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I have a 68 4 door built right here in Canada.
68 seems to be rare . Hard to find stuff on internet.
Four door specific parts may be difficult because in the 1960s and 1970s two doors or coupe are in demand.
Not so with four doors.

The mechanical items, especially maintenance items should be much easier to find for both vehicles.

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humm good to know yet i still don't know how to do that part of the job.
on a different side of things, inside that is.
do yall know of anyone or any place for a dash pad, not a carpet cover, for the 67 falcon.
i cant find none, but i wonder if the 67 mustang dash pad........naa that wont work.
has anyone seen a good how to on how to fix and or re-cover a cracked up dash?
 

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ok crazy thing this morning when i was going to drive the falcon.
About 2 min. after leaving the house the alternator light comes on. Then about 2 min later the headlights went out. it didn't die or sound different other then i could see the road as good. so i took it back home and drove the truck in.

The only thing that i have done different is replace the points and condenser last light. (yes correct points and cond.)
It started up great and had a smooth idle like it should and had not sounds or hick-ups like there was anything wrong with the new points.
I haven't had any other problems out of my car other then this.
I haven't put a multi-meter on it yet but will when i get home this evening.
Any ideas of what it could be or no be?????????
 

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I'd just check all your connections including grounds
I had an old 49 Chevy way back when and the wiring was loose at the amp meter
 

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Based on what you posted I would assume there is a charging system issue not an ignition system issue.

If the alternator or voltage regulator stop functioning the engine will continue to operate. Drawing power from the battery.
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yea headlights went out completely, no flash like a poor connection or diming like low voltage.
did flacons have fusible links back then in 67?
i'll check the grounds and see what the alt is putting out as well.
 

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Isn't there a breaker in the headlight switch?

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yes there is an auto reset breaker built into the headlight switch. if you short out one headlight they will blink. alternator light coming on is why i jumped to fuse link
 

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lights fixed. thanks for the advice guys.
next...........................
break light on and it is full of break fluid.
i checked to see if there is a switch/relay under the dash but i didnt see anything. thinking some of my other cars that have a little switch that triggers the light when the e-brerak is pushed down.
breaks still work but that darn light. is putting a piece of tape over it the fix?
 

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Brake light - which one are you posting about?

The parking brake or the service brakes?

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do you mean brake lights in the back of the car or brake warning light on the dash
sorry I wasn't clear, the break warning light on the dash.
so it's not low on fluid and the wires are tight and connected.
I fell that I am asking way to many questions in here...….
 

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Do not worry about the number of questions that is OK
However I might suggest a new thread for different questions.
This allows someone later to find that same thing and may be get some insight on what is wrong with their car

Back to your question of the brake light being on inside your car.
This is for the parking brake NOT for the service brakes.
So the brake fluid for the service brakes is OK and no matter how low will never turn on a warning light for a 1967 Ford. That feature did not happen until much later like the 1980s or so.

The parking brake is either partially on or engaged. OR the warning switch in the parking brake handle under the instrument panel is always on. Here is an Ebay listing for the Fairlane/Falcon parking brake warning switch for a reference as to what you are looking for. Follow the wire from the warning lamp to the spring switch and see if the switch is good.

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aren't 67s dual resivoir? that would include a proportioning valve with warning light function
 

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That is entirely possible too!!! Depends on which warning light "on the dash"

Which is why I included the ebay link for some clarity.

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is there a thread started on here for paint and body before i start asking questions?
 

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Always start a new thread if the topic changes

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