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Old 01-08-2020, 06:52 PM   #1
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'54 Ignition, can you keep the foot pedal?

We are nearly complete with our '54 - S10 conversion. I am finishing up the electrical now and wondering about options for ignition. I would love to keep the original look with the foot pedal starter but want something electrical. Does anyone know of kits or options for this?

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Old 01-08-2020, 06:53 PM   #2
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Re: '54 Ignition, can you keep the foot pedal?

I used a foot start from a tractor when I changed mine over. Kept the foot start but it was an electric button under the foot pedal that was tied into the ignition.
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Old 01-08-2020, 07:02 PM   #3
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Re: '54 Ignition, can you keep the foot pedal?

My 55 1st had a momentary starter switch in floorboard...looks like a dimmer switch...I plan on using the same when I do that truck
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Old 01-09-2020, 04:20 AM   #4
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Re: '54 Ignition, can you keep the foot pedal?

Foot stater for a tractor is easy to get, pretty well weather proof and work good. Guys even figure out how to use the top of the stomp pedal on them for the right look.

At Tractor Supply if you have one https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/pr...-switch-dr405c

https://www.amazon.com/R3682-Tractor.../dp/B016AO4JJM

You can probably pick one up at Ford NewHolland
2625 SE 3rd St, Corvallis, OR 97333
(541) 757-8113
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