Many used items in our picture(s) have been cleaned and/or bead blasted prior to being photographed to show condition and detail. The item you receive, in most circumstances, will be pulled from the donor car and shipped to you without being cleaned. We do not retake pictures each time a used item sells. Pictures are a good indicator of what you will receive, but not all used parts age the same. On high dollar parts, email us and we can send a few pictures of the actual part available.
"Core" Items: If we use the word "Core" in the title of the product, the item has been deemed rebuildable, but has not been rebuilt. The item you receive, in most circumstances, will be pulled from the donor car and shipped to you without being cleaned.
1973 working, used ignition switch. 1973 version has a longer pigtail, and has a shield or tube covering the wires. This is only the electrical side, the mechanical key and lock section is not included. See appropriate shop manual for proper alignment and installation. Tested and working ignition switch. Follow the instruction in your shop manual for installation and adjustment. Original Ford part number was likely D3AZ-11572-A. Application also for 1971 Lincoln MK III and 1971 Ford Thunderbird. Ford had a service replacement ignition switch with a part number D4DZ-11572-A, that covered all years 1971-74. We have found that 1971 - 1973 have the same colored wires for each year. The 1973 version has shorter leads. Some long lead switches were marked D1AB, which may have been a replacement switch.