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GTR Front Brake Switch
« on: January 12, 2019, 01:04:41 PM »
Curious as to what year Bridgestone first started using a front brake lever switch on the GTR?

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Re: GTR Front Brake Switch
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2019, 01:14:02 PM »
1971 model GTR
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Re: GTR Front Brake Switch
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2019, 03:48:10 PM »
I have a 1970 GTO and it has the switch....

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Re: GTR Front Brake Switch
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2019, 04:09:57 PM »
I've always seen the switch on 1970 GTO's.  It shows up on the brochures, but it's hard to see.

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Re: GTR Front Brake Switch
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2019, 04:24:50 PM »
The question was when did it first show up on the GTR.... not the GTO. 
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Re: GTR Front Brake Switch
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2019, 05:41:00 PM »
The GTR Parts Book I have (not dated) shows a separate parts list for the front brake lever/switch/throttle assembly. Perhaps this was required in Japan, and then offered on later U.S. models? As far as I know, U.S. DOT did not require a front brake switch until 1973, along with mandatory turn signals.

 


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