Matteybeans ms65 1973 crown

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I had this booked in for a warrant tomorrow at 4pm but having more electrical issues haha.

Suggestions welcome.

The interior cluster lights, center console lights and tail lights are no longer working.

They were working few days ago because I got some replacement bulbs and hooked up the number plate lights.

Anyway a run down of what I've looked at.

Fuses in drivers kick panel - they are all fine.

Headlights work when using switch and cluster has power to it clock works, high beam light turns on when dip switch pressed.

The tail light parking lights, brake lights, reverse lights all working as they should just not the lights. 1 side new bulb other was fine. 

All the hazards at all 4 corners work which is why I'm thinking must be something basic.

I removed the cluster to make sure it was all plugged in properly. 

I've got a spare light switch which I've checked for continuity as per manual so I no the switch works.


Current state of affairs


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Ok so plan didnt work. I was unable to get the polyurethane to bond to the cleaned transmission steel mount.

This photo was taken after I had handled it abit hence why dirty.


I noticed it was starting to come apart when I went to drill the cross member over 10mm

Anyway that sucked. 

I found a crowd in Auckland that makes custom rubber mounts "for a fraction of the cost of getting a new one" and was a 3 week turn around due to the slow bondage.


Anyway $125 nzd and ones on the way from Kentucky USA. ETA first week november.



And looking at this photo it explains why the driveshaft was touching the transmission was meant to sit up higher.


Hooked up tacho in engine bay ready to get idle sorted. I left enough cable incase I decide to run this. It's an old Smith's tachometer.






I've also fixed the wiring issue there was a burnt 12v ignition feed behind dash so once I replaced that and couple rogue fuses it all works again.


Just waiting on transmission mount and should be away laughing.




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Transmission mount turned up.



Chucked it in 




Motor seems to be surging at idle so will check all vacuum lines etc again and doesnt like to idle under 1000 (tacho may be out abit) it's an oldie 



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