<VV> Ignition Switch Question

Jim Houston tampatexan at earthlink.net
Sun Oct 23 00:35:40 EDT 2005

Local FLAPS has a key cylinder w/key for $12.52...  guess I'll get one 
tomorrow...(since I'm in the middle of rewiring for the AC)...

Thanks for all the replies...

Jim Houston

Sethracer at aol.com wrote:

>In a message dated 10/22/2005 8:17:06 PM Pacific Standard Time,  
>tampatexan at earthlink.net writes:
>On my  '65 Monza, the ignition key can be removed in any position -- Off, 
>Run,  Accy ---  is this normal?  Or should I buy a new keylock  assy??
>Thanks in advance
>Jim Houston
>Brandon,  FL
>It isn't correct, but it is normal (by now). It is due to wear. The earlies  
>had this as a "feature", with their assisted switch design, you could pull the 
> key in the off position and start and stop the car without the  key. People 
>who left their car like this could return to find it gone!  If the key was 
>pulled in the lock postion, the switch wouldn't turn. In  the 65. there is no 
>"off" position, just accessory, lock, on and start  positions. (Off is lock on 
>the 65-up). The key should be retained in the switch  in the Accessory, On and, 
>of course, Start positions. If the key is removed  in the "On" position, how 
>could you turn off the car?  (The 65 has a flat  front ignition switch, rather 
>than the "tapered guide" of the  earlies) You  might start thinking about a  
>Seth  Emerson
>Sethracer at aol.com
>C's the day! Corvair, Camaro,  Corvette
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