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Brake Light switch

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Has anyone added a mechanical (ie drum brakes) brake light switch to an older XR, I can get a switch cheap enough but not really sure where to mount on the frame and connect to brake pedal, any help appreciated.

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I have a later disc braked bike with the Baja Designs kit. It uses a mechanical brake light switch that has a bracket which mounts to one of the case cover bolts. It connects to the brake lever. That setup should work just as well on your bike.

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I have a later disc braked bike with the Baja Designs kit. It uses a mechanical brake light switch that has a bracket which mounts to one of the case cover bolts. It connects to the brake lever. That setup should work just as well on your bike.

Do you have a link to that, I went to their website, I see the switch but nothing on a bracket or where it goes, do you have a pic of yours?

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I've got an 89' drum 600R with baja designs. It is mechanical and you remove one of the side cover bolts to fasten the switch. It comes with a small bracket and wouldn't be tough to make. The switch looks the same as on my other bikes, including the 04'650L. The rod from the switch attaches to a spring, then attaches to your brake lever. Here's a couple pics

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