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Has this ingition switch bracket been drilled and tapped on the wrong side? Switch doesn't fit!

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Bought a ignition switch relocation bracket but the switch doesn't fit, it's as if the holes for the switch were drilled and tapped on the wrong side of the sheet of aluminium before anodising.
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I have managed to get my ignition switch working by removing what was left if the spring loaded cover that protects the key hole when the key isn't present and soldering the wires back on the switch, rather than having to plug in the hotwired connector when I want to switch the bike on. It won't turn to the P position and the back cover was smashed off as well but it will do for now but I will need a replacement, preferably before I put the bike on the road.

I'm sill looking for a replacement switch, even one that doesn't work electrically, as long as it's complete and the lock part works.
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I never would have tampered with my switch over a nickel dime part...but so works. Ride well.
I haven't tampered with the switch, the bike was stolen/recovered/vandalised.

The switch doesn't fit the bracket, I could keep it and redrill and tap all the way through, then fit longer fasteners and finish with A2 or black PVD dome nylocs, and get 20% off... or send it back and buy something else.

I have got the vandalised switch to work but I am looking for a replacement. Asked at the parts counter at a localish Triumph dealer and they said they can't get either version of the switch. So I'm looking for either a good used switch ore one where the switch part is faulty to rebuild using the good parts of mine
Now I get it. What year is your bike? If I have a salvage part, it is yours for shipping. What model?
At this point I would fix what you have as it is now a DIY job which is always the best.
That would be amazing, It's a 2004 T100, but any Triumph 790/865 ingition should fit...

America EFI, Bobber EFI, Bonneville carb or EFI, America EFI, Scrambler carb or EFI, Speedmaster EFI, T100 carb or EFI, Thruxton carb or EFI, Thunderbird 1600 or 1700.

America, Bobber, and Speedmaster carb ones will fit with a slight mod as they are one lug mount.

Thunderbird ones look like the fit with a different connector, but I can change that.

T2500803 or T2500804

You should see the state of the steering lock. Instead of removing it with a slide hammer, they cut it out with a disc cutter.
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My mate has the frame from a crashed T100, that we are reframing into a Fenland Choppers hard tail frame.

When we scrap the frame, I can cut the lock out, and weld it into my frame.
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