Something like 6 or 7 years ago I decided I wanted to put an electric fuel pump under the floorboard of my last 356. Bought one from Stoddard, and never installed it.
Being an originality freak, I just wanted to use the fuel pump for filling the carburetors after the car had been sitting for a while and the gas had evaporated out. Also, because of originality concerns, I did not want any wires or switches to show- none!
After searching for quite a while, I was able to find a wireless (remote controlled) switch that was powered at the switch by 6 volts. The particular one I bought came with a couple of key fobs to activate/deactivate the solenoid.
This would allow me to install the fuel pump below the passenger footboard, run unseen wires, and install the switch under the floorboard with it. All I would have to do is click the button on the remote, which I figured I could keep in the glove box (not on my key chain).
Dug the stuff out today and wired it up and guess what? It all worked as planned!
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