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 Post subject: Cruise control and manual conversion
Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 10:50 pm 
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I am doing a manual conversion, and I would like to know what I have to do for the cruise control to disengage properly when the clutch is engaged.
Is it just something that is plugged into the existing wiring??




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Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 11:36 pm 
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chong find out how to re hook up cruise control after the conversion and tell me cos mine aint working



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Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 11:56 pm 
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If your using a pin kit, you have to mount a switch (similar to a brake switch) and hook it up to the spare connector in the footwell (not sure what models have this). If you have a Ford pedal box, hole should be there. Just mount it in. If the plug isnt there, your going to have to wire it in. I dont have a schematic on hand at the moment so cant help you out but im pretty sure most eseries have the spare plug there somewhere.

Other thing is to do what im going to have to do. Be wary of it, not downchange when cruise is on otherwise hello rev limiter



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Posted: Wed May 03, 2006 2:01 am 
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Have a look at ... highlight= .

This covers EF/EL's.



96 XH Longreach 'S': LPG, Alarm, 3.23:1 LSD, Cruise, Trip Comp, ABS, Power Windows, Mid Series Dome Lt, Climate Ctrl
97 EL Futura S/W: LPG, Alarm, LED int Lts, Trip Comp, F/Lane Dome Lt, Climate Ctrl, T5 Conversion

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