switch it seems like I would have to crank, using the switch AND push the start button?? Have I mentioned before that I'm electrically "challenged"? ...thanks for your patience.. :rolleyes:
 

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"Cute" ?! ACK! ;)

Just use the normal ignition switch. You just won't use the "Crank/Start" position.

Technically you could use a two position key switch, an "ON" and and "OFF" only.

Of course you could use both the "Start" on the key switch and the button to start as a way to idiot proof it/anti-theft. Prolly no reason to though.
 

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What about the "accessory" position? I don't think the switch supplied by FFR (carb'd kit) has one? ....thanks.....
 

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What accessories could you possibly have? A radio? :confused:

:D

"ON" will work fine for accessories, unless you just want that position.
 

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I would suggest a Jaguar resoration company. My 1963 Mk 2 Jaguar had the push button starter and an ignition switch that was either on or off; no 'start' spring loaded capability. There is a company SNG Barratt that should have these. I'g send you the URL but their server is down at the moment.
 

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Oldsnake, I just found out that Barratt is redesigning their web site. You can call them on (800) 452 4787.
 

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Any photos of the Jaguar start button?

Drew
FFR????
 

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Oldsnake-

I'm using one of those "cute" ;) Honda S2000 start buttons with the ignition switch provided with the Painless kit. It has off, on (run), and start. I'm just an not using the start function.


2FAST

[ October 17, 2002, 10:43 AM: Message edited by: 2FAST4U ]
 

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Drew,
no photos because their web site is down and I sold the Jaguar last month. But it looks almost exactly like (if not the same as) the FFR horn button.
 

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Thanks for the help, since I already have a switch (FFR) that will work with the "cute"...er ah.. I mean :D "manly" start button, I'll just use it! ...thanks again... :cool:
 

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I asked this question here a while back, and the answer I got was:

Ignition switch, 2-position keyed, waterproof
Painless Wiring
PRF-80529

Available from Summit for $37.99.

It's the second one down on this page:

http://www.painlesswiring.com/togglewp.htm

[ October 17, 2002, 01:58 PM: Message edited by: ddimick ]
 

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I am alos using the "cute" S2000 starter button, i went to Napa and bought for get this, $9.99 a keyed ignition switch, which jooks just like the FFR one with only 2 positions, OFF-ON.

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I too am severely electricaly challenged. My ignition switch is just a generic switch with "on" "off" and "start".
The way my starter button is wired, the car will only start if you press the button when the key is in the "on" position. If I turn the key to "start", nothing happens.
Don't know why it turned out that way, but it works for me!
RR
 

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Don’t get caught-up in the idea that you have to use any specific type of switch. :eek: If you combine 2 “automotive” style relays and ANY 2 switches that you like, you can build any arrangement that looks or works the way that you want it to… Check out http://www.digikey.com/. They have several different types of “automotive” style relays and key-switches. You can use any of them with the relays and the Honda starter button that you like. Use the highest rated relays that they offer and they will last forever and will minimize the electrical loading of the key-switch and starter button. If you need help with the design, let me know… :D

Here is the actual page from the Digi-Key catalog. What you want to use is the VF-4 (PB527-ND) style of relay and the VF-4 relay socket with wiring harness (PB316-ND)

http://info.digikey.com/T023/V5/0795-0803.pdf

Here are the pages for the key-switches

http://info.digikey.com/T023/V5/0754-0755.pdf
http://info.digikey.com/T023/V5/0757-0758.pdf
http://info.digikey.com/T023/V5/0768-0769.pdf

Good Luck

[ October 18, 2002, 01:27 AM: Message edited by: Chris L. ]
 
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