Just doing some thinking on the timed delay vacuum switch. These were installed by the factory partway through the '64 sales year. They were also installed by the dealer on cars that had been produced prior to them being installed on the production line. This was only done if the customer had brought his or her car in with complaints of the comfort control not working properly. This is also why it was retrofitted during the production run.
This got me thinking about them and how vacuum operated switches are pretty common in industrial environments. The factory timed delay switch is getting harder to find and expensive and the aftermarket ones that aren't even an exact match are even more. So I did a quick google on them and I instantly found a cheap alternative if your not worried about factory fresh looks.
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